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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Heather MacDonald, director of "Been Rich All My Life"

    Director Heather MacDonald made a splash on the indie scene in 1995, winning the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival for her documentary "Ballot Measure 9" (tied with "Unzipped") about an anti-gay amendment proposed in 1992 in Oregon by a conservative group. Her latest film, "Been Rich All ...

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    "Dios" and "Quinceanera" Bookend 7th New York Latino Film Fest

    Sixty domestic and international titles are slated for this year's New York International Latino Film Festival, including director Carlos Bolado's "Solo Dios Sabe" (Only God Knows), which will open the event July 2th5 in Gotham. The 2006 Sundance world cinema feature stars Diego Luna ("Y Tu Mama Tam...

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    AFP: Family fights Hollywood over "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" prequel rights

    The son of the Chinese author of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" is waging a legal battle in a Canadian court with Hollywood studios over the film rights to his father's books. The film version of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" by director Ang Lee won four Oscars and now Columbia Pictures Industr...

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    Reuters: Hollywood studios unveil movie ratings by email

    Hollywood's major studios Tuesday unveiled plans to email parents movie rating information to help people who want to know more about new films' language or other content before letting kids see them. Parents can sign up for the new service at the MPAA's website, MPAA.org, or at filmratings.com. Ema...

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    Movie Critics Under Fire?

    Earlier this week, in the venerable New York Times (the paper that NYC film marketers pray to weekly), lead critic A.O. Scott wondered (in the wake of the major success of the badly reviewed "Pirates of the Caribbean 2" and "The Da Vinci Code"), "What, exactly, critics are for...are we out of touch ...

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    Reid Rosefelt: Critic Crossed a Line by Walking Out of "Clerks 2"

    Good Morning America film critic Joel Siegel infamously stormed out of a recent press screening of "Clerks 2," cursing about the film as he exited. Reacting to the story, detailed in today's edition of Page Six, former publicist Reid Rosefelt blogs about the situation, writing that the critic "crossed a line." He continues:Not only don't I think critics should raise a fuss at a screening, I think they have to watch the whole thing. Films often get better as they go along. One should never make a judgment until you see it all. At that point, critics can choose not to review the film (Siegel doesn't review everything) or pan the film as harshly...

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    Ten Outstanding Shorts from Outfest 2006

    Outfest 2006: the 24th Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival unspooled 14 short film programs during its July 6-17 run this year. And while the 77 features playing Outfest garnered the lion's share of critical attention, it is in the short-form live action, documentary, and experimental arenas w...

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    North American Premiere of Frears' "The Queen" To Open 2006 New York Film Festival

    The 2006 New York Film Festival will open on September 29th with the North American premiere of Stephen Frears' latest, "The Queen." The Miramax film stars Helen Mirren in the lead role and is described as "an intimate, frankly revealing and often acidly funny portrait of the British royal family du...

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    INDUSTRY MOVES: Robinson Promoted at TWC

    At The Weinstein Company, Eric Robinson has been promoted to VP of Production and Development. Based in New York, he will report to Michael Cole and focus primarily on animated material. Robinson joined Miramax in 2000 as an executive assistant to Harvey Weinstein, he previously served as a director...

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    French Films Storm the U.S. Specialty Box office Fortress

    The French are coming! The French are coming! Fears that American audiences for independent/specialty films have tired of artful, adult-oriented French movies seem to be premature, given results of the latest indieWIRE Box-Office Tracking Report (iWBOT). Based on per-theater grosses as reported to R...

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