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    Watch Mo'Nique Announce The Oscar Nominations Live Here

    It's 6:20AM Park City time and I'm somehow up after like 20 minutes of sleep to watch/cover the Oscar nominations. If you're doing the same and wanna watch 'em online, check it out here:

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    Liddell buys "Silent House" rights; up next, a distributor

    Mickey Liddell's Liddell Entertainment has acquired most rights to Chris Kentis and Laura Lau's Sundance thriller "Silent House," according to Deadline. To be clear, Liddell is not on as a distributor; he'll work with "Silent House" reps at CAA to close distribution deals.

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    Jon Bon Jovi, Seth Meyers & Til Schweiger Join 'New Year's Eve'

    While all the talk lately has been on the hot new indie sensations out of Sundance, here's a bracing reminder that the Hollywood blockbuster machine is still working hard to churn out garbage.

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    Sundance Day 5: Minute by Minute

    As the 2011 Sundance continues for its fifth day, more films have still to premiere, the snow on the ground is still glistening and deals are sure to keep rolling in. Check out indieWIRE for complete coverage of Sundance Day 5

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    Sundance Dealbook: Searchlight Lands Martha Marcy May Marlene, Magnolia/Participant Get Page One

    During my panel today with Page One director Andrew Rossi and his star subject, NYT media columnist David Carr, at Sundance's Bing Bar on Main, a man came over and told me that Magnolia/Participant had acquired the film. So I broke the news to the press conference--if not in this blog. You can only do one thing at a time. On Saturday I had just told Participant's Jim Berk and Ricki Strauss how much I liked the doc, which I watched before the fest. They told me they were looking for movies to partner on. Participant effectively got word out to movie audiences on An Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for Superman through their activist outreach. T...

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    Sundance '11: Fox Searchlight Gets 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'; 'Life In A Day' & 'Page One' Acquired

    Well, buyers are busy this month at the Sundance Film Festival, so whatever Kevin Smith might be saying about the wacky indie film model, it seems that its still working quite well for lots of people.

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    #Sundance Daily Buzz: Talking Twitter with Vachon, Hope, Bernard, Poland, Thompson, Carr & Elmo!

    Twitter became a hot topic today on a packed Monday edition of The Daily Buzz from Sundance on KPCW, from a hot topics segment with Anne Thompson (Thompson On Hollywood), David Poland (Movie City News) and Mark Pogachevsky (MPRM), to a conversation with Ted Hope and Christine Vachon and then a chat ...

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    Sundance 2011 Links: Day 5

    Every day at Sundance, indieWIRE posts a rundown of news from our blog network as well as other outlets. Included today: The Playlist sees "The Devil," The Guardian buys into Morgan Spurlock's new doc, Cinematical praises "The Interrupters," and we witness some of the lunacy surrounding the "Red Sta...

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    Magnolia & Participant Team for "Page One" in the U.S.

    Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media have jointly picked up U.S. rights to Andrew Rossi's "Page One A Year Inside The New York Times, which had its world premiere Sunday night at the Sundance Film Festival. Magnolia will release the film theatrically later this year.

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    Fox Searchlight Likes Sundance's "Marcy May"

    A very busy day for sales at Sundance continued with Fox Searchlight taking the worldwide rights to Sean Durkin's "Martha Marcy May Marlene." The film - screening in U.S. Dramatic Competition - stars fest breakout Elizabeth Olsen, as well as Sarah Paulson, John Hawkes and Hugh Dancy. It details a yo...

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