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    Disney Negotiates with Tutor and Bergstein for Miramax, Gores Brothers Moving on Overture/Starz

    Am I the only one who looks at what's going on in the movie industry with dismay? The LAT writes a story that New Line Cinema is making a comeback after the disastrous Sex and the City 2? (Patrick Goldstein, assuming the movie would score, was doing a solid for Toby Emmerich.) Now comes news that Warner Bros. is actually considering a third installment! I don't want to see any of the wide-release movies opening this weekend (including Marmaduke, Killers and Get Him to the Greek). I see more ads than ever for movies that I consider musts-to-avoid, and when I dutifully check them out (Hot Tub Time Machine, Clash of the Titans), I wish I hadn't....

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  • THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall
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    Netflix Business Opportunity

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    "Lost" Recut, But Why?

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    First Universal Tour of Rebuilt New York Street; Spielberg Talks

    On the morning of June 1, 2008, Steven Spielberg was sound asleep when the phone rang with horrible news: "The lot is burning down again." Spielberg jumped out of bed and drove 28 minutes to Universal City, waving his ID at roadblocks until he got to scene of the fire. "It was a wall of flame," he r...

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    Fraker Takes Aim

    By the time he died at 86 on May 31, William A. Fraker had long since been known as an avuncular eminence gris among American cinematographers. An enthusiastic, white-bearded sage, he was a multi-term president of the American Society of Cinematographers, had taught for years at his alma mater, USC,...

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    Must-See Winter's Bone: Granik Digs Deep with Breakout Lawrence

    Indie filmmaker Debra Granik did it once with the 2004 low-budget drama Down to the Bone, which showed what Vera Farmiga could do (she won best actress from the LA Film Critics). This January at Sundance, the director did it again, showcasing Jennifer Lawrence in a star-making role as a smart young ...

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