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    To Crowdfund or Not to Crowdfund: 20 Years After Making 'Hoop Dreams,' Filmmaker Steve James Braves the New Financing World With 'Generation Food'

    I’ve never done this kind of fundraising before. But for some time I’ve been intrigued to see that people have had success with it.

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    The Playlist's Guide To The Best And Worst Spin-Off Movies

    This week sees "The Bourne Legacy" hit theaters, and it's a little hard to know what to describe it as. After all, it doesn't feature, except tangentially, the character whose name it bears, Matt Damon's Jason Bourne. Instead, it focuses on a new character, Jeremy Renner's Aaron Cross, whose adventu...

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    Babs Olusanmokun ('Restless City') Co-Stars In Immigrant Dramedy 'Ponies' (Trailer)

    Babs Olusanmokun, who some might remember from Andrew Dosunmu's Restless City (or on TV in popular series like Law & Order: CI, The Unit and others) co-stars in this film adaptation of director Nick Sandow and writer Michael Batistick’s critically acclaimed stage play Ponies,...

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    2013 Tribeca Film Festival to Take Place April 17-28, New Transmedia Program Launching With Award

    The Tribeca Film Festival has set April 17-28 as the dates for its 12th edition in 2013, when fest organizers will launch an award tied to a new transmedia program that celebrates digital media innovators. Submissions for narrative and documentary features, short films and transmedia projects open S...

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    Catherine Keener and Toni Collette Join Nicole Holofcener's Next Project, Filming Now Underway

    Taking some time off after 2010’s “Please Give” to bring her caustic hilarity to “Parks and Recreation” and “Enlightened,” it's not like Nicole Holofcener had swapped the big screen for the small permanently. She’s had a couple scripts in developme...

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    Tugg Snags TWC Titles Such As 'The Artist' and 'Inglourious Basterds' for Its Growing Library

    Fans who want to experience best picture Oscar winners “The Artist” and “The King’s Speech” again on the big screen will now have the chance to orchestrate their own screenings via Tugg. The recently launched, Austin-based collective-action website has partnered wi...

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    Finally, Venice Makes 'The Master' Official

    Harvey Weinstein likes to milk his PR. We all know that Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master," which made its LA debut at an unannounced 70 mm screening at the Aero Theatre last Saturday (TOH review here), was set to show at the 69th Venice Biennale. Sure enough, the official release fin...

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    Jeff Daniels Says Jim Carrey Still In For ‘Dumb & Dumber’ Sequel, Summer 2013 Shoot Eyed

    Currently keeping busy with a fine performance on HBO’s “The Newsroom,” even when the show around him perhaps isn’t so good, actor Jeff Daniels’ commitments to the Aaron Sorkin show obviously means that his film opportunities will be somewhat slimmer in the near future. The star will appear next in ...

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    Project of the Day: A Wedding Toast Goes All Wrong in 'Speechless'

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

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    Bob Johnson, Tracey Edmonds, YouTube Launching ALRIGHT TV Faith-Friendly Channel

    BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 2, 2012 -- Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies (RLJ), today announced an agreement with YouTube to develop a new faith-friendly channel.

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