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    Protagonist Appoints Mike Goodridge CEO

    Protagonist  Pictures has appointed  Mike Goodridge to its CEO position, it was announced today. 

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    Watch: 2 Clips From Sarah Polley's 'Take This Waltz' Starring Seth Rogen & Michelle Williams

    Did you know that Michael Haneke originally turned his back on Palme d'Or-winning "Amour" because he had seen an unnamed Canadian film that treads the same ground? At the time, we came up with two possibilities for the work being referenced: Denys Arcand's "The Barbarian Invas...

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    An Early Look At RZA's "The Man With The Iron Fist" (A Fun Martial Arts/Western Hybrid To Be Proud Of)

    Long-time S&A reader Tony, attended an early audience test-screening in LA of RZA's directorial debut, The Man With The Iron Fists (one of S&A's most anticipated film's of the year); and Tony sent me the below write-up with his thoughts on the film that he saw.

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    Lifetime Developing 'Silence of the Lambs' Series 'Clarice'

    It looks like "Hannibal" will have some company. Bryan Fuller, the creator of "Dead Like Me" and "Pushing Daisies," received a 13-episode order from NBC for his drama about the early days of Hannibal Lecter, one that will feature the not-yet-incarcerated psychiatrist/se...

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    Dustin Lance Black Writing & Directing 'The Statistical Probability Of Love At First Sight,' Says It Could Be 'When Harry Met Sally' For Younger Generation

    Dustin Lance Black isn't letting the rough-and-tumble experience he had with his directorial debut "Virginia" deter him from taking charge of any further films -- in fact, he's already got two in the works.

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    Why 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' Tops This Week's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: A mother/son drama you should avoid at all costs from watching with your mother; Ralph Fiennes' stellar directorial debut; a touching documentary on the life of Harry Belafonte; a revealing look at legendary designer Halston; and two Ingmar Bergman classics restored by ...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Maurice Sendak: Outside Over There

    There’s absolutely no denying the ground-shaking societal impact of "Where The Wild Things Are," "In The Night Kitchen" and, in a quieter way, "Outside Over There"—they are the great post-Victorian children’s manifesto of rebellion.

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    Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor To Preview New Script 'The Lost Cause' At Nantucket Film Festival

    Well, this is certainly an unconventional way for a new project from Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor to be announced, but we guess it's as effective a way as any. The duo have re-teamed for a new script, which will be previewed at a headlining staged reading at next month's Nantucket Film Festival.

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    Project of the Day: Amnesiac Seeks the Truth in 'Day of Youth'

    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.

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    The Shadow & Act 2012 Cannes Film Fest Wrap-up; What Got Acquired, Or Are Still Without Homes?

    The Shadow & Act 2012 Cannes Film Fest Wrap-up; What Got Acquired, Or Are Still Without Homes?

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