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    sxsw | the xx

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    Weekend Fest Duel: Classic Films vs. Fest Of Books

    TCM’s first-ever Classic Film Festival launches April 22nd, running 50 classic films and wide-ranging panels over four days at three landmark venues--Grauman’s Chinese, the Egyptian and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

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    Brett Gaylor on "Rip": "The basic message is that culture belongs to everyone" (Watch It Now)

    In his film, "Rip! A Remix Manifesto" - available in its entirety at the bottom of this page courtesy of SnagFilms - filmmaker Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, examining the work of Girl Talk, a "mash-up" artist whose career is based entirely on work sampled from oth...

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    Tribeca Sets 2010 Shorts Lineup

    The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), has announced its line-up of short films. Of the 2717 short film submissions received this year, the Festival has selected 47. They will be presented in six thematic programs and among them are 21 world premieres, a record number for the Festival, which inclu...

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    indieWIRE This Week: SXSW, New Releases and More

    THIS WEEK IN NEWS: indieWIRE was in Austin to cover a successful SXSW. A host of upcoming film festivals and series were announced. And some wonderfully received films made their way into theaters.

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    film review—Greenberg

    Sometimes a film takes time to sink in. I didn’t dislike Greenberg while I was watching it—although its central character did get on my nerves a bit. But in the days that followed, I found myself thinking about the people in the story, and how fully developed they were. They seemed genuine, as tangi...

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    film review—The Runaways

    The Runaways doesn’t stray from the path that most making-of-the-band movies follow, yet it remains compelling from start to finish. Whether you know the story of the ground-breaking 1970s all-girl band called The Runaways or not, the opportunity to watch Kristen Stewart as fiercely determined rock ...

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    sxsw | happy hollows

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    Dispatch from SXSW 2010—Two: Doc Edition

    South by Southwest traditionally features a strong documentary program, particularly showcasing those that deal with politics or music; the latter even have their own category entitled 24 Beats Per Second. Curious to see some of the nonfiction films outside of these highlighted topics, I ended up discovering my first unexpected gem of the festival, Marwencol, a portrait of a strange and gifted man in Kingston, NY. One night after leaving a local bar, Mark Hogancamp, an outgoing but troubled artist, was attacked by five men and beaten to within an inch of his life. The resulting brain damage left him unable to draw and deeply afraid of the out...

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