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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #15: 'Consuming Spirits' Director Chris Sullivan

    Chris Sullivan was one of 12 kids growing up in the hills of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania raised by a British mother and an Irish American father. Sullivan's been an artist since he was young, having started out as a painter and a ceramicist before moving onto animation and later film, video and perform...

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #14: Screening Room

    Even in a world with hundreds of cable TV channels on the air, today it's virtually impossible to conceive of a commercial TV program dedicated to discussing experimental filmmaking in depth. But there was a time when such a program existed; in fact it lasted for a decade and left an indelible legac...

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    First Look At Meryl Streep & Tommy Lee Jones In 'Hope Springs'

    With the beloved Meryl Streep proving with "Mammia Mia!" and "Julie & Julia" that she can dominate summer just as well as she can the awards season, this August Columbia Pictures is hoping that the actress can once again get women out to theaters with "Hope Springs"...

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    TV Dial: 'Blues Brothers' To Become Animated; 'That '70s Show Cast' Reunites & Two Clips From 'The Ricky Gervais Show'

    Jake and Elwood may have been on a mission from God, but Dan Aykroyd is on a mission to milk anything he's ever been associated with death for cash. Last summer it was reported that Aykroyd and co. were developing a "Glee"-style TV series based on the "The Blues Brothers" but...

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    Guest Post: Elza - A Different Kind of Movie with a French Caribbean Twist

    When I was in the advertising business I enjoyed producing powerful commercials, but at the same time I felt there was something missing. I yearned to tell my stories - to capture life about the people and places close to me, from my viewpoint.

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Conversation'

    Two milestones hit for Francis Ford Coppola this weekend. The legendary filmmaker celebrated his 73rd birthday on Saturday, April 7th (happy belated, Francis) and, on the same day, observed the 38th anniversary of the opening of one of his most artistic efforts, 1974’s “The Conversation.”

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    Homeland Security Interrogates and Harasses Oscar-Nominee Laura Poitras During Making of New Doc

    Laura Poitras, the Oscar-nominated director of "My Country, My Country" and "The Oath," has suffered extreme harrassment at the hands of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Customs and Border Control (CBC) while making a new film on America's "War on Ter...

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #14: 'BURN' Directors Tom Putnam & Brenna Sanchez

    Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez each brought separate ideas to their documentary "BURN." Putnam has previously worked on documentaries, feature films and action sports shows. Thanks to his sports background, he brought a multi-camera perspective to the film, incorporating dolly moves, Glidecam and 2.3...

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    Greta Gerwig Says Her Secret Project Is "A Love Story About Girls"

    After flirting with mainstream in 2011 in movies like "No Strings Attached" and "Arthur," in 2012 Greta Gerwig is reaffirming her indie darling status. With Whit Stillman's "Damsels In Distress" now in theaters, Woody Allen's "To Rome With Love," and r...

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