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    Sony Lands TV Rights To David Fincher & Kevin Spacey's 'House Of Cards'; Will Air After Netflix Run

    It's remarkable how quickly things change in the media world. Back this spring, Netflix were throwing their weight around, making television studios scared by acquiring the rights to "House Of Cards," the forthcoming series from producers David Fincher and Kevin Spacey (with the latter...

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    Russell Brand To Lead 'The President Stole My Girlfriend'

    This isn't scientific or anything, and evidence still needs to gathered to turn this theory into a fact, but as Russell Brand's hair has become far less wild and as he's settled into a domestic life with his improbable wife Katy Perry, the man has gotten distinctly less funny. The witty,...

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    Trailer Watch: The Iron Lady (UK Version)

    The trailer is clear evidence that Streep will deliver another Oscar caliber performance (as if we had any doubt.)  Whether the movie stands up, still remains to be seen.  But this is clearly going to be very controversial.  Here's what Streep said to the Daily Mail about playi...

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    Postcards From CPH:DOX

    It's only been nine years since the Copenhagen International Film Festival (or CPH: DOX, as it is almost exclusively referred) began its inaugural year. Directly before International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) - essentially the main staple of the European doc fest circuit - th...

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    Literary Viagra

    One of the many benefits of being pervy is that my escapades and observances give me fodder to write about. As mentioned in my Lost Boy bio, I’ve written about audio in porn; I’ve also written about book-lickers, foot fetishists, the difference between bears and otters, and the powerf...

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    Ben Rivers' 'Two Years at Sea' Tops CPH: DOX Winners

    CPH: DOX - The Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival - came to a close this weekend, wrapping up its ninth year and continuing to prove itself a leader in redefining the film festival. Indiewire will have more coverage from the festival in the coming days, but in the meantime check out the festival&#...

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    Serge Bromberg Premieres Colorized "A Trip to the Moon" & Behind-the-Scenes Doc

    Serge Bromberg Premieres Colorized "A Trip to the Moon" & Behind-the-Scenes Doc

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    Weekend Box Office (Nov. 11-13)

    The Immortals, despite horrible reviews and press screenings held back until the day before it opened (never a good sign), was No.1 this week; Puss In Boots is a box office juggernaut, and Tower Heist drops - badly.

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    Box Office: A Strong Debut for Lars von Trier's "Melancholia," but Werner Herzog's "Abyss" Is No "Cave"

    Lars von Trier's "Melancholia" debuted on 19 screens this weekend care of Magnolia Pictures, and the results were not so melancholic. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, "Melancholia" grossed a respectable $270,000, averaging $14,210.

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    Apocalypse, Now: What Are Filmmakers Trying To Tell Us?

    I've noticed a grim trend in the films that make up 2011's prime. Coinciding with Lars von Trier's latest masterwork Melancholia colliding with US theatres, I thought I'd examine cinema's recent multitude of prophetic visions and what might be in store, if art reflects life, f...

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