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    Stamp of Approval

    For the fifteenth in a series of Hollywood Legend stamps, the U.S. Postal Service chose to honor Gary Cooper, and I was privileged to host the first day of issue ceremony held, appropriately enough, at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. Cooper didn’t just make Westerns, of course, but I reckon if you asked most people to instantly name one Gary Cooper movie the answer you’d get most often would be High Noon. The actor’s charming daughter, Maria Cooper Janis, was the morning’s guest of honor. She has kept her father’s memory alive in many ways; she compiled a lovely picture-and-text book, Gary Cooper Off-Camera: A Daughter Remembe...

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    Overture Acquires Stone, Starring De Niro, Norton

    After the underwhelming Everybody's Fine , one star in need of a strong role that connects with audiences is Robert De Niro. Maybe Stone will do it. Overture Films has picked up U.S. distribution rights to John Curran's dramatic thriller, starring De Niro as a parole officer and Edward Norton as an ...

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    First Run Nabs "Most Dangerous Man"

    First Run Features has acquired Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith's documentary "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers." The film, which is currently on the Oscar shortlist for Best Documentary and recently received the Special Jury Award at IDFA, will begin to r...

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    Decade: John Cameron Mitchell on "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Every day for the next month, indieWIRE will be republishing profiles and interviews from the past ten years (in their original, retro format) with some of the people that have defined independent cinema in the first decade of this century. Today, we'll step back to 2001 with an inte...

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    Crazy Schedule

    I'm in Las Vegas at the International Film Festival Summit. Over the weekend I went to producer Jason Blum's celebratory party for Paranormal Activity at his super-moderne house up above Sunset Plaza. It boasts a huge view of the city and great art and an angled pool that looks like you'd swim off t...

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