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    Box Office: "Kids" Scores Year's Best Specialty Debut; "Fire" & "Winnebago" Also Strong (UPDATED)

    One of the most anticipated specialty releases of the summer, Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids are All Right," more than lived up to its promise this weekend, by far scoring the best specialty debut of 2010. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier this afternoon, the critically acclaimed "Kids...

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    Polanski Is Free At Last

    The nightmare of being imprisoned since September 2009 is over for Roman Polanski. The Swiss will not extradite the filmmaker to the U.S. on charges from a 1977 rape case in Los Angeles. The authorities are releasing him from house arrest at his chalet in Gstaad. Here's the NYT, which reported that ...

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    "American Splendor" Figure Harvey Pekar Reportedly Dead at 70

    Comic-book writer Harvey Pekar was found dead, The New York Times is reporting. He was 70. Pekar, who rose from obscurity detailing his blasé life and those of his friends in Cleveland, became the subject of Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini's 2003 biographical drama, "American Splendor," (Pa...

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    New York Magazine Blows Inception's Rave Review Record

    Expect an Inception backlash. Warner Bros.' marketing pattern is to launch a big movie's buzz with the internet press and trades, then let the established print critics (who tend to be tougher on films) have at it closer to release. And so the inevitable negative review from New York's David Edelste...

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    Eugene Hernandez: The Social Network

    July 12, 2010: New York, NY -- The Film Society of Lincoln Center's programs and venues have served as a vital component of a broad social network for me (and for indieWIRE). Anchored as we are in New York City, the Film Society has been a key catalyst for us. In fact, the idea for indieWIRE's prede...

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    Post-Cannes Fest Landscape: What's Real?

    The Cannes Film Festival unfolds in two parts: what gets seen during the festival itself--and what happens afterwards.

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    Sheffield Doc/Fest Teams With BCS for Short Competition

    Sheffield Doc/Fest Teams With BCS for Short Competition

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    22nd Galway Film Fleadh Winners

    22nd Galway Film Fleadh Winners

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    Despicable Me Tops Box Office; Family Titles Offer Counter Programming

    Things are looking good for family films and 3D. The same goes for alien hunters and Adrien Brody. Reporter Anthony D'Alessandro has tallied the numbers for this weekend's box office.

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