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    Basic Formula: Cherien Dabis's "Amreeka"

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This review was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. "Amreeka" opens this Friday.

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  • THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall
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    Summer Vacation

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    Weekend Box Office: The Horror!

    The Final Destination got a major lift from premium 3-D ticket prices as rivals cried foul, "no fair." The Weinstein Co. inexplicably competed with itself as Rob Zombie's Halloween II came in third after strong second-week holdover Inglourious Basterds.

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    Eugene Hernandez: $aving Cinema

    New York, NY, August 30, 2009 -- "As you know the L.A. County Museum has always been close to our hearts and especially the motion deptartment," studio chief Joel Levinson said during bungled remarks at a star-studded early 90s gala fundraiser for LACMA's film division. Pausing he corrected himself,...

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    LACMA Update

    As the dust settles around the film program controversy at the Los Angeles County Museum, it's starting to look like director Michael Govan was as clever as a fox. Clearly, he wasn't happy with the way the film program was going. Announcing that he was shutting it down was a way to alert the media, ...

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    Best British Films Poll

    The London Observer has published its best British films poll 1984-2009, from "more than 60 experts - directors, screenwriters, actors, critics - and a few smart outsiders." They asked me and include my list, too, on the jump. I picked 30 films from the list for our own poll. Write in any others you...

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    Los Angeles Blows Hot

    It was bloody hot in L.A. Saturday. Film Threat's Chris Gore was among those who had to evacuate their homes as fires advanced. He tweeted:

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    Video: Obama Eulogizes Ted Kennedy

    President Barack Obama delivers a heartfelt eulogy to Ted Kennedy, saying he was "the greatest legislator of our time."

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    The Best Doc Debuts Of All-Time

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