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    Swedish Trilogy on Tarantino/Pitt Wish-List?

    So far, with the exception of Jackie Brown (based on an Elmore Leonard novel) Quentin Tarantino has preferred to direct and write originals. While he has exec-produced a few things and been tempted by the odd Speed Racer or James Bond, he has never rarely succumbed to adaptation temptation.

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    The Hangover Beats Up, Universal Loses on Land of Lost

    Americans who are cinching their belts and making do with less flocked to cinemas over the weekend to watch a group of grown men exercising no restraint whatsoever. The Hangover was the perfect antidote to a nation on a fiscal diet.

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    Weinstein Co. Up Against the Wall

    The real problem with The Weinstein Co. isn't the economy or debt restructuring issues, although that does not help. The Weinsteins are running out of time, because since they launched TWC in 2005 with plans for investor Goldman Sachs & Co. to raise $500 million in equity and $500 million�...

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    Fans, Friends & Followers: Playbook for the Social Media Age

    Cinematech blogger Scott Kirsner drank the digital Kool-aid some time back. So the author of 2007's The Future of Web Video and 2008's Inventing the Movies decided that he had to self-publish his newest book, Fans, Friends and Followers. "If I was writing that artists had to be their own entrepreneu...

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    Chow Down: "Food Inc."

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    'Hangover' Sequel! 'Hangover' Sequel?

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    Tackling Corruption, Greed and Love: “Patriotville” Director Talmage Cooley

    Editor's Note: This is one of a series of interviews with directors whose films are screening at the 2009 CineVegas Film Festival.

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    "Big Gay Musical" and "Hollywood" Sandwich Philly QFest

    The Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, now known as QFest, has announced its opening and closing night films, set for July 9 and July 20 at the Prince Music Theater. Jason Bushman's feature debut, "Hollywood je t'aime," will kick off this year's festivities, and the world premi...

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    Imagining Dante in Vegas: “Saint John of Las Vegas" Director Hue Rhodes

    Editor's Note: This is one of a series of interviews with directors whose films are screening at the 2009 CineVegas Film Festival.

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