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    The Mysterious Marketing of 'Mad Men'

    It's not every marketing campaign that gets pored over like it's the Voynich manuscript, but "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner is so notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to advance details that any official release, even a poster, merits a close read.

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    Razzing the Razzie Awards

    As someone who enjoys bad movies -- or perhaps "enjoys" is the wrong word and "derives an unnatural masochistic pleasure from" are the right ones -- I know exactly where Tim Grierson is coming from in his article on Deadspin entitled "The Razzies are the Worst," even though his headline isn't quite ...

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    Phylicia Rashad, Tiffany Hines Join TV Pilots (Jeckyll/Hyde Drama & Fashion Industry Soap)

    Some more TV casting news... Phylicia Rashad is returning to the small screen, joining NBC's updated Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde drama pilot titled Do No Harm.

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    Bruce Willis, Edward Norton & Tilda Swinton Feature In New Pics From Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    Things are looking very promising for Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom." The director's return to live action filmmaking after the detour into animation with the delightful "Fantastic Mr. Fox," has already impressed with its first trailer that, while clearly being fr...

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    What We Talk About When We Talk About Television

    Today marks the official start of television coverage on Indiewire, but unofficially we've been talking about TV for a while now -- through posts on our blog network, and thanks to the increasing overlap with the world of film.

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    Mike Tyson Says He'll Be In "The Hangover 3" + His New 1-Man Show ("Tyson: The Raw Truth") Debuts

    Chatting with Dan Patrick on his radio show on Tuesday, Mike Tyson confirmed he'll be part of the cast of The Hangover 3 - the completely unnecessary 3rd installment in that particular franchise of films, which is currently in development and expected in 2013.

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    'Napolean Dynamite' Helmer Jared Hess To Direct 'The Pet' For Producer Scott Rudin

    Jared Hess, remember him? Well back in 2004 he was one of the hottest young directors on the block after the success of “Napoleon Dynamite,” which achieved almost instantaneous cult status and spawned a generation of kids who became inseperable from their "Vote For Pedro" ...

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    Downtown DocFest Kicks Off In Belleville, Ontario

    As I head to True/False, I thought I'd mention another documentary film festival -- the inaugural Downtown DocFest in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. A hop, skip & a jump from my hometown, the festival is being organized by the lovely Lynn Braun -- who was a pivotal help in Picton Picturefest, ...

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    Teaser Trailer For "Neighborhood Watch" With Ben Stiller and Richard Ayoade

    Here's the first brief look of what is supposed to be one of the blockbuster comedies of this summer, Neighborhood Watch (co-written by Seth Rogen) with Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and actor/comedian and director Richard Ayoade who made his feature film directing debut last year w...

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    Where You Should #OCCUPYTHECINEMAS This Friday

    If you haven't heard about #OCCUPYTHECINEMAS, this Friday's Day of Action to protest corporate cinema, please read my previous post and sign the petition. Now that you're ready to join the campaign against the restrictive, monopolizing ways of Hollywood and support a more independent,...

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