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    Why Rich Ross Had to Step Down at Disney

    It felt wrong back in October 2009 when Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger first announced Rich Ross as his movie studio chief. And it never felt right. In the wake of the biggest write-off in Hollywood history, "John Carter" (March 9), film industry outsider Ross is stepping down, citing a lack of pa...

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    10 Films To 'Enjoy' On 4/20

    While not exactly an official holiday, 4/20 has long been a pleasurable calendar marking for many folks. And often something that goes hand in hand with a few hours of movie watching. So Indiewire has decided to offer a few suggestions. But instead of a typical list filled with the expected likes of...

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    Disney Chairman Rich Ross Resigns, Is 'John Carter' To Blame?

    Well, with Disney formally revealing that they were taking a $200 million bath on "John Carter," it was not a question of "if" but "when" someone in the corporate food chain was going to take a hit. An executive shakeup was widely expected to happen later this year, tho...

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    Critic's Notebook: Is the American Indie Film Extinct?

    The film is about a traveler in a foreign land, stationed there for work; while on assignment, he falls in love with a native, even though the foreigner is due to return home soon. The film, made with a complicated formalist approach and focused on the foreigner's attempts to understand this new...

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    Exclusive: Greta Gerwig Isn't Ready To Be Single In Clip From 'Lola Versus'

    Getting back out there at the end of a relationship is no easy feat, but what do you do when the breakup comes just as you're about to get married? That question is at the heart of this summer's romantic comedy "Lola Versus" starring Greta Gerwig.

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    Watch: 2 Clips From The Tribeca Film Festival Pic 'Cheerful Weather For A Wedding' Starring Felicity Jones

    Bigger things are just around the corner for "Like Crazy" star Felicty Jones. With the period-based vibrator comedy "Hysteria" on the way to theaters, and her untitled movie with Drake Doremus sure to arrive at the festival circuit later this year, her star is only going to conti...

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    S&A's Summer Movie Preview (Just Don't Expect To See Many Black Faces)

    It must be nice being white isn't it? Don't look at me, I wouldn't know :)

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    GREY MATTERS: Cabin in the Woods, Horror in the Dumps

    If we’re lucky, "The Cabin in the Woods" will shut down the debased American horror movie machine for a good long while.

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    Robert De Niro Talks 'Deer Hunter' & 'Midnight Run 2' And Judd Apatow Looks Back On His Work At The Tribeca Film Festival

    Yesterday at the Tribeca Film Festival, a special event was held celebrating the centennial anniversary of Universal Pictures. This “100 Years Panel,” hosted by Deadline staffer Mike Fleming, featured an introduction by Ron Meyer, Universal’s long-standing CEO, and panelists Judd Apatow and Robert D...

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    Watch First-Ever Sundance London Short Film Competition Winner 'Extranjero'

    Watch First-Ever Sundance London Short Film Competition Winner 'Extranjero'

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