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    New Weinstein Company Label Gets Name: RADiUS-TWC

    The Weinstein Company label launched by Tom Quinn and Jason Janego late last year finally has a name. Over the weekend, the duo revealed via Twitter that the multi-platform distribution arm would be titled RADiUS-TWC. According to the description on the official Twitter page, the company is &qu...

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    Review: How 'Simon Killer' Expands Its Filmmakers' Repertoire with One Freaky Headcase

    In 2011, the filmmaking collective known as Borderline Films took Sundance by the storm with Sean Durkin's unsettling cult drama "Martha Marcy May Marlene," but their first major exposure began at Cannes with Antonio Campos' 2008 "Afterschool." The mysterious high school drama displayed the Borderli...

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    Ro*Co Productions and 1492 Pictures Team To Adapt Documentaries; First Will Be 'Crime After Crime'

    In a press release sent out today, international distributor Ro*Co Productions and production company 1492 Pcitures have announced a partnership to adapt documentaries into dramatic features. The first project will be Yoav Potach's "Crime After Crime," a Sundance 2011 premiere.

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    Joel Edgerton Says 'One Night Stand' A Tribute To John Hughes; Has 'Rashomon'-Style Crime Pic He Hopes To Make In Australia

    If 2011 saw Joel Edgerton getting his feet wet in Hollywood with roles in "Warrior" and "The Thing," 2012 will see the Aussie actor fully diving into those waters. He'll feature prominently in two films slated to be major awards season players, Baz Luhrmann's 3D adaptatio...

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    Fiercely Independent: "Simon Killer," "Beasts," "Keep the Lights On" at Sundance

    Not long ago on this blog I called for the celebration of non-corporate films in non-corporate theaters. Well, at Sundance, I've been pleasantly surprised by the committed and audacious indie filmmaking on display: it's defiantly non-corporate, indeed. (And I'd like to thank the Sunda...

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    "Red Tails" Looks Like It's Headed For An O.K. Weekend Opening

    O.K. folks, the wait is over, and did you do your duty to see Red Tails... OR ELSE THERE WILL NEVER BE A BLACK FILM EVER MADE AGAIN!!!!!

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    SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Renders a Child's Mind With Vivid Results

    Benh Zeitlin's 2006 short film, "Glory at Sea," rendered post-Katrina grief with an overwhelming sense of magic realism that quickly turned the project into a sleeper hit on the festival circuit. "Beasts of the Southern Wild," Zeitlin's feature-length debut, contains much...

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    'Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie' Inherits the 'Dumb and Dumber' Throne

    Editor's note: A version of this review originally ran during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. "Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie" opens in limited release this Friday and is currently available on VOD.

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    Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Matt Bomer & Jim Parsons Join Ryan Murphy's 'The Normal Heart' With Mark Ruffalo

    Having conquered television with "Glee," it looks like the show's creator Ryan Murphy is gunning for equal big screen success, and he's assembled a helluva cast to bring the Tony award-winning, criticially acclaimed "The Normal Heart" to the big screen. Already in the wor...

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    Gina Prince-Bythewood, Suzanne DePasse Join Slate of Judges for Fox Diverse Writer's Initiative

    Fox has announced the slate of writers, producers and executives set to judge its inaugural Fox Writer’s Intensive, a new initiative for experienced writers with diverse backgrounds, including LGBT and people of color.

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