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    Grey Gardens Blurs Lines Between Cable Movies and First-Run

    These days, many of the people who aren't interested in what's playing at the multiplex are checking out the new movie opening on HBO instead. Hollywood only has itself to blame. Ignore the adult audience and they'll get out of the moviegoing habit, rent DVDs and subscribe to HBO. This weekend many folks watched the opening of Grey Gardens, starring movie stars Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore (both strong Emmy contenders for Big and Little Edie) instead of going out to see new movie State of Play (which earned a barely respectable 63% on Metacritic to Grey Garden's 77). There was a time when Grey Gardens would have been a theatrical release....

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    Apple/iW Meet the Filmmaker Podcast: Ondi Timoner and David Lee Miller

    "At some point these young people are so completely natural with this media, but what does that do to them? We live in this age where I could see that they're over-connected, they're disconnected, and it's probably the first time in civilization that you've got an entire generation that are better t...

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    Vitagraph Plots Foreign Language Oscar Nom "Baader-Meinhof Complex" for U.S.

    2009 Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee "The Baader-Meinhof Complex" will receive a U.S. theatrical release through Vitagraph Films in a deal with Constantin Films for all media rights. Written and produced by Bernd Eichinger (2005 Academy Award nominee "Downfall") and directed by Uli Edel ("Chr...

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    Cannes Countdown: Coppola is Out. Ang Lee is In?

    Contrary to trade paper speculation, Francis Ford Coppola won't be bringing his new film, "Tetro," to next month's Cannes Film Festival, declining an offer to screen his film out of competition (according to a report by Mike Jones on his Circuit blog). Meanwhile, Ang Lee, Jane Campion, Michael Hanek...

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    So & Brad Incorporated: "Treeless," "Girl" Directors Talk Film, Marriage

    This interview was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 Berlin Film Festival. "Treeless Mountain" opens in New York this Wednesday, April 22, while "The Exploding Girl" will have its U.S. premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

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    Directors In Their Magic Hour

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    WMA-Endeavor affair heats up

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    Tribeca '09 Interview: "TiMER" Director Jac Schaeffer (Discovery Section)

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one of several interviews, conducted via email, with directors whose films are screening at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.

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    Making "Woodstock"

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