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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Sundance: Digital Moguls Hawk MySpace and IMDb

    While the Sundance media reports on the beleaguered independent theatrical market, which may never return to its former robust self--even with diminished production over the next few years--various Internet moguls are in Sundance networking and hawking their movie-centric wares.

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    whitehouse.gov

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    sundance oh-nine | twenty-five years

    sundance oh-nine | twenty-five years

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  • The Lost Boys
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    On "Phillip Morris"

    On "Phillip Morris"

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  • The Lost Boys
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    "It's Exactly Like 'Gump' Except No AIDS"

    "It's Exactly Like 'Gump' Except No AIDS"

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Sundance Video: Mark Duplass Talks Humpday

    Mark Duplass is revealed in Sundance hit Humpday (which should land one of four possible buyers at any minuteUPDATE was acquired by Magnolia) as more than the digital writer-director with his brother Jay of Puffy Chair and Baghead but a gifted improvisational actor. He and Humpday co-star Josh Leonard (who starred in The Blair Witch Project) collaborated closely Mike-Leigh-style with writer-director Lynn Shelton. The results are hilarious--but also cut close to the bone. It took skill to pull this off. Here's my review.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Sundance: Buzz Central

    Well, as of Sunday enough people have seen enough movies so that a critical mass of buzz is building around certain films. Word moves like electricity after each screening. Even though some of these pics (more than usual) were screened before the fest, cautious buyers waited to see how they played and were received by critics. Now they have some idea.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Sundance Watch: Gordon-Levitt Talks 500 Days of Summer

    Along with an enthusiastic Saturday night crowd at the Eccles, I enjoyed Fox Searchlight's anti-rom-com 500 Days of Summer, directed by music video veteran Marc Webb, who lucked out by casting two rising stars with great chemistry, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel. It's in the same genre as Juno or Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist, and falls right inside Searchlight's marketing sweet spot: young adults of both sexes. It opens this July.

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  • THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall
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    Sundance 2009 | Suffer Little Children

    Sundance 2009 | Suffer Little Children

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  • Matt Dentler's Blog
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    Cinema Eye

    Cinema Eye

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