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    Why the Death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a Loss for the World of Film

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian writer and Nobel Laureate died this week. Here the poet Emma Scully Jones says goodbye to Marquez the film-lover, Marquez the screenwriter, Marquez the cinematic thinker.

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    Weekly Update for March April 18: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

    A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on April 18.

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    Guest Post: Getting to the Finish Line

    "Vanishing Pearls" director Nailah Jefferson on finding a sisterhood on her journey to save the Oystermen of Pointe a la Hache.

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    Guest Post: Younger: From Novel to TV Show in 527 Easy Steps

    I imagined "Younger" as a TV show or movie almost before I thought of it as a book. It's the kind of high-concept idea that's a natural for the screen: a 40-something mom pretends to be younger to get a job and ends up with a secret 20-something life.

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    The Indiewire Springboard: Meet Twitter Sensation, Published Author, and Director of 'The One I Love, Charlie McDowell

    At only 30, Charlie McDowell already has a published book and a feature film under his belt. And at over 92k followers, he's a sensation on Twitter. H

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    Guest Post: Write What You Don't See

    I still don't see a TV show that represents the strong female friendships that I have in my life.

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    'Proxy' Director Zack Parker on Playing with Audience Expectations and Conscious (and Unconscious) Influences

    Indiewire sat down with Parker to talk about his penchant for slow-burning tension, his influences, and how he planned to subvert audience expectations.

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    Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Laura'

    The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innue...

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    'Fading Gigolo' Director John Turturro on Sex, Religion, and Why He'd Work With Woody Allen Again

    John Turturro had Woody Allen's voice in his head when penning the script for his latest directorial effort, "Fading Gigolo," but the film owes as much to comedic collaboration as it does to the fact that their mutual barber couldn't keep a secret. "Don't tell Woody," Turturro apparently instructed ...

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    15 Cinematographers Turned Directors

    This weekend, the Johnny Depp-starring “Transcendence” opens in all its technophobic glory, across the nation, and while the reviews, ours included, so far, have ranged from mildly poisonous to all-out toxic, the proof will as ever be in the box office pudding. But not only is it a litmus test for w...

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