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    Geronimo! Five Actors Who Could Lead A David Yates-Helmed 'Doctor Who' Movie

    Given our reboot-happy culture, it was only a matter of time before long-running BBC science-fiction series "Doctor Who" got the movie treatment, despite the fact that it's still on the air, and gaining a bigger international audience than ever before. But this afternoon's news tha...

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    'Bellflower' is Our DVD Pick of the Week

    Evan Glodell's "Bellflower" is the sort of indie success story that many filmmakers dream of but few achieve. A first-time director and a team of unknowns make it to Sundance with an incendiary film that gets people talking. But approaching this film as the too-familiar Cinderella...

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    In creating "Blind Love: In Memory of Steve Jobs," Illusionist Paul Gertner wonders how humans will process emotions in a digital realm

    Look, I don't mean to come across as crass or insensitive, but I'm officially tired of hearing about Steve Jobs' legacy. I'm not saying he wasn't the visionary, creative genius we've been reading about or that the changes he brought to the human world aren't remarkable. But there are only so many wo...

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    Watch Episode 1 Of New Comedy Web Series "The Married Bachelor"

    Continuing the S&A web series kick... here's another one for you all to watch and comment on. It's called The Married Bachelor, a relationship comedy that comes from writer/producer/director Marquis Smalls. 

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    Watch Now! Lanre Olabisi's Award-Winning Drama "August The First"

    If you haven't had a chance to check out filmmaker Lanre Olabisi's award-winning drama August The First, here's your chance!

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    10 Questions With Leila Djansi ("Sinking Sands," "Ties That Bind")

    And the beat goes on... Installment number 6 of the S&A "10 Questions With A Black Filmmaker" series... catch up with the first 5 if you need to: Barry Jenkins HERE, Seith Mann HERE, Victoria Mahoney HERE, Rodney Evans HERE, and Ava DuVernay HERE...

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    Indie Movies, Mainstream Marketing: Who Wins?

    It's become popular to place indie movies within trojan-horse marketing campaigns. By making them look bigger than they are, sometimes they emerge to conquer audiences ­-- and sometimes the audience turns on them.

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    Werner Herzog Talks Teaching Lock-Picking, Being A Living Legend And 'Into The Abyss'

    There are few filmmakers who have become as legendary – literally – as Werner Herzog. He’s not just the creator of dozens of ambitious, wildly different, incredibly accomplished films; he’s a guy who got shot while conducting an interview on camera, and then just a few days later pulled Joaquin Phoe...

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    Hollywood Home Movies: The Final Frontier

    Film archivists and documentary filmmakers have come to value home movies as a valuable document of 20th century American life. But when those 8mm or 16mm films were taken by (and of) famous figures in Hollywood history it piques the curiosity of movie nuts like me. At last year’s TCM Classic ...

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    The Queen Hussy Chronicles w/ Pete Chatmon: Issue VI

    It's been a couple of weeks since the last chronicle. Things have been nicely hectic around Double7 as we were finishing a campaign featuring the Porsche 911 GTS Cabriolet (awesome car!) and editing Queen Hussy Episode 2, "But, We're Neighbors".

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