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    FUTURES | "Winter's Bone" Actress Jennifer Lawrence

    The story of a poor girl in the Ozarks tracking down her convict father who put up the family home to make bail might be a tough sell on paper... That is, had the necessary ingredients of good directiion, script and a real tour de force for a lead been absent. Thankfully for "Winter's Bone," which a...

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    UPDATED: iW's Top June Fests: Edinburgh, Frameline, LAFF, and Silverdocs

    indieWIRE's list of the top 50 film festivals in the world includes four which make their debut in June. Browse our festival guide and check out what June has to offer with the following four fests:

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    In the Works: Ross Bros' NOLA, Independence Night, Super-Heroines, LGBT Roadtrip & Tea Leaves

    indieWIRE's production column this week checks in with the Ross Brothers (SXSW 2009 Documentary Jury Winner, "45365") to find out about their new documentary, and profiles four other upcoming projects, including the adaptation of the first major work of a Pulitzer-Prize nominee, a documentary about ...

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    Big Screen | Neil Jordan Returns With Colin Farrell and "Ondine"

    Exactly a month after premiering the film on Xbox, Playstation, Amazon, & Vudu VOD, Magnolia Pictures is releasing Neil Jordan's Colin Farrell-starring "Ondine" in theaters this Friday. Averaging a respectable "B") on criticWIRE, the film - which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival...

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    Small Screen | Burton's "Alice," "The Sun," a Soccer doc, and Paparazzo Profile Find Their Way Home

    Just days after finishing up his stint as Jury President at Cannes, Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" (criticWIRE rating: a notably divided C+) enters the home market on DVD and Blu-Ray. Amazon.com has an exclusive collector's release with framed film cells. In his 3-star review of the disc, touting the DVD/Blu-Ray combo as the best value, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Garrett Conti rates the film high, "Burton's film is not only beautiful to look at, but fantastic in its storytelling." He adds, "Featurettes on the standard and Blu-ray discs look at every aspect of 'Alice in Wonderland,' including stunts, makeup, settings, characters,...

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    Not a Conventional Shoot: Schnack's DNC Doc

    This interview was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 SilverDocs Film Festival. "Convention" hits theaters this Friday.

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    Edinburgh Fest Sets 2010 Slate

    At a press conference at Filmhouse in Edinburgh this morning, Edinburgh International Film Festival Artistic Director Hannah McGill announced the full schedule the 64th edition of the fest, which runs June 16-27. 2010. Overall, the festival will screen 133 features from 34 countries, including 22 World premieres, 12 International premieres, 9 European premieres and 63 UK premieres. Among the World premieres is the Closing Night Gala "Third Star," a British "tragi-comic buddy film" by newcomer Hattie Dalton, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Burke, JJ Feild and Adam Robertson. The EIFF previously announced its Opening Gala, Sylvain Chomet's ...

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    Market Highs and Lows: Considering the Biz Side of Cannes

    In the lobby of iconic Carlton Hotel in Cannes last week an apparently wealthy festival visitor was waiting patiently for someone. After a bit of pacing he found the person he was meeting. It was one of the fake local paparazzi who stalk well-dressed folks while they are walking along the Croisette ...

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    FUTURES | "11/4/08" Director Jeff Deutchman

    When SXSW Film Festival producer Janet Pierson introduced filmmaker Jeff Deutchman's debut doc, "11/4/08" at the fest in March, she said that upon hearing that the young acquisitions executive had made a film, she was immediately curious. Introducing Deutchman at the world premiere, Pierson noted th...

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    12 Must See Films from Cannes '10 (plus five worthy extras)

    For all of the banter that this year's Festival de Cannes was going to be a lackluster one, it was not at all difficult to come up with a dozen new films to spotlight as "Must sees" for in the coming year, in fact there are several bonus titles as well.

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