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    FX Developing Charlie Kaufman-Penned Series 'How & Why,' Greenlit Coen Brothers-Produced 'Fargo' Series

    While the name HBO has become synonymous with quality television, the last few years have seen rival network FX catch up in a big way. The network might only be on basic cable, and it might air the terrible Charlie Sheen vehicle "Anger Management," but in "Justified," "Archer" and "The Americans," i...

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    Factory 25 Acquires Andrew Semans' Tribeca Debut 'Nancy, Please'

    Part cringingly distressful comedy, part taut dramatic thriller, "Nancy, Please," the debut film of director Andrew Seman, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival last year (you can read our review here). Starring relative newcomer Will Rogers and Eleonore Hendricks ("The Dish and the Spoon") as his titu...

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    Millennium Entertainment Partners with Gravitas Ventures for VOD Distribution

    A relatively new force among independent distributors, Millennium Entertainment was formed in 2010 and is poising for a breakout year to follow up last year's notable releases like Richard Linklater's "Bernie" and Lee Daniel's "The Paperboy." This year they're receiving additional backing in the for...

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    Watch: New Poster & Trailer For Re-Release Of Harold Lloyd's Silent Classic 'Safety Last!'

    You already know the iconic image of Harold Lloyd hanging on the arm of a clock for dear life, way up high on the side of a building, as traffic races below. But you may not be familiar with "Safety Last!" the hilarious, silent film classic that moment comes from. Thankfully, Janus Films are bringin...

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    Batch Of New Pics & Featurettes Take You Into Tom Cruise's 'Oblivion'

    Whatever your feelings are about “Oblivion,” it must be nice to know it’s finally coming out in a few weeks. Doesn’t it feel like trailers for “Oblivion” have been in theaters for a long time now? Tom Cruise reminiscing about the last great Super Bowl on Earth, Morgan Freeman lighting up a cigar, te...

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    Peabody Award Winners Include Switched At Birth, Girls, Southland

    The Peabody Awards announced the winners for their 72nd annual awards. The Peabody Awards recognize "distinguished achievement and meritorious service by broadcasters, cable and Webcasters, producing organizations, and individuals." They recognize all forms of media--including those produced for an ...

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    Watch: Colin Firth Golfs & Loves In Trailer For 'Arthur Newman' Starring Emily Blunt

    Outside of “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and the upcoming “Gambit,” Colin Firth has been missing from the big screen since picking up a Best Actor Oscar for his work in “The King’s Speech.” But he can soon be seen in the upcoming “Arthur Newman” alongside Emily Blunt. And the first trailer for the fil...

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    Watch: Roman Coppola & Jason Schwartzman Ponder the Least Romantic Valentine in Short Film Made on Vine

    Amidst six-second snippets of blurry concert footage and showcases of your latest meal, the mobile app Vine has infected the film industry with a vengeance. The results have been severely mixed: Oscilloscope "released" their David Cross comedy "It's A Disaster" on Vine last month as part of a promo ...

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    Stanley Kubrick Pal Dismisses 'Room 237' Theories, Armond White Says Film Is "End Of Cinephilia"

    Some details from within a film production serve to heighten the project's legend overall: the genius of “Jaws” only increased when the film's original gameplan -- a fully functional shark -- failed to manifest itself for Steven Spielberg and co. But the opposite has been true with Stanley Kubrick's...

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    Deadline Approaches for Film Independent's Fall 2013 Screenwriting Lab

    The deadline for Film Independent's Screenwriting Lab is fast approaching. By Monday, April 1st, writers may submit a feature-length narrative screenplay for consideration in this five week program in LA.

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