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    Listen: "100 Black Coffins" By Rick Ross From 'Django Unchained'; Leonardo DiCaprio Worried "Are We Going Too Far"?

    It has been a good week for those eagerly anticipating Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" as a new trailer and soundtrack details dropped for the film (check out our breakdown of what movies those tracks were sourced from). But that's not all, Tarantino himself came out of the editing bay for TH...

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    Why Does David Lynch Think Digital Cinema Is "Pretty Beautiful" for Indie Filmmakers?

    The mercurial David Lynch, who, sadly, has not made a feature for six years, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter while he was in Poland recently to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Plus Camerimage festival.

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    New Details Revealed About Netflix Competitor Redbox Instant -- Subscription Costs, Possible Date of Launch UPDATE

    New details were revealed today about "Redbox Instant by Verizon," Redbox's unwieldy-named, soon-to-be-launched online streaming and DVD service -- and Netflix competitor.

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    CBS Green Lights Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' for TV Series to Air Summer 2013

    CBS has ordered 13 episodes of Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television TV series adaptation of Stephen King's 2009 sci-fi novel "Under the Dome," about a small New England town suddenly and inexplicably sealed off under a gigantic transparent dome. Niels Arden Oplev, who helmed the Swedish version of "...

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    Did the AIDS Doc 'How to Survive a Plague' Force Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch to Have a Change of Heart About ACT UP?

    When David France was in the middle of production of his film "How to Survive a Plague" (Sundance '12 and an IFC Films/Sundance Selects release), which looks at the AIDS activist group ACT UP from its creation and most robust years through to challenges launched by the Treatment Action...

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    Watch: One-Armed Elijah Wood Stars In Video Flying Lotus' "Tiny Tortures" Directed By 'Tron: Legacy' Animator David Lewandowski

    While he'll soon be gracing screens around the world once again as Frodo in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," Elijah Wood has been keen to keep of a diverse array of projects outside the franchise. He's launched his own horror production company and has number of genre flicks on...

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    Sundance 2013: First Look At Danai Gurira In Andrew Dosunmu's 'Ma'George' ('Mother Of George')

    Sundance 2013: First Look At Danai Gurira In Andrew Dosunmu's 'Ma'George' ('Mother Of George')

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    Watch: Trailer For Spike Jonze Co-Directed Skateboarding Video 'Pretty Sweet'

    While Spike Jonze has risen from a music video director to an acclaimed filmmaker, he's never forgotten his roots. He still finds time to produce the "Jackass" movies with his longtime friends, and dips his toes back into the music video world as well from time to time. His love of ska...

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    Anne Chaisson Appointed Executive Director of Hamptons Film Festival

    The Hamptons International Film Festival has appointed Anne Chaisson as its new executive director and promoted director of programming David Nugent to artistic director.

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    Spike Lee & Rik Cordero Team Up For 6-Episode Basketball Doc 'The World Is Watching'

    It's a new online basketball docu-series titled The World Is Watching, narrated by Spike Lee, and directed by Rik Cordero. 

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