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    Prisoner Garth Drabinsky Returns to Work on Day-Parole

    Garth Drabinsky, the Canadian entertainment mogul whose acquisition of American movie theaters in the 1980s sparked the consolidation of exhibition that continues to this day, has been granted day-parole after serving 17 months of a five-year prison sentence in Ontario. The 63-year old Drabinsky, a ...

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    Watch: 1 Hour Documentary On Belle & Sebastian's 'If You're Feeling Sinister' Plus Trailer For Silkworm Doc 'Couldn't You Wait?'

    If you came-of-age in the '90s, you might be feeling a huge wave of nostalgia these days. It seems every act from decade, no matter how small or marginal, is reuniting for tours, reissuing albums and are generally taking one last run at fame. And two more bands from the decade are ready to work ...

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    The Cinema Guild, Distrib Films Join Forces to Release Three Anticipated French Films

    The Cinema Guild has long been a prestigious and quintessential distributor of independent and art house films, handling notable recent releases such as "One Upon a Time in Anatolia," "The Turin Horse," "The Interrupters," "Leviathan," and more. The label can now boast an even more diversely culture...

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    Trailer Watch: Nine for IX

    This totally made my day. As a big women's sports fan here are NINE short films about women's sports directed by women. Executive producer Robin Roberts (who returned to Good Morning America yesterday after a 5 month absence to treat a rare blood disorder) recruited some great film directors...

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    Content Marketing for Filmmakers (Strategies from the Online Marketing Summit)

    We all know by now that we should have a blog about our film, social sites, and YouTube channels, but how should we use these to create compelling content that will actually drive views, likes, and sales of our films? I attended the Online Marketing Summit in San Diego to see what marketing profess...

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    Film Critic Lisa Schwarzbaum on Movies, the Good, Bad and Ugly of Engaging with Readers, and Leaving EW After 22 Years

    When Lisa Schwarzbaum announced earlier this month that she would be leaving Entertainment Weekly, I wrote her asking why. "I'm leaving under the happiest of circumstances," she replied. "22 years is enough for anything, don't you think?"

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    'Blindsided by the Walking Dead' - Actor IronE Singleton Tells His Story In New Autobiography

    Well, that didn't take very long. Or it could have been in the works for a while, before he got killed off the series. Then again, it has been 3 months since he left The Walking Dead.

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    Trailer For 'The Great Hip Hop Hoax' (Faking Your Way To The Top)

    It may not be African Diaspora-focused, but the subject is one that should definitely intrigue us.

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    Lake Bell's Sundance Smash 'In A World...' Goes to Roadside and Sony

    Lake Bell's feature writing-directing debut "In a World..." (winner of Sundance's 2013 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award) has been nabbed by both Roadside Attractions and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. Roadside will handle the U.S. release, while Sony will take on the rest of the world. Bell, be...

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