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    Audiences Want Their VOD: Can Netflix Save the Home Entertainment Business?

    A report by the Digital Entertainment Group released Sunday claims that subscription VOD services, led by Netflix, have buoyed Hollywood’s home entertainment sector to such a degree that revenue is actually up for the first time in five years, according to a Paid Content article by Daniel Fran...

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    Chris Marker Remembered With a Secret Photo, From Telluride Film Festival's Tom Luddy

    In recognizance of Chris Marker's passing today at 91, writer Steven Rosen contacted Telluride Film Festival co-director Tom Luddy for a remembrance of the notoriously press-shy filmmaker. What he got was something more. -- Indiewire Staff

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    New Images From 'Seven Psychopaths' Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell & Christopher Walken

    Martin McDonagh, the director of "In Bruges," has a new pitch-black comedy called "Seven Psychopaths" starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell and Christopher Walken, and co-starring Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, Tom Waits, Olga Kurylenko and Zeljko Ivanek (who starred in McDonagh's amazing Broadway p...

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    Will Iran Pull "The Paternal House" from Venice Film Fest?

    Iranian filmmaker Kianush Ayyari's new film "The Paternal House" -- which is slated to have its premiere at the Venice Film Festival next month -- has been ensnared in political controversy that may prevent it from being screened. According to one report, Alireza Sajjadpur, from Ir...

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    Nelsan Ellis ('True Blood') Gets Behind The Camera For Feature Doc 'Damn Wonderful'

    Nelsan Ellis is also a director for those who weren't already aware; last year, we featured an ambitious short film he directed titled Page 36, which I saw at the ABFF last summer, and was impressed by. 

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    'The Championship Rounds' Tells Tale Of Deaf African American Boxer & Single Father, After Tragic Events

    This looks like a worthwhile project to contribute to, if you can.

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    'The Internship' Signs Up John Goodman, Aasif Mandvi & Eric Andre

    The last time Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn teamed up was for 2005’s “Wedding Crashers,” and since then there have been few films they've done individually that matched that effort comedically. But, the two actors are reuniting for Shawn Levy’s “The Internship,&rdquo...

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    Wolfe Video Acquires DVD/VOD Rights to Outfest Winner 'The Wise Kids'

    The award-winning coming-of-age drama "The Wise Kids," will hit VOD this Novemeber and land on DVD shelves next January via Wolfe Video. A winner at Outfest where it won the Grand Jury Award for Outstanding U.S. Narrative Feature, the film centers on three teenage friends as they deal with...

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    Caption This: A Bearded & Mohawked Anthony Mackie On George Tillman Jr.'s 'Inevitable Defeat' Set

    Shooting is underway in Brooklyn, NYC for George Tillman Jr.'s The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete, which stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jennifer Hudson, Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, and Jeffrey Wright, in a drama that sees Jennifer Hudson as ...

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    More 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Nonsense: Fox May "Allow" Marc Webb To Direct It, If He Signs A Two-Picture Deal

    It might not have lived up to the grosses of the Sam Raimi films (it lags nearly $100 million behind "Spider-Man 3" domestically, and more than the same amount behind "Spider-Man 2" internationally), but even so, Sony have to be pretty happy about "The Amazing Spider-Man." In a competitive summer, t...

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