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    "The Slender Thread" and "Up Tight!" Coming Out On Blu-ray DVD In October

    They keep saying that the DVD format is on its last legs and yet they still keep coming out with very interesting and worthwhile releases and especially older catalog studio titles (most of which are new to DVD) and for which there is still obviously a significant demand for.

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    Call For Filmmaker Submissions For BronzeLens 2012 (Deadline Imminent)

    More from the black film festival frontier... for all you filmmakers:

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    'Metropolis,' 'The General,' 'The Blue Angel' & More From Kino Lorber Now Free on Hulu

    As of Thursday, fans of Kino Lorber’s eclectic catalog can now watch its movies and shorts for free on Hulu.

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    Watch: Astonishing First Full Trailer For Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'

    Does the overt happiness from the first two teaser trailers make you feel shame? Do the films of Paul Thomas Anderson make you unduly excited? Do you enjoy the performances of Joaquin Phoenix beyond all reasonable health? Does Philip Seymour Hoffman make your pupils dilate? Do you get o...

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    'The Double Life of Zhane Rain' (Drama Centered On Deaf Character Of African Descent Made By Deaf Filmmaker)

    A fundraising campaign from my inbox... I figured I'd let her tell her own story, with everything else you need to know underneath:

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    More Chinese Independent Film Available in the U.S. as Icarus Films Acquires Rights to dGenerate Films Catalog

    The news has lately been full of deals that will bring more American movies to China, one of the fastest-growing entertainment markets. But a new collaboration between Icarus Films and dGenerate Films promises to make more independent Chinese films available to American audiences.

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    Claire Denis To Shoot New Feature 'The Bastards' Next Month, Vincent Lindon & Chiara Mastroianni To Star

    When the members of The Playlist like to get our foreign film art house mojo working, there are few filmmakers as consistently rewarding as Claire Denis. As we outlined in our retrospective a couple years back, her body of work is impressive, with a number of distinct, individual films that are...

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    'Dancing With The Stars' Alum William Levy Taking The Lead In Tyler Perry's Next

    Things that make you go hmm... 

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    Double Duty: Kenneth Branagh To Play The Villain & Direct The Untitled Jack Ryan Reboot With Chris Pine

    Well, this is an interesting development. While we have to admit, the prospect of another Jack Ryan movie initially didn't thrill us, this bit of news has certainly raised our interest, adding an interesting element to the film that will find recently signed director Kenneth Branagh doing d...

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    Watch: Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis Mix It Up In New Trailer For 'The Campaign'

    Listen, we know Warner Bros. has been busy with "The Dark Knight Rises," but that doesn't excuse the marketing for the upcoming "The Campaign" being so...lifeless. Mostly relying on jokey pairs of posters (see the latest here) and, well, that's about it, the film doesn...

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