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    Hollywood Machine Generated $47 Billion for LA County in 2011

    A report issued Friday by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. finds that Hollywood was able to generate $47 billion in economic output in L.A. county in 2011, accounting for 8.4% of the area's total output.

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    'Transformers 4' Eyeing China Production to Maximize Franchise Box Office

    Mark Wahlberg will be the new leading man in Michael Bay's "Transformers 4," and the production may have its sights set on mainland China for this installment of the testosterone-fueled franchise.

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    Watch: Melissa McCarthy & Sandra Bullock Feel 'The Heat' In Trailer For New Comedy From 'Bridesmaids' Director Paul Feig

    What happens when a fussy, by-the-books FBI agent teams up with a street-wise, rule-bending Boston cop? Hilarity, we suppose, but you can see for yourself as the first trailer for "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig's "The Heat" is here.

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    Criterion Collection Announces February Lineup; 'On the Waterfront,' Dardennes and More

    Criterion Collection Announces February Lineup; 'On the Waterfront,' Dardennes and More

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    Quentin Tarantino Reveals He Was Offered 'Green Lantern,' Says Spielberg Gave Him Career Advice After 'Grindhouse'

    While some filmmakers can difficult, evasive or coy during interviews, Quentin Tarantino has always been more than happy to generously share his thoughts with journalists and fans. And no surprise that his recent interview for Playboy has already yieleded some interesting nuggets about his own caree...

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    The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Announces Ambassador Omari Hardwick & 2013 Dates

    A big week of announcements for Omari Hardwick. 

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    'Kick Ass' & 'X-Men' Scribe Goldman to Pen Burton's 'Pinocchio'

    Screenwriter Jane Goldman, who in the last five years has penned "Kick Ass," "X Men: First Class" and "The Woman in Black," will reportedly next script Tim Burton's "Pinocchio."

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    PUMA & BRITDOC Name Most Impactful Doc; Give 50,000 Euro Award

    Earlier this week in a gala event in Berlin, PUMA and BRITDOC have given the PUMA.Creative Impact award for Julia Bacha's "Budrus," recognizing it as the film released in the past two years that has made the most significant positive social or environmental impact. "Budrus tells ...

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    Exclusive: Oscilloscope Laboratories Releasing Slamdance Winner 'Welcome To Pine Hill'

    Always eclectic, individual and interesting, Oscilloscope Laboratories has unveiled a slate of films this year that has included everything from the beautiful, 70mm wonder "Samsara," LCD Soundsystem's farewell "Shut Up And Play The Hits," Todd Louiso's tender "Hello I Must Be Going," Andrea Arnold's...

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    'Informant' and 'Radioman' Win Top Prizes As 3rd Annual DOC NYC Closes

    Following a week of over 100 films and events, the third edition of the ever-growing DOC NYC Festival came to a close Thursday night with a Closing Night screening of Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon's "The Central Park Five." But before the screening, Artistic Director Thom P...

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