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    China Resolves Flowers of War Producers vs. Theaters Impasse

    Tensions between theaters and studios are not only riding high in Hollywood. The Chinese government has intervened to resolve a conflict between the producers of "Flowers of War," the most expensive movie ever made in China, and exhibitors, who fought against a steep ticket price hike, rep...

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    Jamie Chung Gives Details On RZA's Upcoming Directorial Debut "The Man With The Iron Fists"

    We've given you tidbits here and there on the martial arts, action flick The Man With The Iron Fists, the soon-to-be-released directorial debut of the RZA.  Recently, Pam Grier described her character and now actress Jamie Chung, who also co-stars in it, gives us some details on this highly...

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    "The Strange Thing About The Johnsons" Director Ari Aster Talks To Shadow & Act About His Provocative & Controversial Short Film

    A little over a week ago, Shadow and Act introduced many readers to a short film that had the internet abuzz with all types of mixed emotions.  It seemed that most who viewed director Ari Aster's The Strange Thing About The Johnsons had a strong reaction to it, and a personal opinion regard...

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    Newt Gingrich: Indie Movie Mogul?

    I don't think Newt Gingrich will become the next president of the United States, but could he be the first great right-wing film mogul and G.O.P. propagandist? Gingrich's brushes with indie documentary filmmaking have always interested me, as have most conservative's ill-fated attempt...

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    Michael Apted Will Replace Ailing Curtis Hanson For Last Few Weeks Of Surfing Drama 'Of Men And Mavericks'

    It’s hard to tell if a filmmaker is in 'Director Jail' or if he just doesn’t feel like working. After the critical and commercial misfire “Lucky You,” Curtis Hanson (“L.A. Confidential,” “Wonder Boys,” “8 Mile”) didn’t have mu...

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    Tribeca Film Festival Names Frederic Boyer Artistic Director; Geoff Gilmore to Take 'Active Programming Role'

    The Tribeca Film Festival has overhauled its programming structure, naming former Directors' Fortnight head Frederic Boyer to the position of artistic director, with TFF programmer Genna Terranova promoted to director of programming.

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    11 Stories You Might Have Missed This Thanksgiving Weekend

    In case you were away this weekend from your computer enjoying American Thanksgiving, get caught up on all you missed by checking out some of the top stories published over the past four days on Indiewire and the blog network. Holiday Indie Box Office: "Marilyn," "Dangerous Metho...

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    Contest Giveaway: 'Our Idiot Brother' DVD & Signed Soundtrack

    Creating a sensation in January at Sundance, the star studded ensemble comedy "Our Idiot Brother" found a fan in Harvey Weinstein who quickly snatched up the film, marking one of the highest profile buys at the festival. The Weinstein Company didn't waste a moment in getting it to thea...

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    Watch: Bruce McDonald Directed Video For "Brutal Hearts" By Bedouin Soundclash Ft. Coeur De Pirate

    There are few other directors -- Canadian or otherwise -- to whom music plays such a key ingredient in their work than Bruce McDonald. Joining the select ranks of folks like Cameron Crowe, Wes Anderson and Quentin Tarantino (though with an much more mixed output) McDonald's films are as identifi...

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