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    Indie Movies, Mainstream Marketing: Who Wins?

    It's become popular to place indie movies within trojan-horse marketing campaigns. By making them look bigger than they are, sometimes they emerge to conquer audiences ­-- and sometimes the audience turns on them.

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    Rachel Korine (Yes, Harmony’s Wife) Joins ‘Spring Breakers’

    No one wants to admit it, but we all saw “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.” Remember that moment where you saw a line-up of “The Women That Jay Calls ‘Bitches?’” It was Ali Larter, Shannon Elizabeth, Eliza Dushku and…some nobody. Well, the fourth woman was K...

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    Trailer Watch UK: The Iron Lady Shows a Fierce Meryl Streep, May Screen Too Late for New York Critics

    The latest UK Trailer for Phyllida Lloyd's "The Iron Lady" showcases a pearl-bedecked Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, the first and only woman to serve as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. As one of the most powerful and influential women of the 20th century, Thatcher bat...

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    Barry Pepper Joins ‘Broken City’ with Mark Wahlberg & ‘Snitch’ With Dwayne Johnson

    For a minute back in May of 2000, it looked like Barry Pepper’s career was on life support after starring as Jonnie Goodboy Tyler in the stillborn L. Ron Hubbard sci-fi mega-flop “Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000.” In the years since, John Travolta’s career has...

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    "The Hunger Games" Gets A Full Trailer... And I Still Have No Interest In Seeing The Flick

    I'm probably in the minority when I say I have so little interest in seeing this. I've seen enough of these broadly-categorized "white teenager in mythical worlds adventure" flicks; I saw the last 2 Harry Potter movies, and I've had my fill for awhile.

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    Here Are Nine Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend

    In case you were away from your computer this weekend, get caught up on what you missed by checking out nine of the top stories published over the past two days on Indiewire and the blog network. Indie Box Office: Lars von Trier's "Melancholia Debuts Strong Lars von Trier's "...

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    Sony Lands TV Rights To David Fincher & Kevin Spacey's 'House Of Cards'; Will Air After Netflix Run

    It's remarkable how quickly things change in the media world. Back this spring, Netflix were throwing their weight around, making television studios scared by acquiring the rights to "House Of Cards," the forthcoming series from producers David Fincher and Kevin Spacey (with the latter...

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    Watch Don Cheadle Get Frisky In New Full Trailer For "House Of Lies"

    Don Cheadle's new dark comedy TV series for the Showtime network, titled House Of Lies (based on the book House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn) stars 

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel'

    Though he's most recently responsible for producing SyFy originals like "Dinoshark" and "Dinocroc vs. Supergator," Roger Corman has a legacy that would make most producers in Hollywood jealous. Not only has he produced more than 300 features (almost all of them profitable) bu...

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