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    When Movie Outlets Become TV Networks, Indie Filmmakers Lose Out

    In September, I wrote an article for Indiewire about how Netflix was shutting out smaller independent films from its service, abandoning its indie roots in order to become an even bigger media player. "Is Netflix cutting off its long tail," I also asked on this blog. I consider the stor...

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    Elle Fanning Says 'Twixt' Like Making A "Homemade Movie" At Francis Ford Coppola's House

    Since the release of Sofia Coppola's “Somewhere,” Elle Fanning has become one of Hollywood’s most in-demand young actresses, thanks to a combination of natural beauty and a wholesome and unaffected screen presence. Speaking to The Playlist during press rounds for Cameron C...

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    Watch: Wong Kar-Wai's Charles Bukowski Inspired Ad For Shu Uemura Cosmetics

    While Wong Kar-Wai is no stranger to directing commericals, having helmed spots for brands as diverse as Motorola, BMW, Orange France, Lancome Paris and Dior, we have to say even this is a bit of a surprise. Granted, this has been in the works for a while but it's the first we've heard of it...

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    'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' Will Arrive One Day Earlier On December 20th, Starting At 7 PM

    Considering the glut of movies being released over the holidays next week, we’re surprised more of them aren’t looking to give themselves a little distance before the next highly-anticipated picture comes crushing through their gate.

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    Matt Damon & Cameron Crowe Respond To David Denby's Comments About 'We Bought A Zoo'

    New Yorker critic David Denby doesn't seem to making many friends this month. In the midst of tangling with Scott Rudin over his embargo breaking "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" review, in an email to the producer, he tried to rationalize his decision to run his article early by throwing another b...

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    Producer Kathleen Kennedy Says Flawed Third Act Of 'Tell No One' Encouraged Her To Take On Remake With Ben Affleck

    There's been a spree of remakes of perfectly good foreign films -- from the Swedish "Let the Right One In " to "Let Me In," to the (again) Swedish "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" to David Fincher's new version -- so you might well ask: why do we need any more of these?

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    No Surprises In Nominations Announcement For 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Hot off the presses... no real surprises here. These awards lists all just start to blend together for me... just once, I'd love to see one that blows up the predictability of the season. Maybe when I come up with my own list, I'll do just that.

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    More Images From Sundance Opener 'Wish You Were Here' Starring Joel Edgerton & Teresa Palmer

    After conquering Park City with "Animal Kingdom" two years ago, several members of the Blue Tongue Films gang are set to return to the snowy city once again next month for Kieran Darcy-Smith's directorial debut, "Wish You Were Here," which will also serve as the festival's opening night film premier...

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    Kaya Scodelario Replaces Rooney Mara For Indie-Drama 'Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes'

    Just yesterday, we reported that current "it girl" Rooney Mara had amicably split with "Tanner Hall" co-helmer Francesca Gregorini for her next feature, "Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes," as she had grown too old for the part of the 17 year old lead. Variety now...

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    Here's the First 2012 Berlin Film Festival Lineup: Generation Youth Programs

    The 2012 Berlinale has announced the program for its Generation programs, Generation Kplus, which is for films featuringyoung children; and Generation 14plus, which stars actors age 14 and up.

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