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    10 Movies That Might Sell Big at Cannes 2013

    For buyers at the festival, the question is less about the quality of various movies and more about their marketability.

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    Jude Law Joins Kevin Macdonald's Submarine Thriller 'Black Sea'

    It's cool if you forgot about this project, because we pretty much did too. While Kevin Macdonald's last feature was 2011's "The Eagle," he hasn't slowed down for a moment, delivering the crowdsourced "Life In A Day" around the same time and "Marley" last year, with his next film "How I Live Now" st...

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    Dear Reggae Fans: You Can Host a Screening of 'Marley'

    Gathr, a pioneer company in movies on demand programming, announced that they will allow fans to bring the critically-acclaimed documentary "Marley" to their local movie venue. "Marley" explores the rich life of Bob Marley, a towering influence in music history. The film was made with unprecedented ...

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    Ziggy Marley Talks Bob, 'Marley' and Marijuana

    "The Last King of Scotland" director Kevin Macdonald's epic-length documentary "Marley" (it clocks in at well over two hours) is the definitive look at the singular influence of Bob Marley in the realms of politics, music, and, of course, weed consumption. Fresh off of screening at SXSW and slated f...

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    Director Kevin Macdonald Talks The Long Road To Making His Documentary 'Marley,' And Why It's The Opposite Of 'Senna'

    Talking about icons can take a while, especially when you're tasked with an international icon like Bob Marley, whose face and music are synonymous with Jamaica, reggae and college dorms. Kevin Macdonald's new documentary, "Marley," takes nearly two hours to explore the culture and relationships tha...

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    'Marley' Doc First-Ever to Stream Simultaneously on Facebook with Theatrical Premiere April 20

    Stir it up! Kevin Macdonald's "Marley" will be the first ever film to stream on Facebook simultaneously with its theatrical and VOD debut on April 20.

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    Kevin Macdonald Lining Up Submarine B-Movie 'Black Sea'; Still Looking For Male Lead For 'How I Live Now' With Saoirse Ronan

    Pop quiz: when was the last great movie set on a submarine? You had to think about that one for a little bit didn't you? Well, at any rate, it's certainly been a while since a filmmaker has gone underwater into the cluttered environment of a submarine, but Kevin Macdonald hopes to do just th...

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    Berlinale 2012 Review: Reverence Outweighs Insight In Kevin Macdonald's 2 1/2 Hour 'Marley' Documentary

    A long film detailing a tragically short life, on paper, Kevin MacDonald's Bob Marley documentary "Marley" has more than enough of a pedigree to justify its 2 1/2 hour running time. After all, it's a biopic of one of the most influential and evergreen musical pioneers of all time, being brought to u...

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    At 2.5 Hours, Does Kevin MacDonald's Doc 'Marley' Add Really Anything New to the Rastafarian's Tale?

    The best sequence in "Marley," Kevin Macdonald's sprawling, two-and-a-half-hour chronicle of Bob Marley's legacy, arrives at the very end. While the credits roll, Macdonald shows Marley fans around the world singing his greatest hits. The diverse cultures and appearances, united by...

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    Magnolia Announces Acquisition Of Kevin MacDonald's 'Marley' On The Birthday Of The Reggae Legend; Film Will Hit On 4/20

    Well done, Magnolia marketing team. On the birthday of legendary artist Bob Marley, the distribution shingle has announced the acquisition of Kevin MacDonald's documentary "Marley" which will now premiere in theaters and on VOD and digital platforms on April 20th. Yep, that's ...

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