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    Watch: Jay Z's 10-Minute Short Film/Video 'Picasso Baby' Directed By Mark Romanek

    Inspired by famed performance artist Marina Abramovic, directed by Mark Romanek and an event coordinated through social media...you gotta hand it to Shawn Carter, he knows how to do it right. And the result is "Picasso Baby," the first promo/video/short film from his summer banger Magna Carta Holy G...

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    Watch: Clip From HBO Doc 'Casting By' Illustrates the Importance of the Casting Director

    Finding the right actors to play a part is a task that viewers don't see, but has the invaluable influence and potential to literally make or break a film. In "Casing By," Tom Donahue's new documentary screening as part of the HBO Doc Summer Series, a light is shed on the crucial role of the casting...

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    Casting Directors Take The Spotlight

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the formation of a Casting Directors’ branch, just as HBO is set to debut Tom Donahue’s outstanding documentary "Casting By" on Monday, August 5.

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    Watch: Exclusive Trailer for HBO Doc 'Americans In Bed' Goes Under the Covers to Learn Couples' Bedroom Secrets

    HBO's Summer Series is coming to a close with its final documentary, "Americans in Bed," and that title's no joke. Premiering on Monday, August 12 at 9 ET, director Philippa Robinson asks 10 couples of various ethnicities, religions, class and sexual orientations about their love lives from the comf...

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    Women Directed Documentaries on HBO's Fall Line Up

    HBO announced their Fall 2013 documentary line up and it's ruled by women directed features.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Nina Davenport Documents Her Single Motherhood, Jim Rash Delves Into the Writing Process

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "True Blood," "The Newsroom," "Copper," "Dexter," "Ray Donovan" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Nina Davenport Chronicles Her Decision to Have a Baby on Her Own in HBO's 'First Comes Love'

    When Nina Davenport, the "Operation Filmmaker" director whose new personal doc, "First Comes Love," premieres on HBO tonight at 9pm, gives birth to her son Jasper at age 41, she does so surrounded by an amusingly large group of friends, including the father of the baby. "I didn't expect the hospital...

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    HBO Sets Its Fall Doc Slate, Including Whoopi Goldberg's Moms Mabley Film, Alec Baldwin and James Toback's 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    ESPN isn't the only network announcing its fall doc lineup -- HBO announced its own new set of nonfiction films set to air in the upcoming months today, among them the Alec Baldwin and James Toback Cannes feature "Seduced and Abandoned," Whoopi Goldberg's directorial debut on Moms Mabley" and the Da...

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    HBO Day at TCA: 'Seduced and Abandoned,' Spike Lee & Mike Tyson, Larry David's 'Clear History'

    The buzzing environs of the Television Critics Association (TCA) conference on Thursday provided an eerie and apt setting for filmmaker James Toback to proclaim an epitaph for the moviegoing experience as we knew it: “We’re kidding ourselves if we think theatrical movies are part of the future,” h...

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    TCA: Alec Baldwin and James Toback Talk 'Seduced and Abandoned,' Why Theatrical Exhibition is a 'Quaint, Outdated Medium'

    James Toback was on hand to talk about his HBO documentary "Seduced and Abandoned" at the TCA press tour yesterday, a film about the film biz which was shot at Cannes 2012 and premiered at the festival this year. Alec Baldwin, his collaborator on the film, was not, instead popping in via satellite f...

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