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    A Hijacking

    What can you say about a thriller that seems absolutely real, so convincing it might be a cinema verité-style documentary?

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    Buzzy Indie Documentaries 'Blackfish,' 'Code Black' and 'The New Black' -- Which Is Which? (TRAILERS)

    Yes, it's true. We keep getting confused by three similar-sounding documentaries in the indiesphere right now: "Code Black," "The New Black" and "Blackfish." They each deal with vital but very different subjects (the LA County Hospital emergency room, assumptions about homophobia in the African-Amer...

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    Beatles Documentary 'Good ol' Freda' Acquired by Magnolia Pictures

    Magnolia Pictures has snagged North American distribution rights to Ryan White's "Good ol' Freda," a documentary that tells the unsung story of Freda Kelly, The Beatles' secretary. Magnolia plans to release the film theatrically later this year.

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    Magnolia Snaps Up Joe Swanberg's SXSW Hit 'Drinking Buddies'

    Magnolia Pictures has taken North American rights to Joe Swanberg's hilarious and sharply observant relationship comedy "Drinking Buddies," which had its premiere at SXSW on March 9.

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    Magnolia Pictures Picks Up Lynn Shelton's Touchy Feely

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the world-wide distribution rights to Lynn Shelton's Touchy Feely.

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    Magnolia Acquires Sundance and SXSW Music Doc 'Muscle Shoals'

    Magnolia Pictures likes docs. The indie distributor has acquired US rights to Greg "Freddy" Camalier's Sundance entry "Muscle Shoals," a documentary about the Alabama Muscle Shoals recording studio that spawned some of the greatest records of all time. Produced by Stephen Badger and Camalier, the fi...

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    U.S. Rights to Scandinavian Deep Sea Diving Thriller 'Pioneer' Go to Magnolia Pictures

    Today in Berlin, TrustNordisk and Magnolia Pictures announced that Magnolia has bought the US distribution rights to Erik Skjoldbærg's Norwegian thriller "Pioneer."

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    Magnolia Gets Into Bed With Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'

    The limited theatrical/VOD model is more and more gaining prominence as way to take on challenging or smaller scale films and have them find an audience where a regular multiplex release might see it get buried. We've seen "Margin Call" and "Arbitrage" become success stories,...

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    Watch: Rupert Grint in Trailer for World War 2 Drama 'Into the White'

    Take a look at the trailer for the new Magnolia Pictures release, "Into the White," starring Stig Henrik Hoff, David Kross, Florian Lukas, Lachlan Nieboer and "Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint.

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    Magnolia Nabs Justin Long's New Comedy 'Best Man Down'

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to "Best Man Down," a new comedy from writer/director Ted Koland starring Justin Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine, Addison Timlin and Frances O'Connor.

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