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    R.I.P. Adam Yauch Of Beastie Boys & Oscilloscope Laboratories (1964-2012)

    Truly heartbreaking news to close off the week, as reports have come in from multiple sources, including TMZ, that Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, has passed away at the age of 47. Yauch was a founding member of the seminal hip-hop group, along with Mike Diamond, Adam Horovitz and Michael S...

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    Oscilloscope President David Fenkel Shifts to Consulting Role; Dan Berger and David Laub Take Over

    Oscilloscope Laboratories president David Fenkel will move into a consulting role, the company announced Thursday, while lieutenants Dan Berger and David Laub will take over all marketing, distribution and acquisitions duties.

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    Oscilloscope Pick Up LCD Soundsystem Doc 'Shut Up And Play The Hits,' Netflix Buy David Tennant Soccer Drama 'United'

    Few thought that when Beastie Boy Adam Yauch set up distribution label Oscilloscope Laboratories to put out his 2008 directorial debut "Gunning For That #1 Spot," it would turn out to be anything other than a vanity side-project. But in fact, the company has evolved over the past four year...

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    Media Watch: No Cameron 'Prometheus' In Sight; Deadline Falls for April Fool's Prank

    Beware of April Fool's announcements. (I loved FoxLA's story about drought-ridden California farmers planting marshmallow trees, below.) While plans to make an Ashton Kutcher/Steve Jobs project appear to be in earnest, Deadline's Mike Fleming did fall for a report that James Cameron wants to direct ...

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    Sundance Selects Says 'Gimme The Loot' For SXSW Winner; Wrekin Hill Finds 'The End Of Love' & Oscilloscope Reaches Enlightenment with 'Samsara'

    The SXSW Film Festival has shuttered its doors for another year, and now news reaches us that the winner of this year's Best Narrative Feature award has found a distributor, as did two other festival favorites from Park City and TIFF.

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    SXSW 2012: Oscilloscope Laboratories Picks Up Climate Change Doc 'Chasing Ice'

    Submarine Entertainment has sold all US rights (minus TV) for Jeff Orlowski's feature documentary "Chasing Ice" to Oscilloscope Laboratories, following the film's screening at SXSW.

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    Fox Searchlight Plays 'The Do-Deca Pentathlon'; Oscilloscope Says 'Hello I Must Be Going'; Lionsgate Likes 'Hummingbird' & SModcast Takes 'Bindlestiffs'

    Some dealmaking has gone down over the past 24 hours, with a handful of indie movies now finding homes and plotting their ways to a screen near you.

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    Oscilloscope Goes for 'The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best'

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to "The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best," which had its U.S. premiere last week at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival after debuting at last year's Toronto International Film Festival. The film marks the debut feat...

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    Oscilloscope Pulls A Criterion, Pick Up Rights To Nicholas Ray's Final Film 'We Can't Go Home Again'

    Also Release New Documentary Don't Expect Too Much'We gotta hand it to Oscilloscope Laboratories. Founded by Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch, it could so easily have become a vanity DVD label without much influence or clout, but it has quickly risen to be strong independent player both theatrically a...

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