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    Chris Rock Explains Why He Prefers Indies to Studio Films

    The "Top Five" writer, director and star spoke with Indiewire about his recent hot-button comments, and why he prefers to work in the independent arena.

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    Watch: Top Film Industry Executives Hash it Out in THR Roundtable

    The Hollywood Reporter got studio moguls and film distributors together for an "uncensored" roundtable on the changing film industry.

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    Paramount Tries New Ticket Tack to Boost 'Interstellar' Sales

    After a solid but less than expected 12-day performance for Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," Paramount Pictures has announced an unusual promotion with AMC Theaters, the second-largest domestic exhibitor, for the rest of its theatrical run.

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    Watch: Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan Rank Rappers In First 'Top Five' Clip

    The first clip from "Top Five" not only amps up the film's awards potential, but also, in doing so, highlights the film's skillful incorporation of cultural criticism into the narrative.

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    'Top Five': Chris Rock's Super Stealth Awards Dark Horse? (Clip)

    Paramount is wasting no time getting Chris Rock's hugely acclaimed Toronto International Film Festival comedy 'Top Five' into theaters. Watch the trailer and a new clip here.

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    'Interstellar' Screenings Launch Upbeat Buzz

    The screenings of Chris Nolan's "Interstellar" have landed. Paramount is keeping press folks under embargo until October 27th--they're allowed to do that if they invite you to an advance screening. (When studios try to control film festival screenings it makes me crazy.)

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    Hot TIFF Buy: Paramount Nabs Chris Rock's 'Top Five' for Over $12.5 Million

    Forget about "Top Five." This is likely to be the number one top deal of the festival.

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    What About That Criterion Release? Paramount Snaps Up Home Video Rights To Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'

    Given The Criterion Collection's longstanding relationship with both IFC Films and director Richard Linklater (they've issued "Slacker" and "Dazed & Confused"), it seemed like a no-brainer that the filmmaker's widely praised "Boyhood" would get the custom treatment. But alas, it's not be (sorry DVD ...

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    Margaret Atwood Talks Adapting 'MaddAddam' Trilogy with Aronofsky and HBO

    Darren Aronofsky's got another flood on his hands after this year's "Noah": he's executive producing an HBO adaptation of Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam trilogy, set in the middle of the 21st century after a so-called Waterless Flood that nearly wipes all of humanity off the planet.

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    Color Version of 'Nebraska' to Show on Epix that Alexander Payne Hoped Would Never Be Seen

    Epix, the multi-platform (premium cable, satellite and streaming) movie company, is showing carefully-crafted promo spots for its initial showings of Alexander Payne's acclaimed "Nebraska" premiering this Sunday night.

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