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    How Sony Pictures Classics Picked Up Four Pictures at Sundance

    As Amazon and Netflix disrupt indie distribution models, Michael Barker and Tom Bernard's specialty distributor SPC is steady as they go.

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    How This Year's Pack of Holiday Openers Impacts the Oscar Race

    It isn't unusual for a handful of films with Oscar hopes to open last-minute around Christmas, sometimes in just a few theaters. But this year more significant awards contenders than usual are heading for the big screen. How they fare could impact their awards momentum.

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    Sony Pictures Classics' Secrets: 'Mr. Turner' Opens Competition, First of Five Cannes Entries (TRAILERS)

    Sony Pictures Classics is always one of the big North American buyers at Cannes. This year they're taking five movies to the Riviera festival--and plan to buy a few more. We find out some of their secrets for survival.

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    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires The Who Doc 'Lambert & Stamp'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired The Who founding story "Lambert & Stamp," which debuted well at Sundance 2014. SPC will handle the release of cinematographer-turned-director James D. Cooper’s debut documentary in multiple territories.

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    Sony Classics to Release Zhang Yimou's Latest, 'Coming Home'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American, Latin American, Australian and New Zealand rights to Zhang Yimou's latest "Coming Home," starring Gong Li. This marks the company's whopping twelfth collaboration with Yimou (best known for "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers"). "Coming Home" is cu...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Shortlisted Foreign Oscar Contender 'The Notebook'

    As expected, frequent foreign Oscar distributor Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the North American rights to World War II drama "The Notebook," the shortlisted Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Scenes with Alex Gibney at His Jigsaw Productions

    It’s not just productivity but prescient subject matter that marks Alex Gibney’s work as a director. His Lance Armstrong portrait “The Armstrong Lie” opens Friday; “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” was released in July. Last year, Gibney directed “Park Avenue: Money Power & the American Dre...

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    India Snubs Fest Hit 'The Lunchbox,' Submits 'The Good Road' for Oscar

    I was rooting for India to submit Ritesh Batra’s Sony Pictures Classics pick-up "The Lunchbox," a warm Mumbai romance starring Irrfan Khan that cut a swath on the festival circuit from Cannes to Telluride and Toronto.

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