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    SeaWorld Says 'Blackfish' is 'Propaganda.' The Filmmakers Say They Want a Public Debate.

    Back in July, SeaWorld attempted some spin control -- responding to Gabriela Cowperthwaite's documentary "Blackfish" with a list of 8 problems they had with the film. They're back on the offensive with "The Truth About Blackfish."

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    BAFTA Nods Recognize Women Directors and Female Protagonists

    Among the BAFTA nominees are films by several women directors: Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant," Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda," Gabriela Cowperthwaite's "Blackfish," and Jennifer Lee's "Frozen."

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    Why 2013 Was a Banner Year For Documentaries, And 2014 Looks Even Better

    "A banner year for documentary" is what you’re likely to have read in more than a few year-end overviews in recent weeks, and not without reason: 2013 was a great year for documentaries, though also one that drew attention to the ways in which our (mis)use of that word tends to shape and shift our e...

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    The 15 Highest Grossing Indie Documentaries of 2013

    Here's a chart of 2013's the highest grossing documentaries, led by Morgan Neville's "20 Feet From Stardom," which was released by RADiUS-TWC (and is now the distributor's highest grossing film ever).

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    Indiewire's Top 10 Stories of 2013: 'Blackfish' and Madonna Enrage (For Very Different Reasons), 'Nymphomaniac' Shocks & More

    2013 was Indiewire's biggest year yet, so we thought we'd share with our readers the top ten stories that contributed to our banner performance. The results might surprise you.

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    Where to Stream Ten of the Year's Best Films

    It's late-December so all you'll be hearing for the next few months will be "12 Years a Slave" this and "Gravity" that -- but there were other great movies made in 2013 too, you know. And you can stream ten of them now on Netflix, Amazon and Fandor.

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    Makers of 'The Cove' Respond to SeaWorld's 'Blackfish' Ad: We Don't Buy It

    But the Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS) – an organization made up of individuals responsible for the 2009 Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove" is circulating a rebuttal to SeaWorld's claims regarding the accusations made in 'Blackfish.'

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    SeaWorld Goes on Defensive, Again, Taking Out Full Page Ads to Defend Itself Against 'Blackfish'

    The Oscar-shortlisted "Blackfish," the directorial debut of Gabriela Cowperthwaite that debuted at this year's Sundance Film Festival, has provoked a strong response since its theatrical release and widely watched CNN broadcast.

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    Joe Swanberg Ranks 'All Is Lost,' 'Pain & Gain,' 'Short Term 12' & 'The Spectacular Now' In Best Films Of 2013 List

    Okay, time to wash out the bitter taste from Rex Reed's Worst Films Of 2013 list and get back to the good stuff. The latest person to weigh in with their thoughts on the year in movies is prolific and passionate filmmaker Joe Swanberg. Even though he dropped two movies in 2013—"Drinking Buddies" and...

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