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    Jonathan Levine To Direct Feature Film Version Of Acclaimed Documentary 'Brooklyn Castle'

    Jonathan Levine is spending February lining up project after project. This summer, he's reteaming with his "50/50" stars Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt to shoot a Christmas comedy, he's got a TV series based on the life Nas called "Street Dreams" cooking, and he's also in the mix to direct Marv...

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    Sony Pictures Puts 'Brooklyn Castle' Scripted Feature Remake In Motion - Sets Screenwriters

    Sony Pictures Puts 'Brooklyn Castle' Scripted Feature Remake In Motion - Sets Screenwriters

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: 'Bitchcraft,' a School Tragedy and Neil LaBute's First Series

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Eastbound and Down," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    The Top 10 Indies to Watch on VOD This February

    This month on VOD: A timely fantasy starring indie darling Juno Temple; a family drama starring "The Sessions"' John Hawkes; an Alex Karpovsky double feature; the directorial debut from Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl; the latest from odd-ball writer-director-musician Quentin Dupieux ...

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    'Brooklyn Castle,' 'The Waiting Room' Set to Air on PBS This Fall

    PBS has for years now been providing a significant platform for independent films with series "POV" and "Independent Lens," which broadcast docs nationally to audiences who might not normally get a chance to find them given the current realities of theatrical releases these days....

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    Watch: Director and Star of 'Brooklyn Castle' Promote Indie Doc on 'The Daily Show'

    "Brooklyn Castle," the acclaimed documentary revolving around how chess acts as an unlikely inspiration for an inner-city school, found a way to expand on the already positive word of mouth garnered following its October 19th release: An appearance on "The Daily Show."

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    Weekend Preview: Awards Contender 'The Sessions,' Tyler Perry's Rotten 'Alex Cross'

    This weekend, you can see Tyler Perry's attempt at movie-stardom (sans the Medea drag getup) in "Alex Cross," which is being slaughtered by critics...

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    In Theaters: 'The Sessions' Hopes 'Nobody Walks' Over To 'Holy Motors,' While 'Alex Cross' Is A Whole New Kind Of 'Paranormal Activity'

    First off: big thanks to Katie for taking over last week! In that spirit of camaraderie, we suggest you round up a few friends and head out to the multiplex (or art house; we're not picky). You’re in for a round of scares, laughs, tears, and karate chops to the face. Also, Tyler Perry appears on scr...

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    Out This Week: From 'Brooklyn Castle' to 'Tai Chi,' 6 Reviews of New Releases

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every new indie release (and, in certain cases, studio films). Specific release dates and distributor information follow each review.

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    Review: Kids Are King In Winning Chess Doc 'Brooklyn Castle'

    It is often said that soccer is the world's game, because all you need is a ball, and anybody -- of any race or class or social standing -- can play. But if there was a close second, chess could arguably fill that slot. All you need is a board and someone to play with and you're good to go, and ther...

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