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    Here Are the New Indies (Hopefully) Playing In a Theater Near You: 'Maniac,' 'Downloaded,' 'Unfinished Song' and More

    Elijah Wood goes on a killing spree, Gemma Arterton teaches choir, and Alex Winter, aka Bill of Bill & Ted, brings us a documentary about filesharing's affect on the music industry. Here's a list of the indies opening this week, with synopses courtesy of the distributors.

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    A Hijacking

    What can you say about a thriller that seems absolutely real, so convincing it might be a cinema verité-style documentary?

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    Review: 'A Hijacking' Is A Detailed, Gripping & Powerful High-Seas Hostage Tale

    As exciting as it can be to be part of the audience at the first public screening of an eagerly anticipated film – the new Paul Thomas Anderson or Terrence Malick, the new Rian Johnson or David O. Russell – perhaps the purest pleasure that can be found is that of a new discovery. Picking something t...

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    The 10 Indie Films You Must See This June

    From William Shakespeare by way of Joss Whedon to Paris Hilton by way of Sofia Coppola (sort of), check out Indiewire's picks for your 10 best options, and then check out June's full calendar, as there are many worthy films that didn't end up making this list (including some studio efforts).

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    The Playlist's 15 Most Anticipated Indie Films Of The Summer

    So perhaps the blockbusting sturm und drang of “Iron Man 3” has you slavering for more KA-BLAMMO, in which case our Most Anticipated Summer Blockbusters is the article for you. If, however, you're already getting a slight tension headache at the prospect of weeks upon interminable weeks of tentpole ...

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    Watch: U.K. Trailer For Danish Thriller 'A Hijacking' From The Writer Of 'The Hunt' & 'Borgen'

    In case you haven't guessed by now, we're pretty big fans around here of "A Hijacking." Our own Oli Lyttelton raved about the picture in his review when he saw it at the Venice Film Festival last summer, and yesterday we exclusively unveiled the U.S. poster for the movie. But for you readers in the ...

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    Contest: Tickets To Screenings At The Film Society Of Lincoln Center & MoMA's 42nd Annual New Directors/New Films Festival

    Hey New Yorkers, how about a nice contest for your Wednesday? We're pretty excited about this one: The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 42nd annual ND/NF (New Directors/New Films) Festival kicks off today, March 20th, and we're giving away pairs of tickets to four excell...

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    Exclusive: U.S. Poster For Acclaimed Danish Thriller 'A Hijacking'

    So, how much did we like Tobias Lindholm's "A Hijacking"? Well, as you'll see in the the exclusive U.S. poster for the film below -- quite a bit. Our own Oli Lyttelton raved about the picture in his review when it premiered at the Venice Film Festival last summer, and soon you'll get to witness for ...

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    Göteborg Interview: Tobias Lindholm On 'A Hijacking,' 'The Hunt,' The Psychology Of European Cinema & More

    Director of the hotly buzzed “A Hijacking” (our glowing review here) that has been doing the festival rounds since Venice last year, Tobias Lindholm is, in his own words, about to “close up the circus and start working on the next thing.” But with his two breakthrough film projects “The Hunt,” which...

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