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    Weinstein Seals Deal on Female-Led, Will Ferrell-Produced Comedy 'Plus One'

    As The Weinstein Company continues to troubleshoot its business model, it has just closed the deal on rights to screenwriter April Prosser’s comedy 'Plus One.'

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    'Transparent' and the New Queer Television

    "Transparent" adapts the New Queer Cinema to a rapidly evolving medium, the standard bearer for a cadre of cultural productions that includes "Looking," "Orange is the New Black," "American Horror Story," "Please Like Me," and many others: the New Queer Television.

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    Amazon Orders 'Transparent' Season 2 Thanks to High Binge-Viewing Numbers

    Jeffrey Tambor will return as Maura for a second season of Jill Soloway's dark family comedy.

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    Amazon Orders Steven Soderbergh's 'Red Oaks' & 'Hand of God' To Series

    Whit Stillman's "The Cosmopolitans" receives orders for more scripts, but not a full series pickup.

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    How Authentic is ‘Transparent?’ A Transgender Activist on Jeffrey Tambor and Other Portrayals

    There are many reasons why you should be watching Amazon's "Transparent," but is it the best transgender depiction on television?

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    Why Amazon Paid a Billion Dollars For People to Watch Video Games

    Twitch, a live video broadcasting platform, was acquired recently by Amazon -- but what made a site devoted to watching other people play video games worth the money? The answer lies in the power of live video.

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    Review: 'Transparent' Showcases Jeffrey Tambor's Tremendous Talent (But Don't Binge-Watch It)

    Jeffrey Tambor is as exquisite as his character is endearing, but "Transparent" bravely risks alienating its audience by leaning too heavily on her unlikable children -- especially while binge-watching.

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    'Transparent' Reviews: Amazon's New Series Is a Game-Changer

    With Jeffrey Tambor as a dad who's becoming a mom, the new streaming series vaults past Netflix into HBO territory.

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    Daily Reads: Essential Labor Day Films, Superhero Movies and The Bible and More

    Plus: the slow-burn movies of the summer, and why one critic watched a horror movie with a heart-rate monitor on.

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    Amazon Pilots Ranked Best to Worst (Season 3): Whit Stillman & Steven Soderbergh Compete for Your Votes

    Amazon Studios has released their third batch of pilots for your approval. Here's what we would give the green light.

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