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    Amazon's First Two Original Series, 'Alpha House' and 'Betas,' to Premiere in November (TRAILERS)

    Amazon is officially entering the original content ring this month, with its first two series landing November premiere dates. "Alpha House," starring John Goodman, Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris and Wanda Sykes, among others, premieres November 15; "Betas," starring Joe Dinicol, Karan Soni, Jon Daly, C...

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    Amazon Greenlights Three New TV Pilots from Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Jill Soloway and More

    Amazon Prime Instant has greenlit three enticing comedy pilots. Oscar nominee Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Emmy nominee and Sundance winner Jill Soloway and more are cooking up some potential new series.

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    Your Week in Streaming: Artists, Devils, Lovers and More on VOD, and the Best Gay Art Film David Lynch Never Made

    As the summer parade of megaplex fare comes to a close, your weary eyeballs may be in need of some fresh content to view from home. Here's a handpicked roundup of excellent films, new and old, available across various streaming and VOD platforms that you may have missed.

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    Roundup: Best Analyses of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Purchase of The Washington Post

    Media outlets have been weighing in all week on Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' $250-million purchase of The Washington Post. Below, a roundup of some of the best analyses of the sale, including various interpreted upsides of the purchase, an NY Times look at the Graham family, who have owned the...

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    Memo to Screenwriters #2: Like E.L. James, You Can Change the Game

    In the 1960s, Marshall McLuhan emphasized the value of message and the medium the message uses over its creator. This idea flies in the face of the modern era’s printed book as the ultimate expression of the writer, who toiled in glorified isolation as the big publishing house distributed it magical...

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    'Pulp Fiction,' 'Kill Bill,' 'Amelie' and Other Miramax Hits Free to Watch, If You're an Amazon Prime Member

    Thanks to a recently sealed deal with Amazon, select Miramax titles, including Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction," "Jackie Brown," "Kill Bill" and "Reservoir Dogs" are now available on Amazon Prime Instant.

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    New CBS Series 'Under the Dome' Now Available to Stream on Amazon Instant Video (TRAILER)

    The critically acclaimed CBS summer series "Under the Dome" -- which nabbed the network very high ratings when it kicked off last Monday -- is now available to stream on Amazon Instant Video.

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    Short Concept Videos to Be Eligible for Option at Amazon Studios

    Amazon has just announced that starting June 27, "concept videos" can be submitted and evaluated for a development option by Amazon Studios. These short films are meant to present a compelling idea for a commercial, theatrical film.

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    Amazon Develops First Drama Series, Police Procedural 'Bosch,' Based on Michael Connelly Novels

    Amazon remains gung-ho on the original content business. Amazon Studios is developing its first drama series, "Bosch," a police procedural based on Michael Connelly's Detective Harry Bosch novels. Per Deadline, the pilot is written by Connelly and "Treme" co-creator Eric Overmeyer.

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    Amazon Studios Launches Storyteller, Free Tool to Transform a Script to a Digital Storyboard

    Amazon Studios is launching a free online tool, titled Amazon Storyteller, that will turn your submitted script into a storyboard. Included in the new program are digital characters that say your dialogue, so that others can assess it -- sort of like a storyboard and live-read function in one.

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