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    Why Mark Ruffalo Wants to Lead the Charge on Motion Capture Performance and Where He Wants to Take the Hulk

    Before 2012, Mark Ruffalo was best known as a dependable screen presence thanks to strong performances in a slew of indies including "The Kids Are All Right." Cut to two years later and the 46 year old actor is a bonafide star thanks to "The Avengers," the 2012 superhero movie that changed his life ...

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip From 'Transformers: The Premake,' a Brilliant User-Generated Look at the Production of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

    Filmmaker Kevin B. Lee assembles a critique of Hollywood's global filmmaking process using amateur videos from the sets of the new "Transformers" movie.

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    Dane DeHaan on the Positive Experience of Making His First Blockbuster

    To Indiewire readers, Dane DeHaan is in all likelihood a familiar name. But to folks who don't venture out to the local arthouse cinema on a frequent basis, the 27-year-old actor is probably unknown. That's all about to change today, as his first blockbuster, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" unspools in t...

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    Did Netflix Really Put Blockbuster Out of Business? This Infographic Tells the Story

    It's easy to blame Netflix for Blockbuster's woes, but the truth is that Blockbuster was having problems even before Netflix entered the picture, as the infographic, provided by the bean counters at Topaccountingdegrees.org.

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    Here's How Indie Movie Rental Stores Are Surviving the New Frontier

    Like most surviving video store in the age of instant streaming and video-on-demand, Scarecrow is struggling to keep customers coming through the doors. General manager Kevin Shannon reports that rentals have dropped over 50% in the last six years.

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    5 Daily Tech Stories that Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Blockbuster to Close Stores, Digg Gets Video and More

    Blockbuster announced it will shut down its remaining retail outlets, indie film distributors respond to Ted Sarandos and more tech news for filmmakers and film fans.

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    Blockbuster to Close Remaining Stores, End DVD-By-Mail Services

    As the video store continues to become more and more a thing of the past, movie rental chain Blockbuster will now completely remove itself from the realm of retail. DISH, of which Blockbuster is a subsidiary, announced that it will be closing the 300 remaining U.S. stores, as well as end its DVD-by-...

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    How 'Elysium' Critiques Every Other Blockbuster Released This Summer

    Mega-budget spectacles are rarely considered the beacons of high culture, but those factory-sealed, CGI-heavy efforts have attracted an especially large amount of vitriol this summer. With a range of pricey flops streaming out of the studios, seemingly foolproof products now take on the dimensions o...

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    How 'The Wolverine' Reflects the Problems With the Film Industry

    While frugal directors and producers working outside the Hollywood playing field relish in the schadenfreude, disoriented moguls perplexed by their current situation might want to spend the weekend contemplating it in the context of Hollywood's latest -- and mercifully watchable -- product, "The Wol...

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    Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim': Smarter Blockbuster or a Different Kind of Dumb?

    There's not much more to "Pacific Rim" than its principle reference points, which Del Toro clashes together with a chaotic fervor on par with the battles at the movie's center.

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