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    Avatar DVD Hits Stores April 22, Earth Day

    The stateside DVD and Blu-ray release of James Cameron's environment-themed Avatar (at $2.6 billion worldwide, the highest-grossing film of all time) is April 22, the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The film won three Oscars, for art direction, cinematography and visual effects.

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    Oscar Scandal: Career Boost for Hurt Locker's Chartier?

    The Hurt Locker producer Nicolas Chartier insists that he is enjoying his 15 minutes of fame. Late Wednesday night, drink in hand, pool side at Andaz above Sunset at a pre-Oscar party for The Cove, Chartier wasn't acting like a Hollywood pariah.

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    Retailer Wal-Mart Buys Digital Distributor Vudu

    Wal-Mart is getting into the online movie business by acquiring download provider Vudu. Before now the mighty brick-and-mortar discount retailer hasn't had much luck with its attempts to crack the digital code--the studios dive-bombed Wal-Mart's last effort, a web store. And Vudu abandoned set-top b...

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    Eastwood, Freeman Attend LACMA Promo for 35 Films 35 Years DVD Set

    "CGI effects are great in pictures like Avatar and District 9, but I still love telling a story," said Clint Eastwood at Wednesday night's LACMA event to promote the release of the largest box set ever, Clint Eastwood: 35 Films 35 Years, from 1968's Where Eagles Dare and 1971's Dirty Harry and its s...

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    SpeedCine 2.0 Expands Global Reach

    On Monday, SpeedCine founder and CEO Reid Rosefelt goes international with a new language filter, design and features. Stand-up comedy and concert films are now visible on the site, along with a button for new releases.

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    Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Expands

    After a successful platform launch in four theaters, Sony Pictures Classics will expand The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus to about 400 theaters on January 8. Not sure how many moviegoers will be wooed by this TV spot. Most likely the film, Heath Ledger's last, will sell well when it is released on...

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    Weekend Read: 2012 Clips, FIND Conference, FTC Blog Rules, Polanski Culture Clash

    Filmmaker Magazine reports from this weekend's FIND conference. So does Screen.

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    Indie Future: Mechanic Offers Answers

    Always one of the smarter players in Hollywood, ex-Fox studio chairman Bill Mechanic (now owner of the production company Pandemonium LLC) gave a keynote speech Tuesday morning on the future of the indies at the Independent Film & Television Alliance Production Conference. Is he looking for a job (t...

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    Potter's Rage Debuts on Mobile Phones

    True confession. I love Sally Potter, from the great Tilda Swinton-starrer Orlando to the sexy verse-poem Yes. But her films just don't do a lot of stateside business.

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    Classic Cinema, Redbox Update, Batman Reality, Floating Heads

    Hollywood News:Drew Barrymore's roller derby movie Whip It has a new poster and a new release date: October 2.

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