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    Hollywood Memoir: A Young Woman's Intro to Filmmaking in The Golden Age

    It was 1973 when I arrived in Hollywood with all the usual hopes, dreams, and expectations...A few weeks later, I was sent to the production offices of "The Godfather: Part II," which filmed on the Paramount lot for a month before moving on to the Dominican Republic for the Cuba sequences.

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    SCREEN TALK EPISODE 3: 'Transformers' vs. 'Snowpiercer,' the State of Hollywood & More Finke

    Indiewire's New York critic Eric Kohn and I hit Skype again to debate movies and the state of Hollywood. Does "Transformers" represent what's wrong with the movie industry today?

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    Setting the Record Straight on Nikki Finke, Peter Bart and Mike Fleming

    Get one thing straight. Peter Bart and Mike Fleming wouldn't have jobs right now if it weren't for Nikki Finke. Their recent back-and-forth on why Finke is no longer working at Deadline sticks in my craw.

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    Cannes Review: 'Maps to the Stars' is David Cronenberg's Angriest Movie

    David Cronenberg has always been a filmmaker whose work pushes against conventional storytelling, but with "Maps to the Stars," he assails the institution responsible for its ugliest examples.

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    Media Watch: The Changing Landscape for Movie Coverage

    As Vanity fair hires a new film critic, where is movie coverage going? I see increased consolidation and competition for traffic.

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    LISTEN: Three Seasoned Hollywood Reporters Debate the Future of Filmed Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE PODCAST)

    On the occasion of the publication of "The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, an Inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System," which covers one year at the movies-- 2012, from January's Sundance Film Festival through Oscar night 2013, when "Argo" won Best Picture--I invited two seasoned...

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    It's Official: Jay Penske Finally Fires Nikki Finke, But Is She Free to Go Solo in January?

    There was no containing Nikki Finke. The Deadline founder finally got her way. Following her last destructive media salvo--memorably describing her four years under media mogul Jay Penske as "slavery"--her boss fired her. She's free. Bring on NikkiFinke.com. But does Finke have a non-compete?

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    Exclusive: Hollywood Film Fest Announces This Year's Winners

    Executive Director of the Hollywood Film Festival, Jon Fitzgerald, has announced the festival's 2013 award winners.

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    Orson Welles Hates 'Vertigo,' Calls 'Citizen Kane' A Comedy And More From 'My Lunches With Orson'

    The rise and fall of Orson Welles' filmmaking career has grown legendary over the years, its tragedies epitomized by the transition of the once-striking young prodigy's into a beefy Falstaffian grump in his later years.

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    Controversial New Hollywood History Book Asserts Direct Link Between Studio Heads and Adolf Hitler

    One Hollywood history book that will be stealing our attention upon its publication this fall is Ben Urwand's "The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler." A recent profile in the New York Times points out that the already contentious project asserts that in the 1930s Hollywood wasn't just coll...

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