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    Here's How to Make a Career in Documentary Filmmaking

    Last week, the International Documentary Association and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted a conference for documentary filmmakers in Los Angeles appropriately titled "Getting Real." Here's what we learned.

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    Stream This: 'Lovelace,' 'Prince Avalanche,' 'Breaking Bad' & More On VOD This Week

    Hey there fellow streamers. The 2013 summer blockbuster season is (mercifully) winding down, and the Oscar rollouts haven't yet begun, leaving us in the typically unpredictable middle ground of autumn. But with video on demand continuing to gain ground as a distribution platform, the streaming servi...

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    Amanda Seyfried Reteams With 'Lovelace' Directors Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman For 'The Girl Who Conned The Ivy League'

    “Lovelace” has played at both Sundance and Berlin already this year, and it didn’t take The Weinstein Company long to snap up the distribution rights to the Amanda Seyfried-starring film (but we’re still waiting for a release date). That’s a pretty good outcome for directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey ...

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    Berlin Review: Biopic 'Lovelace' Oddly Uninterested In Linda Lovelace

    Not so much a film about Linda Lovelace as a film about a bunch of things that happen to Linda Lovelace, including a destructive marriage to seeming complete, total, bonafide scumbag sonofabitch Chuck Traynor, today saw the first international screening of Sundance pick-up “Lovelace” at the Berlin F...

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    Will You See This Movie? | Amanda Seyfried is Reluctant Porn Superstar 'Lovelace,' Now Shooting

    Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, the filmmakers behind "Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt," "The Times of Harvey Milk" and Allen Ginsberg biopic "Howl," have the confidence of anti-pornography lawyer Catherine MacKinnon for their new project "Lovelace," ...

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    James Franco Eyes Cameo As Hugh Hefner In 'Lovelace'; Hank Azaria, Bobby Cannavale, Chris Noth & Robert Patrick Join Cast

    James Franco, who we've come to know and love as an actor who defies expectations, is eying a role as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (after being initially offered the lead of Chuck Traynor) in "Lovelace," Variety reports.

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    Sharon Stone To Play Amanda Seyfried's Mom In 'Lovelace'

    Update: Oops, looks like the trade had it wrong. Stone is actually Amanda Seyfried's Mom in 

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    Olivia Wilde Considers Playing Porn Star Linda Lovelace In Biopic By Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman

    It seems that a film about notorious "Deep Throat" porn star Linda Lovelace is something quite a few people in Hollywood want to get made. There are two currently competing projects: the first is Matthew Wilder's "Inferno" that was famously going to have Lindsay Lohan in the lead role, but now is toplined by Malin Akerman and Matt Dillon. Last we heard, filming was supposed to begin this month though it appears that hasn't really happened and word on the project has grown quiet once again. The other is by “Howl” and "The Celluloid Closet" directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman that at one point was courting Kate Hudson and James Franco, a...

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    James Franco In Talks, Offer Out To Kate Hudson For Linda Lovelace Biopic

    Yes, its yet another project linked to James Franco who seems to be spending his time between classes, just calling up producers in Hollywood and chatting with them about projects that pique his curiosity.

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