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iW Daily Recap | 4 Stories Not to Miss for Thursday

iW Daily Recap | 4 Stories Not to Miss for Thursday

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Take that film outdoors.

Summer is here and that means the weather is finally good enough for some outdoor screenings. The Los Angeles Times offered an interesting take on how the tradition plays out in Southern California, where watching movies al fresco has its own screening culture.

Academy Award winning hackers.

Online Oscar voting is in the works for next year’s Academy Awards and that has some folks worried. Digital ballots are striking up different reactions across the web and Movieline gathered some of them for your digital reading convenience.

From B-Movies to the A-List.

We all remember our first jobs. Movieline collected five famous filmmakers who got their start making films that, well, weren’t exactly the prestigious projects they’d go on to be known for. Did you know Francis Ford Coppola got his start directing soft-core porn?

The raunchy side of “Bridesmaids” that you didn’t see in theaters.

Funny or Die posted some great outtakes from “Bridesmaids” that didn’t make it into the final cut. Worth watching for the extended version of the hilarious sex scene between Jon Hamm and Kristen Wiig.

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