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Here's How to Cut a Green Band Trailer for a Red Band Movie
When Dan Beers' feature film debut, "Premature" debuted at SXSW, Eric Kohn wrote that the indie teen comedy, which borrows the premise of "Groundhog Dog," "maintains a consist...
The Indiewire Springboard: 'Boyhood' Brother and Sister Duo On Watching 12 Years of Their Lives Onscreen
Every Friday, Indiewire Springboard column profiles up-and-comers in the indie world who deserve your attention. Puberty is a stage that everyone goes through in their lives that we'd all probably li...
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'Happyland' Boss on 'Potential' Incest Story: We're Not 'Game of Thrones'
Ben Epstein responds to critics who took issue with the pilot twist at the end of MTV's upcoming amusement park comedy.read more
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Films Boutique Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ with ‘Monument to Michael Jackson’
Berlin-based sales company Films Boutique has kick-started international sales on comedy “Monument to Michael Jackson,” which world premiered Tuesday at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Sale demons...
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Deepwater Horizon Disaster Movie Draws ‘All Is Lost’ Director J.C. Chandor
J.C. Chandor, director of “All Is Lost,” has come on board Summit and Participant Media’s movie on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig tragedy. Summit and Participant, in association with ...
‘Happyland’ Raises Lots of Incest Questions
Apparently there's a reason “Game of Thrones” is so popular with TV critics: the incest. A Television Critics Association panel on MTV's new series “Happyland” Friday t...
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Elisabeth Moss Reteaming With 'Listen Up Philip' Director for 'Queen of Earth' (Exclusive)
Alex Ross Perry will helm the psychological thriller about two women who escape for a vacation at a beach house only to have their paranoia get the best of them.read more
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Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Embrace the Selfie at San Diego Comic-Con
Cartoon Network and Adult Swim plan to support the selfie obsessed headed to San Diego’s Comic-Con later this month with various photo experiences planned for its booths on the convention center...
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Ex-'Daily Show' Writer Reveals What it's Really Like Working for Jon Stewart (Q&A)
J.R. Havlan, the Comedy Central show's longest-serving writer, talks early days with Craig Kilborn and the George W. Bush joke he's most proud of.read more
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'The Strain' Comic Book Artist Talks Working With Guillermo del Toro
Before it was an FX television series, the vampire tale was a Dark Horse comic book. Artist Mike Huddleston exclusively shares the first pages of the next issue and opens up about his work on the seri...
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Colin Farrell in Talks to Join 'True Detective' Season 2
If a deal ultimately comes together, the film star would be part of a season that is believed to be California-based and revolving around three lead characters.read more
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TNT Takes San Diego Comic-Con to the Airport
Comic-Con continues to find new ways to spread out from the San Diego Convention Center. Having already flowed into the lawn outside and into area hotels, the airport is the next takeover target for H...
‘Land Ho!’ Review: A Delicious and Potent Old-Fashioned, Over Ice(land)
A balm for the harried soul, “Land Ho!” is part travelogue, part therapy session. Watching it could inspire you to call an old friend or book a trip to an exotic locale. Maybe both. The mo...
Review: Guillermo del Toro's 'The Strain' Lacks Originality, But Brings 'Game of Thrones'-Level Gore to FX
When a visual stylist like Guillermo del Toro creates a television show, you might expect that whatever he creates will pulse with originality. However, in the case of "The Strain," the new ...
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'Masters of Sex' Enlists 'First Kiss' Filmmaker for Clothing-Free Promo (Video)
The Showtime drama releases a YouTube video featuring strangers stripping down and getting in bed together.read more
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Colin Farrell In Talks for ‘True Detective’ Season Two
Colin Farrell is in talks to star in the second season of HBO’s “True Detective,” sources confirm. He’s the first actor to board season two of the highly-acclaimed drama after...
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'Innocence of Muslims': Appeals Court Amends Controversial Ruling
Judge Alex Kozinski attempts to soothe nerves by suggesting that Google can still prevail on a fair use defense, but stays firm in his opinion that an actor's performance can be copyrightable. read mo...
MTV's ‘Finding Carter’ Crew Talks Motherhood and Child Abduction
MTV's upcoming drama “Finding Carter” follows a girl who finds out that she was abducted as a toddler, and attempts to adjust to her new life after she's reunited with her biologic...
Colin Farrell in Talks for ‘True Detective’ Season 2; Taylor Kitsch Also Eyed
Colin Farrell is in talks to star in the second season of HBO's “True Detective,” an individual familiar with the series told TheWrap, while Taylor Kitsch is also the leading candidate...
Guest Post: Here's How Piracy Hurts Indie Film
Film piracy continues to be a significant and controversial issue in the industry. Below, Ruth Vitale, Executive Director of CreativeFuture, an anti-piracy organization backed by the motion picture an...

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