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  1. Anchor Bay grabs 'Monster Slayer'

    4:00 am 1/25/2008

    Straight out of Slamdance, Anchor Bay Entertainment has picked up U.S. distribution rights to Jon Knautz's horror comedy "Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer."Read more

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  2. Typical 'Teen': high on drama

    4:00 am 1/24/2008

    When it screened Saturday at Sundance, Nanette Burstein's "American Teen" was one of the bright spots in a weekend of disappointing films.Read more

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  3. Sony Classics buys 'Frozen River'

    4:00 am 1/24/2008

    "Frozen River," Courtney Hunt's drama about immigrants and single mothers, has been sold to Sony Pictures Classics for a figure said to be just under $1 million.Read more

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  4. Moore sets sights on multiplexes

    4:00 am 1/23/2008

    Michael Moore is mad as hell about documentaries and foreign films being crowded out of theaters, and he's not going to take it anymore.Read more

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  5. Trio of deals wakes up Sundance

    4:00 am 1/23/2008

    After a sleepy first four days of Sundance, the festival sprang to life Tuesday. Three movies sold for a total of nearly $20 million in the space of just 24 hours, giving renewed hope to those anticipating a frenzied market.Read more

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  6. Overture Films eyes 'Henry Poole'

    4:15 am 1/22/2008

    PARK CITY - In a surprisingly quick move in a slow Sundance market, Overture Films is in final negotiations to acquire U.S. rights to Mark Pellington's dramedy "Henry Poole Is Here."Read more

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  7. 'Hamlet 2' focus of $10 million sale

    4:00 am 1/22/2008

    PARK CITY -- It was just past 6:30 Tuesday morning at the Marriott Summit Watch when the Focus Features executives who were negotiating to buy "Hamlet 2" had to pause. The Oscar nominations were about to be announced, and the execs needed to see how their movies fared. They gathered around a television to watch "Atonement" land seven nominations.Read more

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  8. Brothers stay indie heroes

    4:00 am 1/22/2008

    Three years ago, Jay and Mark Duplass broke out at Sundance with "The Puffy Chair." Tuesday, the Duplasses debut their first movie since "Chair" when "Baghead" plays in Park City.Read more

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  9. Caution signs at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/22/2008

    With buyers exercising caution at Sundance, a documentary about the trials of being a teenager offered the most suspenseful dealmaking plotline, a quartet of films that debuted Sunday attracted interest but no immediate top-level bids and two of the weekend's high-profile debuts appear to have been temporarily left by the wayside.Read more

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  10. Berney feted with Mogul nod

    4:00 am 1/22/2008

    A large crowd packed the Snow Park Lodge in Deer Park on Sunday night to applaud Picturehouse president Bob Berney as he received the second annual Indie Mogul Award.Read more

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