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  1. Stunned 'dance: What happened?

    4:00 am 1/25/2008

    The 2008 Sundance Film Festival was a study in playing against type -- and hype. Many highly touted films were left without buyers, who seemed especially immune to the lure of name stars.Read more

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  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. 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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  8. '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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  9. PBS picks up 'Traces' at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/22/2008

    Sundance documentary feature competition entry "Traces of the Trade: A Story From the Deep North" has been picked up by PBS docu showcase program, P.O.V.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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