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  1. Critic's Notebook: Todd McCarthy on BBC's Bizarre Poll of Best American Films

    6:44 pm 7/21/2015

    "Forrest Gump" but no "Unforgiven"? "Marnie" ahead of "Notorious"? THR's chief film critic Todd McCarthy parses a much-touted new poll of the best American films of all time. Read more

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  2. Amazon's Hollywood Shopping Cart Secrets

    9:00 am 7/15/2015

    A big checkbook, bigger buzz for 'Transparent' and now a push into movies as Jeff Bezos and studio chief Roy Price talk to THR about attracting Woody Allen, Ridley Scott and deep industry curiosity about its un-Hollywood way of doing business. "They don't want anything anybody else has," 'Transparent' creator Jill Soloway says. "They want stuff that really f--s up the status quo."Read more

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  3. Amazon's Spike Lee Movie 'Chi-Raq' to Debut in Theaters for December Oscar Run (Exclusive)

    5:30 am 7/15/2015

    The film — exploring the issue of violence in inner-city Chicago's inner city — is the first release from Amazon's new movie division. Read more

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  4. ‘Beyond the Fear’: Jerusalem Review

    9:58 am 6/30/2015

    Controversial documentary about the woman who married one of Israel’s most notorious killers will screen in Jerusalem, despite government pressure to drop it.Read more

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  5. Throwback Thursday: 'Soul Man' Star Rae Dawn Chong on Rachel Dolezal: "I Say Welcome Her In"

    1:00 pm 6/25/2015

    The actress sounds off on the disgraced former NAACP chapter president as she recalls her 1986 comedy about a white man passing for black and and Spike Lee's reaction to the film.Read more

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  6. How Kickstarter Topped $100M in Documentary Financing (and 10 Unusual Films That Benefited)

    5:00 am 5/21/2015

    'Finders Keepers,' a Sundance sensation that traces the fight over a severed foot, is among the movies that raised money on the crowdfunding site.Read more

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  7. Spike Lee Defends 'Chiraq' Film: "Let's Not Put the Loss of Property and Profit Over Human Life"

    7:12 am 5/15/2015

    Joined by John Cusack, the filmmaker — whose latest project title references Chicago's gun violence and war-torn Iraq — responded to critics worried about the city's business and tourism.Read more

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  8. Cannes: Got a Couple of Days After the Fest? Here's How to Spend Them While in Europe

    6:00 am 5/13/2015

    You've already done the big flight, so why not try to stay a spell as three of Europe's cultural marquee events occur right after in Venice, Milan and Paris.Read more

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  9. Lee Daniels, Damon Lindelof, A-List Writers on Race, Ignoring Critics, an 'Empire' Axing

    9:00 am 5/11/2015

    Six hit show creators, from 'House of Cards' to 'Good Wife,' gather for a heated, candid talk that reveals the state of opinion on Hollywood's touchiest subjects.Read more

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