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  • Marilyn Burns, Who Starred in 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre,' Dies at 65

    Marilyn Burns, one of the original "scream queens" who starred in Tobe Hooper's original 1974 "Texas Chainsaw Massacre," died Tuesday in Texas. She was 65 and was found dead in her home near Houston. "Texas Chainsaw" was her first lead role; in it she...
  • SXSW Audience Winner 'Before I Disappear' Picked Up for North American Distribution

    IFC Films has acquired North American rights to "Before I Disappear," five months after the drama won the audience award for best narrative feature at South by Southwest. Shawn Christensen directed from his own screenplay and stars with Fatima Ptacek,...
  • Tribeca Winner 'Point and Shoot' Gets U.S. Distribution

    The Orchard has acquired U.S. theatrical and digital rights to Marshall Curry's documentary "Point and Shoot," which won the documentary Grand Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows Matthew VanDyke, a 27-year-old with Obsessive...
  • Digital Savant: Hackathons are hot, wearables perhaps not in the summer

    An entire Digital Savant column about one subject? There's too much going on for that! Instead, let's bounce around topics this week and see how much ground we can cover. Hackathons. Just over a year ago, I wrote a piece about how hackathons gatherings...
  • Robert Drew, Documentarian Who Fathered Cinema Verite, Dies at 90

    Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90. In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
  • U.S. Indie Titles 'Listen Up Philip' and 'Buzzard' Set For Locarno Fest Launches

    ROME - U.S. indie helmers look set to play prominently at the upcoming 67th Locarno Film Festival where Alex Perry's Jason Schwartzman-starrer "Listen Up Philip" and Joel Potrykus' "Buzzard" will both have their international preems. Both directors are...
  • Los Bragas, Neymar Jr. Explore Online Off-Field Soccer Realm

    MADRID -- Los Bragas, run by actress-producer-turned-director Alice Braga ("Elysium," "I Am Legend," "City of God") and writer-director Felipe Braga ("Trash," "Latitudes"), is seeking international broadcast TV outlets for "A Vida Fora dos Campos," an...
  • Mariah Carey Album Sees Lukewarm Chart Start, Coldplay Reigns

    Coldplay's "Ghost Stories" held the apex of the U.S. album chart for a second week, as the week's top contender, a new title by Mariah Carey, managed only a tepid debut. The U.K. group's Atlantic set held its position with an 83,000-copy frame, according...
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  • Watch: Dan Stevens is an Unwanted Visitor in 'The Guest'

    As if to permanently put those "Matthew Crawley-esque" typecasting worries to bed, "Downton Abbey" alum Dan Stevens' upcoming role has him starring as a something's-not-quite-right surprise visitor in the Sundance standout "The Guest." Directed by "You'...
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