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You Can Count On Me is a kind of fairytale for all young filmmakers. The drama, released in 2000, was an art house smash that came out of nowhere launching the career of its star Mark Rufallo and seeing its writer and director Kenneth Lonergan nominated for an Academy Award.

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The biggest, most talked about news out of Sundance so far has been all the hoopla around Kevin Smith’s RED STATE and his “new” distribution model. In lieu of a studio buying his film to market and distribute it, he’s opted to take his show on the road. He’ll be

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Happy Presidents Day! I hope you all are enjoying your day off work (if you have the day off like me). For Valentine’s, KT and I saw Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightening Thief and The Wolfman. Below are my thoughts on the films. The WolfmanThis movie has been

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I found this in an article wondering “Did File-Sharing Make Wolverine a Hit?” Interesting article, but this chart had some big surprises for me. I had no idea Wolverine was the #3 opening weekend of the year! Also, very surprised Night at the Museum 2 made the list. I’m also

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(I’ll be updating this post as the figures come in) Midnight figures just came in and Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince made $22.2 million dollars in one night! It beat out The Dark Night’s old record by roughly $4 million! If the film can keep up this pace

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Twitter can ruin a movie’s box office. My last post focused on this, and now TIME has started the week off with a similar article. Check out their stance on the issue: “Brüno could be the first movie defeated by the Twitter effect.”

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So just yesterday I talked about the power of twitter and other social media tools when it comes to movie box offices. Well, the latest weekend box office figures are in and it perfectly exemplifies what I was talking about. Bruno had an aggressive marketing campaign starting months ago. It

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Word of mouth is always an important factor in a movie’s success, but today it’s becoming THE factor. Before, the opening weekend of a film would be huge and then the drop off the next weekend would be influenced by word of mouth. However, with the rise of facebook status

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