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MGM in talks for ‘Paper Clip’ pitch

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Looking to strengthen its development slate, MGM is in final negotiations to acquire a pitch from "Dirty Dancing" scribe Maria Maggenti titled "One Red Paper Clip," based on the non-fiction book by…

Nintendo’s Wii U has second screen

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Nintendo has more than just videogames in mind with the Wii U, its next-generation console, which goes on sale Nov. 18 in North America. The company unveiled Thursday a new initiative dubbed Nintendo…

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Director Stanley Long dies at 78

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British filmmaker Stanley Long, whose cheap-and-cheerful soft-core romps saw him dubbed the "king of sexploitation," died Monday of natural causes in Buckinghamshire, southern England. He was 78.

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Film Society names new heads

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A duo with longstanding film-industry ties, both as film writers and as festival programmers, have been tapped to fill the top programming spots at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, with Kent Jones…

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