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This Weekend: Eclectic Bag with Docs 'Our Nixon' and Spurlock's 'One Direction: This Is Us,' Drafthouse's 'I Declare War'

As the fall festival circuit gets underway, an eclectic mix of films hit theaters this weekend. The critical winner is Penny Lane's documentary "Our Nixon," which pieces together Super 8 footage taken by Richard Nixon's White House aides during his presidency.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 29, 2013 1:02 PM
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Kristen Bell Is On a Roll: Focus World, Screen Media Slate 'The Lifeguard' for Summer

It's a good year so far for Kristen Bell, as the Kickstarter campaign to reboot "Veronica Mars" reached its goal last week. Focus Features' alternative distribution outlet Focus World has partnered with Screen Media Films in acquire U.S. rights to Sundance entry "The Lifeguard."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • March 23, 2013 4:11 PM
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