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'Palo Alto,' Now on iTunes/VOD, Plants First-Timer Gia Coppola Firmly in the Family Business

"Palo Alto," the impressive debut of 27-year-old filmmaker Gia Coppola, toured the fest circuit, from Venice and Telluride to Toronto, Tribeca and San Francisco, where grandfather Francis turned out, before hitting theaters earlier this year and becoming a modest hit. Now it's on iTunes/VOD.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • August 8, 2014 1:03 PM
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9 Films to See in Theaters or Stream at Home This Weekend, From 'I Origins' to 'The Immigrant' (TRAILERS)

What will you be watching this weekend? Here are nine ideas.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • July 18, 2014 6:46 PM
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Stream This: Ari Folman's Soaring, Ambitious 'The Congress,' Starring Robin Wright as Many Versions of Herself

At long last, Ari Folman's "The Congress," the Israeli auteur's half-animated followup to his fully animated "Waltz with Bashir" (2008), is available to stream. This electrifying fantasy about an actress (Robin Wright) who sells her soul to the studio system offers plenty of visual derring-do and optimism about the future of cinema -- despite being very anti-Hollywood.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • July 14, 2014 2:42 PM
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What to Watch in Theaters and on VOD This Weekend

What to see, or not to see? That is the question this weekend, from theaters to VOD and set-top streaming alternatives. Here's what we recommend.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • July 11, 2014 7:23 PM
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Regal and Paramount Offering 'Super Ticket' to 'Transformers 4'--With Home Video Purchase Baked In

Regal Entertainment seems to be taking a leaf out of Willy Wonka's book: for the opening of Michael Bay's new explode-a-palooze "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the theater chain is offering fans the chance to buy what it's calling a 'Super Ticket.'
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • June 18, 2014 12:34 PM
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Stream These: 10 Essential LGBT Art Films, From Jean Genet to Xavier Dolan

With San Francisco's Frameline Film Festival and LA's Outfest mere weeks away, it's that time of the year when the festival circuit gets a little queerer. And so, for those cinephiles looking to celebrate LGBT Pride Month at home, here are ten queer cinema essentials you can stream now.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • June 12, 2014 10:30 AM
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Exclusive: Great New Video Essay Surveys Five Chris Marker Films Now Streaming from Sundance

Then are still ten days left in May, which means there are still ten days left in SundanceNOW's Doc Club retrospective of the films of Chris Marker. And in celebration, they've put together a great new video essay that shines a light on the famously elusive director, who was fascinated by memory, existence, cinema -- and cats.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 20, 2014 4:56 PM
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Reimagined Moviefone Chases the Zeitgeist with New TV and Video on Demand Features

AOL's once-cratering brand Moviefone is rising from the ashes with a newly reinvented website and user-friendly app. In keeping with the competitive, content-saturated times, Moviefone's new features will augment its outmoded movie listings and showtimes service with a search tool to help consumers find what they want to watch, and where to stream it. The site and app will also include television content.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 5, 2014 2:03 PM
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EXCLUSIVE: Five Chris Marker Classics and an Agnes Varda Miniseries Will Stream This Summer

Attention cinephiles: SundanceNOW Doc Club has a juicy slate of streaming titles coming up. This May, the online VOD service will present a fantastic array of films from experimental director Chris Marker. Then in June, SundanceNOW will also host the exclusive US premiere of French auteur Agnes Varda's TV miniseries "Agnes Varda From Here to There."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 18, 2014 4:45 PM
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12 Independent Films to Make Their Digital Debut via Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute's Artist Services program, which provides resident artists with exclusive creative opportunities, will digitally debut 12 independent films this Spring. Titles began premiering today, and will roll out through June 3.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 15, 2014 5:28 PM
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