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“THE RED ROAD” Season 2 Gets Digital at Merging Media Conference

Posted 11/20/2014 1:38 PM by
“THE RED ROAD” Season 2 Gets Digital at Merging Media Conference

On Nov. 19 and 20, storycentral DIGITAL’s CEO Alison Norrington in conjunction with SundanceTV’s VP of Digital Media & Marketing Drew Pisarra hosted a two-day lab in which 21 multimedia professionals brainstormed (and eventually pitched) inventively interactive digital ideas around SundanceTV’s THE RED ROAD Season 2, set to premiere in 2015.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex: The Documentary Version

Posted 11/20/2014 11:00 AM by
Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex: The Documentary Version

The average male thinks about sex about 10 times a day. The average woman about 7. But we’re here to up the ante with this list of thought-provoking stories about everything from fantasies to fetishes–and beyond.

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Making the Grade: Which Movies (Surprisingly) Pass the Bechdel Test

Posted 11/19/2014 2:00 PM by
Making the Grade: Which Movies (Surprisingly) Pass the Bechdel Test

In order to pass the Bechdel Test, a movie must have a scene in which two female characters have an actual conversation about something other than a man. The bar is really that low and yet most movies still get a failing grade.

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Against the Odds: 8 Great Sports Movies of the ’80s

Posted 11/19/2014 9:00 AM by
Against the Odds: 8 Great Sports Movies of the ’80s

Who doesn’t love a good stand-up-and-cheer sports movie? Sure, sports movies in the ’80s had their share of underdog triumphs, seemingly-invincible villains and rousing montages, but the best ones gave us a lot more than that. Here’s your ticket to some of the decade’s heaviest hitters.

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Political Wins: Top Top Ten Cameos by Politicians in the Movies

Posted 11/18/2014 3:00 PM by
Political Wins: Top Top Ten Cameos by Politicians in the Movies

They may spend their waking hours pushing papers and quibbling in Congress, but politicians also do somewhat normal-people stuff, like make cameos in movies, adding political weight or a touch of oftentimes awkwardly-delivered humor. Here, our favorite and most surprising cameos politicians in the movies…

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6 Questions with the Creators of “THE CAPTIVE”

Posted 11/18/2014 12:38 PM by
6 Questions with the Creators of “THE CAPTIVE”

THE CAPTIVE creators Stuart Hynson Culpepper and Karin Diann Williams discuss the shapeshifting performance of Michael Gladis (“Mad Men”) and what elements combine to make an enduring paranoid thriller.

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6 More Questions with “Green Porno: Live On Stage” Star Isabella Rossellini and Writer Jean-Claude Carrière

Posted 11/17/2014 3:24 PM by
6 More Questions with “Green Porno: Live On Stage” Star Isabella Rossellini and Writer Jean-Claude Carrière

GREEN PORNO director and star Isabella Rossellini and legendary screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The Unbearable Lightness of Being) teamed up to bring the outlandish web series to the stage. Below, the two collaborators further explore what it takes to bring the quirky sex lives of animals out of the bedroom and onto the stage.

Q: Do you have a desire to push the boundaries of what an audience expects from a stage show?

Isabella Rossellini: I wanted the element of surprise, but not of shock. I see myself as a clown, as an entertainer. Basically, this is what I was trying to reach: to entertain people for an hour and fifteen minutes. And if they go away and say, “Oh, well, I learned something also, and that was interesting,” that’s even better. That’s the cherry on the cake. But we didn’t want to be controversial.

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Once Upon a Time: Fantasy Movies You Must See Before You Die

Posted 11/14/2014 12:12 PM by
Once Upon a Time: Fantasy Movies You Must See Before You Die

Magic, myth, wonder, escapism and the extraordinary–movies often draw inspiration from fairy tales. The thirteen movies below, all from “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die,” will enchant you.

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The Master of Horror Gets Real: Top 8 Non-Supernatural Stephen King Movies

Posted 11/14/2014 11:52 AM by
The Master of Horror Gets Real: Top 8 Non-Supernatural Stephen King Movies

Stephen King is oft hailed as the “master of horror”–but not all King adaptations feature the occult. Some of his best book to big-screen reworkings are dramas, psychological thrillers and coming of age sagas. Check out the top eight times Stephen King enthralled us without using sorcery.

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Ticket Giveaway: Your Chance to Win Tickets to an Exclusive RECTIFY SAG Event

Posted 11/14/2014 10:00 AM by
Ticket Giveaway: Your Chance to Win Tickets to an Exclusive RECTIFY SAG Event

Want to have a chance to attend the ultimate RECTIFY insider event? Two lucky winners will each receive two tickets to our Screen Actor’s Guild event on Wed., Nov. 17 at 1PM PST! You’ll have the chance to watch a screening of RECTIFY, see the show’s stars and creators talk in-depth about the series, and meet the cast.

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Perk Up! 5 Must-See Elizabeth Perkins Movies

Posted 11/13/2014 9:00 AM by
Perk Up! 5 Must-See Elizabeth Perkins Movies

From an alcoholic PTA mother (“Weeds”) to a shady CEO (“How to Get Away with Murder”), ONE CHILD’s Elizabeth Perkins has been stealing scenes all over the TV world as of late, which should come as no surprise to movie lovers. These five memorable film appearances run the gamut from edgy black comedy to family friendly farce.

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Tune In To the ’80s: Ten Chart-Topping Hollywood Theme Songs

Posted 11/12/2014 9:00 AM by
Tune In To the ’80s: Ten Chart-Topping Hollywood Theme Songs

So many ’80s movies just wouldn’t be the same without their iconic soundtracks. Hey, you can’t have dance sequences and montages—two stylistic cornerstones of the era—without a catchy hit song. Here are 10 tunes that topped the charts thanks to the big Hollywood movies that featured them.

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Behind the Camera: 9 Great Movies Directed by Robert Redford

Posted 11/11/2014 1:00 PM by
Behind the Camera: 9 Great Movies Directed by Robert Redford

There is such a thing as a cinematic Renaissance Man, and Robert Redford is it. The ginger-haired septuagenarian is an acting legend, the founder of Sundance Film Festival and SundanceTV, as well as a master behind the camera. Over the last three decades, Redford has directed a host of beloved dramas and got award-winning performances from stars. Not only that, he frequently pulls double duty as an actor in movies he’s directed.

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SundanceTV Greenlights Next Drama “Hap and Leonard”

Posted 11/10/2014 5:45 PM by
SundanceTV Greenlights Next Drama “Hap and Leonard”

SundanceTV announced today the greenlight of its next wholly owned original series HAP AND LEONARD. The project is based on the rollicking Joe Lansdale Southern noir book series about an unlikely pair of best friends and martial arts experts who struggle through misadventure to stay on the right side of the law in 1980s East Texas.

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“Law & Order” Gets Political: NYC Mayor Face-Off

Posted 11/10/2014 2:00 PM by
“Law & Order” Gets Political: NYC Mayor Face-Off

There were many famous guest stars to show up on Law & Order, but maybe the most iconic (at least in New York City) were former mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg who starred as, you guessed it, NYC mayors!

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