Get a new MAC from Oliver Stone

The makers of the upcoming George W. Bush Biopic, filmmaker Oliver Stone and YouTube, have teamed up for a Film Mashup contest. It’s simple really. Just use the online tools over at Youtube to create a trailer mashup from W., with a maximum length of 10 minutes, and you could win The Ultimate Filmmaker Prize …
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Snoop Dogg, President Bush, Chuck Norris, Star Jones and Ask-a Ninja Among Others to be Lampooned

National Lampoon, the most widely recognized brand in comedy, and maniaTV, the leading independent provider of premium internet television, today announced the premiere of National Lampoon’s new sketch comedy television show “The Lemmings”. What began thirty seven years ago as an off-Broadway sketch comedy show starring the likes of John Belushi, Christopher Guest, and Chevy …
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Image to distribute Academy Award winner Taxi to the Darkside

Image Entertainment, a leading independent licensee, producer and distributor of home entertainment programming in North America, announced today it will distribute the THINKFilm release Taxi to the Dark Side, which won an Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary at the 80th annual Oscar telecast on February 24. Currently in theaters, the film is theatrically distributed …
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The First Six Minutes of Death of a President

Political drama is taking center stage as we move closer to the mid-term elections. And controversy seems to rule at the box office and public relations think tanks these days. Just the other day, I read about how Billy Jack Tom Laughlin is funding a new ‘Jack’ film, which will apparently bring all kinds of controversy to …
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Haggis to Direct Enemies

Fresh from his best picture win for Crash, director Paul Haggis is in final negotiations to direct and produce Against All Enemies for Columbia Pictures, according to Variety. Haggis will either tackle the political drama next or after another directing project first. Either way, he will supervise screenwriter James Vanderbilt (who also wrote The Rundown), who is penning a second draft of the script. Haggis …
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