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INDIE PRODUCERS FINDING SALVATION IN VIDEO-ON-DEMAND

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With fewer moviegoers buying tickets to see independent films, the producers of those films are turning to video-on-demand in the hope of salvaging their business, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Tuesday). The newspaper noted that independent films accounted for 19 percent of the box office in 2010, down from 33 percent in 2001, according […]

I’M STILL HERE — BUT MOVIE WON’T BE

September 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite massive promotion — most of it free, thanks to the Internet — Casey Affleck’s I’m Still Here, about Joaquin Phoenix’s supposed transition from movie star to rap wannabe, has turned out to be a flop. In its second week, the film, released by Magnolia films as a documentary, earned $113,333 in 120 theaters, or […]