A New Way to Engage With Your Audience: Director Duncan Jones Tweetalong “Source Code” TV Screening

Duncan Jones, who was featured here last week with Moon's behind the scenes and hit the headlines few days ago with the "Warcraft reveal", belongs to the group of directors using Social Media to engage with their fans and find new and organic ways to promote their work. Last night, ch4 scre ...

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Does It Make Sense to Release ‘House of Cards’ at Once on Netflix? The Slash Film vs Dana Brunetti Debate

So today is THE day where Netflix releases the complete season 1 of House of Cards (13 episodes) and offers free-of-engagement access to any person lucky enough to live in a country where Netflix actually exists. There has a been a lot of buzz about House of Cards, it being directed by high-pr ...

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Best of the Tweets #11 is Out

Sorry I have been silent for the last two days, I could give great reasons but, really, who cares. (I don't) So I'm back with the traditional Best of the Tweets before a new week full of wonderful articles (I already have 5 waiting to be written) and flowers we do hope. And now, without furthe ...

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Best Of The Tweets #10

Best Fatwa-Tweets Apparently Salman Rushdie didn't know the saying 'For a Fatwa on Twitter, Insult The Wire' but screenwriter Damon Lindelof and author Ken Jennings did. Rushdie, who is developing a TV show for Showtime opened up a bit too much during an interview and picked the wron ...

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Best of the Tweets #9

This Best of the Tweets is marked by clashes of the worlds! This week, people from all boards tweeted and as I was scanning through my selection I couldn't help but noticing that if the many worlds composing the Western World are coexisting, they are trembling and shaking. Twitter might be ...

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Best of the Tweets #8

Best Movie-Of-The-Year-Tweet (part 2) Consensus around Drive this week between Directors Notes and Philip Bloom. The Ryan Gosling/Carey Mulligan movie about A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong ha ...

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Best of the Tweets #7

Best Movie-of-the-Year Tweets: Duncan Jones and Slashfilm's writer/founder Peter Sciretta share their first movie fave, respectively Moneyball and 50/50. I haven't seen any of them yet, have you seen any of them? If so, how do you feel about them? *************************************** ...

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Dear Mark Zuckerberg, Don Draper Introduced Timeline 40 Years Ago

Hard to know who hides behind eleist, an avatar created 13 hours ago and through which was uploaded a video that should become viral anytime soon... on Facebook for instance. Besides the Winklevoss brothers, it would be presumptuous to rule anyone, but if hardcore fans are always capable of gr ...

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Best of The Tweets #6

Best of the Tweets #6 is out and because this week was particularly intense between the Emmys, Netflix/Qwikster, and the beginning of the TV season, I have decided to create subcategories. Tweets cover from 09/18 to 09/25 BEST OF THE EMMYS TWEETS 1-Modern Family writer Danny Zuker did ...

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Best of the Tweets #5

Edition #5 of Best of the Tweets is out and goes from 09/11 to 09/16. Yes, only five days. That's how prolific people are in September.            1- Neil Gaiman, who is currently running a very successful Kickstarter campaign with Amanda Palmer seems to be in the right place to sh ...

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