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Berlin: Anti-Netflix Protests Hit Fest Premiere of Isabel Coixet’s ‘Elisa & Marcela’

Holding signs reading “No Netflix films in Berlinale competition” and “Kino statt Stream Festival” (“Cinema, not a streaming festival”), the group — around a half-dozen or so people — expressed their disapproval of the Berlinale’s decision to include Coixet‘s film in official competition. – Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2TVmJyd
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‘Breaking Bad’ Movie Sequel With Aaron Paul Will Air on Netflix and AMC

Details of the film’s plot are being kept under tight wraps. It has been previously reported, however, that the film would star Aaron Paul and would follow his character–Jesse Pinkman–in the aftermath of the events of the original series finale. Original series creator Vince Gilligan is writing and directing the project. – Joe Otterson, Variety » http://bit.ly/2IdiTig

Berlin Film Festival Responds To Exhibitor Anger Over Netflix’s Presence In Competition

Yesterday, 160 German independent exhibitors sent a strong message to the festival and German culture minister Monika Grütters in which they demanded Isabel Coixet’s drama Elisa Y Marcela be removed from the competition strand. “The Berlinale stands for the big screen, Netflix the small screen,” they said. European arthouse cinema body CICAE also voiced frustration at the decision. – Andreas Wiseman, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2UVUxLI

EPIX NOW Streaming Service Launches With Film Library, Original Programs

Starting today, the service features MGM’s full library of original programming and blockbuster movies, including offerings from MGM, Paramount and Lionsgate. The app is available for download today in the App store for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, and in Google Play for Android phones and tablets. It will also be coming soon to Roku devices and Amazon Fire TV. The service will continue rolling out across additional devices over the course of the year. – Bruce Haring, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2MZNaQg
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