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A Bill Murray/Sundance short you can already watch

By choice, Bill Murray doesn't make that many films a year – he averages about 1.5 films per 12 months. In case you might be wondering what the .5 is … here is a prime example. About a million people before me have already seen the film (I'm not sure where I was all this time) but just recently, Spout's Karina Longworth pointed out a factoid that I had just discussed (read here) once the Sundance's short film selection was announced: is it really worth showcasing a film that has already been downloaded in the 7 figures?  

While we are on the subject of Bill – here is the list of films he'll be appearing in shortly commencing with a role in Warner Bros.' Get Smart
– he plays Agent 13…he is currently filming (as the lead role) the book to film adaptation of City of Ember about a futuristic society that might sound like what we'll make of this planet in 100 years or less and will join Wes Anderson for a different role in The Fantastic Mr. Fox. Directed by Dan Beers' – here is the short film entitled: FCU: FACT CHECKERS UNIT.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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