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Best Friends With Down Syndrome Make Epic Zombie Movie

'We're naturally amazing'

(Newser) - Two best friends with Down syndrome from Rhode Island are living their dream of making an epic zombie movie and becoming celebrities, the AP reports. "Down syndrome causes us to think slower than others, but we don't let that get in the way," Sam Suchmann says. "... More »

Cove Oscar Winners Stage Sting at LA Sushi Joint

Filmmakers go undercover to find illegal whale meat

(Newser) - The makers of The Cove, the Oscar-winning documentary about dolphin killing in Japan, have aimed their cameras closer to home in a sting to expose illegal whale meat served at a California sushi joint. The operation began in October, when they heard rumors that the Hump, a Santa Monica restaurant,... More »

Prop 8 Trial Is on YouTube

Filmmakers use transcripts, reports, blogs in recreation

(Newser) - Though the Supreme Court kept California’s gay-marriage trial off YouTube, some enterprising filmmakers have fixed that. Using court transcripts and various reports of the proceedings, they’ve put 12 “episodes” of the Prop 8 trial on the Internet, using Hollywood actors (including Oscar nominee Tess Harper) to play... More »

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