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Lawmaker suggests revamping film incentive cap

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state legislator says New Mexico should consider lifting a cap on film production tax incentives.

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Review: Allen casts a limp spell in ‘Magic’

This photo released by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows, Colin Firth, left, as Stanley and Emma Stone as Sophie, in a scene from the film, "Magic in the Moonlight," directed by Woody Allen. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, Jack English)

Woody Allen’s late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn’t have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of “Bananas” or the Fellini-esque carnival of “Stardust Memories”: tidiness.

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Report: Film production generated 15,900 jobs

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has created one job for every $8,519 spent on tax incentives to attract film and television productions during the past five years, according to a state-commissioned study released Tuesday.

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Report: Film production generated 15,900 jobs

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — One job was created in New Mexico for every $8,519 spent on tax incentives to attract film and television productions over nearly five years, according to a state-commissioned study released Tuesday.

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Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

In this Thursday, July 16, 2014 photo, Writer/Director Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn arrive at the premiere of "Magic In The Moonlight" in New York. Hollywood may be an industry driven by youth, but this summer has brought a rush of releases from directors working well into their late 70s and early 80s. The 78-year-old Allen, whose latest, "Magic in the Moonlight," opens Friday, July 25, 2014, follows films from Clint Eastwood (84), Roman Polanski (80) and Jean-Luc Godard (83). (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)

Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled.

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