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A Heartfelt Goodbye to The Genius of Mike Nichols

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mike Nichols was a legendary artist who was always learning. Known for films like "The Graduate," "Catch-22," and "The Birdcage," Nichols died yesterday at the age of 83.

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Director Paul Haggis on His New Film 'Third Person'

Monday, June 23, 2014

Oscar winner Paul Haggis weighs in on his new film "Third Person," which follows the interlocking stories of three couples in three cities. The star-studded film includes Olivia Wilde, Liam Neeson, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Adrian Brody and Moran Atias.

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Here's The Thing

Josh Fox

Monday, July 08, 2013

Josh Fox didn't set out to be a documentary filmmaker, but when his family was contacted by a company offering a lot of money for drilling rights, he felt compelled to investigate.  

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Lena Dunham

Monday, January 21, 2013

Dunham thought she’d be a “weird Gender and Women’s Studies teacher who occasionally showed movies at film festivals,” and never imagined she’d encounter the success she has.

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Judd Apatow

Monday, January 07, 2013

Filmmaker Judd Apatow thinks each of his movies is "a letter to myself telling me something that I need to know about how to live my life."

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Andrew McCarthy

Monday, November 05, 2012

Most people know Andrew McCarthy for his roles in "St. Elmo’s Fire" and "Pretty in Pink" as a member of the Brat Pack, but those movies were only one stop on Andrew McCarthy’s journey.

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Anthony Baxter and Dylan Avery

Monday, August 13, 2012

Anthony Baxter and Dylan Avery are responsible for two controversial political films: one about a golf course in Scotland and the other about whether 9/11 was a government cover-up. 

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Joe Berlinger

Monday, January 16, 2012

Documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger went to Arkansas to investigate what he thought was a trend in youth violence; instead he found there were three wrongfully incarcerated teenagers. 

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Stephen Daldry

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Director Stephen Daldry offers a window into his past, from training as a clown and driving giraffes through Pompeii to being serenaded by a persistent Elton John.  

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