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    NYFF: Cate Blanchett Talks The "Quasi-Religious Experience" Of Working With Terrence Malick, Woody Allen & More

    Taking a "break" from shooting Kenneth Branagh's "Cinderella" in London, Cate Blanchett walked on the stage of Alice Tully Hall Wednesday night dripping in Hollywood glamor (immediately after an exclusive invite-only dinner in her honor) and sat down with NYFF programming director Kent Jones as part...

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    NYFF Tributes Cate Blanchett on the Road to Oscar

    NYFF programming director Kent Jones led Cate Blanchett through the parade of her first-rate directors, and she shared gems from each of her experiences. Discussing her role as Katharine Hepburn in "The Aviator," she slipped into an uncanny Martin Scorsese accent and recalled his advice to her: "Ma...

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    In the Works: Cate Blanchett to Helm 'The Dinner' as Feature Directorial Debut

    Cate Blanchett is preparing to make her feature-film directorial debut with "The Dinner," an adaptation of the psychological thriller novel by Herman Koch. Oren Moverman ("The Messenger") will pen.

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    The Big O: Are Grande Dames the New Babes?

    Beauty before age. This twist on an old adage has held sway for the most part when it comes to selecting which actresses are granted an Oscar each year, at least for the past several decades. But 2013 might find more than few new wrinkles (as well as some old ones) in a contest where experience doe...

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    For Your Consideration: A Closer Look at the Best Actress Race as 'Grace of Monaco' and 'The Immigrant' Get Pushed To 2014

    Remember earlier in the year when it seemed possible this year's best actress race would be a battle of the princesses? Oliver Hirschbiegel's "Diana" and Olivier Dahan's "Grace of Monaco" both looked like the kind of movies made to get best actress nominations, with the former seeing Naomi Watts pla...

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    Cate Blanchett to Make Directorial Debut with The Dinner

    Cate Blanchett is set to make her directorial debut with an adaptation of Herman Koch's The Dinner.

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    Cate Blanchett Serves Up 'The Dinner' For Her Directorial Debut, Oren Moverman Writing The Script

    To those who have been paying attention, Cate Blanchett has had her eye on the director's chair. She was originally slated to direct a short in the Australian omnibus "The Turning," before she just decided to take a role in the film instead. However, instead of testing the waters with a small segmen...

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    Hollywood Feminist of the Day: Cate Blanchett

    While promoting Blue Jasmine in London, for which she's receiving considerable and much deserved Oscar buzz, Cate Blanchett described herself as a feminist and discussed how she feels women's equality is becoming lost and has not yet been remotely achieved.

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    Brian De Palma To Direct Meta-Adaptation Of 'Therese Raquin' Starring Emily Mortimer

    No matter what you thought about Brian De Palma's "Passion," it can't be denied that it found the filmmaker firmly back in his wheelhouse of erotically charged melodrama. And it looks like he isn't going to veer too far away from that subject matter just yet, only this time, it will happen on a movi...

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    The Big O: Assessing the Actress Races Coming Out of Venice, Telluride and Toronto

    Telluride and Venice are fini. Toronto wraps this weekend. Time for some serious girl talk about how the lead and supporting actress categories have somewhat shifted now that the festival Oscar pundits and critics have chimed in.

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