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    A Hollywood Legend Reborn On Stage

    There aren’t many behind-the-scenes Hollywood figures worthy of a one-person show, but Edith Head wasn’t just anyone. She was synonymous with costume design for the movies, with eight Oscars, 35 nominations, and over a thousand films to her credit. She became a TV personality and author who was recognized by the public, famous for her work with everyone from Clara Bow to Grace Kelly. (She even inspired a character named Edna Mode in the Pixar animated film The Incredibles.) Now actress Susan Classen is bringing her to life onstage in a play called A Conversation with Edith Head, which opens at the Odyssey Theater in Los An...

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    INTERVIEW | Sandra Hebron Says Goodbye To The London Film Festival

    As the 55th BFI London Film Festival comes to a close today, Artistic Director Sandra Hebron will witness her final day working within the fest. After fifteen years working within the BFI, Hebron is moving on. In the midst of her final edition at the helm, she sat down with indieWIRE to discuss why ...

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    Watch: Sober, Haunting Trailer for Werner Herzog's Death Row Doc "Into the Abyss"

    "Into the Abyss," the latest documentary from Werner Herzog, finds the "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" auteur delving into the legacy of a triple homicide in Texas. No 3D this time around. To flesh the story out, Herzog interviewed the victims' families and those convicted for the crime, including one ma...

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    In His Own Words | David M. Rosenthal Shares a Scene From "Janie Jones," Starring Abigail Breslin

    Below director/writer David M. Rosenthal ("See This Movie") shares a scene from his personally inspired father-daughter rock film "Janie Jones," starring Abigail Breslin, Alessandro Nivola and Elisabeth Shue. The Tribeca Film release opens in limited release October 28.

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    CASTING WATCH: Who Should Play Grace Kelly in Upcoming Grace of Monaco?

    Grace of Monaco, a spec script by Arash Amel, has been acquired by Pierre-Ange Le Pogam (through his new Stone Angel production and financing banner). Given the competitive level of interest in the script, the film about Grace Kelly, who was both Hollywood and actual royalty--will likely be gearing ...

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    INTERVIEW | "The Rum Diary" Director Bruce Robinson is Grateful for Johnny Depp, Hunter and Withnail

    Bruce Robinson's first movie, "Withnail & I," succeeded on a scale matched by few debuts: Cult status. Entertainment Weekly named his 1987 comedy starring Richard E. Grant as one of the 25 funniest films of all time. In its native Britain, it's number three in Total Film’s 2000 all-time comedies. An...

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    INTERVIEW | Anton Yelchin On Why "Like Crazy" Made Him Want to Finance Indies of His Own

    At only 22, Anton Yelchin has acted alongside Mel Gibson ("The Beaver"), Christian Bale ("Terminator: Salvation"), starred in a TV show ("Huff") and played an iconic role in a blockbuster franchise (a teen Chekov in J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" reboot). Despite this, Yelchin has the startling appearance...

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    iW's Project of the Day: Fly on the Wall Tour Documentary about Bobby Bare, Jr.

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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    INTERVIEW | David Lynch Talks "Crazy Clown Time" and Why Singing is "so embarrassing"

    David Lynch, the beloved auteur behind "Mulholland Drive" and "Blue Velvet," hasn't directed a feature since 2006's "Inland Empire." Since then he's been peddling his own brand of coffee, shooting a campaign for Lady Dior starring Marion Cotillard, doin...

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