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    25 Movies That Defined The Sundance Film Festival

    As you might have noticed from the wall-to-wall level of coverage over the last week or so, the Sundance Film Festival has grown considerably from its humble beginnings back in 1978, when it was inaugurated as the Utah/US Film Festival and had a remit to showcase exclusively American-made independen...

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    Derek Cianfrance To Direct 'A Cotton Candy Autopsy' Starring Ben Mendelsohn; HBO Series 'Muscle' Is Dead

    Getting something made these days that isn't a blockbuster isn't easy, and so many directors keep a few irons in the fire at any one time, hoping one of them will gain enough momentum, support and financing to enter production. And Derek Cianfrance has certainly been piling up his plate lately, addi...

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    In the Works: Derek Cianfrance On Board to Direct 'ESPN: Those Guys Have All the Fun' for Focus

    Derek Cianfrance ("The Place Beyond the Pines") is attached to direct "ESPN: Those Guys Have All the Fun." The book by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales follows the rise of the eponymous cable network, via interviews with past and present ESPN personalities and producers.

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    Derek Cianfrance To Direct Movie About The Founding Of ESPN For 'Social Network' Producers

    Over three films, Derek Cianfrance has made films about dudes. Okay, that's perhaps being a bit reductive, but from "Brother Tied" to "Blue Valentine" to this year's "The Place Beyond The Pines," they've featured men in various states of crisis. Now he's going to apply that approach to the most bro-...

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    Derek Cianfrance To Set Sail On 'The Light Between Oceans'

    If there has been one through line on Derek Cianfrance's first three features, it has been family. His first (and still unreleased) film "Brother Tied" dealt with two brothers, his sophomore breakout "Blue Valentine" chronicled a crumbling marriage while his latest, "The Place Beyond The Pines," det...

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    Q & A: Director Cianfrance Talks 'The Place Beyond the Pines,' Gosling and Cooper, Long Takes and 'Psycho'

    If you missed Derek Cianfrance's "The Place Beyond the Pines" in theaters, it's worth grabbing as it hits DVD and Blu-Ray, because it's one of the best movies to come out so far this year. Will it wind up in the awards conversation? Focus Features is going to push the intense R-rated drama, which gr...

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    Watch: Another Great, Single Take Dick's Sporting Goods Ad Directed By Derek Cianfrance

    Despite what our own Chris Bell might think, Derek Cianfrance's "The Place Beyond The Pines" is one of the best movies of the year, and it opens in a pretty spectacular fashion. Nodding to the Dardennes, we follow Ryan Gosling's motorcycle riding stuntman from behind as he suits up and walks through...

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    Eva Mendes Talks Convincing Her 'Place Beyond The Pines' Director That She Was The Real Deal, Her Research & Her Goal To Keep Things Weird

    In her latest film, “The Place Beyond the Pines,” Eva Mendes shirks her sexy image and gives a down-to-earth portrayal of a small-town waitress forced to choose between the father of her child, a face-tattooed stunt motorcycle driver (Ryan Gosling), and a man who can offer her substantial security (...

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    Derek Cianfrance Talks Cinematic Violence, Face Tattoos, Falling In Love With Eva Mendes & More From ‘Place Beyond The Pines’

    After “Blue Valentine” tackled the issues of marriage and gender relations, it seemed like a natural progression that filmmaker Derek Cianfrance decided to take on parenthood and legacy in his next film. Taking six years to make, "The Place Beyond The Pines” deals with the issue of legacy in America...

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    Watch: The Dazzling Opening Shot From 'The Place Beyond The Pines' Plus Derek Cianfrance's Trailer Commentary

    Yes, it's over two hours long, and "The Place Beyond The Pines" is a sprawling saga set over a few decades. But that doesn't mean that it isn't instantly gripping, and director Derek Cianfrance plunks the audience right into the world of the film's stunt riding Luke, played by a tattooed, bleached h...

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