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    The Essentials: 5 Amazing Joe Wright Scenes You Need To Know

    In just five movies, British director Joe Wright has established himself as a master stylist with an almost painterly eye for shot compositions and spatial geography. On the eve of his newest film, "Anna Karenina," we thought we would go through the five most amazing shots in his oeuvre (whittling t...

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    Critical Consensus: Eric Kohn and Peter Knegt On the Oscar Prospects of 'Anna Karenina,' 'Silver Linings Playbook' and More

    Chief film critic Eric Kohn and senior editor Peter Knegt reconvene to get under the hood of the awards race: what's working, what's not and where the 'Silver Linings' are.

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    Keira Knightley In An 'Anna Karenina' Cold As A Russian Winter

    With its snowy landscapes, sumptuous costumes and old-world aura, Anna Karenina is as pretty as a holiday window – and just about as lively and surprising. Placing Tolstoy’s enduring story of a married woman’s deadly, passionate infidelity in a theatrical setting – nearl...

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    Joe Wright Takes on More UK Theater as Film Linc Plans Early Look at His 'Anna Karenina'

    With his new adaptation of Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina” hitting theaters in a few weeks, director Joe Wright has committed to diving further into the theater world. According to David Benedict in Variety, next summer Wright will direct Chiwetel Ejiofor in the world premiere of Aime Ce...

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    The Real Brad Pitt Chanel Ad Vs. SNL's: Can You Tell the Difference?

    Just try to tell them apart. Brad Pitt’s recently unveiled commercial for Chanel No. 5 is so loaded with high-flown, nonsensical language that it out-parodies itself without any help from satirists. But SNL’s Taram Killam offers a very funny take on the commercial anyway, which incl...

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    Chiwetel Ejiofor Will Play Patrice Lumumba In Aimé Césaire's 'A Season In The Congo' At Young Vic

    Chiwetel Ejiofor is returning to his stage roots next summer, when he'll play the Congolese nationalist hero Patrice Lumumba, in poet and political activist Aimé Césaire's play, A Season in the Congo, at the Old Vic in London, next summer.

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    Watch: Chanel No. 5 Ad Starring Brad Pitt, Directed By Joe Wright

    With Joe Wright coming off the magnificently theatrical "Anna Karenina," you would think that the folks over at Chanel might want him to do something that requires more than turning on a camera and pointing it at Brad Pitt. Guess not. The fashion company has unleashed the new spot for thei...

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    'Anna Karenina' Director Joe Wright Could Direct 'The Secret Life Of Houdini'

    The great escape artist and magician Harry Houdini was all the rage earlier this year. DreamWorks acquired a Houdini-centered spec script from “Changeling” writer J. Michael Straczynski called “Voices From The Dead,” Sony enlisted the upcoming "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" filmmaker Francis Lawr...

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    Joe Wright Says He Wanted To Work With Keira Knightley Again & "Challenge" The Conventions Of Naturalism In The Stylized 'Anna Karenina'

    Near the eleventh hour of pre-production, while director Joe Wright (“Atonement,” “Hanna”) was preparing to shoot his adaptation of “Anna Karenina,” it became clear that the budget was going to be an issue -- plans to shoot on location were causing the film’s budget to double in cost. As such, Wrigh...

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    3 New 'Anna Karenina' TV Spots Showcase Theatrical Elements, Director Joe Wright To Make Stage Debut In London In February

    Aside from the now-infamous tracking shots within his films, it’s gradually getting harder to place where director Joe Wright will head next. Historical drama has been his wheelhouse, yes, but after the art-house action of “Hanna” dazzled with ingenuity and skill, it seems he’s ready to display his ...

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