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    The Ones To Watch: 20 Breakout Actors, Directors & Talents From The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

    Because we're usually far too busy for the partying and snowboarding, the highlights of the Sundance Film Festival are, of course, the movies themselves. But almost as pleasurable as the films, is discovering new voices and talent, and seeing for the first time the performers and filmmakers whose ca...

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    Sundance Review: Michael Fassbender Wears a Giant Fake Head In Irreverent Music Comedy 'Frank'

    Michael Fassbender spends the majority of Lenny Abrahamson's irreverent comedy "Frank" buried underneath a giant plastic head, but the honesty of his performance is on full display.

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    Sundance Review: ‘Frank’ Starring Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson & Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Are some diamonds in the rough so special they can only exist on the fringes? When a rare species enters the ecosystem of the mainstream, does its fragile, sensitive needs break down amongst the polluted elements around it? These are some of the ideas expressed in “Frank,” an off-the-wall and terrif...

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    ‘That’s My Boy’ Helmer Sean Anders Will Direct 'Horrible Bosses 2,' Kevin McDonald Takes On "Young" Elvis Biopic & More

    The Toronto International Film Festival is upon us, and with it flurries of announcements like the snows of the Canadian summer (or something), with new projects being lined up for original "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" director Niels Arden Oplev, an Elvis Presley biopic for "Last King of Scotland" ...

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    Meet the 2013 Tribeca Filmmakers #38: 'What Richard Did' Tells of A Regretful Act of Jealousy In a Wealthy Dublin Suburb

    Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson ("Adam & Paul," "Garage") gives us a look into the wealthy suburbs of Dublin in "What Richard Did." The film follows a group of Irish teenage boys during their last summer together, leading up to an act of jealousy that affects main character Richard's life. Abrahams...

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    Lenny Abrahamson's Drama 'What Richard Did' Goes to Tribeca Film

    North American rights to Lenny Abrahamson's ("Adam and Paul") upcoming drama "What Richard Did" have been picked up by Tribeca Film in the wake of last weekend's Irish Film & Television Awards, during which it took home five awards, including Best Film and Best Director.

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    TIFF Capsule Review: 'What Richard Did'

    “What Richard Did” follows a role-model athlete into a party, and after a violent drunken spasm of jealousy, a rugby teammate is dead. Director Lenny Abrahamson’s second feature shifts from a light airy palette on the beaches near Wicklow to darkening tones as his story devolves from jostling bonhomie into death and guilt. Newcomer Jack Reynor is Richard Karlsen, a team leader who can’t contain his surging emotions when there’s competition for dark-haired Lara (Roisin Murphy). After a brawl goes too far and the police investigate, omerta sets in among the mates who witnessed the fight, putting a few new wrinkl...

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip From Toronto Film Festival Drama 'What Richard Did'

    While Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson was in the news this week with a new Michael Fassbender project called "Frank," he also has a film screening in the contemporary world cinema section of the Toronto International Film Festival.

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