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Nora Ephron

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    The Essentials: 5 Key Nora Ephron Films

    It's been touching to see the outpouring of love for Nora Ephron since the journalist, novelist, screenwriter and director passed away last night. Ephron's films have never really been particularly trendy; you're not going to find many hip young filmmakers naming her as an influence. But it's clear ...

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    Nora Ephron Dies at 71

    I'm sitting here reeling from the news that Nora Ephron has died.  No one even knew she was sick and now she is gone.  The loss to movies, and especially to women in movies, cannot be underestimated.  This is a woman who was an Oscar nominated screenwriter three times over for Sil...

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    R.I.P. Nora Ephron (1941-2012)

    Sad news this evening, as writer, screenwriter and director Nora Ephron has passed away at the age of 71.

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    Zooey Deschanel Bringing 'Coal Miner's Daughter' To The Stage; Tom Hanks Broadway Bound With 'Lucky Guy'

    We usually don't report on theater stuff, but when the names involved are as heavyweight as they are here, it's a bit hard to ignore, so onward...

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    Lena Dunham in Conversation with Nora Ephron

    I am very impressed with Lena Dunham.  Have been since I saw Tiny Furniture.  As the launch of her HBO show Girls approaches on the 15th of April (which I will write about next week), Lena is curating a program at BAM this week Hey, Girlfriend a program of 8 films about female relationship...

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    Lena Dunham Curates Hey Girlfriend, A Program of Eight Films at BAM Beginning April 2

    Lena Dunham is pushing her brand mightly well.  To coincide with the premiere of her new HBO show Girls on April 15, Dunham has joined forces with BAM to curate a program of eight films entitled "Hey Girlfriend."

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    Trailer Watch: Girls

    No more teases.  This is the real albeit short trailer.  It's Tiny Furniture but with HBO money. 

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    Nora Ephron Directing Sam Mendes-Produced Time Travel TV Adaptation 'Lost In Austen'

    Yes, It's Another Version Of 'Pride & Prejudice'It's easy to dump on Nora Ephron. And in many ways, justified, certainly to anyone who's had to sit through "Mixed Nuts," or "Michael," or "Lucky Numbers" or "Bewitched." But she did, of course, write the stone-cold classic "When Harry Met Sally," and,...

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