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Honor Roll 2011

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    Honor Roll 2011: "Another Happy Day" Star Ellen Barkin

    And you thought your family was dysfunctional? Wait till you see the crew Sam Levinson has assembled for "Another Happy Day" in his first outing as writer/director of a feature film. Levinson - and let's get this out of the way - is the son of filmmaker Barry Levinson. Ellen Barkin not only stars...

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    Honor Roll 2011 | Pedro Almodóvar's New Muse? Elena Anaya On 'The Skin I Live In'

    Spanish actress Elena Anaya is in an enviable position. After first working with Pedro Almodóvar 10 years ago in a small role in "Talk to Her," the Spanish filmmaker responsible for creating some of cinema's juiciest female roles asked if she'd like to take the lead in ...

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    Honor Roll 2011 | 'Bellflower' Director Evan Glodell

    Evan Glodell's "Bellflower" is the sort of indie success story that many filmmakers dream of but few achieve. A first-time director and a team of unknowns make it to Sundance with an incendiary film that gets people talking. But approaching this film as the too-familiar Cinderella...

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    Honor Roll 2011 | 'Pariah' Breakout Adepero Oduye

    Dee Rees' feature directorial debut "Pariah," starring relative newcomer Adepero Oduye, kicked the 2011 Sundance Film Festival off right by earning a standing ovation on the event's opening night. A coming-of-age drama that centers on Alike (Oduye), a 17-year-old girl coming to ter...

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    Honor Roll 2011 | 'Like Crazy' Breakout Felicity Jones

    Honor Roll 2011 | 'Like Crazy' Breakout Felicity Jones

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    Honor Roll 2011 | Nick Nolte Delivers a Powerful Punch to the Gut in 'Warrior'

    In his essay "The Decay of Lying," Oscar Wilde wrote, "Life imitates art far more than art imitates life." Leave it to two-time Oscar nominee Nick Nolte to prove him wrong.

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    Honor Roll 2011 | Sundance's Golden Boy Sean Durkin, Director/Writer of 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'

    For a first-time director, Sean Durkin came into the 2011 Sundance Film Festival with a lot of history. With his NYU buddies Antonio Campos and Josh Mond, Durkin formed Borderline Films in 2005; their first feature, the Campos-directed "Afterschool," premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festi...

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    Honor Roll 2011 | Werner Herzog on 3D, 'The Simpsons' and Nicolas Cage

    An essential contributor to the wave of New German Cinema produced in the seventies and eighties, Werner Herzog solidified his reputation as a legendary filmmaker long ago. Since the release of “Grizzly Man” in 2005, Herzog’s popularity has become more prevalent than ever before. H...

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    Honor Roll 2011 | Alexander Payne On 'The Descendants' and Why it's a Minor Work

    Alexander Payne is in a good mood, or at least a little more chipper than usual. If the consensus means anything, the man behind such noted black comedies as "Election" and "About Schmidt" has yet to break his winning streak. Seven years have passed since his last feature, "...

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    Honor Roll 2011 | Glenn Close and Janet McTeer On the Unsung Heroes of 'Albert Nobbs'

    "Albert Nobbs" is known as the Glenn Close Passion Project, the One Where She Plays a Man, but the film is a much more complicated construction. It's the story of, yes, one Albert Nobbs (Close), a waiter who works in a 19th-century Dublin hotel. Albert is also a woman living a very cir...

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