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    Happy St. Patrick's Day: Irish Director Kirsten Sheridan On 'Dollhouse,' The Word "Random" And Using Ryan Gosling's Music

    Continuing its festival run this week at SXSW, following its Berlin premiere, is a remarkable Irish film, "Dollhouse," directed by Kirsten Sheridan. The trippy, pulsing story of a home invasion scenario that is by turns scary, funny and surreal (you can read our review here), the film gained a speci...

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    Lasse Hallstrom Talks 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen' & Says He Won't Return For Planned Sequel To 'The Hypnotist'

    It's possible you may have not noticed it, but three-time Academy Award nominee Lasse Hallstrom has become an immensely prolific director. Though he was Miramax's go-to guy in the late nineties and early aughts, that company's significantly lower profile led to him moving in another direction. But h...

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    Exclusive - Program Director Kisha Cameron-Dingle Talks Focus Features Africa First Initiative + More...

    “When you see these films, you’re like, that’s different. Because it’s not that same image of the continent, but that’s also what’s great about it,” says Kisha Cameron-Dingle, of Focus Features Africa First Program.

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    Oprah Winfrey Lands 1st Exclusive Interview w/ Whitney Houston's Daughter & Brother For OWN

    Oprah Winfrey has nabbed an exclusive interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, as well as Houston’s sister-in-law and manager Patricia Houston, and brother Gary Houston.

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    Henry 'Box' Brown (Virginia Slave Who Escaped To Freedom In A Box) Film Biopic Currently In The Works

    In our exclusive interview with writer/director/producer Rob Underhill, an interview which will be posted on the site very soon, Underhill stated that a film biopic based on the Narrative of The Life of Henry Box Brown is currently in the works.

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    On The Set: Nicholas Stoller And His 'Five-Year Engagement' Cast Talk Their Improvisational Process

    Many months ago, on what began as a rainy morning in the hills of Sonoma, California, The Playlist -- part of a small contingent of press -- rolled up to the vineyard-turned-movie-set of this spring’s relationship dramedy “The Five-Year Engagement.” And over the course of what turn...

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    Director Simon Aboud Talks 'Comes A Bright Day' Cast & Status Of Brit-Listed 'This Beautiful Fantastic'

    In Berlin last week we had the pleasure of catching up with "Comes a Bright Day" writer/director Simon Aboud, who told us about getting the film made, as well as the status of his Brit-listed potential Carey Mulligan script "This Beautiful Fantastic," and what he hopes to roll on next.

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    'Electrick Children' Stars Rory Culkin & Liam Aiken On Their Roles In The Film & Growing Up Onscreen

    A small, indie, debut film from writer/director Rebecca Thomas, "Electrick Children"'s trio of young central performances really caught our eye in Berlin last week. Having spoken to the film's lead and potential break-out, Julia Garner, we then got to sit down with the other two, both of them child ...

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    Diane Kruger On 'Farewell, My Queen,' The Value Of Beauty In Hollywood & Finding A Leopard In Her Shower

    Having followed what has become a fairly well-trodden path from modelling into acting, Diane Kruger seems determined to ensure that her career is more diverse and challenging than that label might suggest. In this endeavor she is undoubtedly helped by being fluent in German, French and English,...

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    Watch: Trailer For SXSW & Berlin Pic 'Electrick Children' & A Quick Chat With Star Julia Garner

    Seeming even younger than her 18 years, Julia Garner, the lead in Rebecca Thomas' debut feature "Electrick Children" (reviewed here) delivers one of those performances that marks a new star in the ascendant. Juggling upcoming roles and sweetly new to the world of press junkets and prom...

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