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    Watch: Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Robert Redford and Other Stars in Short Films by Janusz Kaminski

    For its annual Hollywood Issue, The New York Times Magazine has taken a cinematic approach, with 11 short films featuring 11 of the year's most lauded actors, including Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, Chewetel Ejiofor, Greta Gerwig, Michael B. Jordan, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Rober...

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    WATCH: Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski Directs Blanchett, Redford, Ejiofor and Many More in 11 Gorgeous Short Films

    Here's a nifty thing. Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski directed 11 very short films for the New York Times Magazine, and the Times has a released a behind-the-scenes video of Kaminski directing the likes of Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oprah Winfrey, Adele Exarchopo...

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    Watch: Errol Morris Revisits the Man Obsessed with the JFK Assassination Zapruder Footage in New New York Times Op Doc

    In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963, Errol Morris has released to the New York Times another Op-Doc, called "November 22, 1963," about the photographic evidence that exists of that fateful event.

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    Spike Lee Talks 'Oldboy,' Studio Interference, '12 Years a Slave' (and, Implicitly, 'Django Unchained') and More in NYT

    Spike Lee's "Oldboy," a remake starring Josh Brolin of Park Chan-wook's now cult revenge classic, hits theaters November 27. Lee is profiled today in the New York Times and, as is to be expected, has some no-bullshit things to say about the lasting appeal of revenge films, his personal connection to...

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    Media Make Moves: NYT Loses Stelter to CNN, Adds Hoberman, Deadline Adapts to Finke's Departure

    There's lots of movement in the media ranks. And the trend of star brands leaving their established digs to become bigger stars for someone else continues apace. The New York Times has lost another media star. Following the departure of online-brands Nate Silver to ESPN and tech columnist David Pogu...

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    WATCH: Director Brian Percival Talks 'The Book Thief' for NY Times Anatomy of a Scene

    This week's New York Times Anatomy of a Scene video feature talks with director Brian Percival ("Downton Abbey") as he explains a scene from "The Book Thief" (November 8). In the scene, young Liesl (played by Sophie Nelisse) has just witnessed a book burning, and must come to terms with the true int...

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    'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Director Abdellatif Kechiche Talks Anatomy of a Scene for NY Times (VIDEO)

    In this week's NY Times Anatomy of a Scene video feature, director Abdellatif Kechiche discusses through a translator a key scene from his Palme d'Or winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color."

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    'The Book Thief' Promo in New York Times Asks Us to Imagine a World Without Words

    Fox's "The Book Thief" (November 15) grabbed some attention in Wednesday's New York Times via a savvy promotion. For the first time in the history of the newspaper, two consecutive pages were blank, with just a listing for a website at the bottom of the second page. Check out images of the blank NYT...

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    Kimberly Peirce Talks Long-Gestating Queer Comedy 'Butch Academy,' Plus Read NYT Profile on Director's Return with 'Carrie' UPDATED

    UPDATE: Director Kimberly Peirce has plans to rewrite and resuscitate her long in the works, Judd Apatow-shepherded queer comedy "Butch Academy." She told the Playlist that the project "had transmen transitioning, it had butches and straight men sharing advice about how to please women. It crosses s...

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    WATCH: Alfonso Cuaron Talks 'Gravity' for NY Times Anatomy of a Scene

    Check out this week's NY Times Anatomy of a Scene video feature, where director Alfonso Cuaron talks upcoming release "Gravity" (October 4). Plus, watch the new featurette, "Experience the Third Dimension," below.

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