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Nora Ephron

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    Comparing Lena Dunham to Woody Allen Is Unfair — to Lena Dunham

    Likening the "Girls" auteur to Allen and Salinger predictably raises hackles, but what had they done at her age?

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    Todd Haynes To Direct Peggy Lee Biopic Starring Reese Witherspoon

    Reece Witherspoon is having a pretty good year: she's a producing David Fincher's "Gone Girl," she's appearing in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" and she's earned some of the best reviews of her career for "Wild" and "The Good Lie," both of which look to be in awards consideration after stron...

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    From 'Big' to 'Captain Phillips,' TOH! Ranks Tom Hanks' Ten Best Performances

    One year removed from sprawling $100-million epic (and epic flop) "Cloud Atlas," which even the beloved movie icon couldn't save, Tom Hanks is enjoying the kind of year that defined his heyday in the 1990s.

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    2013 Tony Award Nominations: 'Kinky Boots' Leads with 13, Nods for Tom Hanks, Tony Shalhoub, Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy'

    Nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards were announced Tuesday morning, with the musical "Kinky Boots" leading with 13 as well as a best actor nod for Tom Hanks in Nora Ephron's "Lucky Guy."

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    Tribeca Film Festival Announces Creation of Nora Ephron Prize, Recognizes Woman Writer or Director with Distinctive Voice

    The Tribeca Film Festival (April 17-28) has announced the creation of a new award, the Nora Ephron Prize. The $25,000 award will recognize a woman writer or director with a distinctive voice who embodies the spirit and vision of writer-director Ephron (1941-2012).

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    First-Hand Dish on Nora Ephron's Dicey 'Lucky Guy' Subject Mike McAlary

    I loved Nora Ephron as a writer, and I was very sorry when she died last year. I had always dreamed about meeting her and becoming really good friends, and now that was never going to happen. Plus, I just liked to read anything and everything she wrote, and now that was over too.

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    Hanks Joins Women in the World Summit to Tribute Ephron

    The two-day annual Women in the World summit, to be held in New York on April 4 and 5, will feature such female icons as Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Ambassador Susan E. Rice and Diane von Furstenberg, among others. Tom Hanks, currently starring on Broadway in Nora Ephron's final play "Lucky Guy," w...

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    Writers Guild East Awards Ceremony to Tribute Nora Ephron; Watch Live Broadcast of WGA West

    The Writers Guild East has announced a tribute to writer-director Nora Ephron (1941-2012), to be presented at the guild's East Coast awards ceremony on February 17. The nominees are here.

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    Weekend Reel Reads: Artifacts from the Past and Glimpses of the Future

    This week's collections of film-related stories from around the web include a classic Truffaut film set visit, a look at bygone movie website trends and an explanation of why some films have terrible subtitles.

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    Nora Ephron: Star Wars for Girls

    I don't say this lightly: what "Star Wars" was for men and boys of a certain era (and believe me, I loved it, too), Ephron was for women and girls of that era.

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