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    On The Rise 2014: 12 Directors To Watch

    After looking at musicians, cinematographers, actors, actresses and screenwriters, there was only one natural place to go with our On The Rise series: directors. After all, film is still an auteur's medium, and the director is the one who hires all of the above, stitching together the various elemen...

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    On The Rise 2014: 13 Actresses To Watch

    We’re about to hit a real sea-change with the kind of movies Hollywood is making. For years, studio bosses shied away from the idea of making movies with female leads that weren’t weepies or romantic comedies, but last year saw the three of the top-grossing movies — “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,...

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    On The Rise 2014: 13 Screenwriters To Watch

    "'I loved 'Gravity,' but the screenplay sucked" went the relatively common refrain. We'd wager that the people who said that were often the same who expressed confusion when silent film "The Artist" was nominated for an Oscar nomination for its original screenplay. You can find fault with the writin...

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    On The Rise 2014: 12 Actors To Watch

    In Hollywood, you can be on top of the world one minute, and then a public indiscretion, or a handful of box office disasters, or the simple fact of getting old, can each result in fewer and fewer calls (you can count on hearing from Millennium Entertainment no matter what). Bad news for the old gua...

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    On The Rise 2014: 12 Film Composers To Watch

    At times, the eagle eyed film enthusiast could be forgiven for thinking that there were about four composers scoring high profile films. Hans Zimmer scored five films last year, and four films this year. Alexandre Desplat managed six in 2013, and five in 2014, while Christophe Beck topped both with ...

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    On The Rise 2014: Cinematographers To Watch

    In what’s become an annual tradition, this week we’re kicking off our On The Rise series of features in which we take a look at emerging and blossoming talent across a variety of fields. This year, we’re expanding our remit to encompass a couple more categories and subcategories, but we’re starting ...

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    On The Rise: 12 Directors To Watch In 2013

    So far in our On The Rise series this year, we've looked at talent on the ascension in front of the camera, with a cluster of actors and actresses who look set for great things. We've also highlighted promising cinematographers, writers and composers who've already proven their worth, and look like ...

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    On The Rise: 10 Screenwriters To Watch In 2013

    Screenwriters historically get a rough ride in Hollywood. If a film works, they're normally skipped over when it's time to hand out the credit; if it doesn't they're the first to be blamed. They're rewritten, fired, replaced, rehired, fired again, underpaid, made to do free drafts, generally abused,...

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    On The Rise: 10 Actresses To Watch In 2013

    Last week, we picked out ten actors who are On The Rise, a group of guys who all impressed us in recent roles, and likely have put themselves on the radar of Hollywood, with names like Corey Stoll, Alex Karpovsky, Jack Reynor and Omar Sy coming to our attention.

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    On The Rise: 11 Actors To Watch In 2013

    It's a pretty exciting time to watch the current crop of leading men emerge. Names like Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender and Tom Hardy are some of the most interesting actors to follow these days, each them choose to work with great talent and take on fascinating roles. Their stars are still in asce...

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