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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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    Watch: Stephen Sondheim's "I'm Still Here" Performed By Jarvis Cocker, Directed By Todd Haynes

    December was a blur, so when HBO aired the documentary "Six By Sondheim," it flew past our radar, but we should have been paying close attention.

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    Essay: On Reading 'Velvet Goldmine' as a Reaction To AIDS Activism Burnout -- And How Todd Haynes Himself Doesn't Quite Agree

    Two years ago I wrote a thesis about political tendencies in contemporary, popular American representations of HIV/AIDS, the thematic centrepiece of which was Todd Haynes’s 1998 glam rock retrospective Velvet Goldmine. In my thesis I argue that Velvet Goldmine, at the time of it was made, was reacti...

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    Christian Bale May Reteam With Todd Haynes For Political Drama 'Act Of God'

    It's been two years since Todd Haynes' outstanding HBO miniseries "Mildred Pierce," and frankly that's two years too long. But he's quietly been brewing some projects in the background. Earlier this year, it was announced he was teaming with Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska for "Carol," based on th...

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    Todd Haynes Returns To Features For 'Carol' With Cate Blanchett & Mia Wasikowska

    It's been six years since "Velvet Goldmine" and "Far From Heaven" helmer Todd Haynes last had a film in theaters -- the uneven, but intermittently transcendent Bob Dylan picture "I'm Not There." Haynes has been busy in the meantime, helming the awesome, Emmy-laden miniseries "Mildred Pierce," as wel...

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    Mike White on Todd Haynes, Romanticizing Goodness and the Exquisite Awkwardness of 'Enlightened'

    Mike White is, at the moment, a man in limbo. His HBO series "Enlightened" has two episodes left in its second season, and its future is uncertain -- ratings are up from season one, but it's still attracting half the audience that tunes in for "Girls," the show with which its...

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    Todd Haynes Says His New Project About Conservative Politics Will Be An Unbiased Drama About Middle America

    Todd Haynes has never been one to repeat himself; although his films often explore similar themes, they approach those themes in different ways, creating a body of work that’s as eclectic as it is oddly cohesive. And after examining the middle-class identity crisis of “Mildred Pierce,” Haynes is for...

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    Todd Haynes Talks The Contemporary Parallels Of 'Mildred Pierce' & His Possible Next Project With Julianne Moore

    Not content to rank among the first tier of independent filmmakers working on the big screen, Todd Haynes took a gamble last year and collaborated with the folks at HBO for what would become one of the must-see events on television: “Mildred Pierce,” an epic adaptation of James M. Cain&r...

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    Todd Haynes Talks 'Mildred Pierce,' Our DVD Pick of the Week

    Todd Haynes began his career as a daring provocateur with "Poison" 20 years ago. While he continued to work against the grain, from "Safe" to "I'm Not There," as his profile has grown, so has the visibility of his projects. There is no greater example than his lates...

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    Todd Haynes Thanks The Fans For Helping Him Remember The Details & Backstories Of 'Velvet Goldmine'

    Almost 25 years after he made his first film, Todd Haynes remains as provocative and singular a filmmaker as ever. From the incendiary “Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story” to Oscar-nominated projects like “Far From Heaven” and most-recently, his HBO-backed adaptation w...

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