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    National Theater Directors Nicholas Hytner and Rufus Norris Hit the Movies

    Hytner returns to film with stage adaptation 'The Lady in the Van,' which earned star Maggie Smith Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations, while Norris adapts musical 'London Road,' starring Olivia Colman and Tom Hardy.

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    WATCH: Aaron Sorkin on Taking Risks on 'Steve Jobs,' Directorial Debut 'Molly's Game,' and 'Best of Enemies'

    The writer crafted a daring fast-talking theatrical drama and will likely score his third Oscar nomination. "I enjoy writing about people who are smarter than I am," he says in our video interview.

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    WATCH: 'The Big Short' Writer-Director Adam McKay Broke Rules to Make a Crowd-Pleasing Awards Contender (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    McKay, Golden Globe-nominated for Best Screenplay with Charles Randolph, explains how support from Plan B and Paramount helped bring his idiosyncratic, populist comedy to fruition.

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    10 Ways the Golden Globe-Nominated 'Room' Filmmakers Wrote Their Own Script (EXCLUSIVE FEATURETTE)

    As detailed in the exclusive featurette below, author Emma Donoghue and director Lenny Abrahamson kept control of the project, which landed Golden Globe nominations for Best Picture (Drama), Best Actress Brie Larson, and Best Screenplay.

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    WATCH: Michael Fassbender on Feeling the Pressure of 'Steve Jobs' and His 'Total Immersion' in the Role

    Fassbender's dazzling turn as the Apple co-founder and CEO, awarded Best Actor by the L.A. film critics, took Herculean levels of preparation—but that doesn't mean he was confident going in: "I was shitting myself."

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    Real-Life 'Spotlight' Reporters and Editors on How the Filmmakers Nailed the Details 'Down to a T'

    We grill writer-director Tom McCarthy, Anonymous Content producer Michael Sugar, and the real-life members of the Boston Globe investigative unit that uncovered the Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal about the making of an Oscar frontrunner.

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    WATCH: Why Oscar-Shortlisted Doc 'Cartel Land' Is Must-See

    Matthew Heineman got dangerously close with anti-cartel vigilantes on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border in his latest project, which airs on A&E January 4.

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    Fox 2000's Elizabeth Gabler on David O. Russell's 'Exuberant' Direction of 'Joy'

    The tenacious exec, who recently celebrated 27 years with Fox, takes us behind the scenes of Russell's rollicking biopic, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Robert De Niro.

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