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    Trey Parker and Matt Stone Talk Book of Mormon, South Park, Scientology on 60 Minutes

    Matt Stone and Trey Parker talk to 60 Minutes about the success of their Tony-winning Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon, as well as their starving artist days and the rise of South Park. You can watch the episode below; more web extras are here.

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    Wickedly Talented Jeff Nichols' MUD: Witherspoon, McConaughey, Shannon, Shepard, Sheridan & More

    In our interview with Michael Shannon he mentioned a possible cameo in Jeff Nichols' MUD, the third feature from the writer-director, whose first two films, Shotgun Stories and Take Shelter, star Shannon. "Wickedly talented," is how Shannon describes Nichols; "A throwback to the seventies [directors...

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    Michael Moore Talks Here Comes Trouble, Mel Gibson, Oscars, Politics, Georgia, and Bobby Kennedy

    I first met Michael Moore back in the heady days when he made his name as a documentary filmmaker with 1989's Roger and Me by putting himself into the story of the downsizing of the GM plant in his hometown of Flint, Michigan.

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    How Did Moneyball Director Bennett Miller Make a Smart Studio Movie? Brad Pitt.

    Bennett Miller is not the first name that would come to mind as the director of Moneyball, which two years ago was a problem-plagued project stalled at Sony with $10 million in costs stacked against it from past writers Stan Chervin, Steve Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin and departed directors David Frank...

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    Video Interview: Michael Shannon Talks Festival Favorite Take Shelter, General Zod in Man of Steel

    With Michael Shannon and director Jeff Nichols' second collaboration, Take Shelter (the first was Shotgun Stories), the pair have hit the zeitgeist of personal and national identity crises. The film kicked off its healthy festival life at Sundance (SPC grabbed it before its premiere, and is r...

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    Gordon-Levitt and Rogen Talk 50/50: "It's Honest, That's Why It's Funny"

    Screenwriter Will Reiser labored for six years at the behest of producer Seth Rogen to turn the fictional story based on Reiser's own cancer experience at age 24 into the funny coming-of-age film 50/50. Rogen and partner Evan Goldberg held onto control (and final cut) of the $8-million movie, which ...

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    Kehr Talks When Movies Mattered

    The last time I saw Dave Kehr in New York, he seemed happier than he has in years. I have long admired him, not only as one of the most erudite and charming film critics around--my idea of heaven is dinner with Kehr and Richard and Mary Corliss--but for not subscribing to cable.

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    Rising Indie Music Box Buys U.S. Rights to Deep Blue Sea, Will Campaign for Weisz, Arentz Talks

    Rising indie Music Box snapped up U.S. rights out of Toronto to Terence Davies' The Deep Blue Sea, starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston as mismatched lovers in post World War II London. The foreign language distrib, says managing director Edward Arentz, was ready to make the move to its first E...

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    Contagion Holds Strong at Box Office; Burns Talks Script, Viral Power of Bloggers

    Steven Soderbergh has a solid commercial double in his disease thriller Contagion, which is holding strong at the box office in second place this weekend, with $44.2 million to date. Part of the credit goes to screenwriter Scott Z. Burns (The Bourne Ultimatum, The Informant) who helped to supply wha...

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