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    Sundance Interview: 'Breathe In' Director Drake Doremus Talks Dark Romance, Working With Felicity Jones Again & More

    Drake Doremus was at Slamdance and Sundance in 2009 and 2010 with "Spooner" and "Douchebag" respectively, but the indie filmmaker started to really connect on a grander scale when he started tackling relationships, crystallized with 2011's moving and award-winning "...

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    Immersed in Movies: Revisiting 'Wreck-It Ralph' with Director Rich Moore

    "Wreck-It Ralph" has quickly gone from Oscar dark horse to front runner since the nominations: an acknowledgment that it not only thwarts our expectations of what a Disney movie should be but also that it's much more than a nostalgic video game romp.

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    Immersed in Movies: Cinematographer Claudio Miranda Talks 'Life of Pi'

    "Life of Pi" was like two journeys in one for cinematographer Claudio Miranda: an opportunity to expand the 3-D experience beyond what he achieved on "Tron Legacy," and to convey a soft golden hour magical feel that surpasses the otherworldly "Benjamin Button." The result certainly sets "Life of Pi"...

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    Immersed in Movies: 'Les Mis' Creators Schönberg and Boublil Talk Oscar-Nominated Song 'Suddenly'

    There's nothing that demonstrates the difference between the "Les Misérables" stage show and movie more than the new Oscar-nominated song, "Suddenly." The tender lullaby sung by Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) to little Cosette (Isabelle Allen) in a carriage never could've been carried off on stage...

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    Immersed in Movies: Revisiting 'Brave' with Director Mark Andrews

    Pixar isn't used to playing the dark horse, but that's where the animation powerhouse currently finds itself in this year's Oscar race with "Brave." But last night the Scottish mother/daughter adventure/comedy won the Golden Globe and seized some momentum over its two Disney rivals, "Frankenweenie" ...

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    Best Director Oscar Nominee Benh Zeitlin Talks 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' and its New Orleans Roots [Video Interview]

    What a year it's been for Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild." The indie has received four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Director, Actress and Addapted Screenplay. Watch my interview with Zeitlin below...

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    Immersed in Movies: Lois Burwell Talks 'Lincoln' Makeup

    For makeup designer Lois Burwell, it wasn't merely enough to help Daniel Day-Lewis become Abraham Lincoln. She needed to reveal his decline during the waning months of his life in "Lincoln." We needed to see the stress on his face...

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    Immersed in Movies: Jacqueline Durran Talks 'Anna Karenina' Costumes

    Although the boldness of Joe Wright's theatrical approach to "Anna Karenina" has been unappreciated by most critics, there's no denying the craft and beauty of both Sarah Greenwood's production design and Jacqueline Durran's costume design.

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    Writing 'Life of Pi': David Magee Talks the Mother of Adaptations

    After ten long years of painstaking development, "Life of Pi" finally made it to the screen. And there were many times that Fox 2000 chief Elizabeth Gabler, who optioned it right after it was published, did not think that it would happen. Only when Ang Lee came along four years ago did it become pos...

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    Soderbergh Talks Non-Actors, Actors and Accuracy -- 'It's Dangerous To Get Them Thinking Too Much"

    As we eagerly await Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects" (February 8) and his HBO Liberace movie "Behind the Candelabra," check out his interview with Indiewire from early 2012. In it, Soderbergh discusses his two 2012 releases, "Haywire" and "Magic Mike," and reveals why he likes non-actors and has a...

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