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    Charlie Kaufman's FX Comedy Pilot 'How and Why' Adds Catherine Keener and Sally Hawkins

    The repeated Kaufman collaborator and recent Oscar nominee join Michael Cera and John Hawkes in the pilot.

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    Blessed Are The Forgetful: Remembering ‘Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind’ On Its 10th Anniversary

    It’s 2008. April-ish. Manchester. My girlfriend of 18 months and I have just broken up. The first really serious, vaguely grown-up relationship, the one that makes you understand why people put themselves through all of that stuff. It's been on its way for a while, but the plug was finally pulled in...

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    20 Films About Doubles And Doppelgangers

    In a culture of cellphone-snapped selfies it’s hard to imagine a time when people might have been afraid of their own image. But Facebook walls and Instagram feeds to the contrary, for the vastly longer portion of human history, to see a perfect replica of yourself was an uncanny event, impossible e...

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    Michael Cera and John Hawkes Will Star in Charlie Kaufman's FX Comedy Pilot 'How and Why'

    One of the most exciting potential series to be announced last year was "How and Why," a half-hour comedy pilot from Charlie Kaufman.

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    Spike Jonze Talks About Working With Scarlett Johansson On 'Her,' Arcade Fire & Intellect Vs. Intuition

    While you’ve probably heard it described in simple ways, Spike Jonze’s “Her” is much, much more than the iPhone movie about falling love with Siri. And it’s hardly a film about technology and our future – though that obviously is an element. In many ways, "Her" is a traditional love story and relati...

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    Watch: Kurt Loder on Why George Clooney's 'Confessions of A Dangerous Mind' Is The Greatest Movie Ever Made

    You probably don't remember George Clooney's directorial debut, "Confessions of A Dangerous Mind" because it wasn't in theaters long, but Kurt Loder calls it "the greatest movie ever made."

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    Robert Zemeckis Courted For Charlie Kaufman-Penned YA Adaptation 'Chaos Walking'

    Last year Robert Zemeckis made his long overdue return to live-action filmmaking with "Flight," a drama that had something of a bumpy ride creatively, but wound up making a whole lot of money on a very small budget (especially for the director of elaborate, effects-driven rollercoasters like "Back t...

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    Guillermo Del Toro Wants Benedict Cumberbatch For 'Frankenstein', Charlie Kaufman Writing 'Slaughterhouse-Five'

    Okay, so before we dive into this, let's just recap where the forever busy Guillermo del Toro is at right now. He's got his robots vs. monsters thing "Pacific Rim" hitting theaters this Friday, after which he'll work on the TV adaptation of his novel series "The Strain" for FX through until the end ...

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    12 Great & Not-So-Great Debuts From Screenwriters-Turned-Directors

    “...but what I really want to do is direct,” goes the hoary old Hollywood refrain. Actors, key grips, wardrobe assistants, the odd ambitious caterer -- sometimes it feels like everyone who’s ever stepped on to a movie set dreams, idly or with calculation, of one day calling the shots. Even the clapp...

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    Charlie Kaufman To Co-Direct Animated 'Anomalisa,' Jennifer Jason Leigh & David Thewlis Among Voice Cast

    It's funny how the complaints subside if a Kickstarter project is taken on by someone you like. For example: last summer screenwriter/director Charlie Kaufman and former "Community" writer/producer Dan Harmon (two pretty successful guys in their own right) hit the crowdfunding site looking for backe...

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