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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 is Returning to Television With Comedy Pilot 'How and Why'

    Charlie Kaufman's returning to the small screen with "How and Why," one of two comedy pilots ordered by FX and announced today at the network's upfronts. "How and Why"is a half-hour comedy that Kaufman will write, direct and serve as executive producer on, one that tells "the story of a man who can ...

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    FX Developing Charlie Kaufman-Penned Series 'How & Why,' Greenlit Coen Brothers-Produced 'Fargo' Series

    While the name HBO has become synonymous with quality television, the last few years have seen rival network FX catch up in a big way. The network might only be on basic cable, and it might air the terrible Charlie Sheen vehicle "Anger Management," but in "Justified," "Archer" and "The Americans," i...

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