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    'Boardwalk Empire' Showrunner Terence Winter Preps Final Season

    Back 2007, veteran TV writer Terence Winter first met with Martin Scorsese to talk about creating what became the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," about a month before Leonardo DiCaprio and Warner Bros. snatched the rights to Jordan Belfort's memoir "The Wolf of Wall Street."

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    Russia Submits 'Leviathan' After All: Andrey Zvyagintsev on Oscar Rules

    Russia has chosen to submit "Leviathan" as its foreign Oscar entry. Here's the background on what happened from the filmmaker. Should the Oscar rules be changed? "In certain cases in certain countries the authors of films are hostages of the situation they are in."

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    'Escobar: Paradise Lost' Chemistry Served Hutcherson & Del Toro: "Benicio seduced me"

    At Sunday's Zurich Film Festival press conference for "Escobar: Paradise Lost," Josh Hutcherson described how daunting it felt to act alongside Benicio Del Toro as Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. "I let Benicio intimidate me in the scenes and that kind of worked on its own," said a smiling Hutche...

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    How 'Boxtrolls' Composer Marianelli Waltzes Through Stop-Motion Steampunk Madness

    Oscar-winning composer Dario Marianelli ("Atonement") didn't hesitate to work on the Victorian steampunk madness of "The Boxtrolls." He loves the way the animators at Laika conjure "the surreal, the dark, the grotesque, and the comedic."

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    How 'Jimi: All Is By My Side''s Ridley and Benjamin Found Hendrix in London

    John Ridley has been honing his craft for years, apprenticing with John Wells on 'Third Watch,' through multiple movie scripts ('U-Turn,' 'Red Tails') and television series ('Barbershop,' 'Platinum') to his first feature 'Cold Around the Heart.' He wrote the Oscar-winning script for '12 Years a Slav...

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    Watch: 'Nightcrawler' Star Jake Gyllenhaal Looks Into Eyes of Coyote

    One dark horse awards candidate to emerge from the Toronto Film Festival is Dan Gilroy's Jake Gyllenhaal vehicle "Nightcrawler" (October 31). Watch my video interview with the busy actor, who is heading for Broadway--and a possible second Oscar nomination.

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    NYFF: Ethan Hawke Introduces 'Seymour'

    The self-effacing musical Yoda at the center of “Seymour: An Introduction” sat down on stage with New York Film Festival programmer Kent Jones following the film’s press screening at Lincoln Center Friday, and admitted that when he first heard the name of his director -- Ethan Hawke -- he said, “Who...

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    David Fincher Reveals His 'Life in Pictures,' from Fighting Studios to Multiple Takes

    In London Friday night, "Gone Girl" director David Fincher took to the stage at BAFTA’s Piccadilly HQ to discuss his 30-year career in film, commercials and music videos, for the "A Life In Pictures" series, with topics ranging from his job, aged 15, as a “non-union projectionist” in a small movie t...

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    Watch: Viggo Mortensen Loves Patricia Highsmith in 'Two Faces of January'

    Viggo Mortensen talks about how he chooses projects and worked with rookie director Hossein Amini and his costars Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac on "The Two Faces of January," a delightfully twisted "chess game" of a triangle relationship.

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    Four Reasons Why Clark Terry Doc 'Keep on Keepin' On' Is Oscar Bait

    Festival circuit favorite "Keep on Keepin' On" is the kind of heart-tugging documentary that could win awards this season. It has four main advantages in its favor.

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