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    Not So Elementary, Our Dear Holmes

    After spending hours trying to come up with a worthy introduction that would encapsulate the wildly varied career and larger-than-life personality of Rupert Holmes, I have to admit defeat.

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    Coming Homebody

    "I feel a director has a responsibility to create a safe environment so that the actor feels comfortable enough to fail. I have to be there 150 percent and listen and be honest with my feedback, and not just say, 'Oh, don't do that.' To be able to have ...

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    ¡Viva la Independencia!

    In Robert Rodriguez's mariachi trilogy finale, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Antonio Banderas, Enrique Iglesias, and Marco Leonardi—his blowtorch guitar-playing heroes—wrap the bloodstained action flick with a noble gesture.

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    Sayles Pitch

    As John Sayles recalled during a recent stop in Los Angeles, he cast an Equity show in New York years ago, and 300 actors showed up over two days for an open call. "You're supposed to give them two minutes and take their headshots, and everyone of the actors ...

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    Variously Victor

    For those who know Victor Garber only as emotionally isolated spy/ father Jack Bristow on the ABC series Alias, let's for a moment discuss range. Among the many roles Garber has taken on over his career are Jesus, the Devil, John Wilkes Booth, Daddy Warbucks, Titanic engineer Thomas Andrews ...

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    The Gambler

    James Caan has never shied away from taking chances as an actor, sometimes to excellent effect as in The Rain People, Brian's Song, the cult classic Rollerball, Cinderella Liberty, The Gambler, Thief, Misery, The Way of the Gun, and most notably his Oscar-nominated role as the explosive Sonny Corleone ...

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    What's Up With... Erica Beeney

    Where You've Seen Her: The Ohio State University M.F.A. graduate had a quick rise to fame as the winner of the second installment of Project Greenlight, with her screenplay The Battle of Shaker Heights.

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    Primetime King

    For Alfred Hitchcock, it was, "Good evening." For Bernie Mac, his greeting to the television audience every week on his hit TV show comes down to one word: "America."

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    Setting Up Camp

    With the exception of trying out for school plays, 17-year-old Robin De Jesus, a native of Norwalk, Conn., had never been on a full-fledged audition before he went to an open call for Camp, a low-budget independent film that opens in theatres this week and tells the refreshingly sweet story ...

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    What's Up With... The Polish Brothers

    How you know them: Identical twins Mark and Michael Polish are the minds behind the 1999 feature Twin Falls, Idaho, in which the brothers starred as Siamese twins, followed by the 2001 digitally-shot film Jackpot, and their latest and most ambitious to date, the surreal fairytale Northfork—each of which ...