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    Defining Moments

    I find it difficult not to bring up the events of Sept. 11 when doing press interviews these days. That is because many of us in the industry feel a little silly talking about such relatively unimportant things as movies. Laura Dern, thankfully, reminded me that as much as our ...

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    Never 'The Understudy'

    Justin Kirk is far more successful than Harry, the underemployed actor he plays in "The Understudy."

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    In With New

    "Tucker and Dale vs. Evil," a clever horror-comedy that had Sundance audiences in stitches, catapults both Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine to leading-man status.

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    Michael Urie: Onstage and Offscreen

    When the series finale of ABC's "Ugly Betty" airs April 14, devoted viewers of the dramedy will see Michael Urie as the flamboyant Marc St. James for the last time.

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    And Now for Something Completely Different

    Ansari has become one of the most prolific writers and performers on the comedy scene in recent years, despite being only 26. The American Indian made his mark at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and won a standup award at the Aspen Comedy Festival in 2006.

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    Deja View

    Playwright Brian Christopher Williams was terrified of Anita Bryant. Granted, a 69-year-old, twice-bankrupt former Miss America is the last person you'd expect would strike fear into anyone's heart.

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    Mr. Jonze's 'Wild' Ride

    Director Spike Jonze has delved into the mind of John Malkovich and captured the most realistic  portrayal of writer's block ever seen on screen. But for his third film, he wanted a challenge.

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR ...To Those Who Wait

    Justin Long has benefited from having fans in high places. At age 28, the actor has not only carried his own opposite the likes of Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller but also had filmmakers pen roles designed specifically for him. For his new film Waiting, writer-director Rob McKittrick admits he ...

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    Toronto Film Festival: A Talk with 'The Artist' Director (Video)

    One of the biggest hits on the festival circuit is "The Artist," which earned standing ovations at Cannes, Telluride, and Toronto. It's an actual silent movie, shot in black and white.

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    Tough Love

    A typical film from writer-director Todd Solondz will feature bizarre, well-drawn characters, ranging from the dysfunctional to the depraved. He tends to sprinkle his own brand of brutal comedy over serious, often unbearable storylines. Unfortunately this can blur the lines between drama and comedy, misleading some into believing he is ...