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    Dark Man Lightens Up

    Dark and twisted may best describe the films of Sam Raimi—in terms of settings, as well as plots. From the bizarre and bloody camp of his Evil Dead trilogy to the backwoods thrillers A Simple Plan and the soon-to-be-released The Gift, Raimi's reputation has been built in the ...

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    Mare Winningham & Dennis Christopher

    Sometimes hit plays start or stay in L.A., but quite often they come from elsewhere—from London or New York or Chicago, or all the above. When they do make it here, awards and acclaim in tow, it's not unheard of for original or previous producers, cast, star ...

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    Retro Casting

    Wes Anderson did it with Bill Murray; Spike Jonze did it with John Malkovich; and John Waters did it with Kathleen Turner and Melanie Griffith. But the true comeback masters, Quentin Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson, have a knack for taking fading stars who were collecting showbiz cobwebs and paying ...

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    Billy Stritch Connects Industries Through Networking

    Stritch discussed his transition from music to theater at the Actor’s Fund Benefit on Thursday.

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    Squeeze Play

    Debra Christofferson has a problem: She sees famous people. Except when she has a celebrity sighting, it most often comes near the audition room.

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    Couples Craft

    Acting, directing, maintaining healthy love relationships: three daunting tasks. Yet some couples combine all three by directing each other. Some even throw writing, composing, and/or producing into the mix. I grilled several such couples to find out how working together affected their interpersonal dynamics and vice versa.

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    Troy Garity: Magnificent Obsessions

    Troy Garity's stock may be on the rise in Hollywood. He was nominated for a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for his rousing performance in Showtime's unflinching film Soldier's Girl, a tragic love story based on the 1999 murder of Pfc. Barry Winchell by a fellow ...

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    'Warrior' Fights Back

    On Nov. 6, cast members from the fight film "Warrior" spoke at a Q&A following a screening of the film at the SAG Foundation.

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    In the Moment

    From the beginning, Viggo Mortensen was the only choice of director John Hillcoat ("The Proposition") to play the role  in "The Road."

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    Live Wire

    Since her breakthrough role as Jonah Hill's dream girl who is even better in reality in "Superbad," Emma Stone has been charming audiences with smart, funny turns as girls wise beyond their years.