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    Bill Condon

    Who he is: A unique talent who is difficult to pigeonhole, Bill Condon's most notable credit at one time was for directing the horror sequel Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh. That all changed in 1998, when he won raves for writing and directing Gods and Monsters, the sensitive and ...

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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 ...

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    Voicing Opinions Tips for Breaking Into Voiceover:

    As legend has it, in 1965 Hollywood an agent invited his on-camera talent to stop by and record script pages into a simple tape recorder, the sounds of traffic on Hollywood and Vine flowing through the windows of a small talent agency in the upper floors of the Taft Building ...

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    Man of Action

    Ford created two of the most recognizable and beloved icons in film history: space cowboy Han Solo in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, and the wisecracking, whip-snapping, fedora-sporting Indiana Jones.

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    His Country's Conscience

    If ever a dramatist represented the conscience of a country, that person is Athol Fugard. During South Africa's decades of apartheid and right up to, well, today, when Exits and Entrances world-premieres at Los Angeles' Fountain Theatre, Fugard has been writing impassioned plays set in his native land. From ...

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    Wingless Flight

    Here's Paul Giamatti's take on his Sideways co-star, Thomas Haden Church: "He's a very ... have you talked to him?" Giamatti pauses to laugh. "It's all out there with Tom. He's not hiding anything, that guy. It's all right there. He's an incredibly open ...

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    LaBute Lightens Up

    Playwright-filmmaker Neil LaBute's latest directorial effort, "Death at a Funeral," takes an absurd situation—a wake gone wrong—and plays the farcical bits for all they're worth.

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    'Warrior' Q&A Online

    Hop on over to the SAG Foundation website to check out this video with myself and cast members of the movie "Warrior," including recent SAG Award nominee Nick Nolte.

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    Bloody Good

    With "Zombieland," Ruben Fleischer has not just made one of the funniest and goriest films all year but has also drawn terrific performances out of his quartet of leads.

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    VIDEO: 'Nevermore'

    Director Stuart Gordon and actor Jeffrey Combs talk to Backstage.com about their new play "Nevermore," running at the Steve Allen Theater.