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  1. Telluride 2012: Michael Haneke's 'Amour' High on Everyone's Must-See List

    1:53 pm 8/31/2012

    At the fest's opening brunch, vets Laura Dern and Alexander Payne and newbies Ben Affleck and Greta Gerwig opined about the fest's offerings.Read more

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  2. 'Descendants' Cameraman Phedon Papamichael Gets Oldenburg Retrospective

    3:29 am 8/21/2012

    The German film festival will also screen the world premiere of "Lost Angeles," Papamichael's new film as a director.Read more

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  3. USC No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter's Second Annual List of the Top 25 Film Schools

    12:00 pm 7/25/2012

    Last year's topper, the American Film Institute, falls to No. 2, while UCLA, Beijng and NYU round out the top 5.Read more

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  4. Alexander Payne and Harvey Weinstein to be Honored by UCLA Film Festival

    8:35 pm 5/24/2012

    The “Descendants” writer-director and “The Artist” producer will receive awards June 14 at the Directors Guild. Read more

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  5. Alexander Payne Chooses Bruce Dern and Will Forte for 'Nebraska'

    1:34 pm 5/15/2012

    The Oscar-winning screenwriter and director picks Dern and Forte as his two leads after Gene Hackman and others passed on the father-son road trip drama.Read more

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  6. The Re-Rebirth of Showtime

    10:29 pm 3/27/2012

    First, Bob Greenblatt brought the heat. Then newbie David Nevins supersized it with a surprise slate of anti-artsy hits charged with action, sex, currency -- and, yes, even awards -- that have the town talking.Read more

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  7. Showtime President Developing Alexander Payne Series; Reveals Keith Olbermann Meeting (Exclusive)

    10:15 pm 3/27/2012

    The new issue of The Hollywood Reporter also reveals how the head of the red-hot cable network won "Homeland," changed "House of Lies" and isn't afraid of sex (hint: his kids call it "the inappropriate network").Read more

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  8. Angelina Jolie Says She Ignored Oscars Leg Meme

    12:35 am 3/25/2012

    "If I go online and see something about myself, I don't click on it," the actress said.Read more

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  9. Alexander Payne Says Bryan Cranston Not Right for Upcoming Project 'Nebraska'

    6:49 pm 3/14/2012

    The "Breaking Bad" star auditioned for the father-son road trip feature, the "Descendants" director's next film.Read more

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  10. Oscars 2012: 'The Artist,' 'Hugo' Top Academy Awards

    5:17 pm 2/26/2012

    Both films won five awards at the 84th Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crystal.Read more

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