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  1. Richard Linklater Spills Secrets on His Films, From 'Dazed and Confused' to 'Boyhood'

    7:30 am PST 01/08/2015
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    The Texan filmmaker — who was honored at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on Jan. 3 — explains his unconventional path and vision READ MORE

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  2. Throwback Thursday: In 1956, Miss Sweden Anita Ekberg Dazzled at the Golden Globes

    12:00 pm PST 12/25/2014
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    She lost the Miss Universe crown but scored a studio contract before going on to star in films like Fellini's 'La Dolce Vita' READ MORE

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  3. Trent Reznor, Danny Elfman and Top Composers Reveal Insecurities, Power of Procrastination and the Real Story Behind 'Interstellar's' Controversial Sound Mix

    9:00 am PST 12/23/2014
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    Five sleep-deprived film music maestros — including Marco Beltrami, John Powell and Hans Zimmer — open up about their biggest challenges, what happens when a director doesn't like their work and where they get their inspiration READ MORE

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  4. Meet the Former Screenwriter Who Stages Homes for Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson

    12:31 pm PST 12/20/2014
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    Meridith Baer also has worked with Shonda Rhimes on a home staging as well as the decor for a party the TV mogul threw for President Obama: "I never met a home I couldn't improve" READ MORE

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  5. Angelina Jolie on Ditching Her Team, Directing Brad Pitt: "A Therapist Would Have a Field Day"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    No more wild-child antics as the A-list actress turned Oscar-hopeful director ("I always call her 'the A student,' " says Universal's Donna Langley) navigates Golden Globes snubs and Sony hack jibes and looks forward to starring opposite husband Pitt 10 years after they first met: "It was time," she says in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue READ MORE

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  6. 'How to Get Away With Murder's' Viola Davis: Why I'm Happy to No Longer Play "Sassy"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The actress is featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue alongside 'Black-ish' star Anthony Anderson and ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee, whose network was the only one to launch a hit drama and hit comedy this season (both of which happen to star black leads) READ MORE

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  7. 'Chef' Director Jon Favreau, Roy Choi Reunite: "Now We Get to Make a Real Restaurant"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Favreau and the Korean taco-truck king — featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue — were so inspired by the movie's surprise box-office success that they are opening a Los Angeles eatery together READ MORE

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  8. Deal of the Year: Disney's Nearly $1B Acquisition of Maker Studios

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue, Disney's Jay Rasulo and Maker's Ynon Kreiz talk about why the deal was beneficial to both parties and what's ahead READ MORE

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  9. John Green, Shailene Woodley and 'Fault in Our Stars' Producers Reunite

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The author, actress and producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen were photographed Nov. 20 for THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue READ MORE

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  10. 'Transparent' Boss Reveals the Moment She Decided to Make a Show About a Transgender Parent

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue alongside star Jeffrey Tambor, Jill Soloway shares her reaction to her father's coming out as transgender: "You're so brave" and "This is going to be my show" READ MORE

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  11. 'Guardians of the Galaxy's' Chris Pratt, James Gunn Photographed in Bed Together, Reading Comic Books

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Amid predictions that the movie would be "Marvel's first bomb," the star and his director both believed they were done in Hollywood: "If this goes wrong, my life is screwed. I'll be a pariah," Gunn recalls thinking, in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue READ MORE

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  12. Taylor Swift Reveals Surprising Industry Reaction to Spotify Decision

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    "I didn't think that it would be shocking to anyone," the country singer turned pop juggernaut — featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue — says of her groundbreaking move to not stream '1989' on the world's fastest-growing service READ MORE

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  13. Ethan Hawke Reveals Early Concerns Over 'Boyhood's' 12-Year Shoot: "It Could Fall Totally Flat on Its Face"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The film's star is featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue alongside co-stars Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane and director Richard Linklater READ MORE

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  14. 'Birdman' Star Michael Keaton Snaps at Reporter: "That's Lazy and a Cliche"

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue, the actor — who last year wrote an ESPN blog and is now an Oscar contender — dismisses the idea of his own comeback narrative READ MORE

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  15. Film Fighters, All in One Frame: J.J. Abrams, Judd Apatow, Bennett Miller, Christopher Nolan and Edgar Wright

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    THR shot the five helmers Dec. 12 in Los Angeles for its Rule Breakers 2014 issue. Says Miller: "It's not about simply, 'Film is better.' It's about the absurdity of taking a tool off the table" READ MORE

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  16. 'Lego Movie' Filmmakers Reveal Fib Told to Warner Bros.

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    Phil Lord and Chris Miller, featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue, had to persuade Warner Bros. to keep in one specific segment: "What we told the studio was, if it didn't work, we had a backup plan. We didn't have a backup plan," says Miller READ MORE

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  17. Chris Pratt, Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift and Hollywood's 26 Rule Breakers of 2014

    9:00 am PST 12/17/2014
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    THR's fourth annual year-end celebration of entertainment's movers and shaker-uppers — including Michael Keaton, the cast of 'Boyhood' and more — features four covers READ MORE

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  18. Rule Breakers 2014 With Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift and Chris Pratt

    8:53 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The talent behind 'Boyhood,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and more pose for exclusive portraits READ MORE

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  19. Rule Breakers 2013: 'Duck Dynasty,' Matthew McConaughey, 'Breaking Bad'

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The movers and shaker-uppers on THR's third annual year-end list -- including David Bowie, Netflix's Ted Sarandos and "Gravity's" Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron -- prove once again that unconventional wisdom may be the smartest play. READ MORE

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