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Theodore Melfi

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  1. 'Going in Style': Film Review

    10:00 am 3/27/2017

    In a remake of the 1979 comedy 'Going in Style,' Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin play struggling retirees who turn to larceny.Read more

  2. Oscars: 'Hidden Figures' Producer on the Script That Tore Theodore Melfi Away From 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

    9:00 am 2/14/2017

    Asked whether Trump has requested to screen the film at the White House, Donna Gigliotti quips: "I'd be surprised if he has that kind of attention span." Read more

  3. 'Hidden Figures' Lands Capitol Hill Screening as Oscar Voting Begins (Exclusive)

    6:30 am 2/13/2017

    "The film is the one thing that people can agree on in this point in time," says director Theodore Melfi, adding that he expects an equal mix of Democrats and Republicans to attend Wednesday's event.Read more

  4. 'Hidden Figures' Director Reveals Startling Backstory: "My Dad Was in the Mob, and My Mom Was a Nun"

    6:30 am 2/8/2017

    Oscar nominee Theodore Melfi, 'Hidden Figures' director, gives a first-person account of his crazy family, including his unpredictable dad, and much more.Read more

  5. 'Hidden Figures' Director Theodore Melfi Recalls "Unconscious Bias" Incident Involving Octavia Spencer: "I Could’ve Cried"

    12:50 pm 12/12/2016

    “Let’s treat each other better and realize we can do some amazing, amazing stuff if we work together," Jim Parsons stressed to THR at Saturday's screening of the Fox historical drama.Read more

  6. It's Official: Fox's 'Hidden Figures' NASA Film to Get Oscar-Qualifying Limited Release

    12:33 pm 10/15/2016

    The movie focuses on the untold story of three African-American women (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae) who worked behind the scenes on key space programs.Read more

  7. Rep Sheet Roundup: Jennifer Esposito Signs With CAA

    6:00 am 7/18/2016

    THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation news.Read more

  8. 'St. Vincent': What the Critics Are Saying

    7:00 am 10/10/2014

    Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O’Dowd and Terrence Howard star in the neighborly Black List dramedy from Theodore MelfiRead more

  9. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Judge,' 'St. Vincent' and More

    6:30 am 10/10/2014

    And see what THR's critics are saying about the horror film 'Dracula Untold' and the Steve Carell family comedy 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'Read more

  10. Bill Murray Notes the Best and Worst Parts of 'St. Vincent' Promotion at Hilarious, Heartfelt Premiere

    3:10 pm 10/6/2014

    "It's like raising kids: You may not like them, but you have to raise them, and they may not be well-behaved but you're stuck with them. Just like you're stuck with a first-time director."Read more

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