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  1. Where to Watch 10 Beloved Christmas Movies Online

    4:32 pm PST 12/21/2014
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    'Love Actually,' 'Elf,' 'Home Alone' and two versions of 'A Christmas Carol' READ MORE

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  2. Jon Favreau and Roy Choi on Taking Risks

    10:41 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The filmmaker and chef also reveal how much of a role Choi had in the making of Favreau's latest comedy 'Chef' READ MORE

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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. Oscars: 39 Screenplays That Matter

    10:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    It's all about the story as this season's contenders range from the Coen brothers' World War II POW biopic ('Unbroken') to not one but two sets of writers turning to the world's best-selling book, the Bible, for their inspiration READ MORE

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  6. Watch Gillian Flynn and Jon Favreau Reveal Why They Love Unhappy Endings

    12:00 pm PST 11/07/2014
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    'Bad News Bears' influenced these filmmakers in a surprising way READ MORE

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  7. Writer Roundtable: Chris Rock, Gillian Flynn and 4 Top Writers Gather to Reveal Trade Secrets

    9:19 am PST 11/06/2014
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    'Chef's' Jon Favreau, 'The Theory of Everything's' Anthony McCarten, 'The Imitation Game's' Graham Moore and 'Interstellar's' Jonathan Nolan open up during THR's first roundtable of awards season READ MORE

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  8. Writer Roundtable: Chris Rock, Gillian Flynn on Their "Perfect Movies," 'Gone Girl' Backlash and Unhappy Endings

    9:00 am PST 11/06/2014
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    To kick off THR's annual awards-season series, 'Chef's' Jon Favreau, 'The Theory of Everything's' Anthony McCarten, 'The Imitation Game's' Graham Moore and 'Interstellar's' Jonathan Nolan open up about everything from their role models to the trick to writing "perfect movies." Says Flynn: "I'm all about the unhappy ending. I will not give you what you want" READ MORE

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  9. Jon Favreau on His Admiration for 'The Bad News Bears'

    9:00 am PST 11/06/2014
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    We ask Jon Favreau and Gillian Flynn which movies they wished they had written READ MORE

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  10. Full Uncensored Writers Roundtable

    9:00 am PST 11/06/2014
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    Anthony McCarten ("The Theory of Everything"), Jon Favreau ("Chef"), Gillian Flynn ("Gone Girl"), Jonathan Nolan ("Interstellar"), Chris Rock ("Top Five"), Graham Moore ("The Imitation Game") join THR's executive editor Matt Belloni to discuss their award-worthy movies. READ MORE

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  11. AFM: Tele-Munchen Group Takes Fantasy Franchise 'Shannara' for German-Speaking Europe

    5:36 am PST 11/05/2014
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    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' director Jonathan Liebesman is adapting Terry Brooks' bestselling fantasy books in a 10-episode series for MTV READ MORE

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  12. 'Hannibal': Meet the Chef Who Makes "Cannibal Cuisine" Look So Delicious

    9:00 am PDT 09/25/2014
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    "Even if, ultimately, Hannibal is cooking human flesh, a lot of people say that when they see the food sequences, they wish they were at the table," says Jose Andres, one of many L.A. culinary stars satisfying Hollywood's need for onscreen authenticity READ MORE

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  13. Oscar Season Kicks Off in Hollywood With 'Birdman' and 'Chef' Events

    5:03 pm PDT 09/24/2014
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    Jon Favreau, Tom Ortenberg, Michael Keaton and John Lesher dish about their contenders with THR on a busy night in Hollywood READ MORE

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  14. Animated Bafici Festival To Feature the Latest From Hayao Miyazaki and Bill Plympton (Exclusive)

    4:01 pm PDT 09/09/2014
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    The animated spin-off of the Buenos Aires Independent Film Fest rolls out READ MORE

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  15. Deauville: Jon Favreau Talks Creative Freedom on 'Chef,' Highly Technical 'Jungle Book'

    8:00 am PDT 09/08/2014
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    The director also downplays the indie's rerelease as an effort to drum up awards interest READ MORE

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  16. Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Cooking Up Major Awards Play Over Labor Day

    10:08 am PDT 08/19/2014
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    Film guild members can feast on the movie for free when it returns to theaters nationwide READ MORE

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  17. Specialty Box Office: Indie Darling 'Boyhood' Approaches $14 Million

    10:35 am PDT 08/17/2014
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    The unique indie drama all but expanded nationwide over the weekend READ MORE

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  18. Christopher Walken, 'Breaking Bad' Alum Giancarlo Esposito Join Disney's 'Jungle Book'

    11:22 am PDT 07/28/2014
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    The actors join Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba and Scarlett Johansson in the live-action/animation hybrid from Jon Favreau. READ MORE

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  19. How Urkel Was Partly Responsible for the Kogi Truck Phenomenon

    10:00 am PDT 06/27/2014
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    UPDATED: Actor Jaleel White was the secret ingredient behind Roy Choi's now-legendary success, the inspiration for Jon Favreau's "Chef." READ MORE

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  20. MPC Confirms It Will Take On Visual Effects for Disney's 'The Jungle Book'

    1:01 pm PDT 06/19/2014
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    Additional projects at the Technicolor-owned VFX company include "Exodus," "Cinderella" and "Batman v Superman." READ MORE

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