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Matt Austin Sadowski Says John Hughes' Death Gives His Doc a Different Lifenew

Hughes' death at age 59 earlier this summer casts a pall over Don't You Forget About Me: A Tribute to John Hughes, which combines clips from Hughes' high school movies with contemporary interviews with the filmmaker's colleagues and boosters like Roger Ebert.
NOW Magazine  |  Norman Wilner  |  11-02-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Gay Director Todd Holland's Advice to Play it Straightnew

Holland, a 47-year-old gay man who has become a success with critically acclaimed TV shows such as The Larry Sanders Show and Malcolm in the Middle, is an informal mentor to young, gay male actors. They seek his advice, he told an Outfest audience, and he routinely tells them to stay in the closet.
L.A. Weekly  |  Patrick Range McDonald  |  07-24-2009  |  LGBT

Woody Allen on Life, Actors, Younger Women and His 40th Filmnew

Allen's Whatever Works marks the realization of a project he first conceived in the 1970s as a vehicle for Zero Mostel, then set aside following the actor's untimely death. The result is a light comic burlesque -- a minor key but eminently pleasurable Allen confection
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  06-12-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Synecdoche': Imperfect Copiesnew

Charlie Kaufman overreaches with his surreal story of a director making his life into an ever-evolving play.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  11-28-2008  |  Reviews

Harmony Korine on 'Mister Lonely' and Growing Up in Nashvillenew

Smoke has followed Harmony Korine since the early 1990s, when he moved to New York from Nashville.
Nashville Scene  |  Jim Ridley and Jack Silverman  |  05-09-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Peacemakersnew

Some of Richmond's funeral directors remind us that while you'll need them when you leave this world, it's the people you leave behind who need them more.
Style Weekly  |  Chris Dovi and Amy Biegelsen  |  04-23-2007  |  Culture

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