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Aaron Sorkin Brings His Familiar Rapid, Brainy Dialogue to ‘Steve Jobs’

The movie has familiar Sorkinisms — rapid, brainy dialogue, a ticking clock, behind-the-scenes maneuverings — but is the writer’s most structurally daring film script.

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‘Steve Jobs’ Is Smart, Energetic, Compelling, Just Like the Man

Compelling subject. Fast-paced, exhilarating dialogue. Focused direction that maintains an almost ruthless pace.

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With ‘Bridge of Spies’, Steven Spielberg Continues His Fascination With American History

Steven Spielberg says he was intrigued by the project because the story resonated so deeply with his own childhood memories, growing up in Phoenix during the height of the Cold War.

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Ellen Page Embraces Open Life: “I Could Not Be Happier”

Coming out has clearly liberated Ellen Page, but she was cautious when talking about LGBT issues, choosing her words carefully so as not to offend.

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‘Best of Enemies’ Shows Brilliant People Behaving Badly

The film makes the case that these television debates up, entertaining and increasingly noisy, were “a harbinger of an unhappy future". That is, the future where we now live.

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2 Oct 2015 // 11:30 AM

For ‘Star Wars’ Fans in Middle-age, Force Is Still Strong

The elaborate devotion of Star Wars fans is as well-known as the going-on-40-year-old franchise itself.

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‘He Named Me Malala’ Is Moving Portrait of Nobel-winning Teen

A big screen heroine of astounding power is swooping into theaters, caped in a hijab, a backpack full of books slung over her shoulder, a crooked smile the reminder of her fearlessness.

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1 Oct 2015 // 10:29 AM

Why ‘Toy Story’ Was So Innovative 20 Years Ago

In the case of Toy Story, said John Lasseter, “ we knew what computer animation could do. What its strengths were. And we knew what it couldn’t do.”

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1 Oct 2015 // 9:10 AM

20 Things to Love About the ‘Star Wars’ Universe

What do we mean when we talk about Star Wars now? Do we still mean the movies? Or do we mean the culture that sprouted up around it almost 40 years ago and refuses to go away?

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Director Robert Zemeckis Walks ‘The Walk’ As a Quixotic Filmmaker

Like a number of his other movies, The Walk ends with surprising melancholy, one that belies Zemeckis’ reputation as a pop artist.

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Terror, Dolls, Madhouses: Three for the Price of Price

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"Three Vincent Price projects from American International.

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