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Exclusive: Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow Talk ‘The Hurt Locker’

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Screenwriter Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow share the methods they used to create an intense, heartfelt combat film. We talk camera angles, mistaken journalists, and cleaning the dust off after coming in from the desert.

Exclusive Interview: The Director of ‘Anvil!’ Docs Our Faces Off

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It’s a story about hope that all goes back to a life philosophy shared by the band members and director Sacha Gervasi: “The only way you can fail is if you give up.”

Joon-ho Bong Talks ‘Tokyo!’, ‘Mother’ And ‘Transperceneige’

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Director Joon-ho Bong only has three feature films to his name since his debut in 2000, but he’s considered my many to be one of South Korea’s best directors. We caught up with the busy director via email and asked questions to which he graciously responded.

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14 Things We Learned From The 2009 Oscars

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Besides the mandatory Defensive Driving Class I had to take, The Oscars was the most educational experience of my year so far. Hopefully, you caught the same things I did. Or we’ll have to fight back behind the playground later.

Darren Aronofsky Pins Us Before Body Slamming Awards Season

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“Ultimately, the film is about a guy who wants to be loved.”

Exclusive: Michael Rapaport and The Directors of ‘Special’ Talk Superpowers and Cinematic Middle Fingers

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Does it make you a pervert if you choose Invisibility over Flight? Yes. But it doesn’t keep you from making a great film.

Charlie Kaufman Depresses Us and Talks About ‘Synecdoche, NY’

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Charlie Kaufman takes our minds through a tornado, discusses his new film, and teaches us that we’re all going to die.

Exclusive: The Director of ‘Let the Right One In’ Talks About His Fear of Blood Loss

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We sat down (over the phone) with Tomas Alfredson, the director of the vampire coming-of-age film that’s getting incredible buzz and a limited release on October 24th.

Talking Movies, Monsters, and More With the Team Behind Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

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The power trio behind Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer sat down recently to talk with FSR about the film, the future, and Freddy Krueger’s tool. You just can’t plan ahead for some answers…