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David Hare

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  • Playing with the numbers

    Playing with the numbers
    One of our most endearing qualities as a species is how thoroughly we examine a man-made disaster after it happens, as if understanding one crisis could, despite all evidence to the contrary, ward off the next one. To help us comprehend our current...
  • And the Oscar nominees are...

    And the Oscar nominees are...
    "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a fable about a man who ages in reverse, dominated the 81st annual Academy Award nominations this morning, earning 13 nods, including best film, best actor for Brad Pitt and best director for David Fincher. This...
  • Filmmakers dogged pursuits earn Oscar's attention

    Filmmakers dogged pursuits earn Oscar's attention
    They are now the leading contenders for the top Academy Award -- and although "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" could hardly be more different in plot, style, spirit and budget, they epitomize the increasingly perilous path...
  • '10 Bad Dates With De Niro' edited by Richard Kelly

    '10 Bad Dates With De Niro' edited by Richard Kelly
    10 Bad Dates With De Niro A Book of Alternative Movie Lists Edited by Richard T. Kelly Overlook/Rookery: 460 pp., $29.95 Movie geeks are list-making animals. It begins with the frenzied -- and nonsensical -- annual compilation of "10 best lists" (as...
  • Screenwriter David Hare on 'The Reader'

    Screenwriter David Hare on 'The Reader'
    Way back in the 1950s, when the world knew of the concentration camps mainly from documentaries, film director Jean-Luc Godard made a famously provocative remark: "If ever a film is to be made about Auschwitz, it will have to be from the point of view...
  • 'Doubt,' 'In Treatment' Lead Golden Globe Nominations

    Last year, the Writers Strike ended up canceling the NBC Co-Chairman's "prom," but for the time being -- pending the SAG vote, that is -- all things are full steam ahead for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 66th annual Golden Globes honoring...
  • A Golden Globe Movie Nominations Breakdown

    Seeing Double Two great actresses received double nominations today: Meryl Streep was nominated for best actress (drama) for "Doubt" and best actress (musical or comedy) for "Mamma Mia!," her 22nd and 23rd career Globe nods (she's won six), and Kate...
  • Movie review: The Reader -- 4 out of 5 stars

    In some stories, there can be no catharsis, the German writer Bernhard Schlink has said of his novel, The Reader. For some crimes, there is no forgiveness. The Reader, brought to the screen by Stephen Daldry with a script by David Hare, seconds that....
  • 'The Reader' stars Kate Winslet, David Kross, Ralph Fiennes, Lena Olin

    Can a formidable actress redeem a pile of solemn erotic kitsch? Kate Winslet answers that one as honestly as she can in the film version of Bernhard Schlink's 1995 novel "The Reader," the tale of a 15-year-old West German boy who, in 1958, embarks on an...
  • And the Oscar Nominees Are...

    Golden Globes favorites fared well at the 2009 Academy Awards nominations: Kate Winslet, who won two Globes, was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. " Slumdog Millionaire," the Globes' darling, got the nod for two major awards (Best Picture and Best...
  • Spot the filmmaker's obsession

    Spot the filmmaker's obsession
    Joyful, choreographed dance numbers staged in crumbling Mumbai train stations are not how most American films end. Yet when just such a scene crops up in " Slumdog Millionaire," the moment is perfectly apt. Sure, it's a Bollywood-meets-Hollywood ending,...