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  • On road to the Oscars, director-actor partnerships make their mark

    As the adage goes, directing is 90% casting, so it would follow that an equally high percentage of directors make it easier on themselves by casting the same actors again and again. This season, 100% of those re-collaborations have resulted in stellar work. Paul Thomas Anderson wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay of "Inherent Vice" with Joaquin Phoenix in mind, marking their second partnership after "The Master." Wes Anderson filled "The Grand Budapest Hotel" with returning guests, including Bill Murray and Owen Wilson, and was awarded a Golden Globe for a motion picture comedy along with best picture and original screenplay Oscar nods, among others.
  • What 'Boyhood' cast, director learned about family while filming

    What 'Boyhood' cast, director learned about family while filming
    "Boyhood" premiered 368 days ago at the Sundance Film Festival, "sneaking up on people," as writer-director Richard Linklater puts it, despite the fact that he had spent the previous 12 years making this singular coming-of-age story. Now, after...

    '21 Years: Richard Linklater's' construction undercuts focus

    '21 Years: Richard Linklater's' construction undercuts focus
    Filmmaker Richard Linklater is having his moment, with midlife masterpieces "Bernie" in 2011, "Before Midnight" in 2013 and this year's temporally rich and wondrous "Boyhood." It's the whole career so far, however, that co-directors Michael Dunaway...

    Ethan Hawke Plays Chet Baker in 'Born to Be Blue'

    LONDON -- Ethan Hawke has taken the role of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker in "Born to Be Blue," which has just started lensing. Pic also stars Carmen Ejogo, who appeared in "The Purge: Anarchy," and will be in the upcoming Martin Luther King biopic "Selma,"...

    'Le Week-End' review: Have complaints, will travel

    'Le Week-End' review: Have complaints, will travel
    *** (out of four) The romantic drama "Le Week-End" is uncomfortably perched between light entertainment and scarring drama. For Brits Nick (Jim Broadbent) and Meg (Lindsay Duncan), though, so is life. "This was your idea," she tells him after the...