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Foxcatcher

Opens Friday, Nov 14, 2014 Synopsis: Steve Carell steps into dramatic territory with this docudrama about John du Pont, the schizophrenic millionaire who infamously shot and killed his friend and Olympic gold-medal wrestler Dave Schultz before locking himself in his mansion as police officers negotiated his surrender for two days. Moneyball's Bennett Miller directed from a script by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave, Sienna Miller, Anthony Michael Hall Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Film director, cast 'drawn in' by sport of wrestling

DES MOINES, Iowa - In researching wrestling for the upcoming film Foxcatcher, director Bennett Miller kept coming back to a simple question.Why?Miller wondered what drove wrestlers to suffer through tremendous hardship, dedicate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-20/film-director-cast-d
Oscar wannabes walk tight line of modesty

...kind of lies filmmakers tell you, and I could be accused of vanity for admitting I think about it," says director Bennett Miller," whose "Capote" put Philip Seymour Hoffman in the best-actor race. "I think it's vanity... to say that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/mov_28326.shtml
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Best picture nominees are a diverse group

...with such explicit gay overtones to win best picture, though the film faces tough competition. Also nominated are Bennett Miller's "Capote," the story of author Truman Capote's years of anguish creating the true-crime novel "In Cold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/02/osc_63199.shtml
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...fact that they needed to die for him to finish his book, he wrote a great book and was consumed by guilt and doubt. Bennett Miller's film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in an Oscar-worthy performance as the author, who despite his mannerisms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/24/mov_25568.shtml
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At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...darker parts of his character - his neediness and greed, his selfishness and questionable ethics - that director Bennett Miller and writer Dan Futterman offer in their astonishingly assured feature debut. Catherine Keener also gives the performance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/02/mov_8295.shtml
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'Brokeback' director Lee moseys toward Oscar triumph

...Paul Haggis for the ensemble drama "Crash"; and Bennett Miller for the Truman Capote saga "Capote." Though nominated...Crash" makes him a serious longshot contender. - Bennett Miller, "Capote": Miller looks to be along for the ride...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/27/osc_60011.shtml
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...fact that they needed to die for him to finish his book, he wrote a great book and was consumed by guilt and doubt. Bennett Miller's film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in an Oscar-worthy performance as the author, who despite his mannerisms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/01/mov_27863.shtml
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List of 78th annual Academy Award nominations

...Constant Gardener"; Michelle Williams, "Brokeback Mountain." 6. Director: Ang Lee, "Brokeback Mountain"; Bennett Miller, "Capote"; Paul Haggis, "Crash"; George Clooney, "Good Night, and Good Luck"; Steven Spielberg, "Munich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/01/osc_51051.shtml
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Mini reviews

...Capote. The movie also earned nominations for best picture, best supporting actress (Catherine Keener), director (Bennett Miller) and adapted screenplay. Opens Friday, Augusta Exchange, Evans GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK (* * * *, PG) Edward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/02/mov_52244.shtml
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