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The Good Dinosaur

Opens Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 Synopsis: From the minds of Pixar come this touching tale the poses the question as to what if dinosaurs lived during modern times. Finding Nemo and Up's screenwriter ob Peterson directs. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Neil Patrick Harris, John Lithgow, Frances McDormand, Judy Greer, Bill Hader, Lucas Neff Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

One Chance

Opens Friday, Aug 29, 2014 Synopsis: Director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley & Me) teams with screenwriter Justin Zackham (The Bucket List) to tell the story of amateur opera singer Paul Potts (James Corden), who went from meek shop clerk to international superstar after his stunning performance on Britain's Got Talent became a viral video phenomenon. Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, and Mackenzie Crook co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: James Corden, Mackenzie Crook, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, Alexandra Roach Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Jimi: All Is By My Side

Opens Friday, Sep 26, 2014 Synopsis: André Benjamin steps into the role of Jimi Hendrix in this biopic set during 1966-67, as the iconic rocker rose from playing backup guitar at New York's Cheetah Club to igniting the Monterey Pop Festival with a scorching performance that would go down as one of the most memorable in rock-and-roll history. Imogen Poots and Hayley Atwell co-star in a film written and directed by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Andre 3000, Imogen Poots, Ashley Charles, Hayley Atwell Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Actress, screenwriter astounds with brutal but positive film

...One of the most striking images at Cannes this year wasn't on a movie screen. It was the sight of Australian actress and screenwriter Heather Rose, who has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk or speak, being carried up the red steps of the festival palace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/22/ent_229267.shtml
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CLEVELAND -- "Basic Instinct" screenwriter Joe Eszterhas' memoir details his life in Hollywood, his battle with cigarettes and alcohol, and his father's involvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/30/ent_402768.shtml
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Star power essential for movies

HOLLYWOOD -- Stars. "Essentially worthless ... absolutely essential." That's how screenwriter William Goldman assessed the importance of stellar screen presences 15 years ago in his well-known book on the movie business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/05/ent_249267.shtml
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At the Movies: 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'

Any film from the fertile mind of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is going to be wildly imaginative, and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" is no exception. It would feel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/19/mov_409271.shtml
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Good lines don't make them 'Smart

Smart People isn't as smart as it thinks it is, despite some wickedly snappy dialogue. Novelist-turned-screenwriter Mark Poirier gives the capable, eclectic cast some real zingers, but he also loads his script with contrivances that are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/10/mov_194312.shtml
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People in the News

...YORK - Emma Thompson's husband restored a barn in Scotland that included a place for her to write, but the actress and screenwriter prefers the bathroom. She also keeps her Oscars there. "They look far too outre anywhere else," Thompson, 46, told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/16/ent_43569.shtml
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...starring Edward Norton as a drug dealer contemplating his last day of freedom; Adaptation, starring Nicolas Cage as a screenwriter trying to adapt a nonfiction book into a movie; Denzel Washington as a Navy psychiatrist who helps a young sailor in Antwone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/20/xtr_373161.shtml
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