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August: Osage County

August: Osage County is based on the Pulitzer and Tony-winning film written by Tracy Letts and directed by Jon Wells. The intense drama is about the women of the Weston family who converge after years of estrangement to deal with the tragedy of their father’s suicide (Sam Shepard). 296 more words

Toronto: Chris Cooper Joins Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts In 'Demolition'

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Cooper has just been set to star alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts in Demolition, the next film by Dallas Buyers Club… 238 more words



I knew what to expect by this point. My experience with Charlie Kaufman films has taught me that they are at least deceptively simple on the surface (at most, they are twisty intellectual mind-games that get away from you on the first viewing). 1,437 more words


The Company Men (2010)

Director: John Wells

Writer: John Wells

Stars: Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper & Tommy Lee Jones

John Wells is a TV guy. As a producer/writer on… 756 more words

Film Reviews

Woad workshop & Repeat Depictions

Last week we said goodbye to our two artists in residence Chris Cooper & Lisa Muten who have been with us since May. On Thursday we hosted an evening of discussion, artist tours and the wide ranging work produced over the course of the residency. 245 more words


My Year With Meryl: Adaptation (2002)

For the first time since she started making movies, Meryl took a hiatus from film acting. She wasn’t gone too long—Music of the Heart opened in late 1999, and she shot Adaptation in early 2001, a year and a half before it was released—but any Meryl fan will tell you that a year without her in a movie is never a good one. 988 more words

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