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Carey Mulligan on the controversy of 'An Education'

Now that An Education is finally hitting theaters this Friday, I’m curious to see if there’s going to be any kind of “ick factor” amongst audiences and Oscar voters (particularly older ones) over the film’s basic plot: a 16-year-old schoolgirl who falls for a man in his early 30s and decides to lose her virginity to him on her 17th birthday. 202 more words

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Chris Rock on his documentary 'Good Hair'

One of the most purely entertaining Toronto films I saw was Good Hair, Chris Rock’s documentary (directed by Jeff Stilson) about the phenomenon of African-American hair: weaves, perms, relaxers, the whole works. 96 more words

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Meet Carey Mulligan: 'An Education' leading lady

A top candidate for breakout actress of the year is certainly Carey Mulligan, the 24-year-old Brit who’d only had supporting parts in two films (she was one of Keira Knightley’s little sisters in… 149 more words

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Clive Owen: Is 'The Boys Are Back' his Best Actor shot?

I met Clive Owen a few years back to interview him for Derailed, his thriller with Jennifer Aniston, and found him to be perfectly pleasant but not the most vibrant guy in the world. 170 more words

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'Capitalism': Michael Moore takes on the tough questions

All right, Moore. You got all my softball questions in Part 1 of your OscarWatch interview. Now I’m going to get all Mike Wallace on your behind and confront you on a number of controversial topics regarding your new documentary, … 118 more words

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Michael Moore on the evils of 'Capitalism'

Chatting with Michael Moore is equally amusing and depressing. The Oscar-winning documentarian (Bowling for Columbine) is easily as entertaining as his films, but what he’s talking about is enough to drive you crazy. 84 more words

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Matt Damon on the best scenes in 'The Informant!'

By now about a million of you have seen The Informant!, the fifth collaboration between Matt Damon and Steven Soderbergh as actor and director. In the last installment of our OscarWatch interview (check out… 54 more words

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