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HBO Debuts Bright Lights…Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

“She’s me, and I’m her,” says actress/writer Carrie Fisher in the delicious new feature-length documentary Bright Lights. Fisher’s remark caps one of her grueling gigs at a Star Wars fan convention and refers to her breakout film role as Princess Leia. But she might as … Continue reading

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Nebraska

If you have aging parents, you’ll probably find yourself in familiar territory in Paramount Vantage’s Nebraska. An Oscar contender for Best Actor (Bruce Dern), Supporting Actress (June Squibb), Director (Alexander Payne), Original Screenplay (Bob Nelson),  Cinematography (Phedon Papamichael) and Best Picture, Nebraska is by … Continue reading

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56 UP Debuts on PBS

“When I film 84 UP, I’ll be 99!”—director Michael Apted. For half-a-century, ex-pat British director Michael Apted (Coal Miner’s Daughter, Gorillas in the Mist, The World Is Not Enough, The Chronicles of Narnia) has been passionately involved with the ground-breaking Granada TV project … Continue reading

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