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AMERICAN FILM EXCLUSIVE:

Director/screenwriter Spike Jonze (WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, ADAPTATION) spoke at the AFI FEST 2013 screening of his latest film, HER, with FEST Associate Director Lane Kneedler. HER, which opened nationwide January 10, centers on a lonely writer who falls for a computer operating system named Samantha (Scarlett Johansson). In this exclusive clip, Jonze discusses the development of Johansson’s character, and casting and rehearsing Joaquin Phoenix.

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HOBBIT-CHANGING: The Unexpected Journey of Andy Serkis

“This kind of performance lends itself to actors with more theatrical experience, who are generally able to better command their physicality than one who’s just been trained for the screen,” he said. “Where humans carry their anxiety and pain – that’s fascinating to me. It’s in the body.”

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All creative people want to do the unexpected. 
-Hedy Lamarr

All creative people want to do the unexpected. 

-Hedy Lamarr

THE NOT-SO-SECRET LIFE OF STUART CORNFELD

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THE EXORCIST is #3 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.
Did you know that its director, William Friedkin, also directed THE FRENCH CONNECTION and KILLER JOE?

THE EXORCIST is #3 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.

Did you know that its director, William Friedkin, also directed THE FRENCH CONNECTION and KILLER JOE?

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NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is #93 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.
Did you know that working titles for the film were NIGHT OF THE FLESH EATERS and NIGHT OF ANUBIS?

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is #93 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.

Did you know that working titles for the film were NIGHT OF THE FLESH EATERS and NIGHT OF ANUBIS?

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See THE GREEN INFERNO at AFI FEST 2013 on Friday, Nov. 8, in Los Angeles. One of five films in our Midnight Program, this film is Eli Roth’s ode to cannibal movies from the 1970s and ’80s.

See THE GREEN INFERNO at AFI FEST 2013 on Friday, Nov. 8, in Los Angeles. One of five films in our Midnight Program, this film is Eli Roth’s ode to cannibal movies from the 1970s and ’80s.

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THE OMEN is #81 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.
Did you know the film was directed by Richard Donner, who also directed THE GOONIES and LETHAL WEAPON?

THE OMEN is #81 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.

Did you know the film was directed by Richard Donner, who also directed THE GOONIES and LETHAL WEAPON?

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SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, which starred Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter, is #5 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.

SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, which starred Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter, is #5 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.

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ALIEN, directed by Ridley Scott, is #6 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.

ALIEN, directed by Ridley Scott, is #6 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list.

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