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  1. Movie Review of 'Foxcatcher'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Tatum Channing, will surely be a ubiquitous presence at this year's awards ceremonies. Directed by Bennett Miller (Capote and Moneyball) and written by Dan Futterman (Capote) and E. Max Frye, "Foxcatcher," is a clear indictment of the evils of ...

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  2. Among 2014's notable deaths: 2 who reshaped lives after violence, and stars who died too soonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... and Hindi Bollywood films. Jan. 17. Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46. He won a best actor Oscar in 2006 for "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters. Feb. 2. Apparent heroin overdose. Joan Mondale, 83. She burnished a reputation as "Joan ...

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  3. Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... and Hindi Bollywood films. Jan. 17. Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46. He won a best actor Oscar in 2006 for "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters. Feb. 2. Apparent heroin overdose. Joan Mondale, 83. She burnished a reputation as "Joan ...

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  4. 'Foxcatcher' review: Distance, emotional and financial, makes John a mad boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... Pont pursues greatness that he can buy, but Dave refuses to give him that. Oscar-nominated director Bennett Miller ("Capote") and screenwriters E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman form a stark story with few explanations; beginning the tale just a couple ...

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  5. REVIEW: Surprising talent creates weird onscreen magic in a FoxcatcheraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    ... within that environment cannot help but feel authentic. Whether it's small town 1959 Kansas rocked by murders in Capote or Billy Bean's world of low rent MLB wheeling and dealing in Moneyball , Bennett shows such respect for the settings of these ... 2 comments

  6. Foxcatcher: Wrestling with tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Creative Loafing

    With a tip of the hat in the direction of Langston Hughes, let it be noted that Foxcatcher isn't so much a study of a dream deferred but of the American Dream deferred. Director Bennett Miller and writer Dan Futterman, who previously worked together on Capote , reteam on another true-life horror tale, this one related with the same sense of clinical detachment as their previous triumph.

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  7. Review: FoxcatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Connect Savannah

    Official Site: sonyclassics.com/foxcatcher Director : Bennett Miller Writer : E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman Producer : Megan Ellison, Bennett Miller, Jon Kilik and Anthony Bregman Cast : Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller and Anthony Michael Hall With a tip of the hat in the direction of Langston Hughes, let it be noted that Foxcatcher isn't so much a study of a dream deferred but of the American Dream deferred. Director Bennett Miller and writer Dan Futterman, who previously worked together on Capote, reteam on another true-life horror tale, this one related with the same sense of clinical detachment as their previous triumph.

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  8. Review: 'Foxcatcher'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... could be. I'm looking at "Foxcatcher" from the perspective of having loved Miller's two previous narrative features, "Capote" and "Moneyball," films of smaller scope and narrower, more easily achieved goals. Both were keen-eyed ...

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  9. Creepy mood pervades riveting 'Foxcatcher'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldNet

    ... but as the movie tells it, there was plenty of strange behavior even before the tragic end. Director Bennett Miller ('Capote') has created a film that exists almost entirely as a single, sustained, skin-crawling mood. We enter the Foxcatcher world ...

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  10. 3 leads shine in unsettling true storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Mark and Dave Schultz in particular, "Foxcatcher" is the latest work by director Bennett Miller, responsible for "Capote" and "Moneyball." In many ways it's his best yet. A project so complex and nervy that it took eight years to get made, ...

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  11. 'Foxcatcher' director energized by commitment from actorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... was throwing stuff out and opened up the envelope and read these articles." It didn't take long for the director of "Capote" and "Moneyball" to be hooked; just a paragraph or two of the very first article. "I think the film is my take on it, and I ...

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  12. Steve Carell gives an outstanding performance as John du Pont in "Foxcatcher."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... and friends in high and low places. "Foxcatcher," written by E. Max Frye and the Oscar-nominated Dan Futterman ("Capote"), takes some liberties with the story but boasts three exceptional performances. Mr. Carell is transformed in every way, ...

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  13. 'Foxcatcher:' the degenerative disease of excessive wealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Examiner.com

    ... a resemblance to "Sunset Boulevard." There are some family resemblances to director Bennett Miller 's earlier movies "Capote" and "Moneyball" that betray a common creative DNA. The screenplay is written by Dan Futterman, who also wrote "Capote," but ...

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  14. Opening this week (finally): 'Foxcatcher'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The heir to the chemical industry fortune and his obsession - deadly, as it turned out - with the sport of wrestling came to a crashing halt in 1996 in a bizarre crime story that ripped apart one family and sent an American sport reeling. Director Bennett Miller has made something of a cottage industry out of bringing to the screen interior-driven, real-life dramas, including "Capote" with Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman and "Moneyball" with Brad Pitt.

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  15. 'Foxcatcher': Steve Carell scores with a mesmerizing performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Cleveland.com

    ... up on you while a menacing undercurrent waits to burst into a storm. Like Miller's previous films, "Moneyball" and "Capote," "Foxcatcher" is based on a true story. And while it is not as wholly satisfying as those movies, it does feature one of the ...

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  16. FoxcatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... this film about the inner workings of baseball. It's a film that will appeal to sports fans and nonfans alike. While Capote is a good film, it hasn't closed the book on the subject, even though the performances are undeniably great. From atop his ...

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  17. 'Foxcatcher' wrestles with the American DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... enters the mix and Olympic prospects become more likely, the dynamic turns fatally unstable. Having previously helmed Capote and Moneyball , Miller clearly has a fascination with different aspects of American iconography, and he's particularly ...

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  18. Remembering Some - Greats' We Lost in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Back Stage

    ... be volatile, terrified, formidable of intellect, bullying, utterly in command. He brought a fierce intelligence to "Capote," "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Boogie Nights," "Happiness," "Flawless," and "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead," among many ...

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  19. Venturing to the dark sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Albany Times Union

    ... to know is that he did not pursue this role but was invited to consider it by respected director Bennett Miller ("Capote," "Moneyball") after Carell's agent suggested him without the actor's knowledge. "I don't believe I was on any lists to play ...

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  20. 'Foxcatcher' wrestles with a millionaire's ugly pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... a society where he's unwelcome, and his awkward efforts to fit in lead to havoc. The results were eerily touching in "Capote" and comic in "Moneyball," but they're tragic in "Foxcatcher." (If you don't know why, this review won't tell you.) The ...

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