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  1. Chaz Ebert to Host Panel on Empathy on the Big Screen at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Night and Good Luck," Steven Spielberg 's " Lincoln ," Ava DuVernay 's " Middle of Nowhere ," Niki Caro 's " North Country " and Errol Morris 's " The Unknown Known ." Cameron Bailey's choices of films at the Toronto Internatinational Film Festival ...

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  2. Rapace to star in Callas biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Newsday

    ... is to lead an ordinary life with the man of her choice," said the film's producer. Niki Caro (Whale Rider, North Country) will write and direct Callas, which is based on Alfonso Signorini's biography Too Proud, Too Fragile. Callas was known for her ...

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  3. Dragon Tattoo's Noomi Rapace to play Maria CallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | RTE.ie

    ... star Noomi Rapace is to play opera icon Maria Callas in a new biopic. ScreenDaily.com reports that Niki Caro ( North Country , Whale Rider ) will direct Callas , which she has adapted from Alfonso Signorini's biography Too Proud, Too Fragile . Guido ...

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  4. The bald truth about CharlizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Iol.co.za

    ... a real power, from her roles as a wicked queen in Snow White and The Huntsman or a female-rights pioneer in North Country to her unflinching, Oscar-winning performance as a serial killer in Monster. She has now met a match in the fiery Sean Penn, ...

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  5. Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road: 'The hardest thing I ever had to do'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... drama Monster, she earned another Oscar nomination as an abused single mother and iron miner in the 2005 drama North Country. Theron seems to enjoy poking fun at the stereotype surrounding her glamorous facade bumping up against her new kickass ...

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  6. Mad Max: Fury Road: Charlize Theron rivals Tom Hardy as ultimate road warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Age

    ... Monster , she earned another Oscar nomination as an abused single mother and iron miner in the 2005 drama North Country . Theron seems to enjoy poking fun at the stereotype surrounding her glamorous facade bumping up against her new kickass image as ...

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  7. McFarland, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | ELCA.org

    ... against all odds, takes them to the state championship. Director Niki Caro, who also directed Whale Rider and North Country , proves once again that she has a knack for delivering uplifting portraits of communities as the testing ground for the ...

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  8. Video Review: Does the Plot of 'McFarland, Usa' Sound Too Familiar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... USA is a sports drama about forging new beginnings and embracing the unknown. Directed by Niki Caro ( North Country , Whale Rider ), the film stars Kevin Costner as coach Jim White who, in the midst of his own awakenings and the community's ...

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  9. 'McFarland, USA' review: A crowdpleaser that goes the extra mileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Caro, the New Zealander that made a splash with 2002's Whale Rider and followed that three years later with North Country , makes a return to Hollywood with a film that seems unlike her. Having tackled subjects where the subtext was about female ...

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  10. McFarland USARead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Watersblogged

    ... February 18, 2015 Title: McFarland , USA Director: Niki Caro ('Whale Rider,' 'North Country') Starring: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Carlos Pratts and Morgan Saylor Parents can often endure heartbreaking economic, social and ...

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  11. Capone likes the humble, noble version of Kevin Costner at the center of McFARLAND USARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... In the case of MCFARLAND USA, the unusual choice to direct is New Zealand native Niki Caro (WHALE RIDER, NORTH COUNTRY), who has shown a real talent for capturing the way Americans often unfairly pre-judge and treat each other in small communities - ...

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  12. McFarland USA, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, The DUFF, The Last Five Years & Song of the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Gapers Block

    ... In the case of McFarland USA , the unusual choice to direct is New Zealand native Niki Caro ( Whale Rider , North Country ), who has shown a real talent for capturing the way Americans often unfairly pre-judge and treat each other in small ...

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  13. McFarland, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Transbuddha.com

    ... times the movie has to fight the impulse to turn sappy, but director Niki Caro (whose previous films include North Country and Whale Rider ) makes sure to infuse the film with both humor and heart while acknowledging the struggles of everyone making ...

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  14. 'McFarland, USA' movie review: Disney sports drama blends action, humor and relevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... that might not seem like the most spectator-friendly of sports. But director Niki Caro ("Whale Rider," "North Country") clearly realizes it's not a requirement that her audience be invested in a sport beforehand for a movie about that sport to work. ...

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  15. 'McFarland, USA' review: Kevin Costner runs to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Niki Caro. She had a hit with "Whale Rider" in 2002 and then a very good movie about sexual harassment, "North Country," which went nowhere. But both those pictures showed a connection with - and understanding of - poor communities where work grinds ...

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  16. 'McFarland USA': A true heart-warmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    ... who came to our attention with 2002's stirring "Whale Rider," and followed up with the equally compelling "North Country." Both those films concerned women stymied in their efforts to succeed on their own terms, and forced to battle long-established ...

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  17. McFarland director Niki Caro - curious for all cultures'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... culture with her 2002 breakthrough movie Whale Rider, and she exposed the harsh life of miners in 2005's North Country by filming in assorted Minnesota mining towns. Both movies were well received and earned Oscar honours. Whale Rider's Keisha ...

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  18. With 'McFarland USA,' Costner keeps streak running with inspirational sports filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... the textures and interrelationships of communities in her New Zealand-set "Whale Rider" and Minnesota-set "North Country. " "McFarland" occasionally gets pat (the smirky racism is overdone) or idealized (Why does it seem like everyone always has ...

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  19. McFarland, USARead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... to write yet another chapter in a career that hasn't gone as planned. Directed by Niki Caro ( Whale Rider , North Country ), the inspirationally predictable McFarland, USA follows in the sneaker steps tread by Million Dollar Arm , a live-action ...

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  20. McFarland, USA Movie ReviewRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Shockya.com

    ... who grippingly showcased her commanding directorial instincts in the empowering 2005 Oscar-nominated drama, 'North Country,' once again enthrallingly highlighted and captured the emotional and societal challenges the strong and determined ...

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