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Learning From the Greats: Sienna Miller on “American Sniper”

Sienna Miller is noticeably changing the arc of her career. After doing the best work of her life so far in HBO’s excellent “The Girl,” she switched focus, taking smaller parts in bigger films like Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher” and Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” opening Christmas Day. Show More Summary

Producer Jon Kilik On The Roadblocks ‘Foxcatcher’ Overcame

Producer Jon Kilik says his association with Foxcatcher began casually, in director Bennett Miller's New York kitchen. The two friends started talking about the tragic real-life story of John DuPont, heir to the DuPont family fortune, who died in prison in 2010 for killing Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz. Show More Summary

George Clooney and Bennett Miller Making TV Show About ’90s Movie Biz

The ’90s were a special time for George Clooney. That was when he broke through on TV with ER, and then transitioned into movies with projects like From Dusk Til Dawn. Now he’s set to return to television, and to that decade, with a brand-new show about ’90s showbiz. Show More Summary

'Foxcatcher' screenwriters wrestled with getting the characters right

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

When I first sat down with director Bennett Miller to talk about the movie he wanted to make, one of the things that struck me was that "Foxcatcher" was a sports story, but not a sports story in the traditional sense. It was in fact the very mirror image of a sports story.

Bennett Miller On Comedian Carell And ‘Foxcatcher’ Drama – The Contenders

In the video clip above, producer/director Bennett Miller talks with Deadline's Pete Hammond about what attracted him to casting Steve Carell, known for his comic performances in The Office and a number of films, in the dramatic lead...Show More Summary

At the Gotham Awards, Snubs and Hugs (and an Elusive Julianne Moore)

The Bagger goes in search of Julianne Moore, and gets waylaid by Bennett Miller and others.

Why It Took 8 Years To Wrestle ‘Foxcatcher’ From A Tragic Headline Into An Oscar Film

Talk about an almost overnight success story. Handed a packet of articles from a stranger while signing DVDs at a Tower Records store one day, Bennett Miller reads through them and sees in the bizarre story of billionaire John DuPont and Olympic gold-medal wrestlers Dave and Mark Schultz his follow-up to 2005's Capote. Show More Summary

Capone finds the dark heart of the American Dream at the core of FOXCATCHER, one of the year's best

Capone finds the dark heart of the American Dream at the core of FOXCATCHER, one of the year's best Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. As with all of director Bennett Miller's three features (including...Show More Summary

Review: 'Foxcatcher'

Does extreme privilege point, like an arrow, to a sort of rot within the true-blue American spirit? Putting criminal insanity aside for a moment, the answer's a qualified, sorrowful yes in director Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher," a true-crime drama hailed in many quarters as a modern classic...

"Foxcatcher" Earns Praise from Writers

Bennett Miller's triumphant third directorial effort, "Foxcatcher," contains one of the best acting ensembles I've seen all year. Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo are perfectly cast in this fact-based drama about the chilling...Show More Summary

Capone talks about wrestling with the lonely layers of FOXCATCHER, with director Bennett Miller

Capone talks about wrestling with the lonely layers of FOXCATCHER, with director Bennett Miller Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Back in late April of this year, I had the great pleasure of catching...Show More Summary

Film Review: Foxcatcher

Stark. Cold. Lonely. This is the kind of world that Bennett Miller created for Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum. The film follows the true story relationship between wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum) and his multi-millionaire sponsor John du Pont (Carell), as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul. Show More Summary

The 15 Best Performances by Fake Noses on Film

This article originally appeared in Vulture. Is the cultural conversation about to turn from Ben Affleck’s penis in Gone Girl to Steve Carell’s nose in Foxcatcher? Bennett Miller’s acclaimed drama opens in limited release this week, and Carrell’s prosthetic-enhanced performance has already been tipped for some Oscar glory. Show More Summary

Review: Foxcatcher

The spectacular third feature from "Moneyball" and "Capote" director - but not a sports movie. mpaa rating:R (For some drug use and a scene of violence.) Genre:Drama Directed By: Bennett Miller Run Time: 2 hours 14 minutes Cast: Steve...Show More Summary

Dispicable Us: Foxcatcher, Reviewed

last monthSports : Deadspin

Foxcatcher is a movie about America, but what makes it so compelling is that you don't realize it at first. Directed by Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball), the film is too subtle—and, frankly, too strange—to explicitly make some simple, overarching, grandiose statement. Show More Summary

'Foxcatcher' Is A Distant Horror Story For The 1 Percent

The Oscar buzz for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" has been going strong since the film premiered at Cannes back in May. The drama, based on a true story, stars Steve Carell in an acclaimed dramatic turn as John du Pont, a millionaire who uses his wealth to help train Olympic wrestlers. Show More Summary

How Insane Was the Real-Life Millionaire Murderer at the Center of ‘Foxcatcher’?

In Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher (out this Friday), Steve Carell turns in a haunted and harrowing performance as John E. du Pont, the millionaire heir to the du Pont fortune and amateur wrestling enthusiast who murdered Olympic gold medalist Dave Schultz in 1996. … Read More

Movie Review: Foxcatcher - You'll want to wrestle with this movie

When I saw Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher at the Toronto Film Festival in September, I wrote that "Miller, in my estimation, has jumped into the class of Steven Soderbergh and other great directors of the past 25 years (who don't worship...Show More Summary

Movie Review: The speculative Foxcatcher turns true crime into unconvincing Greek tragedy

There’s no easy way to write about Foxcatcher, Bennett Miller’s oppressively dour new movie, without disclosing the shocking ending to its true story. Still, for the sake of those who don’t know where this fact-based drama is headed, perhaps it’s best to be vague about the events that inspired it. Show More Summary

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