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Review: 'Zerophilia'

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"Zerophilia," opening on the art-film circuit, should really be playing to raucous crowds at the drive-in or in late-night rotation on pay cable. Part horror movie, part randy teen sex farce, pic…

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Michael Grady

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The gaffers all call him "Flamethrower." Michael Grady doesn't mind burn spots, and he's not afraid to blow out the windows or plunge deep into shadows. The look and equipment change with every film…

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'Breaking' talent

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After re-creating WWII Africa, midcentury European high society and Civil War America, Anthony Minghella's latest project, "Breaking and Entering," marks a break from a decade of epic literary…

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Roman Osin

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Roman Osin worhips Westerns, seeing himself in the genre's silent heroes. "That's me, the cinematographer," he says. "He rides into a project, shoots from the hip and hopefully survives long enough…

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Campaigners copy cat

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It was a night of Oscar upsets and sore losers. Even discounting "Brokeback Mountain" author Annie Proulx's bitter editorial in The Guardian -- "Rumour has it that Lions Gate inundated the academy…

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Costumer Penny Rose

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If you look at Errol Flynn movies, everybody's got a clean shirt on. They look ridiculous," says Rose, who introduced a different, more distressed look to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series. "No…

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Editor Joel Cox

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To the untrained eye, they may look like mistakes -- an actor stumbles over a line or disrupts a prop by mistake -- and any other director would probably relegate such moments to the bloopers reel…

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Review: 'The Grudge 2'

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The curse never dies, and with "The Grudge 2" scaring up a solid $22 million in its opening frame, expect theaters to be visited by still more nonsensical installments in this intermittently scary…

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