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Pair bonds in killer connection

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William Friedkin and Tracy Letts have become close collaborators, refocusing Friedkin's interest in the dark side of humanity and filming Letts' powerhouse plays for a wider audience.

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‘Smurfs’ retains top spot overseas

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With no new major day-and-date releases over the Aug. 19-21 weekend, Sony's mighty blue crew, "The Smurfs," managed to stay atop the overseas B.O., grossing $35.2 million in the pic's fourth frame to…

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Composer Jack Hayes dies at 92

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Jack J. Hayes, an Oscar-nominated composer and orchestrator who worked on more than 200 films during a Hollywood career that spanned 60 years, died of natural causes Wednesday in Coeur d'Alene…

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