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Steve Carell keeps his grip amid 'Foxcatcher' Oscar buzz

There was no shortage of characters at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, where Steve Carell, Ethan Hawke, Amy Schumer and Tilda Swinton made the rounds. Funnyman turned “Foxcatcher” starCarell told us getting an Oscar nod for his role as killer John DuPont would be nice, but he can’t spend all his time wrestling with the idea. “To be honest, it ...

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Steve Carell Admits Kids Haven't Seen Most of His Films: 'They're Not Very Impressed With Me' (Exclusive)

In the meantime, Carell is focused on the work ahead of him — and getting his daughter off to college. “She’s excited about it. It’s a big step,” he shares of his daughter preparing for college, noting that she’s not sure where she wants to go yet. “She’s keeping her options open.” As for what she may do after, Carell says ...

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'Last Flag Flying' Review: Cranston, Carell and Fishburne Go for the Gold

Who better than Richard Linklater to craft a movie about people talking – and in doing so, revealing the quirks and flaws that make them human? Whether it’s Boyhood or the “Before” trilogy, the Texas-based writer-director and indie-film figurehead is always alert to the moments when people drop their public faces and reveal the emotional bruises underneath. Related

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Who Would Win In A Battle Of The Sexes Tennis Match Between Emma Stone And Steve Carell, According To The Directors

As Jonathan Dayton noted, however, while Steve Carell had plenty of tennis experience before starring in Battle of the Sexes, he basically had to relearn the game for the movie. While modern tennis is played with aerodynamically designed rackets with large head sizes, the equipment that was used back in the early 1970s was far less sophisticated. Having acknowledged the ...

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Review: ‘Telluride Film Festival: Emma Stone and Steve Carell in ‘Battle of the Sexes’’

For those who prefer flesh-and-blood super heroes to the comic-book variety, “Battle of the Sexes” offers a real-life wonder woman saga with the power to educate and inspire, focusing on the drama that went down both on-court and off when Wimbledon triple-winner Bobby Riggs challenged ladies tennis world champion Billie Jean King to a boys-against-girls exhibition match. The outcome is ...

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