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‘Sweet Country,’ ‘Newton’ Share Top Honors at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Australian Outback Western, “Sweet Country” was named best film at the annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards, on Thursday. The film, which won the Golden Lion at the Venice festival earlier this year, is the second feature by cinematographer turned director Warwick Thornton. His first film “Samson and Delilah” won the APSA best picture award in 2009, making Thornton the only ...

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Playwrights find big love on the small screen

“Shameless” writer Molly Smith Metzler calls theater her “secret lover.” “I always want to be with her the most,” she says, “and when I’m doing anything else, I’m thinking about her.” In this era of so-called peak TV, the demand for strong storytellers on the small screen has sparked a new love affair: Television adores playwrights, and the feeling is ...

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Theater veterans Tracy Letts and Laurie Metcalf on sharing the screen in Greta Gerwig's 'Lady Bird'

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