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January 2010 > BIG PICTURE

Heavenly creature

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Alice Seybold , Andy Serkis , Atonement , Daniel Craig , Fran Walsh , Heavenly Creatures , James McAvoy , Jamie Bell , Julie & Julia , Keira Knightly , King Kong , Lord of the Rings , Reece Ritchie , Saoirse Ronan , Stanley Tucci , The Adventures of Tintin , The Hobbit , The Lovely Bones , The Partridge Family , Vanessa Redgrave

BIGPICTURE THE LOVELY BONEST THE LOVELY BOX OFFICE Boost ticket sales by luring book readers into the multiplex When a book sells over a million copies and stays on the New York Times best seller list for more than a year, it’s clearly struck a chord. And readers flooding theaters to fu...

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January 2010 > BIG PICTURE

Heavenly creature

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Alice Seybold , Andy Serkis , Atonement , Daniel Craig , Fran Walsh , Heavenly Creatures , James McAvoy , Jamie Bell , Julie & Julia , Keira Knightly , King Kong , Lord of the Rings , Reece Ritchie , Saoirse Ronan , Stanley Tucci , The Adventures of Tintin , The Hobbit , The Lovely Bones , The Partridge Family , Vanessa Redgrave

BIGPICTURE THE LOVELY BONES There was so much tension in that scene—it was surprising because we know what happens, even people who haven’t read the book. How did you make that scene feel so immediate as though we still couldn’t believe what was predetermined? I think it actually makes it mor...

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January 2010 > BIG PICTURE

Heavenly creature

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Alice Seybold , Andy Serkis , Atonement , Daniel Craig , Fran Walsh , Heavenly Creatures , James McAvoy , Jamie Bell , Julie & Julia , Keira Knightly , King Kong , Lord of the Rings , Reece Ritchie , Saoirse Ronan , Stanley Tucci , The Adventures of Tintin , The Hobbit , The Lovely Bones , The Partridge Family , Vanessa Redgrave

or what kind of character I’m looking out for. It’s just something that really comes to you. When you’re a younger actress with promise, it seems that people are always trying to fi nd your parallel. I know! I remember somebody said I was the next Dakota Fanning. How can I be the next Dakota F...

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January 2010 > BIG PICTURE

Heavenly creature

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Alice Seybold , Andy Serkis , Atonement , Daniel Craig , Fran Walsh , Heavenly Creatures , James McAvoy , Jamie Bell , Julie & Julia , Keira Knightly , King Kong , Lord of the Rings , Reece Ritchie , Saoirse Ronan , Stanley Tucci , The Adventures of Tintin , The Hobbit , The Lovely Bones , The Partridge Family , Vanessa Redgrave

but you’re able to discern complex ideas and we wanted the film to speak to that age. In a positive way: it confirms the value of love, it confirms the importance of life, that you must enjoy and savor every moment and the people you love around you. I heard you drew some inspiration for Susie’s I...

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January 2010 > BIG PICTURE

Heavenly creature

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Alice Seybold , Andy Serkis , Atonement , Daniel Craig , Fran Walsh , Heavenly Creatures , James McAvoy , Jamie Bell , Julie & Julia , Keira Knightly , King Kong , Lord of the Rings , Reece Ritchie , Saoirse Ronan , Stanley Tucci , The Adventures of Tintin , The Hobbit , The Lovely Bones , The Partridge Family , Vanessa Redgrave

PICTURE THIS Jackson guides Ronan through a scene After conquering Middle Earth, Peter Jackson explores the great beyond By Amy Nicholson Tell me about the first time you sat down and read The Lovely Bones. I first read it in 2002. All the films that I make, I co-write them with Philipp...

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December 2009 > BIG PICTURE

Space Odyssey

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Avatar , Band of the Hand , Battle Angel , Beyond Glory , Citizen Kane , Colonel Quaritch , James Cameron , Jeffrey Katzenberg , Jon Landau , Michael Lewis , Public Enemies , RealD , Sam Worthington , Stephen Lang , The Men Who Stare at Goats , Titanic

BIGPICTURE AVATAR THE INVISIBLE PLANET “We could not go to Pandora to fi lm,” jokes Landau country for a substance they need... Science Fiction is a metaphor for the world in which we live—good science fi ction. It should make us refl ect upon how we live our lives and what we do. And I think J...

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December 2009 > BIG PICTURE

Space Odyssey

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Avatar , Band of the Hand , Battle Angel , Beyond Glory , Citizen Kane , Colonel Quaritch , James Cameron , Jeffrey Katzenberg , Jon Landau , Michael Lewis , Public Enemies , RealD , Sam Worthington , Stephen Lang , The Men Who Stare at Goats , Titanic

READ OUR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH STEPHEN LANG Next Stop: Pandora Rocketing auds to Avatar’s wild world ALIEN NATION Sam Worthington plays a hobbled vet who transforms into an athletic nine-foot creature Does it have parallels to any language on earth? I think it’s relatively unique. We...

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December 2009 > BIG PICTURE

Space Odyssey

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Avatar , Band of the Hand , Battle Angel , Beyond Glory , Citizen Kane , Colonel Quaritch , James Cameron , Jeffrey Katzenberg , Jon Landau , Michael Lewis , Public Enemies , RealD , Sam Worthington , Stephen Lang , The Men Who Stare at Goats , Titanic

GALACTIC GODDESS Zoe Saldaña as love interest Neytiri Avatar is huge for exhibition. It’s been the goal for this year’s digital rollout— and even the future success of digital 3D itself has been linked to the success of Avatar. I don’t think you can put that burden on any one movie, to be hon...

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December 2009 > BIG PICTURE

Space Odyssey

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Avatar , Band of the Hand , Battle Angel , Beyond Glory , Citizen Kane , Colonel Quaritch , James Cameron , Jeffrey Katzenberg , Jon Landau , Michael Lewis , Public Enemies , RealD , Sam Worthington , Stephen Lang , The Men Who Stare at Goats , Titanic

TOTALLY AMP-ED STEPHEN LANG steps out of his Armored Military Platform suit to talk about playing Avatar’s antagonist, Colonel Quaritch by Amy Nicholson 2009 has been the Year of the Lang with veteran actor Stephen Lang landing three standout roles in Public Enemies, The Men Who Stare at ...

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December 2009 > BIG PICTURE

Space Odyssey

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Avatar , Band of the Hand , Battle Angel , Beyond Glory , Citizen Kane , Colonel Quaritch , James Cameron , Jeffrey Katzenberg , Jon Landau , Michael Lewis , Public Enemies , RealD , Sam Worthington , Stephen Lang , The Men Who Stare at Goats , Titanic

intelligence, he’s dry, he wants to do his job well. And what I think gives him some added tang and depth is that something has been truncated in him, something has been cut out and cauterized. It has to do with his soul. I’m kind of speaking outside of the guy now—this isn’t really playable. Bu...

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