Posts Tagged ‘ruby sparks’

The Best Films of 2012

For film lovers, 2012 has not been kind. Hollywood supplied the expected dreck (special shout-out to Three Stooges!), but even the top talent deliv­ered work that was slightly off-target. The biggest disappoint­ment? Perhaps Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, which boasted impressive perfor­mances from Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman but whose sorta-Scientology-based story ul­timately went [...]

Zoe Kazan on Ruby Sparks and Writing Her Own Dream Girl

Playwright, actress, and screenwriter Zoe Kazan has been seen—or not seen—in blink-and-you-missed-them indie films like Meek’s Cutoff and Happythankyoumoreplease. But the 28-year-old Los Angeles native is also the granddaughter of famed director Elia Kazan, which just about makes her Hollywood royalty. (Her parents are in the biz as well.)
Now she’s written her first movie, Ruby Sparks, [...]

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