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  • ‘Foxcatcher’: Why it took 7 years to complete

    By Jonathan Maseng

    February 9, 2015 | 2:17 pm

    For Hollywood screenwriters, having your work rewritten is a fact of life, although it goes without saying that most writers hate it. So it's an odd pleasure to meet a pair like E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman, a writer and a rewriter who not only don't hate each other, but actually...

  • Actor Dan Futterman and director Michael Winterbottom

    By Tom Tugend

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In the first publicity releases last summer for the film, "A Mighty Heart," Paramount Vantage announced that filming would begin in the fall and that Angelina Jolie would star as Mariane Pearl. There was no mention of who would play her husband, Daniel Pearl, and it was assumed that...
  • On screen,  Danny Pearl’s story astounds

    By Tom Tugend

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    As the credits rolled after a preview screening of the docudrama, "A Mighty Heart," the audience, consisting of a small group of film critics, sat in stunned silence.

    The reaction was the more remarkable since everyone already knew the ultimate outcome -- the execution-style murder...
  • ‘Mighty Heart’ preview draws stars Angelina Jolie and Dan Futterman

    June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The Wednesday night preview audience for "A Mighty Heart," which tracks the murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl by Islamic extremists, got an unexpected bonus when the film's stars, Angelina Jolie and Dan Futterman, dropped in unannounced.

    The film is based on the...