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In Payne's 'Descendants,' Trouble In The Tropics

Director Alexander Payne finds comedy in the crises of his flawed protagonists: a struggling writer in Sideways, a retired widower in About Schmidt and now a family man who must reassess his life in The Descendants.

18:10

Set In The Ozarks, Adapted For The Screen

Filmmaker Debra Granik knew right away that she wanted to adapt Daniel Woodrell's 2006 novel Winter's Bone for the big screen. Grain and Woodrell discuss the process of turning the meth-fueled family drama into an award-winning film.

27:45

Director Mark Romanek Tackles 'Never Let Me Go'

The acclaimed music-video director transitioned to the big screen with One Hour Photo, a dark psychological drama starring Robin Williams. Now Romanek has tackled Never Let Me Go, the futuristic thriller based on Kazoo Ishiguro's novel.

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For Wes Anderson, A 'Fantastic' Animated Adventure

Director Wes Anderson has worked on a lot of movies, but with his stop-motion film Fantastic Mr. Fox -- out on DVD this week -- he ventured into new territory: animation. Anderson tells Terry Gross that making a stop-motion picture is the most involved filmmaking he's ever done, but he also says that the process has "a sort of magic."

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Wes Anderson Covers New Ground With 'Mr. Fox'

Director Wes Anderson has worked on a lot of film projects, but with his latest film, Fantastic Mr. Fox, he ventured into new territory: animation. Anderson says that making a stop-motion picture is the most involved filmmaking he's ever done, but he also says that the process has "a sort of magic."

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Damon And Soderbergh Team Up And Inform

After working together on the films Ocean's 11, 12 and 13, actor Matt Damon and director Steven Soderbergh teamed up together again on the new film The Informant!, a dark comedy about a rising corporate executive at Archer Daniels Midland who blows the whistle on price fixing.

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