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Actor John Malkovich

Actor John Malkovich is making his directorial debut with the new film The Dancer Upstairs. Malkovich has been nominated twice for an Academy Award for his work in the films In the Line of Fire and Places in the Heart. His other films include Heart of Darkness, Being John Malkovich, Shadow of the Vampire, Woody Allen's Shadows and Fog and Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun. Malkovich is also a founding member of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

31:27

Actor Matt Damon

His film The Bourne Identity is being released on DVD next week. The Bourne Identity is a thriller about a man with amnesia who is plucked from the Mediterranean Sea, riddled with bullet holes. Damon has been in many hit films, including The Talented Mr. Ripley, Saving Private Ryan and Good Will Hunting, which he co-wrote with close friend Ben Affleck. This interview first aired June 19, 2002.

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Actor Bill Paxton

Actor Bill Paxton made his directing debut earlier this year with the psychological thriller Frailty, which is now out on video and DVD. He co-stars in the film, with Matthew McConaughey and Powers Boothe. Paxton previously starred in the films Twister, A Simple Plan, One False Move, and Apollo 13. This interview fist aired April 29, 2002.

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Actor Bill Paxton

Actor Bill Paxton makes his directing debut with the new psychological thriller Frailty. He also co-stars in the film, along with Matthew McConaughey and Powers Boothe. Paxton previously starred in Twister, A Simple Plan, One False Move and Apollo 13.

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Film director Andrew Davis.

Film director Andrew Davis. His films include The Fugitive, and Under Seige. His latest film Collateral Damage starring Arnold Schwarzenegger was about to go into distribution but was pulled after the attacks on the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon.

21:20

Christopher Nolan

Screen writer and director Christopher Nolan. His film “Memento” is about a man who is unable to make new memories since the violent murder of his wife. He seeks to avenge her death. The movie stars Guy Pearce, with Carrie-Anne Moss and Joe Pantoliano. The script for Memento was based on a short story written by Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan's brother. Memento is CHRISTOPHER NOLAN’S second feature film; his first was the critically acclaimed 1998 film Following. It will be released on DVD and video next month.

16:35

Film director and writer Dominik Moll.

His new movie, With a Friend Like Harry, has been compared to the thrillers of Hitchcock. Its about an accidental meeting of two old friends and the subsequent unsettling turn of events. The French film thrilled audiences at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, and won 4 Cesars awards (the French equivalent of the Oscars). This is the second feature for the 38 year old German born filmmaker; his first was the 1993 Intimacy, a flop at the box office.

11:05

Filmmaker Andrew Davis.

Film director Andrew Davis. Davis' string of action-thriller hits include "Under Siege" with Steven Seagal and a Chuck Norris picture "Code of Silence". His last film was a remake of a TV series from the 1960's "The Fugitive" and starred Harrison Ford. It has been nominated for a "Best Picture" Academy Award.

14:54

Filmmaker Andrew Davis.

Film director Andrew Davis. Davis' string of action-thriller hits include last year's "Under Siege" with Steven Segal and a Chuck Norris picture "Code of Silence". His latest film is a remake of a TV series from the 1960's "The Fugitive" starring Harrison Ford. Davis' Hollywood credentials belie his journalistic background: he began his film career as an assistant cameraman to Haskell Wexler on "Medium Cool" which was filmed during and uses footage of the chaos of the 1968 Democratic Convention.

16:36

Making "In the Line of Fire."

Producer Jeff Apple and writer Jeff Maguire. Their latest project is the new film, "In the Line of Fire," starring Clint Eastwood as a burnt-out Secret Service agent, haunted by the assassination of President Kennedy. Apple has produced hundreds of TV commercials as well as documentaries and promotional films. He came up with the idea for the film, and approached Maguire to write the film script.

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