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Ben Affleck Brings A Crisis To The Big Screen

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Adams is also currently starring in Trouble with the Curve as a lawyer with the makings of a pro baseball scout. Warner Brothers hide caption

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From Sweet To Steely: Amy Adams In 'The Master'

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In Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, Amy Adams plays Peggy Dodd, the spouse of a charismatic spiritual leader, played by Philip Seymour Hoffman. Adams says her character is smart and educated but feels "more powerful behind a man than in front of a man." The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Amy Adams: A Steely Wife Stands Behind 'The Master'

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Fall Movie Preview: Bob Mondello Looks Ahead

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Hatching A Star: The tenacious Hushpuppy, of Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild, is played by the equally fearless Quvenzhane Wallis, who was plucked for the role from a Louisiana elementary school. "It was an absolute miracle that we found her," Zeitlin says. Jess Pinkham/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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'Beasts' Finds Its Heart In A 6-Year-Old Heroine

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Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom opened the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. He received Academy Award nominations for The Royal Tenenbaums and Fantastic Mr. Fox. Niko Tavernise/Focus Features hide caption

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Wes Anderson, Creating A Singular 'Kingdom'

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