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BILL MURRAY COMES TO PRAISE SOFIA COPPOLA
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Bill Murray made quite a stir on Tuesday at the National Board of Review Gala, but not because of any award he was receiving, but because of the speech he gave praising Sofia Coppola. Melena Ryzik of the New York Times Awards Blog “The Carpetbagger” was so taken with the speech that she re-printed it in full in her post. Mu
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Inspired by Sofia Coppola’s new film Somewhere, Jennie Punter of The Globe and Mail took a look at “Why hotels make such good film sets.” Her whimsical exploration takes the form of a helpful list. Her first lesson, “Under one roof, one finds many storeys, er, stories,” is culled
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With Sofia Coppola working so closely with the Stephen Dorff, the star of her recent feature Somewhere, it only makes sense that she should interview him at some point. So Interview Magazine got the director and her actor together for that very purpose. Their chat ranges from
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Peter Keough at Boston’s alternative The Phoenix recently published an interview he did with Somewhere director Sofia Coppola. It’s fast moving chat that moves from autobiography to Tron to Antonioni. On the comparison of her work to the great Italian director, Coppola says: I appreciat
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The New York Times film critic A.O. Scott recent review of Sofia Coppola’s new film Somewhere provides fascinating insight. In his review, Scott not only praises the film and filmmaker (a lot) but provides one of the most eloquent and articulate takes on Coppola’s unique cinematic style. Here Scott explains the subtle and &ldqu
ROGER EBERT GIVES FOUR-STAR LOVE TO SOMEWHERE
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Roger Ebert loves Sofia Coppola new feature Somewhere. The thing that Ebert picks up on in his review is the utter veracity with which Coppola observes the world of entertainment—from publicists and stars to parking attendants and hotel clerks. As he writes: C
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Whiney Matheson of POPCandy (from USA Today) attended New York Times talk with Sofia Coppola and Stephen Dorff yesterday evening. Mostly Coppola and Dorff talked about working together on Somewhere, the talk strayed as well. Matheson reports back with “16 things I learned from Sofia Coppola and Stephen Dorff” Some stuf
NEW YORK TIMES PROFILE ON SOFIA COPPOLA
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In Sunday’s New York Times, Dennis Lim’s “It’s What She Knows: The Luxe Life” explores the director Sofia Coppola and her work. While Lim covers Coppola’s four features and her cinematic life in general, it ends with some interesting insights about Somewhere
NEW YORK TIMES PROFILES SOMEWHERE’S ELLE FANNING
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In “Elle Fanning, the Next Golden Child," an upcoming Sunday Magazine article for the New York Times, Frank Bruni does an in-depth profile of Elle Fanning, who as he makes clear is not longer simply Dakota’s little sister. Indeed at 12, the one-time child star is growing up, and not just emotionally. For
NEW YORK TIMES PROFILES CHATEAU MARMONT FROM SOMEWHERE
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Sofia Coppola has a directorial talent large enought to transform hotels into movie stars. In Lost in Translation, she made the Park Hyatt Tokyo into an international icon. In her upcoming film Somewhere, she throws a spot light on the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles. Janelle Brown&
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National Board of Review released their list of 2010 films, and we thrilled to see that both Noah Baumbach’s Greenberg and Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere are among the top ten Independent films. In addition, Sofia Coppola was gi
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If you are in New York this December, two events hosted by the New York Times Talks series might prove interesting. On Monday, December 12, actress Julianne Moore will talk about her work, including her most recent film, Lisa Cholodenko’s The Kids Are All Right. Then
SOFIA COPPOLA AND JOEL COEN GO SOMEWHERE
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As Keith Staskiewicz reported in his EW.com post “Sofia Coppola and a Coen Brother talk 'Somewhere' at DGA screening,” the two original voices of Independent film spoke to each other this weekend. It was a truly entertaining conversation about Sofia’s work, filmmaking, and the difficulty of shooting in cars. No doubt this was because, as anyone there could testify, th
LA TIMES: SOFIA COPPOLA, SOMEWHERE & CHATEAU MARMONT
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This weekend, the Los Angeles Times's Mark Olsen ran a piece, "The Directors: Sofia Coppola takes a floor at the Chateau Marmont," on Coppola's unique history with the Chateau, the location of her most recent film Somewhere. Coppola always saw her story of J
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  In the New York Times’s holiday movie section, Karen Durbin singles out the actors to watch this winter in her article “Meaty Roles for Actor to Chew On.” We are thrilled to see that one of the five performances of note for Ms. Durbin is Stephen Dorff's in So
SOMEWHERE’S SOFIA COPPOLA IS ELLE RED CARPET FAVE
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In her slide show “Red Carpet Buzz: Women in Hollywood Edition,” Elle’s Krista Soriano showcases the many stylish turns that writer/director Sofia Coppola has made on the red carpet. Especially of note is her look at the 2010 Venice Film Festival (where her film
SOMEWHERE WINS TOP PRIZE AT VENICE FILM FESTIVAL
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Sofia Coppola’s poetic drama Somewhere won the Golden Lion for best film at this year’s Venice Film Festival by a unanimous decision. Director Quentin Tarantino, who headed up this year’s jury, told the San Francisco Chronicle, “This was a film that
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Gracing the cover of the New York Times Sunday “Men’s Fashion Fall 2010” magazine is the handsome face of Stephen Dorff, the star of Sofia Coppola’s upcoming film Somewhere. Online there is a beautiful short slide show of the fashionable Mr. Dorff photographed by Hedi Slimane. And the article, “Somewhere Man
VENICE FILM FESTIVAL REACTIONS TO SOMEWHERE
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Sofia Coppola's much anticipated new movie, Somewhere, had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival last weekend, and the response to the movie has been overwhelmingly positive. Below are a few notable reviewers' reactions to the film. Many have made comparisons to Lost in Translation, the Oscar-winning film Coppola made for Focus Features in 2002, not least
SOFIA COPPOLA TALKS TO MTV ABOUT SOMEWHERE
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Over at the MTV website, movie correspondent Josh Horowitz has a good, in-depth conversation with writer-director Sofia Coppola about her upcoming film for Focus Features, Somewhere, which premieres this week at the Venice International Film Festival.       Below is the opening of their