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Interview: Mark Romanek Talks Making 'One Hour Photo,' What Happened With 'Cinderella' & What Might Be Up Next

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2013 1:01 PM
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Even before Mark Romanek yelled action on "One Hour Photo," his debut feature film, he was already a trailblazer behind the camera. The filmmaker had made a name for himself as a music video director, helming iconic spots for Lenny Kravitz ("Are You Gonna Go My Way"), Nine Inch Nails ("Closer"), Madonna ("Bedtime Stories"), Michael Jackson ("Scream"), Fiona Apple ("Criminal"), Johnny Cash ("Hurt") and much, much more. His videos were bold and found Romanek easily able to switch genres musically and stylistically without batting an eye, delivering evocative spots that both defined Romanek and the artists he worked with. But when it came to his feature film, he largely kept the flashy stylization at bay.

Trent Reznor Was Set To Score Parts Of 'One Hour Photo' But He Was Dealing With Drug Addiction & Studio Hesitation

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 15, 2011 11:35 AM
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While Trent Reznor now has an Oscar under his belt thanks to his score for "The Social Network," and looks like he'll be heading back to the Kodak Theater in February for his re-team with David Fincher on "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," had things gone differently, the Nine Inch Nails frontman would have made his film composing debut more than a decade ago.

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