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WATCH: Nicole Holofcener Talks to Indiewire's Awards Season Spotlight

"Enough Said" writer-director Nicole Holofcener is today's honoree in Indiewire's ongoing Awards Season Spotlight interview series. Check out some video segments, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 6, 2014 2:19 PM
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Screenwriters on Writing: NY Times Asks Linklater, Polley, Holofcener, Delpy, Gerwig and More About the Art of the Film Script

The New York Times queried 14 talented screenwriters, asking simple questions like "What's the trick to writing realistic dialogue?," and many of the responses are fascinating. A highlight of responses below, from Richard Linklater, Greta Gerwig, Nicole Holofcener, Sarah Polley, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy and more.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 27, 2013 12:12 PM
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WATCH: THR's Writers Round Table with Holofcener, Delpy, Clooney, Ridley and More (VIDEO)

The Hollywood Reporter continues their round table series with a top-rate assembly of writers. Included in the mix are Julie Delpy ("Before Midnight"), Nicole Holofcener ("Enough Said"), John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave"), Danny Strong ("Lee Daniels' The Butler"), Jonas Cuaron ("Gravity") and George Clooney and Grant Heslov ("The Monuments Men").
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • November 7, 2013 1:03 PM
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Q & A: Indie Hit 'Enough Said' Is Oscar Race Dark Horse

Nicole Holofcener is one of those respected specialty players who has never crossed over to the mainstream. Now may be her time. With rave reviews and strong box office and an awards push from Fox Searchlight (which developed the project from a pitch), "Enough Said" could wind up a strong contender in the Oscar race in multiple categories.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 1, 2013 3:04 PM
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Arthouse Audit: 'Enough Said' Scores Big for Searchlight, 'Rush' Decent for Universal

The race to open films shown at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals began with two significant platform releases. This sets the pattern from now until the end of the year. Leading the way was Fox Searchlight's "Enough Said," with a surprisingly stellar gross, driven by rave reviews and curiosity about the late James Gandolfini's second to last film. It outpaced the other new limited opening, Universal's action biopic "Rush," which with top-end urban moviegoer appeal grabbed a decent sampling to go with its strong festival reaction and decent reviews.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • September 22, 2013 11:50 PM
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TIFF Review: Gandolfini's Farewell Performance in Holofcener's 'Enough Said'

The departure of James Gandolfini will never seem as poignantly premature as it does during “Enough Said,” Nicole Holofcener’s lovely heartbreak of a comedy starring the late actor and Julia Louis Dreyfus, as late-inning love interests. Holofcener’s latest rumination on modern manners would be tart regardless, with its well-publicized premise.
  • By John Anderson
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  • September 8, 2013 1:43 PM
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TIFF Trailer Watch: Nicole Holofcener's 'Enough Said,' Starring James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The trailer for Nicole Holofcener's latest, "Enough Said," has landed. The film, which stars the late James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, is headed to TIFF, and hits theaters September 20.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 6, 2013 2:05 PM
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