Barry Levinson

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The documentary, produced by Tim Daly, Robin Bronk and Robert E. Baruc, had its premiere at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. Levinson is developing a film based on Whitey Bulger, the Boston crime boss. The film Black Mass (script by Jim Sheridan, Jez Butterworth, and Russell Gewirtz) is based on the book by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill, and is said to be the "true story of Billy Bulger, Whitey Bulger, FBI agent John Connelly and the FBI's witness protection program that was created by J. Edgar Hoover." Levinson finished production on The Humbling (2014), starring Al Pacino. Levinson also directed Rock the Kasbah (2015), written by Mitch Glazer.

Second Stage Theater

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Second Stage Theater is a theater company founded in 1979 and located in Manhattan, New York City. It produces both new plays and revivals of contemporary American plays by new playwrights and established writers. The company has two off-Broadway theaters, their main stage, the Tony Kiser Theater at 305 West 43rd Street on the corner of Eighth Avenue near the Theater District, and the McGinn/Cazale Theater at 2162 Broadway at 76th Street on the Upper West Side. In April 2015, the company bought the Helen Hayes Theater, a Broadway theater.

Primetime Emmy Award

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The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. First given out in 1949, the award was originally referred to as simply the "Emmy Awards" until the first Daytime Emmy Award ceremony was held in 1974 and the word "prime time" was added to distinguish between the two.


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Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by the namesake unit Home Box Office, Inc., a division of AT&T's WarnerMedia. The program which featured on the network consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television shows, along with made-for-cable movies, documentaries and occasional comedy and concert specials.


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Manhattan, often referred to locally as the City, is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City and its economic and administrative center, cultural identifier, and historical birthplace. The borough is coextensive with New York County, one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York. The borough consists mostly of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers; several small adjacent islands; and Marble Hill, a small neighborhood now on the U.S. mainland, physically connected to the Bronx and separated from the rest of Manhattan by the Harlem River.

Circle in the Square Theatre

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The Circle in the Square Theatre is a Broadway theatre in midtown Manhattan at 235 West 50th Street in the Paramount Plaza building.

Satellite Awards

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The Satellite Awards are annual awards given by the International Press Academy that are commonly noted in entertainment industry journals and blogs. The awards were originally known as the Golden Satellite Awards. The award ceremonies take place each year at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City, Los Angeles.

TV Guide Award

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The TV Guide Award was an annual award created by the editors of TV Guide magazine, as a readers poll to honor outstanding programs and performers in the American television industry. The awards were presented until 1964. The TV Guide Award was revived 1999–2001.

Tom Hanks

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Critics generally applauded the film and the performances of the entire cast, which included actors Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, and Kathleen Quinlan. The movie also earned nine Academy Award nominations, winning two. Later that year, Hanks starred in Disney/Pixar's CGI-animated hit film Toy Story, as the voice of Sheriff Woody. Hanks made his directing debut with his 1996 film That Thing You Do! about a 1960s pop group, also playing the role of a music producer. Hanks and producer Gary Goetzman went on to create Playtone, a record and film production company named after the record company in the film.

1998 in film

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Buffalo '66, directed by and starring Vincent Gallo, with Christina Ricci, Mickey Rourke, Rosanna Arquette, Ben Gazzara, and Anjelica Huston. A Bug's Life, animated film directed by John Lasseter, with the voices of Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Hyde Pierce, Denis Leary and Bonnie Hunt. Bulworth, directed by and starring Warren Beatty, with Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Oliver Platt and Paul Sorvino. Can't Hardly Wait, starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ethan Embry. Caresses (Caricias) – (Spain). Caught Up, starring Bokeem Woodbine. The Celebration (Festen), directed by Thomas Vinterberg – (Denmark).

Ellen Chenoweth

For her second film, Barry Levinson's Diner, she cast many of the then relatively unknown actors such as Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Tim Daly, Paul Reiser, and Ellen Barkin. A year later, she helped cast the Academy Award-winning film Terms of Endearment. In the late 1970s, Chenoweth was an office manager for the Actors Studio. She helped discover an unknown theater actor named Mickey Rourke for the 1980 television film City in Fear. In the 1980s, Chenoweth was the casting director for such films as The Natural, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Ruthless People, and Broadcast News. She was also the casting director for films such as O Brother, Where Art Thou?

1982 in film

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Diner, directed by Barry Levinson, starring Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Tim Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser. A Dog in a Drawer (Kuche v chekmedzhe) – (Bulgaria). Dögkeselyű (Egyptian Vulture) – (Hungary). The Draughtsman's Contract, directed by Peter Greenaway, starring Anthony Higgins and Janet Suzman – (U.K.). E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore. Eating Raoul, directed by and starring Paul Bartel. Endangered Species, starring Robert Urich and JoBeth Williams. The Escape Artist, starring Raúl Juliá, Griffin O'Neal, Desi Arnaz.

1984 in film

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Flashpoint, starring Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Rip Torn, Kevin Conway, Jean Smart, Tess Harper, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer. Flowers of Reverie (Szirmok, virágok, koszorúk) - (Hungary). Flügel und Fesseln, directed by Helma Sanders-Brahms - (West Germany). Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, starring Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Chris Penn, Dianne Wiest. Formula of Love (Formula lyubvi) - (U.S.S.R.). Frankenweenie, directed by Tim Burton. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, starring Kimberly Beck and Corey Feldman. Full Moon in Paris (Les Nuits de la pleine lune), directed by Éric Rohmer - (France).

2003 in film

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Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon – winner of 2 Oscars and 2 Golden Globes. Narradores de Javé (The Storytellers) – (Brazil). Nathalie..., starring Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Béart, Gérard Depardieu – (France). National Security, starring Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn. Natural City – (South Korea). Ned – (Australia). Ned Kelly, starring Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Naomi Watts – (Australia). Nemesis Game – (New Zealand/Canada). Nicotina (Nicotine) – (Mexico). Nina's Tragedies (Ha-Asonot Shel Nina) – (Israel). Noi the Albino (Nói albinói) – (Iceland). Nousukausi (Upswing) – (Finland). Nuan – (China). OK Baytong – (Thailand).

1988 in film

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Spellbinder, directed by Janet Greek, starring Tim Daly, Kelly Preston, and Rick Rossovich. Spike of Bensonhurst, directed by Paul Morrissey, starring Sasha Mitchell, Ernest Borgnine, Anne Desalvo, Sylvia Miles, Talisa Soto, and Rick Aviles. Split Decisions, directed by David Drury, starring Craig Sheffer, Jeff Fahey, Jennifer Beals, Gene Hackman. Stand and Deliver, directed by Ramón Menéndez, starring Edward James Olmos and Lou Diamond Phillips. Stars and Bars, directed by Pat O'Connor, starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Stealing Heaven, directed by Clive Donner, starring Derek de Lint and Kim Thomson - (U.K.).