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  1. Charlize Theron carves a twisty path to 'Dark Places'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and she won numerous prizes, including an Oscar. Two years later, she followed it up with the acclaimed "North Country," and her prestige bona fides were sealed. Or so they seemed. Theron, by dint of her own choices or of Hollywood's, then ended up ...

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  2. Woody Harrelson and Hollywood shine a spotlight back on MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Star Tribune

    ... the idea in his head." Minnesota also had a magnetic appeal for Harrelson, who acted in 2005's locally shot "North Country" and "A Prairie Home Companion" the following year. "He loves it here," Skalski said. "When we were here the first time, ...

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  3. Aussies and Kiwis invited to join AMPASRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Inside Film

    ... and, as dialogue editor, World War Z, The Iron Lady and The Adventures of Tin Tin. Caro directed Whale Rider, North Country and The Vintner's Luck. Her latest work is McFarland, USA, a sports drama headlining Kevin Costner and Maria Bello. She is in ...

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  4. Wake Up with BWW 6/23/2015 - Peters Signs 'Stella & Charlie', Hairspray at The MunyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in the Coen brothers' film Fargo and was also nominated for the movies Mississippi Burning, Almost Famous and North Country. More recently, McDormand appeared in the title role for the TV miniseries adaptation of Olive Kitteridge.

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  5. Horoscope: June 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... won a 1997 Oscar as Marge Gunderson in "Fargo" and has also earned Oscar nominations for her performances in "North Country," "Almost Famous" and "Mississippi Burning," respectively. In 2014, she starred in the title role of the TV mini-series ...

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  6. Capsule reviews of the next week's video releases, on DVD and Blu-rayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... paint-by-numbers, but it does add a few surprising dashes of color. Directed by Niki Caro ('Whale Rider,' 'North Country'), 'McFarland USA' is a rare look at a dusty farm community and it gives a voice to Hispanic actors usually cast only in ...

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  7. DVD Previews Setting stands out in 'McFarland USA'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Home

    ... paint-by-numbers, but it does add a few surprising dashes of color. Directed by Niki Caro ("Whale Rider," "North Country"), "McFarland USA" is a rare look at a dusty farm community and it gives a voice to Hispanic actors usually cast only in ...

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  8. Chaz Ebert to Host Panel on Empathy on the Big Screen at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Night and Good Luck," Steven Spielberg 's " Lincoln ," Ava DuVernay 's " Middle of Nowhere ," Niki Caro 's " North Country " and Errol Morris 's " The Unknown Known ." Cameron Bailey's choices of films at the Toronto Internatinational Film Festival ...

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  9. Rapace to star in Callas biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Newsday

    ... is to lead an ordinary life with the man of her choice," said the film's producer. Niki Caro (Whale Rider, North Country) will write and direct Callas, which is based on Alfonso Signorini's biography Too Proud, Too Fragile. Callas was known for her ...

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  10. Dragon Tattoo's Noomi Rapace to play Maria CallasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | RTE.ie

    ... star Noomi Rapace is to play opera icon Maria Callas in a new biopic. ScreenDaily.com reports that Niki Caro ( North Country , Whale Rider ) will direct Callas , which she has adapted from Alfonso Signorini's biography Too Proud, Too Fragile . Guido ...

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  11. The bald truth about CharlizeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... a real power, from her roles as a wicked queen in Snow White and The Huntsman or a female-rights pioneer in North Country to her unflinching, Oscar-winning performance as a serial killer in Monster. She has now met a match in the fiery Sean Penn, ...

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  12. Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road: 'The hardest thing I ever had to do'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... drama Monster, she earned another Oscar nomination as an abused single mother and iron miner in the 2005 drama North Country. Theron seems to enjoy poking fun at the stereotype surrounding her glamorous facade bumping up against her new kickass ...

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  13. Mad Max: Fury Road: Charlize Theron rivals Tom Hardy as ultimate road warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Age

    ... Monster , she earned another Oscar nomination as an abused single mother and iron miner in the 2005 drama North Country . Theron seems to enjoy poking fun at the stereotype surrounding her glamorous facade bumping up against her new kickass image as ...

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  14. McFarland, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | ELCA.org

    ... against all odds, takes them to the state championship. Director Niki Caro, who also directed Whale Rider and North Country , proves once again that she has a knack for delivering uplifting portraits of communities as the testing ground for the ...

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  15. Video Review: Does the Plot of 'McFarland, Usa' Sound Too Familiar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... USA is a sports drama about forging new beginnings and embracing the unknown. Directed by Niki Caro ( North Country , Whale Rider ), the film stars Kevin Costner as coach Jim White who, in the midst of his own awakenings and the community's ...

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  16. 'McFarland, USA' review: A crowdpleaser that goes the extra mileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Caro, the New Zealander that made a splash with 2002's Whale Rider and followed that three years later with North Country , makes a return to Hollywood with a film that seems unlike her. Having tackled subjects where the subtext was about female ...

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  17. McFarland USARead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Watersblogged

    ... February 18, 2015 Title: McFarland , USA Director: Niki Caro ('Whale Rider,' 'North Country') Starring: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Carlos Pratts and Morgan Saylor Parents can often endure heartbreaking economic, social and ...

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  18. Capone likes the humble, noble version of Kevin Costner at the center of McFARLAND USARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... In the case of MCFARLAND USA, the unusual choice to direct is New Zealand native Niki Caro (WHALE RIDER, NORTH COUNTRY), who has shown a real talent for capturing the way Americans often unfairly pre-judge and treat each other in small communities - ...

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  19. McFarland USA, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, The DUFF, The Last Five Years & Song of the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Gapers Block

    ... In the case of McFarland USA , the unusual choice to direct is New Zealand native Niki Caro ( Whale Rider , North Country ), who has shown a real talent for capturing the way Americans often unfairly pre-judge and treat each other in small ...

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  20. McFarland, USARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Transbuddha.com

    ... times the movie has to fight the impulse to turn sappy, but director Niki Caro (whose previous films include North Country and Whale Rider ) makes sure to infuse the film with both humor and heart while acknowledging the struggles of everyone making ...

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