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  1. 2013 SFF celebrates its 15th yearRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... and Ashley Bell, among other notable actors. Frank Langella appeared last year in the SFF Opening Night Film, Robot & Frank , where Langella portrayed an aging, retired jewel thief, whose children had concerns about him being alone. To remedy that, ...

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  2. February Movies & Showtimes at ScotLibRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    February 5: About Schmidt - A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected. Starring Jack Nicholson and Hope Davis February 12: Robot and Frank - Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him.

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  3. 2013 SFF celebrates its 15th yearRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... and Ashley Bell, among other notable actors. Frank Langella appeared last year in the SFF Opening Night Film, Robot & Frank , where Langella portrayed an aging, retired jewel thief, whose children had concerns about him being alone. To remedy that, ...

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  4. 2013 a banner year for film festivalsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... With past special appearances by Kevin Klein, Gina Davis, Todd Solondz ( Dark Horse ) and Frank Langella ( Robot & Frank ), Sarasota is no small venue when it comes to its commitment to the art of movie-making. In addition, it is a jewel of a Gulf ...

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  5. Frank Langella to Star in King Lear at Chichester Festival and Bam, Fall-Winter 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Jonathan Church , Artistic Director at Chichester Festival Theatre , said: "We are absolutely delighted to announce that this legendary American actor has accepted our invitation to lead the company of King Lear here at Chichester; and equally delighted to be returning to BAM after our previous collaboration, Macbeth, in 2008." BAM Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo added, "I am thrilled to welcome one of our greatest actors to the BAM stage in January.

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  6. Robophobic movies helping fear of artificial intelligence go viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Roboticist Sabine Hauert, from Britain's University of Bristol, wrote in Nature earlier this year: "My colleagues and I spend dinner parties explaining that we are not evil ... " "They hear a mostly one-sided discussion that leaves them worried that robots will take their jobs, fearful that AI poses an existential threat, and wondering whether laws should be passed to keep hypothetical technology 'under control'." It is hard to give examples of recent mainstream films with robots and AIs in them that are not infected with AI-phobic or robophobic scenes.

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  7. The Drive Towards Ethical AI and Responsible Robots Has BegunRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Wireless Design & Development

    They hear a mostly one-sided discussion that leaves them worried that robots will take their jobs, fearful that AI poses an existential threat, and wondering whether laws should be passed to keep hypothetical technology 'under control'. It is hard to give examples of recent mainstream films with robots and AIs in them that are not infected with AI-phobic or robophobic scenes.

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  8. Robot Caregivers and Old PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Time Goes By

    This year for Christmas, Hasbro is selling what they call an animatronic cat for elders who cannot have a living pet. The cat is essentially a toy but you ain't seen nothin' yet.

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  9. Peter Sarsgaard - ExperimenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... today, Sarsgaard has played such roles as Hamlet on the New York stage, the voice of Robot in the 2012 indie Robot & Frank and the violent, bullying villain in 1999's Boys Don't Cry . He noted that producers tend to cast him more in bad guy roles - ...

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  10. Peter Sarsgaard says 'The Experimenter' not your typical bio-picRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... today, Sarsgaard has played such roles as Hamlet on the New York stage, the voice of Robot in the 2012 indie "Robot & Frank" and the violent, bullying villain in 1999's "Boys Don't Cry." He noted that producers tend to cast him more in bad guy roles ...

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  11. Peter Sarsgaard broke his own rule about how to play real people for 'Experimenter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... today, Sarsgaard has played such roles as Hamlet on the New York stage, the voice of Robot in the 2012 indie "Robot & Frank" and the violent, bullying villain in 1999's "Boys Don't Cry." He noted that producers tend to cast him more in bad guy roles ...

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  12. One to Watch: Beautiful and talented actress Katherine WaterstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | FansShare

    That is exactly what we are doing today, as we bring you an experienced star who has a very promising future in the industry. a few years now, appearing in plenty of movies and television shows along the way.

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  13. Take in dinosaurs in a lost park, Bacon in a a Cop CaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... "The Fault in Our Stars.") Director Jake Schreier wasn't able to create the same magic he conquered on 2012's "Robot & Frank." Let's hope the next Green adaptation on the horizon, "Looking for Alaska," has a brighter future, because this one is ...

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  14. The Human-Robot InterfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Psychology Today

    The digital revolution is about to steal most people's jobs as artificial intelligence does our work ever more efficiently . What about caring for children and the elderly? If these tasks are soon to be taken on by robots, what will the interface look like? How will interacting with robots affect us? Some people are horrified at the concept of a person becoming attached to a service robot but that is likely to happen.

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  15. Paper TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... out anything like this, the characters are strong enough to hold our attention, and director Jake Schreier (Robot & Frank) keeps the tone grounded and honest enough to make us care. Although the final little sermon about "what I've learned" feels ...

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  16. Paper TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    ... d-winning novel, 'Paper Towns' is a high school romantic comedy from Jake Schreier, the acclaimed director of 'Robot & Frank'.

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  17. Paper Towns: Book to filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Today, Hartford Books Examiner offers a book-to-film analysis of John Green 's Paper Towns , published in 2008 and currently playing on a big screen near you. There is a common belief among readers that film adaptations seldom live up to their source material, let alone rise above it.

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  18. Caitlin Carver, Alabama native, talks 'Paper Towns' role, 'The Fosters,' moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... him and thought, "This guy is amazing." We talked while I was on set for that commercial and he told me about "Robot & Frank" and I went home and watched it and was a huge fan. So then I guess it was about two months later or something I got the ...

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  19. a Cop Cara entertaining but fizzlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... too, if you had that moustache. Director Jon Watts, who co-wrote the script with Christopher D. Ford ("Robot & Frank"), is at the wheel, delivering a compact spine-chiller filled with low-budget thrills. Watts, tapped to direct the next movie in the ...

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  20. Kevin Bacon a high point as twisted, corrupt sheriff in 'Cop Car'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... This leaves the children in a tight spot, which Watts, who cowrote the spare script with Christopher D. Ford ("Robot & Frank"), just keeps drawing tighter, like a noose. It's an effective strategy, if at times the danger that the boys are in -- ...

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