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  1. Sean Baker and Molly Shannon Honored at Provincetown Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... by examining - with compassion, humor, honesty and humanity - characters on the invisible margins of American life. Starlet traced the unexpected friendship that develops between a 21-year-old porn actress and an octogenarian Los Angeles fringe ...

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  2. Sean Baker helps Provincetown celebrate 20 years on the edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Boston.com

    ... ," a heartbreaking comedy-drama about poverty in the shadows of Disney World. (Baker's earlier films include 2012's "Starlet," 2008's "Prince of Broadway," 2004's "Takeout," and 2000's "Four Letter Words," all but the last available on demand from ...

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  3. In a Relationship' Film Review: Emma Roberts and Michael...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | SFGate

    ... on, it's also tough to care about them individually. More interesting are Hallie's cousin Willa (Dree Hemingway, "Starlet") and Owen's best friend Matt (Patrick Gibson, "The OA"). Willa is, we're repeatedly told, a blonde goddess who is far too good ...

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  4. What It's Like to Be Snubbed By the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Thrillist

    ... line could probably work in Baker's other recent indie features. Just swap "LA" with "the adult industry" in 2012's Starlet . Or "New York" in The Prince of Broadway . Or "Disney World" in The Florida Project . Like David Lynch, who's been ...

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  5. Why 'The Florida Project' Director Keeps His Sights Set on Smaller FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... The Florida Project , is up for best feature and best director. Every film he's made - Take Out, Prince of Broadway, Starlet, Tangerine and Florida Project - has been recognized by Film Independent, and, his star Bria Vinaite says, for good reason. ...

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  6. In Praise of The Florida Project's Food ScenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Eater

    ... place at Donut Time in LA), Take Out (about an illegal Chinese immigrant deliveryman trying to scrounge money), and Starlet . The Florida Project - named after the working title of Disney World - has many of the same themes. "While this is a work of ...

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  7. Florida kids play; 'Star' brightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    ... come out on home video, such as "Darkest Hour" next week.) Director/co-writer/producer Sean Baker ("Tangerine," "Starlet") says in the extras that he always has liked the antics of The Little Rascals in their short films of yesteryear, but he also ...

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  8. Watch 'The Florida Project,' Then Watch These MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Film School Rejects

    ... with the Rascals and Laurel & Hardy remains some of the best comedy I've ever seen. Both 'Prince of Broadway' and 'Starlet' are directly influenced by 'Our Gang' shorts. 'Choo-Choo!' has a scene where Spanky continuously punches an adult in the ...

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  9. New York Times Top 10 Films of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... about people usually ignored by movies: a porn actress and the forgotten elderly woman she befriends in "Starlet"; two transgender female prostitutes in "Tangerine." In "The Florida Project" he tells a deeply American story of children and adults ...

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  10. 10 best movies of 2017 according to critic Bill GoodykoontzRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... which is a most welcome theme when the country remains most divided. Writer and director Sean Baker ("Tangerine," "Starlet") has always found beauty in unlikely places, but this takes things a step farther. He follows the step-away-from-homeless ... 1 comment

  11. The Best Movies of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... about people usually ignored by movies: a porn actress and the forgotten elderly woman she befriends in "Starlet"; two transgender female prostitutes in "Tangerine." In "The Florida Project," he tells a deeply American story of children and adults ...

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  12. Willem Dafoe Shows His Softer Side In Sean Baker's 'The Florida Project'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Deadline

    ... he adds another: Sean Baker. A bubbling-under talent on the indie scene with films such as Prince of Broadway and Starlet , Baker broke out at Sundance in 2015 with Tangerine . Although initially ballyhooed as the first film shot entirely on an ...

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