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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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  13. Film review: 'The Florida Project'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | YourObserver

    ... by the ever-watchful Bobby. Sean Baker once again teams up with fellow screenwriter Chris Bergoch ("Tangerine" and "Starlet") to vividly explore life on the margins of society. Their fresh, unbridled approach to storytelling is the foundation upon ...

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  14. Review: 'It Happened in L.A.,' All That Questing After LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... Wiig vehicle " Girl Most Likely ") gives herself the smart, loquacious and caustic role, while Ms. Hemingway ( "Starlet" ) plays the needier, less intellectual of the two. Amid peppery dialogue and solid production values, the movie acknowledges ...

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  15. 'The Florida Project' gives a unique look at the underground economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | MarketWatch

    ... or patronizing. Indie film director Sean Baker has been pulling off this feat his entire career with movies such as "Starlet" and "Tangerine," which was shot with three iPhone 5 smartphones. Baker's latest movie, "The Florida Project" , which has ...

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  16. Savannah Film Fest: How 'The Little Rascals' Inspired 'The Florida Project'Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... a TV series, Greg the Bunny , and a spinoff, before cowriting the last three films that Baker has directed: 2012's Starlet , 2015's Tangerine and now The Florida Project - all films about people living on the margins of society, primarily starring ...

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  17. Baker's Florida Project an empathetic masterworkRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Seattle Gay News

    ... (Josie Olivo). There's not a lot more to say as far as plot goes. Baker and frequent collaborator Chris Bergoch (Starlet, Tangerine) have composed an observational scenario that allows life to just sort of happen. The majority of the movie is seen ...

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  18. call him mr. sunshineRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... low-budget indie breakout "Tangerine," explored the world of transgender women in Los Angeles, while his earlier "Starlet" was set on the fringes of the porn industry in the San Fernando Valley. His "Prince of Broadway" was about immigrant street ...

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  19. 'The Florida Project's Chris Bergoch Signs With VerveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Deadline

    ... just released by A24 on Oct. 6th. The other co-writer of the project was the director Baker. Bergoch also co-wrote Starlet and Tangerine with Baker - the fearsome twosome. Tangerine premiered at Sundance in 2015 and was released by Magnolia ...

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  20. Flick picks: 'The Florida Project' is a poignant fairy tale set in the shadow of Disney WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Business Journal

    ... in its raw emotion. Embracing the description of his work as "pop vA ritA ," Baker ("Tangerine," "Starlet") heightens his neorealist tale with a candy-colored palette of lavender, tangerine and lime. "The Florida Project" is a fairy tale, ...

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