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Crash director Paul Haggis says film shouldn't have won Best Picture

Ever since Crash upset Brokeback Mountain to win Best Picture at the 2006 Academy Awards, people have snarked that Paul Haggis’ interwoven tale of L.A. stories didn’t deserve the honor. Ten years after the film opened in theaters, even its director isn’t sure it should have taken home that statuette.

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See Oscar Isaac in David Simon's new HBO miniseries Show Me a Hero

Oscar Isaac’s Nick Wasicsko believes he’s finally on the right side of something, but he won’t have an easy time of seeing his vision become a reality. 

HBO has debuted a first look at the upcoming miniseries Show Me a Hero, written by The Wire’s David Simon and directed by Crash’s Paul Haggis. Isaac plays the mayor of Yonkers, New York as he tries to integrate public housing in the 1980’s.

The series also stars Jon Bernthal, Catherine Keener, Winona Ryder, and more.

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Video: 'Third Person' director Paul Haggis reveals what he learned from Fellini and Antonioni

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Much like Crash, the latest film from Oscar winner Paul Haggis, Third Person, features a large cast of characters that all have something in common. Starring Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Maria Bello, Adrien Brody, Kim Basinger, and more, it tells the intertwined love stories of three couples in different parts of the world.

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Romance and anger collide in 'Third Person' trailer -- VIDEO

Third Person

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Paul Haggis, Oscar-winning writer and director of films like Million Dollar Baby and Crash, sticks with romance in his latest, Third Person.

The film stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody, and Moran Atias, and is set in New York, Rome, and Paris. Everyone is paired off, and everyone is connected – think Love Actually, but dramatic. (Or Crash, minus racism?)

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Tribeca 2013: Eva Longoria, Whoopi Goldberg, Josh Radnor among festival jurors

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The Tribeca Film Festival announced today that it has selected 42 jurors for this year’s festival. The jurors include members of the filmmaking community – including Bryce Dallas Howard, Whoopi Goldberg, Paul Haggis, Taraji P. Henson, Kenneth Lonergan, Eva Longoria, Josh Radnor, and Evan Rachel Wood – as well as policy makers and entertainment business leaders.

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Casting Net: Taylor Lautner to get his funny on in 'Grown Ups 2.' Plus: Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Alexander Skarsgard

Taylor Lautner

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• Taylor Lautner is aiming to sign onto Grown Ups 2, in which he will reportedly go “toe-to-toe” with Adam Sandler. Probably better than going ab-to-ab. Kevin James, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, Salma Hayek, David Spade, and director Dennis Dugan are all returning.

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