• His Way

    Ben Affleck honors the classics while forging new territory in Live by Night, a gangster tale about the price of living by your own rules.

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    Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy talk about their HBO hit Westworld.

  • The Contenders

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    Written By profiles a team whose work shatters the auteur theory.

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