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Interview: Please Stand By Director Ben Lewin Boldly Depicts Communities He’s Never Depicted Before

Please Stand By, starring Dakota Fanning and based on the stage play by Michael Golamco, is both a love-letter to Star Trek and a compassionate portrayal of an autistic protagonist. So, how does a director with very little experience in either community approach material that's so, so specific? I had a chance to chat with the film's director, Ben Lewin, about just that.

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The Alienist Review: A Beautifully Disturbing Gilded Age Murder Mystery

I've seen the first two episodes of TNT's star-studded adaptation of The Alienist and I'm here to say that I wish I had access to more.

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Why I’m Super Excited About The Alienist TV Show

The 10-episode murder mystery series, adapted from Caleb Carr's bestselling novel, stars my husband, Daniel Brühl, my other husband, Luke Evans, and Dakota Fanning as a badass independent woman in Gilded Age New York City.

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Things We Saw Today: Please Stand By Trailer Will Make Your Trekkie Heart Feel All the Feels

Please Stand By tells the story of a young woman with autism (played by Dakota Fanning), who's super-into Star Trek and, according to Birth.Movies.Death, "leaves her caretaker in order to go cross country and deliver her own personal Star Trek screenplay to Hollywood." My seeing this movie is totally logical.

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Kirsten Dunst Was Just as Devastated as You Were That Hillary Clinton Lost the Election

Donald Trump's win (sorry for rehashing old wounds!) came as a shock to most of us, including Kirsten Dunst.

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Things We Saw Today: Ian McKellen Reads Roald Dahl Letters Reminding Us to Be Dinketysnipsy

This video of Ian McKellan reading two letters Roald Dahl wrote to a young girl having trouble with settling into school reminds us all to be imaginative Dinketysnipsy girls (and not sliggylumpfructious Veruca Salts).

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Emma Thompson Helps Dakota Fanning Find Herself In Effie Gray Trailer

Meanwhile, Emma Thompson has not yet shown up help me navigate through my identity. Rude.

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