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David Schwimmer


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Letter to David Schwimmer

By on February 10, 2016

Dear David –

It’s been awhile but after seeing you on my TV last night I had to reach out. Last night’s episode of AMERICAN CRIME STORY was so good and you were just incredible in it. Obviously the focus was the infamous Bronco chase but I had never realized…

Damien Chazelle


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Letter to Damien Chazelle

By on October 20, 2014

Dear Damien –

I had the pleasure last night of seeing WHIPLASH and I wanted to commend you on a remarkable job well done. Not only have you written two iconic, career-defining roles for two excellent actors, but you directed their story with such precision and poise as to…

Michael Keaton Birdman


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Letter to Michael Keaton

By on October 10, 2014

Note to Michael Keaton: 12/10/14

Dear Michael –

I recently had the pleasure of seeing BIRDMAN and I wanted to reach out and say thank you for such a powerful and moving performance. Your SAG nomination is duly deserved. You brought such a rugged poignance and intensity to “Riggan”…

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes


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Letter to Dylan Clark and Peter Chernin (Dawn of Planet of the Apes)

By on July 18, 2014

Dear Peter and Dylan –

Bravo. You’ve done the seemingly impossible: taken a canonical classic and made it better. The original PLANET OF THE APES series left many questions to be answered and you have done so with great grace, creativity, and raw emotion. What made the original films…