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CRYING

Posted on February 23, 2014, in My Blog, with 60 Comments

Yesterday I went to a friend’s baby shower. I hadn’t seen her since she was pregnant and when I saw her belly and her radiant face I began to cry. When I heard the words of wisdom her mother offered to her–to all of us–about how to raise a baby to be a happy, fully realized, person. I started crying again (and it wasn’t because I wanted to go back and redo the raising of my own kids all over again with more wisdom, though that did press in on me) .…

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That's our director, Shawn Levy, in the middle with me and Tina Fey

MY FIRST DAYS SHOOTING

Posted on May 15, 2013, in My Blog, with 14 Comments

The film is “This Is Where I Leave You,” based on a novel by the same name.

It’s very funny. My children, Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Corey Stoll and Adam Driver, are amazing beyond belief. It is so exciting to be working with this cast of young, cutting edge actors who are so adept at ad-libbing. I have improvised a lot in many films but not in comedies.…

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jane and sam

A HOLLYWOOD WEEKEND

Posted on January 15, 2013, in My Blog, with 18 Comments

I should have taken pictures but it felt inappropriate. So I’ll just have to use my words to tell you about the parties we went to this weekend. They were really fun. At the CAA party on Friday I hugged and congratulated Anne Hathaway who recently did a magnificent job emceeing the Women’s Media Center gala in NY and wowed everyone with her intelligence.…

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ANNETTE BENING, KERRY WASHINGTON AND RODRIGO GARCIA

Posted on April 27, 2010, in My Blog, with 16 Comments

I co-hosted a luncheon today (with Tina Brown) bringing a bevy of female heft (and beauty) to the jaw-dropping apartment of Christine and Stephen Schwarzman to honor “Mother and Child.” This is a small and remarkable film distributed by Sony Pictures Classics (to be released Fri, I think) starring Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts, Jimmy Smits and Samuel L.

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March 25

Posted on March 25, 2009, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 9 Comments

Last night Kerry Washington saw the play and came back. She loved it. We will be making a film together later in the year and are good friends. She was so happy for me, seeing me in such an exciting, strong play. She just finished a film co-starring Annette Bening and Naomi Watts. This may be the film that allows her to show what a powerful, deep actor she is.…

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