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By David Poland

DP/30 in 2011: The Second Half

101. Moneyball, director Bennett Miller
102. Amigo, writer/director John Sayles
103. Uncle Kent, writer/director Joe Swanberg, star Kent Osborne
104. Five Days of War, director Renny Harlin
105. Creature Creator Neville Page
106. God Bless America, writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait
107. Dirty Girl, wr/dir Abe Sylvia, actors Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier
108. Crazy Horse, documentarian Frederick Wiseman
109. Sarah Palin: You Betcha, documentarian Nick Broomfield
110. Melancholia, actors Alexander Skarsgard, Kiefer Sutherland
111. Take Shelter, wr/dir Jeff Nichols, actors MIchael Shannon, Jessica Chastain
112. The Ides of March, actor Paul Giamatti
113. Weekend, writer/director Andrew Haigh
114. Paul Williams: Still Alive
115. The Skin I Live In, actors Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya
116. The Ides of March, actor Evan Rachel Wood
117. The Ides of March, producer/co-writer Grant Heslov
118. Martha Marcy May Marlene, actors Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Sarah Paulson, and writer/director Sean Durkin
119. Oranges & Sunshine, director Jim Loach, actor Emily Watson, real-life inspiration Margaret Humpheys
120. Revenge of the Electric Car, documentarian Chris Paine
121. Anonymous, director Roland Emmerich
122. Anonymous, actors Ryhs Ifans, Jamie Campbell Bower
123. Anonymous, screenwriter John Orloff
124. To Hell And Back Again, documentarian Darfung Dennis
125. A Dangerous Method, director David Cronenberg

126. Midnight in Paris, producer Letty Aronson
127. Warrior, director/co-writer Gavin O’Connor
128. Like Crazy, actor Anton Yelchin
129. Like Crazy, director Drake Doremus
130. Bridesmaids, director Paul Feig
131. Tree of Life, Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Dan Glass
132. Martha Marcy May Marlene Producers
133. The Weird World Of Blowfly
134. The Descendants, actor Judy Greer
135. The Descendants, editor Kevin Tent
136. The Flowers of War, director Zhang Yimou, actor Christian Bale
137. Puss In Boots
138. Miss Representation
139. The Lady
140. Magnolia’s Eamonn Bowles on their 10th Anniversary
141. Killer Joe
142. My Worst Nightmare
143. Chicken With Plums
144. The Forgiveness of Blood, writer/director Joshua Marston
145. We Need To Talk About Kevin, director/co-writer Lynn Ramsey, co-writer Rory Kinnear
146. Eye of the Storm, director Fred Schepisi
147. Hanna, actor Saoirse Ronan
148. Contagion, screenwriter Scott Z Burns
149. Into The Abyss, documentarian Werner Herzog
150. The Lady, actress Michelle Yeoh

151 Shame, co-writer/director Steve McQueen, actor Michael Fassbender
152. Shame, actor Carey Mulligan
153. Warrior, actor Nick Nolte (Pt 1 of 2) 153a Warrior, actor Nick Nolte (Pt 2 of 2)
154. Happy Feet 2, director/co-writer/producer George Miller
155. Rango, director Gore Verbinski
156. Cormans World, documentarian Alex Stapleton, subjects Roger & Julie Corman
157. Melancholia, actor Kirsten Dunst
158, We Have To Talk About Kevin, actor Tilda Swinton
159. The Descendants, actor Shailene Woodley
160, Hugo, actor Sir Ben Kingsley
161. Hugo, screenwriter John Logan
162. The Descendants, actors Beau Bridges, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster
163. Albert Nobbs, actors Glenn Close, Janet McTeer
164. The Artist, writer/director Michel Hazanavicius
165. Hugo, actor Chloe Moretz
166. Young Adult, writer Diablo Cody
167. Young Adult, director Jason Reitman
168. Hugo, editor Thelma Schoonmaker
169. Young Adult, actor Patton Oswalt
170. Pina, Wim Wenders (Toronto, Sept 2011)
171. Win Win, writer/director Tom McCarthy
172. Young Adult, actor Charlize Theron
173. Hugo, producer, Graham King
174. Kid With A Bike, director/writers Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardennes
175. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, actors Gary Oldman, Mark Strong

176. Coriolanus, director/actor Ralph Fiennes
177. Drive, Director Nicholas Refn
178. Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows, Pt 2, director David Yates, producer David Heyman
179. The Iron Lady, director Phyllida Lloyd
180. Kung Fu Panda 2, director Jennifer Yuh Nelson
181. Rio, director Carlos Saldanha, producers Bruce Anderson, John C. Donkin
182. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, director Tomas Alfredson & screenwriter Peter Straughan (NY, Nov 2011)
183. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, director Tomas Alfredson & screenwriter Peter Straughan (LA, Dec 2011)
184. Drive, actor Albert Brooks
185. Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, screenwriters Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney
186. WETA’s Joe Letteri, Rise of the Planet of the Apes/Tintin
187. I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat Director Matthew O’Callaghan, Voice Talent (and living legend) June Foray, and Exec Producer Sam Register
188. La Luna, writer/director Enrico Casarosa
189. A Separation, writer/director Asghar Farhadi
190. National Association of Theater Owners, president John Fithian
191. My Week With Marilyn, actor Kenneth Branagh
192. Margin Call writer/director JC Chandor
193. Moneyball, cinematographer Wally Pfister, editor Christopher Tellefsen, sound editor Deb Adair, and director Bennett Miller
194. J Edgar, actor Armie Hammer
195. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, actor Max von Sydow
196. Tyrannosaur, actor Olivia Colman
197. In Darkness, director Agnieszka Holland
198. My Week With Marilyn, director Simon Curtis
199. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, editor Dino Jonsatet
200. Jonathan Demme, 2011
201. Pina, director Wim Wenders (Los Angeles, Dec 2011)

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10 Responses to “DP/30 in 2011: The Second Half”

  1. berg says:

    impressive, where’s Mazursky?

  2. David Poland says:

    In the first half, Berg. 7-11.

  3. lazarus says:

    So much for that Scorsese interview we were all hoping for.

  4. Don R. Lewis says:

    I agree….the DP:30 thing has really found itself. Extremely impressive. Way to go David!

  5. LexG says:

    116, 159, and 165 were my absolute favorites.

  6. sanj says:

    was there a new Sarah Polley dp/30 you missed on the list ?

  7. David Poland says:

    The count got a little weird, sanj. The Sarah Polley interview will land as a 2012.

    There are also a couple of Jean Dujardin pieces in dry dock for the moment.

    And Laz, wish I could say that I had Scorsese… but I don’t. Maybe in the next round, as he comes out to LA for events. I’d really like to get SS too, but he’s still shooting Lincoln.

    I will push harder for Streep. Pitt & Clooney still seem unlikely.

    I’d love to go back to Nolte and Brooks to talk about their other films.

    3 or 4 good shoots already scheduled next week. And soon, the insanity that is Sundance.

  8. sanj says:

    still waiting for Amber Heard / Anna Farris – so many others.

    people that won movie awards from 2010 didn’t make it back in 2011 . very interesting .

  9. Aaron Aradillas says:

    What’s up with the links to 132-146?

  10. sanj says:

    get Kat Dennisn / Josh Lucas back in a car for another fun ride for dp/30

    Carey Mulligan should retire from doing dp/30’s – she’s way too good – she’s like 98% better than everybody else.

    some of the older dp/30’s … they made a bigger impact on me – so i automatically assume the actors will be back faster but thats not the case.

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