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Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' is a true American horror story
Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' is a true American horror story

Outside the luxurious Carlton Hotel, a pair of genuine Soviet-made tanks with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford inside are idling in the driveway as part of a publicity stunt for the forthcoming "The Expendables 3." Inside the hotel, amused at the fuss, Bennett Miller is talking about a very different kind of filmmaking. "I hardly read fiction, I mostly read nonfiction, I like to examine material things," the 47-year-old director of "Capote" and "Moneyball" says, looking comfortable in jeans and a grey hoodie. "My nature is to try and look past apparent truths, to pull back layers and understand the psychological motives behind phenomena. A...

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