Friday, October 5, 2012

Lee Daniels Puts His Stamp on 'The Paperboy'

Nicole Kidman as an alluring and ultimately troubled Southern Belle in "The Paperboy." Photo courtesy of Millennium Entertainment.

DIRECTOR Lee Daniels ("Precious") inserted aspects of himself in "The Paperboy" at almost every turn.

He's in the characters, music and general ambiance of the film, which he co-adapted with Pete Dexter from the novel by the latter. To invoke an apt cliche, "The Paperboy" delivers.

The film opens in limited release today after making its U.S. premiere at the 50th New York Film Festival ( on Wednesday as part of a tribute to Nicole Kidman. The actress stars in "The Paperboy" as a woman engaged to a man on Florida's death row ... More shortly.

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