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Michael Tolkin, writer-director of "The New Age ", "The Rapture", has been called "an L.A. Antonioni with a sense of humor" by The New Yorker. Stephen Schiff of Vanity Fair said "The Player", of which Tolkin wrote the screenplay from his novel, was " A masterpiece! One of the smartest, funniest, most penetrating movies about moviemaking ever made." Janet Maslin of The New York Times called "The Rapture," "daringly original...fierce, frightening, cinematically shocking." "The New Age" was described as , "The most provocative and alluring American film of the year" by Los Angeles Magazine 's Rod Lurie
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He wrote WOLF for Jack Nickolson, Michelle Pfieffer and director Mike Nichols. He wrote BATMAN RETURNS, THE SAINT, FINAL ANALYSIS, RETURN TO PARADISE, ARRACHNOPHOBIA, co-created that fabulous tv series EDDIE DODD and many other things.
Her original screenplay RUNNING ON EMPTY, directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Judd Hirsch, River Phoenix and Christine Lahti was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and a Golden Globe. Naomi wrote and produced A DANGEROUS WOMAN, starring Debra Winger, Barbara Hershey and Gabriel Byrne.
LOSING ISAIAH, which she wrote and produced, was Directed by her husband, Stephen Gyllenhaal and starred Jessica Lange, Halle Berry, David Strathairn and Samuel Jackson.
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