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'Modern Family' director talks smart about movie comedy

'Modern Family' director talks smart about movie comedy

From the Mike Sragow Gets Reel blog:

Jason Winer directed every other episode of the first season of the award-winning ABC comedy "Modern Family." He has just made the jump to movie comedy with the forthcoming remake of "Arthur," starring Russell Brand in the role that Dudley Moore made famous. Winer had some sharp observations about updating the beloved 1981 farce for an interview that ran on Sunday (click here).

But he also spoke eloquently about the type of comedy he was going for. "I think what I was able to bring from my 'Modern Family' style was a sense of observational comedy. What I love about 'Modern Family' is the way that the camera often...