'Blindspotting' Star on Her Video-Game Obsession

Janina Gavankar explains the importance of films like Blindspotting and her long love affair with video games.

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(2003)
Jack Frost
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(1997)
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 2007-2009 CenterStage (TV Series documentary) (27 episodes)
- John Calipari (2009)
- Lawrence Taylor (2009)
- Bill Russell (2009)
- Paul Simon (2009)
- Emeril Lagasse (2009)
 1997 Jack Frost (Video)
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  For Love (TV Movie) (filming)
 2016/I Spark (TV Series) (creator)
 2015 Runner (TV Movie) (creator)
 2014-2015 De Komedie Compagnie (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Kassa Kassa (2015)
- Jan, Pier & Pol (2014)
 2010 6 Souls (written by)
 2005 Ewig rauschen die Gelder (TV Movie) (play)
 2004 The I Inside (play "Point of Death") / (screenplay)
 2003 Identity (written by)
 1999 Mitgemacht, Bargeld lacht! (TV Movie)
 1997 Jack Frost (Video) (story) / (written by)
 1997 Murder in Mind (written by)
 1996 Tracks of a Killer (Video) (written by)
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  For Love (TV Movie) (executive producer) (filming)
 2016/I Spark (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2015 Runner (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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One of the things I learned over those first five years, where I just churned out screenplays without selling anything is that your screenplay is going to be read a thousand times before a single foot of film goes through the camera, so the damn thing had better be readable. It better be Grisham, it better be a page-turner. People say you've got 30 pages to grab them. Maybe so, but you've got ... See more »

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