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The Sessions Review - Helen Hunt And John Hawkes Hailed For Sensitive Performances

18th January 2013

Helen Hunt and John Hawkes star in this delicately-handled story of Mark O’Brien (Hawkes) in an iron lung, who –...

With Unanimous Praise From Critics, Why Isn't The Sessions Up For More Oscars?

18th January 2013

Based on the autobiographical writings of journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, The Sessions - starring Helen Hunt and John Hawkes...

Helen Hunt: The Sessions' Nudity Was 'Liberating'

15th January 2013

Helen Hunt found her nude scenes in 'The Sessions' liberating.The veteran actress plays a sex surrogate who is hired by...

Helen Hunt Surprised At The Sessions Success

18th December 2012

Helen Hunt never imagined 'The Sessions' would be so successful.The 49-year-old actress plays sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene in the...

The Sessions Director Wanted Real-life Disabled Man In John Hawkes' Role

23rd October 2012

Director Ben Lewin was forced to hire actor John Hawkes to play a crippled polio survivor in The Sessions after...

The Sessions: Does Paralyzed Virgin, Plus Sex Surrogate, Plus Helen Hunt, Equal Oscar?

19th October 2012

The Sessions, an indie-drama about a paralyzed poet who hires a sex surrogate to lose his virginity, is creating quite...

Helen Hunt Loves Good Storylines

9th September 2012

Helen Hunt is a ''w***e for a good story''.The 49-year-old actress spends most of her time on screen in new...