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    Tribeca: Interview with Jane Weinstock - Co-Writer/Director of The Moment

    I was traveling a lot during this year's Tribeca Film Festival but thanks to technology I was able to catch some of the movies that I really wanted to see. One of those was the Jennifer Jason Leigh starrer, The Moment, written and directed by Jane Weinstock. It was a prototype Jennifer Jason Leigh...

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    10 Things We Learned About the New Netflix 'Season' of 'Arrested Development' From the Show's Stars

    Jason Bateman, Portia De Rossi, Jessica Walter, David Cross, Alia Shawkat and Michael Cera recently sat down with press in Los Angeles to reveal a few secrets about the rebirth of "Arrested Development." Here's our list of 10 things fans can look forward to, or should be aware of, in the new Netflix...

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    First Look At Isla Fisher In 'Arrested Development' Plus New Pics & Poster

    It's hard to believe that in just a few weeks, after years of hopes, rumors, speculation and wishful thinking, a brand new season of "Arrested Development" will be here. And it won't be parceled out with an episode each week -- instead, Netflix is going to drop all 15 in one go, prompting marathon v...

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    Exclusive: Poster For 'The Moment' Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh

    We haven't seen much of Jennifer Jason Leigh on the big screen in the past few years. Her most recent outing was in Noah Baumbach's "Greenberg" and since then she's largely laid low, appearing only on the small screen in "Weeds" and "Revenge." In January she made a splash at Sundance with parts in t...

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    Review: 'The Oranges' Is Dated, Schtick-Reliant Suburban Satire

    There’s another era that would have welcomed the chaste suburban sex comedy “The Oranges.” In an earlier time, this mock-revealing story of two families coming apart due to infidelity would have seemed appalling, transgressive. Perhaps as a low-heat exploitation picture threatening to expose the cha...

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    'The Oranges' Star Alia Shawkat Discusses Her Time Spent on 'Arrested Development' and the Possibility of Shaving Her Head Someday

    This isn’t Alia Shawkat’s first rodeo. Best known for her role as Maeby Fünke on Fox’s Emmy award winning "Arrested Development," Shawkat has been acting in both television and film since she was in her pre-teens. More recently, Shawkat starred in the indie comedy "Cedar Rapids" opposite Ed Helms an...

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    Sundance: 'That's What She Said' Director Carrie Preston Keeps Men Out Of Frame In Woody Allen Style Comedy

    Carrie Preston is best known as the ditzy-and-frustrated waitress Arlene Fowler on "True Blood" (and lately, as the ditzy-but-brilliant lawyer Elisbeth Tascioni on "The Good Wife"), but this year at Sundance, she'll be known as a film director for "That's What She Said," her sophomore feature effort...

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    Sundance '12: Trailer For 'That's What She Said' With Anne Heche & Alia Shawkat; Pics From 'Safety Not Guaranteed' & Poster For 'The Comedy'

    Well, we're just over a week away from things kicking off at the Sundance Film Festival, so expect to be seeing a lot more from the films that will be jostling for attention in Park City. With that in mind, we've rounded up the latest sneak peeks from a few films that hope to be earning some...

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    'Arrested Development' Movie Edges Closer To Reality, New Mini-Season Promised & 2013 Release Eyed

    Showtime & Netflix Currently Vying For The Rights To Season 4The "Arrested Development" movie is the great white whale of internet fandom of the past few years. Originally airing in 2003, Mitchell Hurwitz's Fox sitcom has, over the years, enshrined its place as one of the great comedy series of all ...

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    'Arrested Development' Cast Gets Back Together For The New Yorker Festival

    While it has been five years since Fox pulled the plug and "Arrested Development" went off the air, rumors of a potential movie have been rampant, but Hollywood (and series creator and writer Mitch Hurwitz) has so far been unable to wrangle everybody back together for one more story with the Bluth f...

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