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    Sundance Review: 'The Way, Way Back' A Familiar But Crowd Pleasing Coming-Of-Age Tale From Co-Writers Of 'The Descendants'

    Back in 2012, “The Descendants” took home the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, and most people were probably surprised to see Alexander Payne (a previous winner for “Sideways” and nominee for “Election”) flanked by Dean Pelton from “Community” and that dude from “Club Dredd.” For the first time in...

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    Sundance Review: Lynn Shelton's 'Touchy Feely' Flirts With Greatness, But Proves Too Listless & Frustrating

    There's a strange and opaque energy coursing through the veins of Lynn Shelton's languid fifth feature-length effort, "Touchy Feely." It's a little mysterious, to the film’s moody credit, and it’s a little unavailable and removed, to its detriment. Lead actress Rosemarie DeWitt admitted, "I didn't r...

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    First Look At Rosemarie DeWitt & Ellen Page In Lynn Shelton's Sundance Pic 'Touchy Feely'

    So here's the pitch: a massage therapist develops an aversion to bodily contact. Hilarity right? You might think that, as it's from Lynn Shelton, the writer/director behind "Humpday" and "Your Sister's Sister." But as the helmer tells EW, her latest "Touchy Feely...

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    Allison Janney & Philip Baker Hall Will Say 'Bad Words' For Jason Bateman

    With a new season of “Arrested Development” just around the corner, Jason Bateman has figured that now would be the best time to mount his feature-length directorial debut with “Bad Words.” He’s already proving to have an eye for talent now that he’s cast excellen...

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    Early Look at the WIGS Channel's Celia Starring Dakota Fanning and Allison Janney

    Premiering on You Tube’s WIGS channel this Friday is Celia—a short film about reproductive rights starring Dakota Fanning and Allison Janney. Written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia (also a co-creator of WIGS) he talks about the importance of the film:

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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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    Clark Gregg Says 'Trust Me' To Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Amanda Peet, Allison Janney & More

    Since making his directorial debut with the Chuck Palahniuk adaptation “Choke” in 2008, Clark Gregg has appeared in some of the most successful films of the past four years. But now that his relationship with Marvel is seemingly at an end -- provided the studio doesn’t just retcon ...

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    Stars Line Up To Take Part In Reading For Rob Marshall's 'Into The Woods' As Meryl Streep In Talks For Lead

    When you're a Tony-award winning director, who has transitioned easily into the movie world earning both Oscar success ("Chicago") and blockbuster money ("Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides") people are going to jump out of windows to get a shot at what you're do...

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    My Talk With Hugh Laurie and Catherine Keener About 'The Oranges'

    My more suspicious friends might think I only did this interview to look into Hugh Laurie’s blue eyes – but who’s to say you can’t have many motives for one thing?  Like talking to Laurie and Catherine Keener about The Oranges, a gutsy little film that turns a thoro...

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    'Liberal Arts' Star Allison Janney on Competing for Parts With James Gandolfini and Why She Wishes She Could Write

    Despite an incredibly prolific career that has brought her four Golden Globe nominations, four SAG Awards and four Emmys for her stint on "The West Wing," Allison Janney is frustrated.

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