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    Watch: First Trailer For ‘Happy Christmas’ Starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber & Lena Dunham

    Don’t be fooled by the pristine-looking image above (hell, it’s “new” so we thought we’d use it). “Happy Christmas” is not the feel-good family comedy of the year. Hell, it’s not very shiny, slick and happy like that image would suggest. “Happy Christmas” is really a lo-fi, down and dirty family dra...

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    Tribeca Review: ‘Goodbye To All That’ Starring Paul Schneider, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Camp & More

    Shades of grey are important to well-rounded portraits of human beings. Otto Wall is not a total fuck up. He has a job, a marriage and is a loving father to his 9-year-old daughter Eddie. But Otto Wall doesn’t quite have his shit together either. Just a tad irresponsible and perennially unlucky, Ott...

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    Tribeca Video: 'Goodbye To All That's' Melanie Lynskey Speaks About Her Experience Living in 'Two Different Worlds'

    Indiewire's Eric Kohn got the chance to sit down with Angus MacLachlan, Paul Schneider, Melanie Lynskey and Audrey Scott of the Tribeca romance "Goodbye to All That." The talk is part of the "Meet the Filmmaker" series and takes place at the SoHo Apple Store IN New York.

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    Tribeca Review: Tired of Formulaic Hollywood Romantic Comedies? 'Goodbye to All That' Is a Welcome Alternative

    The constituent parts of MacLachlan's film might not seem like much on their own; together they make up to a remarkably fresh and dynamic whole.

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    SXSW First Look: 'We'll Never Have Paris,' Starring Simon Helberg and Melanie Lynskey

    South by Southwest 2014 kicks off this week with a terrific slate of indie comedies and dramas. We've got the first look at one of them: "We'll Never Have Paris," from directors Jocelyn Towne and Simon Helberg.

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    Sundance Review: Joe Swanberg's 'Happy Christmas' Starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey & Lena Dunham

    As perhaps the poster boy for independent cinema in the last seven to eight years, it’s crazy to realize that lo-fi filmmaker Joe Swanberg has never been in competition at the Sundance Film Festival before. While two of his films have played in Park City previously (though one was a short segment in...

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    Sundance Review: Joe Swanberg Keeps Maturing with Strong Family Comedy 'Happy Christmas'

    As Joe Swanberg matures as a filmmaker, he's beginning to look at what happens to the Mumblecore generation once they get older: They're not yet middle-aged, but they're also no longer comfortably in the aimless twentysomething sweet spot that once defined the genre.

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    Sundance First Look: Kristen Stewart In 'Camp X-Ray' & Joe Swanberg's 'Happy Christmas' With Lena Dunham

    And here we go... Along with first wave lineup announcement, comes a batch of new stills for movies hitting the Sundance Film Festival. So we'll be keeping this quick and to the point.

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    In the Works: Details Emerge from Joe Swanberg's Upcoming 'Happy Christmas,' Starring Lena Dunham and Anna Kendrick

    Writer-director and actor Joe Swanberg has a new film, "Drinking Buddies," currently on VOD and in theaters this August, but that doesn't mean he's taking a summer vacation. He's editing his next film, "Happy Christmas," and has teased out some details about the cast, including the roles played by A...

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