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    Review: 'The Fault in Our Stars' Starring Shailene Woodley And Ansel Elgort

    You should probably not see "The Fault in Our Stars" with anyone you're trying to impress. You'll either end up a puffy, sniffling mess of tears, or you'll finish the movie dry-eyed and convince that person you're a psychopath. Those are the only two options. This drama is an outstanding entry in it...

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    Anna Kendrick, Jake Johnson, Orlando Bloom, Sam Rockwell & More Join Joe Swanberg's New Film ‘Digging For Fire’

    For the uninitiated, indie filmmaker Joe Swanberg’s career kind of runs like this (reductively of course): 8 bazillion indies, about 10 a year, from 2005 to 2012 (ok, maybe more like 13 features in seven years with a bunch of shorts thrown in for good measure). They are… ok. But the SXSW Film Festiv...

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    "DVD Is The New Vinyl" Podcast: Kathleen Hanna, Mike Birbiglia & Joshua Rothkopf

    With this freshly remastered edition of "DVD Is the New Vinyl," another format war has been fought and won. But rather than the skirmish between Blu-ray and HD DVD (remember that one?) or VHS and Betamax (now we're really dating ourselves), the podcast has trumped the listicle, two words that weren'...

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    Casting: Kurt Russell Tanks Up 'Fast & Furious 7'; Olga Kurylenko Visits 'Yves Saint Laurent' & More

    We hope you're fully rested after the long Labor Day weekend because we're flying headlong into TIFF with more reviews and coverage to come. But first, a bit of catchup on some casting you might have missed over the past few days as you savored the last long weekend of summer.

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    Mike Birbiglia Talks Adapting 'My Girlfriend's Boyfriend'; Says It Might Be A "Completely Different Story"

    Comedian/actor Mike Birbiglia cemented his position as an up-and-coming director after his 2012 debut film, “Sleepwalk With Me,” nabbed an Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Earlier this year, Birbiglia revealed that he was on track to adapt another one of his stand-up shows, "My Girlfrie...

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    ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ Director & Star Mike Birbiglia Writing A New Movie Based On His Stand Up Act ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

    Last year was a big one for comedian Mike Birbiglia, who won an Audience Award at Sundance for his film “Sleepwalk With Me,” an autobiographical story starring himself and based on his stand-up comedy act by the same title that had also spawned a "This American Life" radio segm...

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    Awards: Even With Matt Damon and Mike Birbiglia, Will the Gothams Ever Make For Good TV?

    The 22nd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards took place Monday night at Cipriani, in a Financial District still in recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Presented by IFP, the event has always marked a kickoff to awards season. As indies and the Oscars have overlapped more and more, the Gothams provide an...

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    Sleepwalk With Me—movie review

    'Sleepwalk With Me' is a remarkably assured directorial debut for comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia, based on a stage monologue about his journey of self-discovery as a performer and the challenge of dealing with a rare sleep disorder.

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    'Sleepwalk With Me' Star Lauren Ambrose On Saying Goodbye to 'Six Feet Under' and Why She Took On A&E Medical Thriller 'Coma'

    It's been a while coming, but "Six Feet Under" star Lauren Ambrose seems to be staging a comeback. We're not saying the actress has been resting on her laurels -- she hasn't -- but since Alan Ball's hit HBO funeral show wrapped its last season in 2005, Ambrose hasn't been in the spotlight as much a...

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    FUTURES: 'Sleepwalk With Me' Writer-Director-Star Mike Birbiglia Builds a Career Out of 'Funny With Pathos'

    Mike Birbiglia came to Park City this year as a popular comic and emerged as an acclaimed filmmaker, writer and actor following the great reception his film debut, "Sleepwalk With Me," received at Sundance.

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