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    Is Rose Byrne of 'Neighbors' Comedy's New Secret Weapon?

    Who says beautiful women can’t be funny? Just watch as porcelain-pretty Rose Byrne does the near-impossible by upstaging the bawdy boys in “Neighbors,” a raunchy R-rated suburban warfare comedy and now box-office hit that pits abdominally-endowed frat leader Zac Efron against pot-bellied cubicle dr...

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    Critical Crossroads: Seth Rogen's 'Neighbors' Is Very Funny, But Is It All Alone?

    As "Neighbors" hits theaters, film critics Amy Nicholson and Devin Faraci debate the state of studio comedies as well as those made outside the system.

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    Interview: 'Neighbors' Star Seth Rogen Talks Making It Relatable, Improv With Zac Efron And The Movie's Distinctive Look

    This weekend's big, R-rated studio comedy "Neighbors" is funny in the way that big, R-rated studio comedies rarely are (read our review here). In the movie Seth Rogen plays a man in his thirties, who is happily married (to a flawless Rose Byrne) and with a new baby. Of course his suburban idyll is d...

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    Good Tensions Make Good "Neighbors"

    Seth Rogen and Zac Efron square off in a family vs. brat battle, but Rose Byrne walks off with the movie.

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    Review: 'Neighbors' With Seth Rogen & Zac Efron Is One Of The Funniest Studio Comedies In Recent Memory

    The last time Universal screened one of their big summer comedies at South by Southwest, it turned out to be "Bridesmaids"—a movie that not only went on to be a massive financial success (and a breakthrough for its cowriter/star Kristin Wiig) but a critical one as well, even earning an Academy Award...

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    Pick Hit: Raunchy R-Rated Comedy 'Neighbors,' Starring Rogen, Byrne & Efron, that Even Critics Love (RED BAND TRAILER)

    Universal Pictures smartly debuted "Neighbors," a raunchy, R-rated comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron as the titular domestic warmongers, at SXSW 2014, where it picked up great word-of-mouth from festival-goers and critics alike. But the best thing in the movie is Rose Byrne. The films opens M...

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    Watch: 2 Clips, Featurette And New Pics From 'Neighbors' Starring Seth Rogen & Zac Efron

    Yes, "Neighbors" is foremost a comedy about two man-children who face off against each other and get into man-children-esque hijinks. But there is a thematic kernel underneath it all too. We know, we don't want to take away from the red band zaniness of the movie either, but hear us out.

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    Watch: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne & Lisa Kudrow Make Headlines In Clip From 'Neighbors'

    "... we laughed until we ached. Then we laughed some more," Drew Taylor wrote in his review of "Neighbors" out of SXSW last month, and the buzz certainly is building about the summer comedy. And just a few days after a couple of red band trailers dropped for the movie, the first clip is here.

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    Watch: 2 New Red Band Trailers For 'Neighbors' Starring Seth Rogen & Zac Efron Rock The House

    While Seth Rogen and Zac Efron are the two promoted stars of "Neighbors," and get the bulk of the screentime in this new, lengthy red band trailer for the comedy, by all accounts it's the perpetually underrated Rose Byrne who walks away with the biggest laughs. In our review of the movie out of SXSW...

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    Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Rose Byrne Honored by Women in Film

    Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Rose Byrne, Eva Longoria, and Frozen director Jennifer Lee are the five honorees of WIF's Crystal + Lucy Awards.

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