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    Review and Roundup: Finger-Clenching Thriller 'A Single Shot' Stars Sam Rockwell, Kelly Reilly, William H. Macy

    A dark, tightly wound backwoods thriller with a twist, "A Single Shot" premiered earlier this year at the Berlinale, and hits theaters September 20. It features uniformly fine performances by a cast including Sam Rockwell, Kelly Reilly, Jeffrey Wright and William H. Macy.

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    Jared Harris Joins Guy Ritchie's 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.' & 'Poltergeist' Remake

    Jared Harris is one of those actors who, no matter the size or quality of the role, we still get excited about seeing onscreen (case in point: the otherwise abysmal "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones"). Harris, the son of the legendary Richard Harris, makes any movie infinitely more memorable by...

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    Stream This: 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints,' 'A Single Shot,' Films From Wong Kar-Wai & More On VOD This Week

    Hello, streamers! Our picks for this week should prove to be nostalgic and contemporary, reflective and forward thinking, a look to the inspirational works of the past with a glance at what they've rendered since. Two films debuting in theaters are also new to VOD, while the release of Destin Cretto...

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    Watch: Sam Rockwell Makes A Fatal Mistake In Clip From 'A Single Shot' Plus 3 Character Posters

    One Chance, One Secret and perhaps most crucially One Mistake—these are all phrases that grace the character posters for the upcoming drama "A Single Shot," in which the repercussions of one hunting expedition ripple in unexpected, violent ways.

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    Casting: Miles Teller Gets 'Whiplash'; Sam Rockwell Scares Up 'Poltergeist' & More

    As always, the wheelers and dealers in Hollywood are inking contracts and getting movies made, and quite a bit of movement has happened over the last week and a bit, so let's just dive right in...

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    Watch: Mo' Money, Mo' Problems In New Trailer For 'A Single Shot' Starring Sam Rockwell & William H. Macy

    A hunting accident that leaves a young woman dead and the discovery of a box of cash. What could possibly go wrong? As you might expect, a lot, if that simple premise sets off a chain of events in the upcoming thriller "A Single Shot."

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    Trailer of the Week: Sam Rockwell Takes 'A Single Shot' He Might Regret in New Thriller with William H. Macy

    Before We Saw the Trailer We Thought: After a less than stellar reception at this year's Berlin Film Festival, "A Single Shot" dropped off the radar of many film fans. Yes, it has Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Jeffrey Wright, and Melissa Leo, but none of those actors have proven infallible, and us...

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    Steve Carell in the Sweet, Endearing 'The Way Way Back'

    Just when it seemed that the days of overpaying for Sundance movies had ended, this year Fox Searchlight spent almost $10 million for the very conventional-sound coming-of-age movie The Way Way Back. That deal sent me into the screening room recently wondering if they'd lost their minds; I left ...

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    Review: 'The Way, Way Back' Starring Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Toni Collette & More

    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 Dread.” For the first time in...

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    Review: 'The Way, Way Back' Cost Fox Searchlight $10 Million. Was It Worth It?

    If there's one positive result from distributor Fox Searchlight's decision at the Sundance Film Festival to pay nearly $10 million for "The Way, Way Back," it should be this: It will remind people about "Adventureland," a far superior movie about an awkward, frustrated teen spending his summer worki...

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