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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Alec Baldwin Hits Cannes and the Dead Come Back (in French)

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Eastbound and Down," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex," "The Walking Dead" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Meet JASH: Michael Cera, Tim and Eric, Sarah Silverman and Reggie Watts Launch a YouTube Comedy Channel

    The JASH launch event at SXSW this year -- which included a BBQ brunch, a live episode of Scott Aukerman's podcast "Comedy Bang Bang" and a panel discussion -- took place a little early, the creators were the first to admit. "People should check it out, but they should make sure to check it out ever...

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    The Breakout Performances Of 2012

    One of the great thrills of being a movie fan is discovery. In a few weeks, we'll be rolling out our lists of the films we're looking forward to in 2013, many of which come from established names. And yet invariably, many of the best movies that will surprise us over the next twelve months will be o...

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    Critic's Picks: The Best Film Performances of 2012

    We no longer live in the age of the method. The performances that stand out in current cinema radiate a self-reflexive intensity less impressive for how much they convince us of their authenticity -- although they do that -- and pertain instead to addressing viewers aware of the artifice.

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    Interview: Rick Alverson & Tim Heidecker Talk 'The Comedy,' Juvenile Criticism, Exploring Middle Class Inertia & More

    Rick Alverson had been making fantastic films before 2012, but this year thrust him into the conversation with the odd, discomforting “The Comedy.” Starring Tim Heidecker of 'Tim & Eric' (and featuring a whole slew of other interesting people, including James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem) as Swanson, a...

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    Interview: 'The Comedy' Director Rick Alverson On Provoking Audiences -- And Why His Next Movie Is About the Ku Klux Klan

    In another life, Rick Alverson could have been a college professor. The director of "The Comedy" speaks in lengthy paragraphs, as if he were explaining unifying theories to a freshman philosophy major.

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    Watch: New Trailer for 'Tim and Eric' Sundance Film Festival Satire 'The Comedy' (Video)

    Williamsburg, PBR, bike-riding and deadpan one-liners -- throw in a supporting role for LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy and finding the hipster appeal in the trailer for Rick Alverson's "The Comedy" is inevitable. Even the film's title should strike a chord with the constitut...

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    Tribeca Film Snags 'The Comedy' Starring Tim Heidecker, Movie Will Land In October

    Garnering a considerable amount of attention after its appearance at the Sundance Film Festival (chatter was both good and bad -- this writer loved it), Rick Alverson's "The Comedy" will finally be unleashed to non-festival plebeians come this October thanks to Tribeca Film.

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