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    'Parks & Recreation' Star Nick Offerman Joins Jordan Vogt-Roberts' 'Toy's House' & 'We're The Millers'

    We’ve made it no secret that we at The Playlist are big fans of the Amy Poehler-led NBC comedy “Parks and Recreation,” but as the show has become more of an ensemble piece over its four season run, actor Nick Offerman’s character Ron Swanson has become a particular fan favori...

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    Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'Gutter King'

    And now, it's time for another installment of Weird Pull Quote Theater!

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    Review: 'Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding' Is A Fun, Easy Trip Upstate

    There are moments during certain romantic comedies when you might find yourself throwing up your hands and growling, “come on!” under your breath. And with good reason: the improbability of plotlines and inconsistencies of characters are enough to drive even the sappiest of us screaming ...

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    Trailer Watch: Shadow Dancer

    Starring Andrea Riseborough a single mom running with the IRA. It premiered at Sundance and will open in the UK on August 25 and will open in the US in 2013. Description from imdb: "Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son&#...

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    Dan Aykroyd Joins Steven Soderbergh's Liberace Biopic, 'Game Of Thrones' Star Kit Harington Teams With Vera Farmiga For 'Greenland Time' & More

    The end is nigh! The currently shooting "The Bitter Pill," starring Channing Tatum and Rooney Mara, marks Steven Soderbergh's penultimate feature film, after which the curtains will close with his long-gestating Liberace biopic "Behind The Candelabra," which films t...

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    AUDIOVISUALCY - MAD MEN Redefined by Online Video: a Roundtable Chat

    Part of Audiovisualcy, a column exploring the art and technique of the online video essay.

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    George Clooney To Direct & Produce 'The Yankee Commandante'

    Last year, alongside Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon, George Clooney picked up a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar nomination for his work on "The Ides of March." It was the single nomination received for Clooney’s solid but pedestrian fourth directorial effort. Since 2002, Clooney’...

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    A Walk Down the Cannes Croisette

    This is a typical day in Cannes as one walks along the Croisette (between the Mediterranean shore and the hotels and offices) where international sales agents are selling their films at the Cannes Market and Film Festival.

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    Jane Fonda Brings Back the 60's in 'Peace, Love & Misunderstanding'

    Please don’t take this as an endorsement of the film, but Jane Fonda’s casting and witty performance add a clever layer of history to the otherwise dismal Peace, Love & Misunderstanding. This clunky, obvious comedy about a fractured family is ludicrous from its premise on.

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    Todd Field Was Set To Write & Direct An Adaptation Of Aravind Adiga's 'The White Tiger' Before Legal Troubles Halted Its Progress

    We've often wondered about long absences from some of our favorite helmers, and pondered when and how they might return in our "What Happened To These Directors" pieces. While many of the talent highlighted in both our 2008 feature and the 2011 update have since gon...

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