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    FUTURES: Award-Winning 'Safety Not Guaranteed' Writer Derek Connolly

    Why He's On Our Radar: There wasn't a comedy more heartfelt and nutty at this year's Sundance Film Festival than Colin Trevorrow's "Safety Not Guaranteed." The high-concept indie charmer won over critics and audiences with its blend of sci-fi and romance, culminating in a Waldo Salt Screenwriting Aw...

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    The Five Most Influential LGBT Characters on TV

    Television often seems to have a stronger impact than film on the way the public discusses social issues, something that has a lot to do with the way it's watched -- in your own home, in company you select yourself, when your guard is down and you therefore have a more intimate relationship with...

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    The Inaugural Champs Elysees Film Festival has a Packed Line Up and a Full Program Showing in Renown Paris Arthouses

    Thoughts and discussions about the sustainability of arthouse theaters, about the joining of forces between them and festivals and the ownership of festivals themselves (and sometimes of theaters as well) by distributors as a way to sustain the three key players of this precious triangle of culture,...

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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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