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    Casting: Michael Cera & John C. Reilly Provide 'Entertainment,' Gary Oldman Is A 'Criminal' And More

    Presumably Hollywood's next hot thing, with "Fifty Shades Of Grey" ready to shackle up audiences next year, Dakota Johnson is probably getting more than a few things crossing her desk. And one of them is "Forever, Interrupted." The actress will star in the adaptation of the Taylor Jenkins Reid novel...

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    Rick Alverson, Alex Ross Perry and Other Indie Filmmakers Collaborate on Online 'Art World Drama Series' 'The Sixth Year'

    "The Sixth Year" is a web series (of sorts) commissioned by downtown New York art space Ludlow 38 and written by Jay Chung and Q Takeki Maeda that pools the talents of several up-and-comers from the independent film scene, including Rick Alverson ("The Comedy"), Alex Ross Perry ("The Color Wheel"), ...

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    Gregg Turkington To Star In 'The Comedy' Director Rick Alverson's Next Film 'Entertainment'

    “The state of film criticism…” is often a self-important statement that usually precedes a mind-numbing amount of concerned repetition ("is criticism healthy?," "cinema is not dead," "cinema is dying," "adult movies have gone away," "cinema is actually totally healthy") meant for the 1% of critics 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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    Factory 25 Acquires Will Oldham Drama 'New Jerusalem'

    Factory 25 has acquired worldwide rights to the Rick Alverson-directed drama "New Jerusalem," which has played at the Rotterdam and SXSW film festivals this year. The specialty distributor will release the film digitally Nov. 30 along with a weeklong run at Brooklyn’s Videology theat...

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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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