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    The Most Underrated And Underseen Films Of 2014 So Far

    No one can see everything. Particularly with prestige TV now competing for our attention, there's a lot of cultural noise out there even for the most hardcore cinephile, and with upwards of a dozen movies being released in major cities every week (not to mention VOD), it's easy for a great movie to ...

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    25 Years After 'When Harry Met Sally,' Can The Rom-Com Be Saved?

    Twenty-five years ago today on July 14, 1989, “When Harry Met Sally” went into limited release (MGM carefully platformed the film, something of a rarity for a major summer studio release even then). It became a giant hit, grossing $92 million in the U.S.—about the equivalent of double that when adju...

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    Watch: Jenny Slate's Husband Tricks Her and Their Friends Into Being Stars of His Hilarious Short

    In this clip from "Conan," "Obvious Child" star Jenny Slate tells the story of how her husband, writer/director Dean Fleischer-Camp, tricks people into thinking he is taking a picture, but really he's making a film.

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    4th Annual Kickstarter Film Festival to Feature Events in Brooklyn, LA and London

    The 4th Annual Kickstarter Film Festival will take place later this summer, celebrating features, shorts and documentaries made through money raised on the crowdfunding platform.

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Begin Again' and 'Snowpiercer' Open Strong In Big Weekend For Weinsteins

    Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw The Weinstein Company (and their arm RADiUS-TWC) have a huge weekend thanks to "Begin Again," "Snowpiercer" and (to a lesser degree) "Yves Saint Laurent."

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    Specialty Box Office: Polanski's 'Venus In Fur' Leads Openers; 'The Rover' Crashes In Expansion

    Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw A24 find both the best opener and best holdover with David Michod's "The Rover" and Gillian Robespierre's "Obvious Child" both having very strong weekends.

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    Arthouse Audit: Polanski's Provocative 'Venus in Fur' Tops Tepid Specialized Openings

    Films from two established directors (Paul Haggis and Roman Polanski) offered well-hyped new releases this weekend. Polanski's "Venus In Fur" (IFC) (also available on Video on Demand) was the clear leader. Paul Haggis' "Third Person" (Sony Pictures Classics) fared less well, doomed by high profile n...

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    WATCH: Jenny Slate Talks Sex and Standup in Her Breakout Role in 'Obvious Child' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    Stand-up comic Jenny Slate didn't go from zero to breakout overnight. Typically, like many performers, she's had wins and losses--like losing her gig on Saturday Night Live. It wasn't a good fit, she admits now. Clearly, indie "Obvious Child" suited her talents perfectly, as writer-director Gillian ...

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    ‘Obvious Child’ Director Gillian Robespierre & Jenny Slate Talk Boundaries In Comedy, Naturalism, Improv, More

    Razor-sharp writing, taut direction, and a stellar central performance by Jenny Slate anchor Gillian Robespierre’s debut directorial feature “Obvious Child.” You’ve likely heard otherwise, its treatment of abortion dominating conversation and even the film’s promotional material, but while Robespier...

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