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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Lincoln' & 'Skyfall' Will Have 'A Royal Affair' In Theaters

    With Washington’s elections concluded, we cinephiles can now return our focus to the much more critical campaign ahead of us: the race toward the Oscars. Steven Spielberg releases his bait this weekend in limited release, a number of festival darlings (and stinkers, incidentally; but, hey, eve...

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    Review: Todd Rohal's Third Feature 'Nature Calls' Is A Dull, Droning Wrong Number

    Curiously squandering an immensely talented cast, Todd Rohal's "Nature Calls," written when the writer-director lived in Austin, had more humor and humanity and life in its 10-minute post-screening talk here at SXSW than it showed in its previous 98-minute running time. Starring Patton...

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    Out This Week: From '28 Hotel Rooms' to 'Starlet,' 10 Reviews of New Releases

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every new release, including films on VOD (and in certain cases some studio releases). Specifics release dates and locations follow each review.

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    Criticwire Picks: Surprise! It's 'Skyfall.' Plus: How To Avoid 'Starlet' Spoilers

    We knew from the first wave of "Skyfall" reviews that this film would be a positive entry into the Bond canon. Weeks later, it's the current pick of the week for this week's roundup of activity among critics in the Criticwire network.

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    Q&A: In Which Rob Riggle and Todd Rohal Crash Indiewire's Attempted Interview With 'Nature Calls' Star Johnny Knoxville

    When you book Johnny Knoxville for a one-on-one, it's a safe bet to expect the unexpected. With our bet firmly placed, the "Jackass" star delivered just that during our chat with him at SXSW earlier this year.

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    Watch: Johnny Knoxville and Rob Riggle Chase Unruly Children Through the Woods in the Trailer for 'Nature Calls' (VIDEO)

    If the trailer's any indication, "Nature Calls," due out in early November, will offer a tale of wayward boy scouts considerably less sedate than Wes Anderson's stylized summer idyll, "Moonrise Kingdom."

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    Watch: Red Band Trailer For 'Nature Calls' Starring Patton Oswalt & Johnny Knoxville Drops Along With New Pics

    It might be unkind to call "Nature Calls" an unfortunate-looking comedy with a cast of odds and sods actors, but sometimes you just gotta call 'em as you see 'em. And as much as we love Patton Oswalt and comedy ace-in-the-hole Rob Riggle (so good in "Step Brothers"), this picture directed by Todd Ro...

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    Magnet Releasing Acquires North American Rights to Todd Rohal's 'Nature Calls'

    Magnet Releasing added to its fall slate Friday when it closed a deal to take North American rights to Todd Rohal’s comedy “Nature Calls.” The genre arm of Magnolia Pictures plans a VOD release October 4 followed by a theatrical opening November 9.

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    SXSW '12 | In Which Rob Riggle and Todd Rohal Crash IW's Johnny Knoxville Interview

    When you book like Johnny Knoxville for a one-on-one, it's a safe bet to expect the unexpected. With our bet firmly placed, the "Jackass" star delivered just that during our chat with him at SXSW. Knoxville's been to the festival before, but never for a film (he previously attended to support his...

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    SXSW Review Capsule: 'Nature Calls'

    While some critics are split over the amount of laughs the new Boy Scout comedy produces, most reviews are in agreement: with the talent involved, there should have been more.

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