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    Spielberg Taps Indie Colin Trevorrow to Direct 'Jurassic Park 4'

    "Thrilled to have director on JP4, Colin Trevorrow, an exciting young filmmaker who understands and respects the world that is Jurassic Park," tweets @LeDoctor, aka producer Frank Marshall. Colin who? Well, in the honorable tradition of tapping a gifted indie filmmaker to take on a studio project...

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    Why 'Ruby Sparks' Tops Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks of the Week

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: The altogether winning screenwriting debut of actress Zoe Kazan; one of the biggest crowd-pleasers at this year's Sundance Film Festival; a unique love story that's not to be missed; a documentary sure to win over the "So You Think You Can Dance?" crowd; and a horror classi...

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    Critical Consensus: Christy Lemire and Claudia Puig On 'Looper,' Sci Fi Movies and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Editor’s note: Critical Consensus is a biweekly feature in which two critics from Indiewire’s Criticwire network discuss new releases with Indiewire’s chief film critic, Eric Kohn. Here, AP film critic Christy Lemire and USA Today's Claudia Puig discuss Rian Johnson's &q...

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    The Best Films Of 2012...So Far

    It feels like only yesterday that we were talking about the best films of 2011, and yet here we are, nearly at the end of June, and we've seen pretty much everything that the first half of the year has to offer. So with the mid-point of 2012 nearly upon us, we thought we'd look over the best films w...

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    Final Box Office: 'Moonrise Kingdom' Three-peats on Top of Indiewire's Box Office Chart

    Each Tuesday, Indiewire publishes a box office chart that sorts the final weekend numbers of all specialty releases by per-theater average. Check out the full chart here, but we've called out some highlights:

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    In Theaters: 'Safety Not Guaranteed' For 'Prometheus;' 'Madagascar 3' May Be The Weekend's 'Dark Horse'

    Hello, and happy Friday! There is quite a presence of quieter subject matter this week, including an unassuming musician and Edward Cullen playing a human version of his lothario self. But of course, no shortage of big screen adventures in 3D either. And, amidst the hailstorm of big-budget summer fl...

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    Can Aubrey Plaza Time Travel? 'Safety Not Guaranteed'

    Safety Not Guaranteed is not a sci-fi movie, even though the story is about a group of reporters following up on an ad for a partner to time-travel with: “Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed.” And it’s not a Duplass Brothers film even though the droll, low-key s...

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    Safety Not Guaranteed—movie review

    How do you take a wacky premise and make it believable enough to sustain a feature-length film? What’s more, how do you incorporate a science-fiction element in a low-budget indie production? For answers, see the engaging new comedy 'Safety Not Guaranteed', which won newcomer Derek Connolly the Wald...

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    Weekend Preview: Spectacular 'Prometheus' Arrives, 'Safety Not Guaranteed' Best of the Indies

    "Prometheus" finally arrives this weekend and it's quite a ride. While its story may not deliver on the promise of its dazzling trailer and promos, it's visually stunning and Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender are an impressive pair. Among the indie fare arriving this weekend is the charming Sundan...

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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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