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The Do-Deca Pentathlon

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    Event: Indiewire and Apple Invite You to Meet Jay Duplass and the Real-Life Brothers That Inspired 'The Do-Deca-Pentathlon'

    With Mark and Jay Duplass' comedy "The Do-Deca-Pentathlon" finally available on DVD and Blu-ray, four years after being completed, Indiewire and Apple are proud to host a live, in-person chat with Jay, some of the film's cast and the two brothers who inspired the film.

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    The Do-Deca-Pentathlon—movie review

    The Duplass Brothers, Jay and Mark, made their reputation with a series of barely-there indie movies that first attracted attention at the South by Southwest festival. Since then they’ve made films like Cyrus and Jeff, Who Lives at Home with well-known actors, using the same improv techni...

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    Criticwire Picks: 'The Do-Deca Pentathlon' Outlasts the Competition

    In early March, when the Olympics were still months away, a different kind of athletic prowess made its debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival. “The Do-Deca Pentathlon,” a film by Jay and Mark Duplass, follows two brothers who attempt to create a definitive, 25-discipline event. A...

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    The Duplass Brothers On Revisiting 'The Do-Deca Pentathlon' Four Years After Making It

    It's been a long time coming, but Mark and Jay Duplass' comedy "The Do-Deca Pentathlon" will finally see the light of day starting July 6 in select theaters nationwide (it's also currently available on VOD). Shot after their last low-budget effort "Baghead" in 2008, a...

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    Duplass Brothers Kidnap Hollywood and The New York Times Magazine

    They call each other Dupes and keep their brotherly spirit at the fore. In a New York Times Magazine profile of the Mark and Jay Duplass, Gavin Edwards details the pair's evolution from a budget of $3 (2002's "This is John") to $40 million comedies. Their partnership is thrilling to watch (our vide...

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    Watch: Brothers Behaving Badly in Trailer for the Duplass Bros.' 'The Do-Deca-Pentathlon'

    It's been a long time coming, but Mark and Jay Duplass' long shelved comedy "The Do-Deca-Pentathlon" will finally see the light of day starting June 6 in select theaters nationwide. Shot after their last low-budget effort, "Baghead," and put to rest while the duo worked on "Cyrus" and "Jeff, Who Liv...

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    SXSW Review Capsule: 'The Do-Deca Pentathlon'

    Made around the time as 2008's "Baghead," the Duplass Brothers' "The Do-Deca Pentathlon" is just hitting theaters now. Is the duo's latest effort an entertaining film ahead of its time or a sign that their delayed projects should be left in the past?

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