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    Review: Why 'The Spectacular Now' Is Better Than Your Average Coming-of-Age Movie

    There's a unique thrill to movies that break or bend the expectations established by their genres, but it's often just as satisfying when they follow expectation beat by beat without screwing it up. Such is the case with "The Spectacular Now," James Ponsoldt's highly enjoyable coming of age story, a...

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    How To Get Hired By Woody Allen: Newcomer Annie McNamara On Landing Her First Film Role in 'Blue Jasmine'

    Woody Allen's latest film "Blue Jasmine" stars Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K., and numerous other recognizable faces. Recognizable all except for one: that of Annie McNamara who plays Jasmine's close friend Nora. "Blue Jasmine" is her first movie.

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    Review: Delightful Relationship Comedy 'Drinking Buddies,' Starring Anna Kendrick and Olivia Wilde, Marks Career High For Joe Swanberg

    In eight years of features, Joe Swanberg has developed a substantial body of minor works, but "Drinking Buddies" proves it had a direction. Swanberg's unabashedly scrappy profiles tend to focus on perpetually inelegant people in search of meaning in their lives as they often struggle to find romanti...

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    Review: Why Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine,' Starring Cate Blanchett, Is His Most Significant Movie In Years

    Woody Allen has achieved a fusion of two sensibilities that resembles one mode of storytelling but plays like a different one altogether.

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    Review: Is the Hilarious 'Computer Chess' A Change of Pace For Andrew Bujalski?

    There is an immediate sense of change afoot in "Computer Chess," Andrew Bujalski's fourth feature as writer-director, visible to anyone familiar with his previous work.

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    Review: Michael Cera and Sebastien Silva Team Up For Off-Kilter 'Crystal Fairy'

    The comedic styles of Chilean director Sebastián Silva and Michael Cera couldn't have less in common.

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    How Does Ingmar Bergman's Legacy Impact Films Today? This Festival Explains All

    For the past 10 years, Fårö has hosted a week each summer to celebrate the life, legacy and work of its most famous inhabitant.

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    Review: 'The Way, Way Back' Cost Fox Searchlight $10 Million. Was It Worth It?

    If there's one positive result from distributor Fox Searchlight's decision at the Sundance Film Festival to pay nearly $10 million for "The Way, Way Back," it should be this: It will remind people about "Adventureland," a far superior movie about an awkward, frustrated teen spending his summer worki...

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    The 10 Indies to Watch on VOD This June

    With summer soon upon us (the season officially kicks off June 21), can you think of anything better to do during the hot, sweaty months than stay inside a cool air conditioned space and catch up with some must see indies on VOD? To help with you figure out what to watch, we've compiled a list of th...

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    'Venus in Fur' Director Roman Polanski at Cannes: 'I've lived long enough to know I can direct.'

    Capping off this year's Cannes competition, Roman Polanski's "Venus In Fur" brought sex, laughs, applause and a handful of enthusiastic bravos to the last weekend of the festival.

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