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    'Bad Words' Star Kathryn Hahn On Being the Misfit and Working With the Late Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Actress Kathryn Hahn has been working steadily for over a decade, appearing memorably in everything from HBO's "Girls" as Jessa's nanny client to Sam Mendes' devastating drama "Revolutionary Road," opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

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    How HBO's 'Looking' Went from Boring to Brilliant

    "Looking" began like most blind dates: awkwardly. It made introductions and exchanged pleasantries, but it was unsure of itself, and of us. With time, though, it eased up and leaned in close, becoming one of the best new series of the year. [SPOILERS below if you're not up to date.]

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    SXSW Review: Is Jon Favreau's 'Chef' a Return to Indie Form? Only In the Context of His Own Career

    What's more important -- a vanity project from a Hollywood director or a hilarious teen sex comedy from a newcomer?

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    Saoirse Ronan and Tony Revolori on Their Love of Bill Murray and Spatting Like Spouses When Making 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    If you think Saoirse Ronan and Tony Revolori make a cute couple on screen, canoodling as baker's daughter Agatha and "lobby boy" Zero in Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel," you should get a load of the youthful pair in person. Meeting me and a handful of other journalists in a hotel in Berlin...

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    How the Demise of the Romantic Comedy Will Affect Women

    Some reasons behind the death of a genre.

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    Indiewire Picks Free Movies: If You Like Spike Jonze's 'Her,' Try Zach Galifianakis In 'Visioneers'

    Every week, Indiewire chief film critic Eric Kohn singles out a movie available for free streaming from our parent company SnagFilms’ library and tells you why you should watch it now. This is the first installment.

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    TV: 5 Reasons to Watch HBO's Just Renewed Getting On

    The characters get to be people first and women second.

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    Before 'Groundhog Day' and 'Caddyshack,' There Was 'SCTV': Five Clips From Harold Ramis' Canadian Sketch Comedy Career

    Though Harold Ramis will always be remembered for his incredible work in film, the comedy writer got his start in television with "SCTV" and a handful of TV movies.

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    Berlin Review: Stellan Skarsgaard Is a Killing Machine In Enjoyable Dark Comedy 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland’s previous collaboration with Stellan Skarsgard, “A Somewhat Gentle Man,” was an enjoyable black comedy involving the offbeat exploits of a newly released criminal. For his followup, “In Order of Disappearance,” Moland flips the equation, casting Skarsgard as a ...

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    Watch: Jason Bateman Discusses the Science of Nipples in a Clip from 'Bad Words'

    Jason Bateman directs and stars in "Bad Words," a ruthless comedy about a middle-aged man who finds a loophole in the National Quill Spelling Bee and sets out to crush every kid who gets in his way.

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