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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Croods' Notches Best Animated Opening Since November

    Normally, we’re besieged by animated fare during all months, but not so far in 2013. The only animated film of the year thus far was “Escape From Planet Earth,” a production from The Weinstein Company that was treated like a last minute dump, posting numbers that only counted as a hit compared to th...

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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? Gain 'Admission' To 'The Croods' & 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    This weekend's release docket may inspire even the most cynical of cinephiles to wax a little nostalgic about their younger days. The reminiscence upon past events, eras and moments which we paint with the strokes of simplicity and unadulterated joy is one we all deign to indulge in once in a while....

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    This Week's Review Report

    Lots of new releases today, but not a ton of new reviews. The big reason, it seems, is that none of these new releases are doing particularly well with critics, many of them falling in in the "C" and low "B" area of our Criticwire scale. Nonetheless, with so many choices, you're bound to find someth...

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    When the 'Perfect' Ending Isn't a Happy One

    The new movie "Admission" features an ending that's both narratively and realistically satisfying. But will audiences respond to it enough to bring about more like it?

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    'Admission' Granted: 20 Great College-Set Movies

    Ah, the college experience. Success through opportunity! Or uh, something like that. For many, it's the first real taste of unchaperoned freedom, mixed in with girls, guys, sex, parties, experimentation and if you’re lucky, a bit of higher learning, too. Like the high school film, the college movie ...

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    Review: 'Admission' With Tina Fey & Paul Rudd A Low-Stakes Drama Mixed With Toothless Social Satire

    Some people don’t seem to realize that the type of stories being told in film needs to change. Small-scale tales of middlebrow intimacy and minor dramatic conflict used to have a home in the cinemas, where they would play to audiences who didn’t have a surplus of entertainment options. Today, the pr...

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    Watch: College Applicants Are Wacky In New Trailer For 'Admission' With Tina Fey & Paul Rudd

    To be sure, applying to college is a frenzy of emotions for high school graduates each year, but we can't remember when it was depicted as being this....wacky....as it is in the trailer for "Admission." The film, directed by Paul Weitz ("Being Flynn," "About A Boy"), is a dramedy promising both laug...

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    Watch: Trailer For Paul Weitz's 'Admission' Starring Tina Fey & Paul Rudd

    "30 Rock" is ending, which means Tina Fey will be taking a swing at feature films. So far she's had mixed results with "Baby Mama" in the miss column, and "Date Night" in the hit column. As for "Admission"? Well, let's take a gander shall we?

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    Michael Sheen Joins Paul Weitz's 'Admission' With Paul Rudd & Tina Fey

    While the fourth season of NBC’s “30 Rock” was arguably its weakest, one of the highlights was Michael Sheen’s four episode arc as Wesley Snipes – Liz Lemon’s boyfriend who she kind of hated. So for anyone who enjoyed seeing Tina Fey and Michael Sheen together as ...

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    Paul Rudd Looking To Step In For Owen Wilson In Paul Weitz's 'Admission' With Tina Fey

    As yet, Tina Fey hasn't quite found the same rock-solid success in the cinema world as she has on television with her Emmy-laden work on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock." She wrote and co-starred in a minor teen classic "Mean Girls," and made small waves wit...

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