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    The Best Films Of The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

    The film writing community is still catching up on sleep, getting over festival flu and showering off the stink of their blogger condos, but there's no escaping it: the Sundance Film Festival is over for another year. For over thirty years, the festival has provided a welcome opportunity to shake of...

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    Interview: Jason Schwartzman & Alex Ross Perry Discuss Misanthrophy Of 'Listen Up Philip'

    One of the most buzzed-about films at Sundance last week was Alex Ross Perry’s latest, “Listen Up Philip,” starring Jason Schwartzman as a misanthropic novelist without a filter in what’s being called “his best role since 'Rushmore' " (read our A-grade review here).The stellar cast is rounded out by...

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    Sundance Review: Jason Schwartzman Does Well Under The Literary Influence in Alex Ross Perry’s 'Listen Up Philip'

    Marking a great leap forward in terms of style, structure, and star power from his previous feature, “The Color Wheel,” “Listen Up Phillip” will likely be trailed by positive word of mouth and land a healthy distribution deal.

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    Sundance Review: Jason Schwartzman Does Well Under The Literary Influence in Alex Ross Perry’s 'Listen Up Philip'

    Marking a great leap forward in terms of style, structure, and star power from his previous feature, “The Color Wheel,” “Listen Up Phillip” will likely be trailed by positive word of mouth and land a healthy distribution deal.

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    Sundance Review: Terrific & Remarkable ‘Listen Up Philip’ Starring Jason Schwartzman & Elisabeth Moss

    Even the simplest melody can sound marvelous when played by a virtuoso, and in cinema, it’s amazing what well-trained, naturally gifted professional actors can do to with even basic material. Just look at the gigantic gulf between early Joe Swanberg movies featuring unrehearsed amateurs and his more...

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    Watch: Jason Schwartzman and Elisabeth Moss in the Trailer for Sundance Pick 'Listen Up Philip,' From Director Alex Ross Perry

    Ahead of its Sundance premiere, writer/director Alex Ross Perry's third film "Listen Up Philip" has released its first official teaser trailer. Perry's follow-up to his critically acclaimed "The Color Wheel" stars Jason Schwartzman as the title character, along with Krysten Ritter, Elisabeth Moss, J...

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    Sundance Watch: Teaser Trailer Arrives for Alex Ross Perry's NEXT Entry 'Listen Up Philip'

    A first teaser trailer has arrived for Alex Ross Perry's NEXT section entry "Listen Up Philip," set to premiere on January 20. The short spot rolls out the film's impressive cast, including Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce and Krysten Ritter, all of whom talk to the camera, telling Philip (played by J...

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    Watch: Sundance Teaser For 'Listen Up Philip' Starring Jason Schwartzman & Elisabeth Moss

    “The character is so specific and such a curmudgeon and so angry. But when I heard that Jason [Schwartzman] wanted to do it, it really clarified things for me,” said Elisabeth Moss told EW about deciding to take a role in "Listen Up Philip." “Jason has this knack for playing characters who are maybe...

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    Sundance First Look: Jason Schwartzman & Elisabeth Moss In 'Listen Up Philip' & Miles Teller In 'Whiplash'

    More stars, more directors and lots of exciting stuff hitting Sundance. Our look at the movies hitting Utah continues with two indie filmmakers tackling some bigger movies....

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    Jason Schwartzman & Elisabeth Moss To Star In 'The Color Wheel' Director Alex Ross Perry's 'Listen Up Philip'

    Shot on black-and-white 16mm film, noted for its abrasive, rapid-fire dialogue style, we'll fully admit, "The Color Wheel," director Alex Ross Perry's screwball-ish black comedy divided Playlist writers from the rest of the world, even though it was a cause celebre film for indie filmmakers and indi...

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