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    WATCH: First Trailer for Hilarious and Edgy Sundance Hit 'Obvious Child,' Starring Jenny Slate

    A first trailer has arrived for one of the strongest titles out of this year's Sundance, "Obvious Child," starring the hilarious Jenny Slate as a hapless young Brooklyn comedian who considers getting an abortion after she has not-so-safe sex with a cute guy from a bar.

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    Watch: First Trailer For Sundance Breakout Hit 'Obvious Child' Starring Jenny Slate, Gaby Hoffmann & David Cross

    While it didn’t take any of the Sundance Film Festival awards earlier this year, one of the bigger breakout films from the Utah-set festival was “Obvious Child.” Starring comedienne and former 'SNL' cast member Jenny Slate, the film centers on an unapologetically crude aspiring comedian whose world ...

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    SXSW Review: 'Obvious Child' Succeeds Admirably as an Abortion Rom-Com

    Last year, Lake Bell’s wonderful “In a World” stuck to the conventional tenets of a romantic comedy while featuring the feminist theme of a woman trying to make it in the sexist industry of trailer voiceovers. This year, Gillian Robespierre’s equally winning “Obvious Child,” screening as part of SXS...

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    New Directors/New Films Sets 2014 Lineup, Including 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,' 'The Babadook' and 'Obvious Child'

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art have announced the complete lineup today for the 43rd edition of New Directors/New Films, which runs March 19-30. This year’s festival will screen 27 international feature films and 13 short films.

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    2014 SXSW Film Festival Adds 'Boyhood,' 'Frank,' 'Joe,' Wes Anderson Q&A, Promising TV Lineup & More

    It’s always a tough act to follow-up the Sundance Film Festival each year when it comes to the world of independent cinema, but the SXSW Film Festival generally does a good job of mixing the high and low, the populist with the brainy, and the docs with the midnight madness section. Generally a more ...

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    Sundance Review: ‘Obvious Child’ Takes on Love, Abortion and Stand-Up Insecurity

    Premiering at Sundance, “Obvious Child” is about would-be stand-up Donna Stern (Jenny Slate) and her decisions when a one-night stand results in an ill-timed unwanted pregnancy. “Obvious Child” began as a short in 20009, then hunted for crowdfunding, got it, and resulted in this feature-length Sunda...

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    Sundance: A24 Makes Second Buy of Fest With 'Obvious Child'

    A24 has made its second major buy of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

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