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    Ruby Sparks- Written by Zoe Kazan and Directed by Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton

    It's no surprise that Zoe Kazan who penned the delightful new film Ruby Sparks opening today is a good writer. Both her parents - Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord are also top tier Hollywood screenwriters. Ruby Sparks is the story of Calvin Weir-Fields (played by Kazan's real life boyfrien...

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    Two Women Written Shows Bound for Broadway This Fall

    Katie Holmes' first professional engagement in her post Tom Cruise life will be on the Broadway stage in Theresa Rebeck's latest play Dead Accounts. The play premiered in January in Cincinnati and will play at the Music Box Theatre in NYC this fall. Rebeck's play Seminar starring Alan ...

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    Trailer Watch: Bachelorette - Written and Directed by Leslye Headland

    This is based on the play by Leslye Headland and premiered at Sundance in January. The more I see information about this movie, the more I want to see it. I am also excited to see more of Rebel Wilson who was hysterical in her scene in Bridesmaids.

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    13 Women Included in Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film

    Yesterday, Filmmaker Magazine released its “25 New Faces of Independent Film,” showcasing new and emerging talent in independent film. Within the 25 selections, 37 individuals are recognized -- 8 collaborative teams -- and 13 of the 37 individuals are women.

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    Union Square - directed by Nancy Savoca, written by Nancy Savoca and Mary Tobler

    A set of sisters in crisis are on display in Nancy Savoca's long awaited return - Union Square. Mira Sorvino plays Lucy, a hot mess of a woman who seems bizarrely out of control for an adult. She's one of those characters that when you see her first on screen you cringe -- she wears complete...

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    Trailer Watch: Hello I Must Be Going Written by Sarah Koskoff

    Looks like this will be Melanie Lynskey's breakout role. She is always sooo good and now she gets a starring vehicle.

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    Fall TV Trailer Watch: Nashville Created by Callie Khouri

    Finally Connie Britton is out front and center in this new show from Thelma and Louise writer Callie Khouri

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    Could Middle of Nowhere Be a Game Changer?

    I had the privilege last week of attending the LA Film Festival gala of Middle of Nowhere written and directed by Ava Duvernay.  If you recall, Ava is the first African American woman to win the best director award at the Sundance Film Festival which premiered the film this past January.  ...

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    Trailer Watch: Celeste and Jesse Forever - co-written by Rashida Jones

    Looks adorable. Opens August 3.

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    Trailer Watch: Two Days in New York - Written and Directed by Julie Delpy

    This is Delpy's follow-up to 2 Days in Paris. Opens August 10 in theatres.

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