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Watch: Eliza Dushku Redefines Sisterhood in Exclusive 'Jane Wants a Boyfriend' Trailer

11 June 2015 6:58 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Exclusive: Laverne Cox, Parker Posey and Rachael Horovitz Join Lower East Side Film Festival Judges Similar to Max Mayer's 2009 drama "Adam," William Sullivan's latest work, "Jane Wants a Boyfriend," is raising autism awareness by showing what it's like for someone on the autism spectrum to fall in love and how their family relationships might change as a result. The official synopsis reads: "'Jane Wants a Boyfriend' explores a week in the life of Jane (Louisa Krause), a young woman looking for love in New York City. Despite dealing with the everyday challenges of being on the autism spectrum, Jane looks to her older sister, Bianca (Eliza Dushku), to help her find her very first boyfriend. As the innocent Jane embarks on new territory, and as Bianca worries that Jane's heart will be broken, they open up a new chapter in their relationship as sisters." "Jane Wants »

- Kaeli Van Cott

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Ridley Scott’s The Martian Highlight of 20th Century Fox’s CinemaCon 2015 Event

25 April 2015 6:38 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Following the exciting presentation at CinemaCon last week, 20th Century Fox released some new details for their upcoming releases. Check out the official synopses along with some photos for all their 2015 and 2016 films.

The highlight of the event was the must-see film of 2015 – Ridley Scott’s The Martian.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, Nasa and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, »

- Michelle McCue

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SXSW 2015, The Good: ‘Manglehorn,’ ‘Hello, My Name is Doris,’ ‘Spy,’ ‘Love & Mercy’ and More

19 March 2015 7:03 AM, PDT | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

SXSW 2015 Film Review

complete coverage of the SXSW Film Festival 2015

The Overnight

Director/Screenwriter: Patrick Brice

Two families meet at the park and set up a playdate that has unexpected outcomes for all. Cast: Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Taylor Schilling, Judith Godrèche. (film synopsis from sxsw.com)

Overall

It’s hilarious. The boundaries of bromance, marriage, friendship and even penis comedy are pushed to a very funny limit with this film. It’s great to see Schilling doing great work outside of “Orange is the New Black.”

Final Score: 8/10

 

Manglehorn

Director: David Gordon Green, Screenwriter: Paul Logan

Reclusive small town locksmith, A.J. Manglehorn, who has never recovered from his losing his true love embarks on a new tenuous relationship with a local woman he meets at the bank. Cast: Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Harmony Korine, Chris Messina. (U.S. Premiere)

(film synopsis from sxsw.com)

Overall

You probably »

- Jeff Bayer

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Watch: Nick Kroll Shows His Softer Side in New Trailer for 'Adult Beginners'

12 March 2015 9:16 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: RADiUS Acquires Nick Kroll Comedy 'Adult Beginners' out of Tiff What's the word for when a well-known comic actor sheds the farce for real emotion in a character-driven indie? Bill Murray-ing? Kristen Wiig-ing? Adam-Sandler-in-Punch-Drunk-Love-ing? Whatever it is, Nick Kroll is doing it. Kroll, best known for playing hilarious assholes on "The League" and "Kroll Show," stars in "Adult Beginners" as a formerly successful man who moves in with his sister and her husband, played by real-life couple Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne. The trailer, courtesy of EW, presents us with the familiar "man-baby learns to take care of himself by taking care of a kid" premise, and it almost guarantees an ending wherein everyone learns something. But that shot of the kid in the suitcase? Funny and sweet and weird in exactly the right dose. Read More: 5 New Filmmakers You Should Know From »

- Elizabeth Logan

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Top Ten Most Anticipated Films of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival

10 March 2015 3:13 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The South by Southwest Film Festival is starting up this Friday, and I could not be more excited. This is my fourth year of attending the fest, and each year brings about a couple of films I love. What is also great about SXSW is, unlike Toronto or Cannes, there is plenty of room for discovery. Many films are making their world premieres here from lesser known filmmakers. SXSW also brings together an eclectic assortment of genres for the program, from indie dramas to horror films to science-fiction to you name it. I think going to those aforementioned festivals and just seeing "prestige pictures" continuously could get a bit boring. Sure, SXSW has a higher risk for a terrible movie, but the risk is exciting. Consequently, making a most anticipated list for a festival offering a lot of discoveries seems like a contradiction. But, of course, if you look through the program, »

- Mike Shutt

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American Idol Top 12 Theme Revealed!

5 March 2015 4:53 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

American Idol is about to back that thing up.

TVLine has learned exclusively that next Wednesday’s Top 12 performance telecast (8/7c on Fox) will find the remaining Season 14 hopefuls revisiting their audition songs as they fight for a spot in a special Thursday sing-off.

RelatedAmerican Idol Top 8 Guys Recap: W(ednesday’s) T(errible) F(allout)

Here’s how the next couple weeks will play out in the House That Made Katharine McPhee an Unlikely TV Star:

On Wednesday, March 11, Ryan Seacrest will reveal the five guys and five women who advanced from this week’s Top 16 performances based on the public vote. »

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‘Manglehorn’, ‘Spy’, ‘Brand’ headline South by Southwest 2015 film lineup

3 February 2015 12:56 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

South by Southwest, the multi-faceted film, music and technology festival held annually in Austin, TX will feature such upcoming films as Paul Feig’s Spy, David Gordon Green’s Manglehorn, Alex Gibney’s documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, and Ondi Timoner’s Russell Brand profile Brand: A Second Coming as headliners in this year’s film festival lineup.

SXSW runs from March 13 to 21 in Austin and is now in its 22nd year. Variety has details of the 145 films and 100 world premieres bowing at this year’s festival. Brand, as previously reported, will be the festival’s opening night film.

Other notable titles on the list are the Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard, a rough cut of Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck, the directorial debut of 28 Days Later screenwriter Alex Garland, Ex Machina, and a new comedy by Michael Showalter, Hello, My Name is Doris.

On the small screen, »

- Brian Welk

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Aacta awards 2015 – as they happened

29 January 2015 2:11 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The Water Diviner and The Babadook share top film honours and ABC’s The Code is the biggest TV winner. All the red carpet glitz, gossip and gongs from Sydney

Water Diviner and Babadook tie, but at least they’re AussieAactas red carpet: the stars arrive – in pictures

8.58pm Aest

The big winners? The Water Diviner and The Babadook for film, and The Code for its multiple awards in the telly categories.

Plenty more to celebrate and debate in the coming days. We’ll be back on Friday with the best quotes and pictures. Not to mention our weekly film column that sees Luke Buckmaster re-watching the cult classics of Australian cinema, week in week out, for your reading/viewing pleasure.

8.39pm Aest

And, breathe, we’re almost there. Cate and Debs are back on stage to lead into the final and biggest gong of the night: the award for »

- Nancy Groves and Alexandra Spring in Sydney

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Aacta awards 2015 – as they happened

29 January 2015 2:11 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The Water Diviner and The Babadook share top film honours and ABC’s The Code is the biggest TV winner. All the red carpet glitz, gossip and gongs from Sydney

Water Diviner and Babadook tie, but at least they’re AussieAactas red carpet: the stars arrive – in pictures

8.58pm Aest

The big winners? The Water Diviner and The Babadook for film, and The Code for its multiple awards in the telly categories.

Plenty more to celebrate and debate in the coming days. We’ll be back on Friday with the best quotes and pictures. Not to mention our weekly film column that sees Luke Buckmaster re-watching the cult classics of Australian cinema, week in week out, for your reading/viewing pleasure.

8.39pm Aest

And, breathe, we’re almost there. Cate and Debs are back on stage to lead into the final and biggest gong of the night: the award for »

- Nancy Groves and Alexandra Spring in Sydney

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