Jonathan Levine

Jonathan Levine to direct The Sitter

After channeling the 1990s for The Wackness, Jonathan Levine is heading back further in time to bring us The Sitter,

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The Wackness

To help get you in the mood to see The Wackness, our Sundance favorite that is currently spreading across the US, we have scored a few copies of the soundtrack to give away.

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The Wackness

We finally have the release schedule for one of our favorite indie flicks of the year, The Wackness. If you are sick of hearing us blabber on about it and just want to see it already, you may be in luck.

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All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

Jonathan Levine will be delighting audiences with his second film The Wackness soon enough, but what ever happened to his first film, the one with hottie Amber Heard? Oh right… There it is.

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The Wackness

Oh the relief that it brings to finally see a well-cut, red band trailer for the upcoming release The Wackness.

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The Wackness

I’ve got a feeling that you don’t know much about The Wackness. But I also have a feeling that if you did, you might just want to see it.

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As you may already know, if you read my review, I absolutely fell in love with director Jonathan Levine’s mid-90s comedy The Wackness. Starting with this trailer, I hope to bring that love to all of you…

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Amber Heard, star of All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

Back in August of 2006 in Toronto, director Jonathan Levine’s film All the Boys Love Mandy Lane was picked up for distribution. Flash forward to May of 2008, its supposed month of release. Will we see it? It is doubtful, at best…

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Starlet Olivia Thirlby spills the beans on a ‘Wackness’ release date.

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One of my personal favorites of the festival was also the hands down audience favorite as well.

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Allow me to preface this: I could not be happier to hear that director Jonathan Levine’s dark teen drug comedy The Wackness is about to be purchased by a studio for distribution. After waiting all week and talking to Levine on Thursday about the tedious waiting game, it was becoming very frustrating to see that this film had not been picked up by a visionary studio like Fox Searchlight or Focus Features — two companies that could very easily find a way to market this film and put people in the seats. With great marketing, this could just as well have ended up being this year’s Juno. So I am sad to hear from our friends at indieWIRE that Sony Pictures Classics is in the process of closing a deal for The Wackness. This is probably one of the worst things that could have happened for the film, especially considering the way SPC has handled their films over the last 12 months. Take this into consideration: Academy Award nominated animated film Persepolis has made a total of $913k since its release on December 21. So far, it has played on no more that 30 screens. We are not talking about a crappy animated hack-job either — the movie got nominated for a fucking Oscar. But wait, that’s not all. Sony Pictures Classics also buried the return of Francis Ford Coppola, Youth Without Youth. I know the film got critically panned, but you mean to tell me that you can’t make […]

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Sundance rolls on, and with no sleep and plenty more work to do, I keep rolling as well.

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The passionate writer/director behind The Wackness talks about bringing his film to Sundance, his other film All The Boys Love Mandy Lane and the thought of making a sexy werewolf western starring Ben Kingsley.

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I’ve got my grimy hands on a video clip from one early Sundance gem…

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Jonathan Levine’s awesome teen drug comedy could find a studio sugar daddy today. Or at least, that’s the rumor going around.

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We’ve got our first indie film to watch, and it comes in the form of some “Wackness”

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Writer/Director Jonathan Levine has brought his incredibly intelligent, amazingly cast film to Sundance to delight audiences — especially those who were children of the 90s.

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