Olivia Thirlby

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A straightforward romantic comedy about bringing a know-it-all author to his knee’s, director John Hindman’s first film is surprisingly charming and incredibly well-written. As if we should have expected any less…

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Josh Peck, Not Naked. Also Sans Nike Swoosh.

The star of The Wackness revisits the film on DVD, discusess his possible Nike endorsements, and requests a free Playstation.

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The 2009 competition lineup for the Sundance Film Festival has been announced, and among the entries are some big names and some small ones, all of which are intriguing nonetheless.

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Those among you with a zest for both the indie and international flavor might just remember a little movie from 2006 entitled Paris, je t’aime. Now, from the same producer and an a-list cast of characters comes New York, I Love You.

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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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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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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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Juno

Our good friends over at Coming Soon have stumbled upon a brand new pair of deleted scenes from the upcoming Juno DVD release, which will hit the shelves of your local retailers on April 15th. The two scenes are accompanied by commentary from director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody.

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Juno

On April 15th, Fox Searchlight will bring the indie sensation, four time Oscar nominated Juno to DVD retail outlets everywhere, and those of us who have been Jonesing for more Juno will finally get our just desserts. The clip below, titled “Cafe Triste” has been released by Fox Searchlight today to help build the buzz for the upcoming release.

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

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I’m happy to report that I won’t be getting into any fistfights with critics about Juno — at least, not with too many of them.

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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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We missed Quentin, saw Olivia and finally found out what the big deal was with that Hamlet 2 movie…

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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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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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Small towns are the nicest places when you’re in a good mood and the worst jungles when you feel trapped in depression.

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