Youth in Revolt

It’s got to be difficult enough to simply stand there in front of all those people and equipment and play costume make-believe. So that must go double the moment you’re asked to interact with anything that isn’t there, such as a big CGI dinosaur or any given Andy Serkis role. Worse than that, there are also times when actors have to play both sides of a conversation. Not only do they have to pretend to interact with an imaginary role – but also play that imaginary role interacting right back at them. It sounds complicated, so here are some of the best instances.

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This Week in Blu-ray

June was a rough month for This Week in Blu-ray. Only a few of you actively missed it, judging by the emails, but I’m sure that even more of you felt a hole in your very souls due to the lack of weekly Blu-ray buying advice. By my count I am four weeks behind as of today, four weeks that each had worthy releases — some of which you may have purchased already. So in an effort to be brief, I’ve selected the most prominent releases and mixed them in with the Blu-rays hitting shelves this week. It’s my way of smashing four weeks of release together and wiping away the blood. In the end, it should give you a good road map for what you should have been doing all along.

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Sexy Japanese nurses! Bloody revenge! Teens with lascivious split personalities! An overdue library book lost in the apocalypse! More bloody revenge! Not MacGruber! Jews and Aussies! Rip Torn’s poop-covered buttocks! And a romantic comedy from the director of Daredevil!

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This week, on a very special episode of Reject Radio, we discuss the finer points of something or other.

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Rob Hunter takes on this week’s release of Youth in Revolt, a smart comedy in which Michael Cera plays not one, but two awkward characters.

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Fat Guys at the Movies

Kevin and Neil ring in the new year after a band of gremlins attack the Magical Studio in the Sky and set fire to everything. After a brief rebuild, things get back in order and the Fat Guys take a moment to talk about the sure-to-be billion-dollar blockbusters coming out this fine, fine first week of January.

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It promises to be another weekend of Avatar domination. Yes, there are three new movies rolling out wide: Daybreakers, Leap Year, and Youth in Revolt. But who is really kidding who here?

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Rob Hunter leads you into the valley of despair known as January, with a week-by-week guide of all the major (and limited) releases.

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YouthInRevolt

The first trailer for Youth in Revolt, the Michael Cera-led comedy about a young man who invents an alternate persona in order to be ‘bad enough’ for the girl of his dreams, fell short by a measure or two. This redband trailer is better, trust me.

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Dimension Films has released the full-length trailer for the upcoming comedy Youth in Revolt, starring Michael Cera. It is hilarious, but also quite revealing.

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The beard enthusiast (and sometimes actor) is in talks to voice Humpty Dumpty. Beats getting high and agreeing to G-Force.

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Thursday, October 22nd was the first official day of the Austin Film Festival. Come inside and see what sex columnist and all-around funny girl Bethany Perryman has to say about that.

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Normally a move like this could signal an upcoming bomb, but this might actually be good news for audiences and for Youth In Revolt.

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This week, on a very special episode of Reject Radio, we Inglouriously review the recent releases while getting Thirsty and coming up with awkward puns for the film titles. We also get voted World’s Greatest Dad or something. Seriously, I’m not even trying anymore because my attention span is so Shorts.

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You knew that it was coming — countless spinoffs and reenactments of the Christian Bale tirade on the set of Terminator Salvation. This time it is Michael Cera and director Miguel Arteta capitalizing on Bale for a little viral marketing spot for their upcoming film Youth in Revolt, which is based on a wildly popular book by C.D. Payne.

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FSR reader Christopher M. has hit us with a double-shot of first looks this afternoon, the second of which being a gallery of set photos from the upcoming comedy Youth in Revolt, starring Michael Cera.

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Michael Cera and Steve Buscemi

The prospect of Michael Cera playing a gawky, sex-crazed fourteen year old who destroys a family vacation all in the name of trading in his V-Card and tasting that sweet, sweet nectar of maturity for the first time either sounds too perfect or too obvious.

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