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500 days of Shailene – The Spectacular Now review

By Richard Haridy May 6, 2014 From the outside, The Spectacular Now looks like a generic teen story we’ve seen a million times before: the cool kid falls for the shy, awkward girl and over the course of a summer learns the value of true friendship. What’s most magical about The Spectacular Now is how […]

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Carey Mulligan lead contender to play Hillary Clinton in Rodham

Carey Mulligan is the front-runner to play Hillary Rodham Clinton in an upcoming biopic of the former Secretary of State, THR reports. The British-born Mulligan has overtaken contenders such as Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Chastain, and Emma Stone for the title role in Rodham. Director James Ponsoldt is set to sit down with the actress to […]

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Lived in bars – Smashed review

Smashed – Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, and Nick Offerman. Directed by James Ponsoldt. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Mary Elizabeth Winstead‘s name wasn’t among the recent batch of Oscar nominees. Had it been, it would’ve signified the biggest “little movie that could” success of the season, and a late commendation for her criminally […]

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