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Half baked – Labor Day review

By Jess Lomas February 4, 2014 American Pie move over, there’s a new awkward pie scene benchmark in Jason Reitman’s unlikely love story Labor Day. Based on Joyce Maynard’s novel of the same name, Reitman’s screenplay feels like an unintentional tribute to a Nicholas Sparks weepy. Single mother Adele (Kate Winslet) has become a recluse […]

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Trailer Debut: Labor Day

Josh Brolin has another idea what you can use leftover peaches for in the first trailer for Labor Day. Written and directed by Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air), Brolin stars as Frank, an escaped convict, serving 18 years for murder, who latches onto teenager Henry (Gattlin Griffith) and his mother Adele (Kate Winslet) […]

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It’s arrested development – Young Adult review

Young Adult – Starring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt and Patrick Wilson. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rated M. Originally published January 16, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. Young Adult arrives on DVD and Blu-ray May 16, 2012. Director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody last collaborated on Juno, a film about a teenage girl who thought she was always the smartest person in the room, and who had to […]

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Nick Offerman joins Diablo Cody’s Lamb of God

Ron Swanson himself, Nick Offerman, is set to star in screenwriter Diablo Cody’s directorial debut Lamb of God, Deadline reports. There are no details on his role at this time, but we presume he will play someone manly. Julianne Hough (Footloose) stars as an evangelical young woman who loses her faith after a plane crash, and […]

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It’s arrested development – Young Adult review

Young Adult – Starring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt and Patrick Wilson. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody last collaborated on Juno, a film about a teenage girl who thought she was always the smartest person in the room, and who had to come to terms […]

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Carrey and Carell to play duelling magicians in Burt Wonderstone

Jim Carrey has been offered a role opposite his former Bruce Almighty co-star Steve Carell in the comedy Burt Wonderstone, The Wrap reports. Carell has long been attached to the project, in which he will star as the eponymous Las Vegas magician who must defeat a rival magic-maker following the death of his assistant. Studio […]

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Trailer Debut: Young Adult

The first trailer for Young Adult has made its online debut and sees Charlize Theron channelling her inner teenager. Written by Diablo Cody (Juno) and directed by Jason Reitman (Juno, Thank You for Smoking, Up in the Air), it’s the first collaboration for the pair since teaming up to tell the story of that quirky […]

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Russell Brand and Julianne Hough for Diablo Cody’s Lamb of God

Russell Brand and Footloose star Julianne Hough are confirmed to star in Oscar winning screenwriter Diablo Cody’s directorial debut Lamb of God. According to Deadline, former Dancing With The Stars dancer Hough has scored the lead role, as “a sheltered young woman who loses her faith after a plane crash and revels in the decadence […]

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Poster Debut: Young Adult

The poster for director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody’s latest collaboration – Young Adult – has debuted online (courtesy of THR). Their last effort – Juno – earned Cody an Academy Award, as well as Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress (Ellen Page). Hopes are high for this one, then! In […]

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First look at Charlize Theron in Young Adult

The first official image of Charlize Theron in Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody’s upcoming collaboration, Young Adult, has debuted online. Theron stars as Mavis Gary, an unsympathetic ghost writer who heads to her hometown to rediscover her identity, and in the process tries to steal her former high school boyfriend (Patrick Wilson) away from his […]

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Jason Reitman does not think you’ll like his new film

When your first three films were critically adored box office hits, it’s probably  a wise move to lower people’s expectations about your upcoming flick. Jason Reitman did just that at a Reynolda Film Festival Q&A, where he shared some choice quotes regarding his upcoming collaboration with Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody, titled Young Adult. According to […]

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Juno’s Reitman and Cody reunite for Young Adult

The creative team behind Juno are set to reteam for the film Young Adult, with Charlize Theron lined up to star. According to Deadline, director Jason Reitman will helm the flick penned by Oscar winning screenwriter Diablo Cody. Deadline also offer a plot synopsis for the film: “Theron plays a ghostwriter of young adult novels […]

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Moving is living – Up in the Air review

Up in the Air – Starring George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rated M. Originally published January 6, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. George Clooney’s smile is pretty much the only thing a film needs to be an enjoyable experience. An entire trilogy of near-plotless heist movies were built entirely on […]

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Segel and Helms to star in Jeff Who Lives At Home

Jason Segel and Ed Helms will star in Jeff Who Lives At Home, a new stoner comedy for mumblecore writer/directors Jay and Mark Duplass. The film, produced by Jason Reitman‘s Right of Way Films and John Malkovich‘s production company Mr. Mudd, has been described as a “Sword in the Stone” style quest. Of course, being […]

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Moving is living – Up in the Air review

Up in the Air – Starring George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rated M. Originally published January 6, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. George Clooney’s smile is pretty much the only thing a film needs to be an enjoyable experience. An entire trilogy of near-plotless heist movies were built entirely on […]

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Moving is living – Up in the Air review

Up in the Air – Starring George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. George Clooney’s smile is pretty much the only thing a film needs to be an enjoyable experience. An entire trilogy of near-plotless heist movies were built entirely on the foundation of his cheeky […]

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Come fly with Clooney – Up In The Air feature trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.com The feature length trailer for Jason Reitman‘s new film Up in the Air has debuted online. Last month we fell in love with the unique teaser trailer, but this new clip gives us a better idea of the film’s storyline. Up in the Air is based on the novel by Walter Kirn and […]

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Up in the Air trailer debut – Juno director flys with Clooney

source: traileraddict.com The spectacular new trailer for director Jason Reitman‘s latest film Up in the Air has arrived. Although we seem to be raving about a bunch of trailers at the moment, this is truly one of the most unique and special we’ve seen of late. The film stars George Clooney as Ryan Bingham, a […]

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