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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Mistress AmericaThere was a time when New York-based indie filmmaker Noah Baumbach (The Squid a
Mistress America
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted yesterday
There was a time when New York-based indie filmmaker Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale) was known for perceptive but mostly downbeat movies featuring distinctly unlikable characters. That was before he met actress and fellow filmmaker Greta... Read more
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Denver Post
"Mistress America" movie review: Noah Baumbach's screwball comedy revivalA giddy, heedless zaniness propels the New York comedy "Mistress America," Noah
"Mistress America" movie review: Noah Baumbach's screwball comedy revival
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
A giddy, heedless zaniness propels the New York comedy "Mistress America," Noah Baumbach's of-the-moment homage to the screwball comedies of yore. Yore, in the case of Baumbach and his co-writer and leading lady, Greta Gerwig, means Ye Olde 1980s,... Read more
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Everett Herald
'Mistress America': A Holly Golightly for a new generation‘Mistress America’: A Holly Golightly for a new generation Published: Friday,
'Mistress America': A Holly Golightly for a new generation
Everett Herald / Posted yesterday
‘Mistress America’: A Holly Golightly for a new generation Published: Friday, August 28, 2015, 12:01 a.m. I think most of us have known a fraudulent charmer like Brooke, though it helps to be young and susceptible to fall under such sway.Tracy... Read more
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Philly.com
Greta Gerwig stars in Noah Baumbach's 'Mistress America'And can't you see that people are trying to enjoy a drink? The scene and the m
Greta Gerwig stars in Noah Baumbach's 'Mistress America'
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
And can't you see that people are trying to enjoy a drink? The scene and the movie are written by "Mistress America" star Greta Gerwig, and if the sequence flatters her, so what - Gerwig has addressed the problem of limited roles for women by... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Greta Gerwig explores female friendships in ‘Mistress America’The actress and writer Greta Gerwig is understandably happy with her new film “
Greta Gerwig explores female friendships in ‘Mistress America’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The actress and writer Greta Gerwig is understandably happy with her new film “Mistress America,” which opens in Sacramento this weekend. “It really pleases me that it exists,” Gerwig said in conversation about the New York-set film she collaborated... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
"Mistress America" brings largely empty plot hidden by clever dialogueGreta Gerwig stars as Brooke in "Mistress America." (Special Photo: Fox Searchl
"Mistress America" brings largely empty plot hidden by clever dialogue
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 2 days ago
Greta Gerwig stars as Brooke in "Mistress America." (Special Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures) Greta Gerwig as “Brooke” and Lola Kirke as “Tracy” in “Mistress America.” (Special Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures.) Lola Kirke as “Tracy” and Greta... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
'Mistress America' a portrait of flighty, strong womanThere's a sweetness to "Mistress America" but also a sourness that is both off-
'Mistress America' a portrait of flighty, strong woman
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
There's a sweetness to "Mistress America" but also a sourness that is both off-putting and arresting. The movie explores an appealing, flighty character and at the same time passes judgment on her. And the judgment, oddly enough, isn't a moral... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Mistress America’ a sweet ‘n’ sour sagaThere’s a sweetness to “Mistress America” but also a sourness that is both off-
‘Mistress America’ a sweet ‘n’ sour saga
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
There’s a sweetness to “Mistress America” but also a sourness that is both off-putting and arresting. The movie explores an appealing, flighty character and at the same time passes judgment on her. And the judgment, oddly enough, isn’t a moral... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Mistress AmericaSISTERS IN-LAW: Greta Gerwig, left, and Lola Kisile, right, star as a pair of o
Mistress America
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 3 days ago
SISTERS IN-LAW: Greta Gerwig, left, and Lola Kisile, right, star as a pair of opposites drawn into friendship and sisterhood, by marriage. More haywire than fashionably brittle, Noah Baumbach's is built on a Berlin Diaries/Breakfast... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsZ for Zachariah opens Friday in Dallas. Z for Zachariah (PG-13) Craig Zobel (C
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Z for Zachariah opens Friday in Dallas. Z for Zachariah (PG-13) Craig Zobel (Compliance) adapts Robert C. O’Brien’s novel about three people (Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie, and Chris Pine) who may be the last survivors of an apocalyptic event.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'Mistress America' review: A screwball comedy worthy of Katharine Hepburn and Cary GrantWatching Greta Gerwig make her entrance in "Mistress America," bouncing down th
'Mistress America' review: A screwball comedy worthy of Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Watching Greta Gerwig make her entrance in "Mistress America," bouncing down the stairs of the TKTS booth in Times Square, crying "Welcome to the Great White Way!' with an ironic, it's-so-lame toss of her head is like watching a star come out on a... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
'Mistress America' review: A screwball comedy worthy of Katharine Hepburn and Cary GrantWatching Greta Gerwig make her entrance in "Mistress America," bouncing down th
'Mistress America' review: A screwball comedy worthy of Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
Watching Greta Gerwig make her entrance in "Mistress America," bouncing down the stairs of the TKTS booth in Times Square, crying "Welcome to the Great White Way!' with an ironic, it's-so-lame toss of her head is like watching a star come out on a... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Greta Gerwig goes for big laughs and gets them in 'Mistress America': Q&AGreta Gerwig has hit her creative stride. In "Mistress America," Gerwig plays a
Greta Gerwig goes for big laughs and gets them in 'Mistress America': Q&A
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
Greta Gerwig has hit her creative stride. In "Mistress America," Gerwig plays a woman whose personality is her calling card and her ticket to what she believes will be a fabulous life if only she can reach it. She sings with a band, gets her picture... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Screwball NouveauSILLY IN THE CITY Greta Gerwig, left, co-wrote 'Mistress America' with director
Screwball Nouveau
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 3 days ago
SILLY IN THE CITY Greta Gerwig, left, co-wrote 'Mistress America' with director Noah Baumbach. More haywire than fashionably brittle, Noah Baumbach's Mistress America is built on a Berlin Stories/Breakfast at Tiffany's model. It's told in the second... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento eyes its own walk of fameIf city leaders give their thumbs up, the stars won’t just shine in Sacramento’
Sacramento eyes its own walk of fame
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
If city leaders give their thumbs up, the stars won’t just shine in Sacramento’s sky. They’ll shine in its sidewalks as well. The Sacramento City Council is set to vote Tuesday on Resolution No. 2015, which would green-light the creation of a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rosanna Arquette goes incognito for lunch in Malibu... as it's revealed she served as inspiration for the film Mistress America R
Rosanna Arquette goes incognito for lunch in Malibu
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
... as it's revealed she served as inspiration for the film Mistress America Rosanna Arquette shielded her alabaster complexion in a sun hat and pink shades for lunch at the modern bistro Ollo in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Noah Baumbach's 'Mistress America' a charming flick for the Gen Y setNoah Baumbach is fast turning into Woody-Allen-for-millennials, minus the bagga
Noah Baumbach's 'Mistress America' a charming flick for the Gen Y set
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Noah Baumbach is fast turning into Woody-Allen-for-millennials, minus the baggage of personal scandal. The denizens of Allen’s Manhattan these days sit in delis and kvetch cleverly (the old guys occasionally taking a break to score improbably young,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Film clips“THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL” Rated R. Grade: A- American indie coming-of-ag
Film clips
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
“THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL” Rated R. Grade: A- American indie coming-of-age movies are such a cliche that when a great one comes around you’re knocked for a loop. “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” is such a film, and it marks the arrival of a major... Read more
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Boston Herald
Film clipsRated R. Grade: B+ A stoner spoof of the Jason Bourne films, “American Ultra”
Film clips
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Rated R. Grade: B+ A stoner spoof of the Jason Bourne films, “American Ultra” shows us what two charismatic actors with chemistry and a sense of humor can do with material that is otherwise awfully familiar. “THE DIARYOF A TEENAGE GIRL” Rated... Read more
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Toronto Star
Mistress America, a great screwball comedy about life choicesPeter Howell reviews the latest film by Noah Buambach and Greta Gerwig, Mistres
Mistress America, a great screwball comedy about life choices
Toronto Star / Posted 8 days ago
Peter Howell reviews the latest film by Noah Buambach and Greta Gerwig, Mistress America. We value respectful and thoughtful discussion. Readers are encouraged to flag comments that fail... Read more
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The Atlantic
Noah Baumbach's 'Mistress America' is a Hilarious Portrayal of Generational MalaiseIn the rapidly evolving millennial age, it’s good to know some life experiences
Noah Baumbach's 'Mistress America' is a Hilarious Portrayal of Generational Malaise
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
In the rapidly evolving millennial age, it’s good to know some life experiences are still universal, at least according to Noah Baumbach’s energetic new comedy Mistress America. It opens on the college freshman Tracy Fishko’s (Lola Kirke) first day... Read more
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The Daily Californian
'Mistress America' is an honest representation of the current generationType A personalities populate our busiest cities. They bustle in and out of hig
'Mistress America' is an honest representation of the current generation
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
Type A personalities populate our busiest cities. They bustle in and out of high-rises, grasping opportunities and creating an excess of life wherever they go. “Mistress America” focuses on Brooke Cardinas (Greta Gerwig), one such type A... Read more
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Boston Herald
Greta Gerwig leads familiar romp in ‘Mistress America’The latest from New York City writer/director Noah Baumbach and personal and pr
Greta Gerwig leads familiar romp in ‘Mistress America’
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The latest from New York City writer/director Noah Baumbach and personal and professional partner and co-writer Greta Gerwig, “Mistress America” is not quite as great as its fans think it is. This can be said for many of Baumbach’s films, with the... Read more
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The Irish Times
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Tunes to go “yes” to from Idjut Boys, Disasterpeace, OMD, Emmelie de Forest,
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Tunes to go “yes” to from Idjut Boys, Disasterpeace, OMD, Emmelie de Forest, Andra Day, Feder and others Fri, Aug 21, 2015, 10:59 Conrad McDonnell and Dan Tyler rework some of their back-catalogue for... Read more
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Boston Herald
Greta Gerwig leads familiar romp through ‘America’The latest from New York City writer/director Noah Baumbach and personal and pr
Greta Gerwig leads familiar romp through ‘America’
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The latest from New York City writer/director Noah Baumbach and personal and professional partner and co-writer Greta Gerwig, “Mistress America” is not quite as great as its fans think it is. This can be said for many of Baumbach’s films, with the... Read more
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ABC News
Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach Talk 'Mistress America'Could it be that Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach's romantic chemistry is the key
Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach Talk 'Mistress America'
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
Could it be that Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach's romantic chemistry is the key to their big screen success? The creative duo has co-written and just released the new movie "Mistress America," their third film with Baumbach as director and Gerwig as... Read more
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Silicon Valley
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
Silicon Valley / Posted 9 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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The Daily Review
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
The Daily Review / Posted 9 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Mistress America' review: An engaging New York storyIt's a 90-year-old song lyric, but Lorenz Hart's description of Manhattan (from
'Mistress America' review: An engaging New York story
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
It's a 90-year-old song lyric, but Lorenz Hart's description of Manhattan (from the song "Manhattan") as a "wondrous toy" holds newfound allure for the bright young things — 21st century moderns — populating Noah Baumbach's latest chamber-screwball... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Screwball comedy bounds back into modern moviesWe have a couple of screws loose this month at the movies. First there's the wi
Screwball comedy bounds back into modern movies
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
We have a couple of screws loose this month at the movies. First there's the wide release of the new Noah Baumbach/Greta Gerwig collaboration, "Mistress America," an intriguing modern variation on screwball high comedy of an earlier time. It's not... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Mistress America' review: An engaging New York storyIt's a 90-year-old song lyric, but Lorenz Hart's description of Manhattan (from
'Mistress America' review: An engaging New York story
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
It's a 90-year-old song lyric, but Lorenz Hart's description of Manhattan (from the song "Manhattan") as a "wondrous toy" holds newfound allure for the bright young things — 21st century moderns — populating Noah Baumbach's latest chamber-screwball... Read more
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The New Yorker
Cold-War BromanceWhy make a film of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”? Who at Warner Bros. flicked the s
Cold-War Bromance
The New Yorker / Posted 10 days ago
Why make a film of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”? Who at Warner Bros. flicked the switch when the project got the green light? The demographics do not bode well. Teen-agers at the multiplex, knowing nothing of the TV show, which ran from 1964 to 1968,... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
Oakland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
The Fremont Argus / Posted 11 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
Inside Bay Area / Posted 11 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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The Daily Review
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
The Daily Review / Posted 11 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
'Mistress America' charms with slick dialogueThe first year of college is an anxious time for anybody. The predictable frame
'Mistress America' charms with slick dialogue
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The first year of college is an anxious time for anybody. The predictable framework of high school falls away, and a teenager who lived with her parents is suddenly a free-range semi-adult with her own dorm room and infinite decisions to make about... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
'Mistress America' another great New York storyComparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It'
'Mistress America' another great New York story
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
Comparisons to Woody Allen are hardly uncommon for filmmaker Noah Baumbach. It's easy to understand why. Quirky characters? Check. New York setting? You betcha. Screenplay that makes you want to jot down the clever dialogue and share the... Read more
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Mashable
60 must-see gems on Netflix UK to get you through the weekLONDON — Netflix can be a daunting place. Once you've exhausted your free trial
60 must-see gems on Netflix UK to get you through the week
Mashable / Posted 11 days ago
LONDON — Netflix can be a daunting place. Once you've exhausted your free trial and signed over your soul to months of "where did that £10 go?", wading into the abyss of hours lost to "just one more episode" is a terrifying prospect. It's easy to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Not straight, not gay: just thinking outside the boxIn writing her country’s 2012 anti-gay “propaganda” legislation, the Russian mi
Not straight, not gay: just thinking outside the box
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
In writing her country’s 2012 anti-gay “propaganda” legislation, the Russian minister Yelena Mizulina was careful to include the banning of “distribution of information aimed at forming nontraditional sexual relations”, as if such relations could be... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Straight Outta Compton has scorching debutCast member O'Shea Jackson Jr., who portrays Ice Cube, poses at the premiere of
Straight Outta Compton has scorching debut
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
Cast member O'Shea Jackson Jr., who portrays Ice Cube, poses at the premiere of "Straight Outta Compton" in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters. The biopic about rap group N.W.A. debuted to a blistering $US56.1 million ($NZ85.1 million) this weekend in... Read more
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indieWIRE
Amy Schumer, Greta Gerwig and the Female Reinvention of the Screwball Comedy In a genre that has long domesticated femininity, two writer-actresses have c
Amy Schumer, Greta Gerwig and the Female Reinvention of the Screwball Comedy
indieWIRE / Posted 12 days ago
In a genre that has long domesticated femininity, two writer-actresses have changed the screwball game this summer. When Indiewire sat down with Greta Gerwig last week to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Box office: 'Straight Outta Compton' debuts at $56.1m The debut nearly doubles the film's budget of $29 million in a single weekend
Box office: 'Straight Outta Compton' debuts at $56.1m
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
The debut nearly doubles the film's budget of $29 million in a single weekend. Cast from the movie 'Straight Outta Compton'. Picture: Straight Outta Compton/Facebook. US Box Office,Fast and the... Read more
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Billboard
'Straight Outta Compton' Breaks Out With Massive $56.1MSwaggering into theaters across North America, Straight Outta Compton beat all
'Straight Outta Compton' Breaks Out With Massive $56.1M
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
Swaggering into theaters across North America, Straight Outta Compton beat all expectations, grabbing an estimated $56.1 million -- and leaving The Man from U.N.C.L.E., the weekend's other new wide release, which pulled in a meager $13.5 million, in... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Straight Outta Compton Rules Weekend Box Office With $56.1 Million"Straight Outta Compton" may take place more than two decades ago, but its them
Straight Outta Compton Rules Weekend Box Office With $56.1 Million
Boise Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
"Straight Outta Compton" may take place more than two decades ago, but its themes of racial tension, poverty, and police brutality still speak to moviegoers living in a post-Ferguson world. The biopic about rap group N.W.A. debuted to a blistering... Read more
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Boston Herald
Greta Gerwig’s a real eye-opener in screwball comedyNEW YORK — It’s nearly 10 minutes into the film, but there’s no missing Greta G
Greta Gerwig’s a real eye-opener in screwball comedy
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
NEW YORK — It’s nearly 10 minutes into the film, but there’s no missing Greta Gerwig in “Mistress America” when she makes a diva-like entrance in this screwball comedy opening Friday. Gerwig, who co-wrote the “Mistress” screenplay with her partner... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
From Holly to Annie to Brooke: the women of cinema who personify New YorkThe actress Greta Gerwig surely deserves to receive the keys to New York in rec
From Holly to Annie to Brooke: the women of cinema who personify New York
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
The actress Greta Gerwig surely deserves to receive the keys to New York in recognition of her on-screen celebrations of that city. Two years ago, in Frances Ha, she played an eternally jubilant dancer who ping-ponged between apartments without ever... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Gerwig juggles acting, writing with 'Mistress America' Posted Aug. 14, 2015 at 2:41 PM NEW YORK — Greta Gerwig is sitting in a Gree
Gerwig juggles acting, writing with 'Mistress America'
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Posted Aug. 14, 2015 at 2:41 PM NEW YORK — Greta Gerwig is sitting in a Greenwich Village cafe trying to explain how she goes from being fully enmeshed in creating a film co-writing it,... Read more
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