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Are Memories Made of This Trailer: Marjorie Prime!

Marjorie Prime takes a look at life, memory and technology as it impacts Marjorie (Lois Smith), an 86-year old woman whose constant companion is a computer simulation of her late husband, Walter (Jon Hamm).

The first trailer for Marjorie Prime looks at how ‘Walter’s’ presence affects Marjorie and her daughter, while asking questions about what do we remember, how do we remember and what should we remember.

Marjorie Prime will open in select theaters on August 18th.

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Surprisingly Uncampy Trailer: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp!

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It’s the first day camp at Camp Firewood. God help us all.

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp premieres on Netflix on July 31st. Brace yourselves!

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Evil Trailer: Minions!

Minions - I'm With Stupid

They’ve been on the planet far, far longer than we have, but it’s only now that they’re getting their own movie. They’re Minions and all they want is to work for the most evil supervillain ever.

Check out the new trailer after the jump.

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Little Yellow Trailers: Minions!

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When I first heard that there was going to be a Despicable Me spin-off starring the Minions, I admit to be doubtful – though he end credits of Despicable Me 2 were pretty funny.

Now, after two trailers (check out the second one after the jump), I’m really looking forward to watching the little yellow guys navigate their way through a feature-length adventure. Minions premieres on July 10th.

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Friends with Kids – Just Seen It Movie Review

Julie’s biological clock is ticking, so she convinces her best friend, Jason to father a child with her. Unlike their married friends, they have an easier time as parents without the complication of being in a relationship. But as they start to date other people, they find their special arrangement unraveling.

Starring Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott and Maya Rudolph.
Directed by Jennifer Westfeldt.
Written by Jennifer Westfeldt.
Produced by Joshua Astrachan, Riza Aziz, Jon Hamm, Jake Kasdan and Joey McFarland.
Genre: Romantic Comedy.

Friends with Kids Creator Jennifer Westfeldt Does It All and Talks to EM!

So you’re going along living your life and suddenly find yourself at a point where most of the people in your inner circle are having kids and you’re the last woman standing so to speak. The dynamics have changed within your relationships and you realize you’ve embarked on a new phase of your life so you end up asking yourself…”Self, what happens next?” Well if you’re Jennifer Westfeldt you partner up with your gorgeous boyfriend who happens to be wonderfully talented and round up your equally smart, funny, talented friends and you write, produce, direct and star in your own film and name it Friends with Kids. Recently I had a chance to sit down with the ever lovely and multi-talented Jennifer Westfeldt to discuss women in entertainment making it happen for themselves, our ten year reunion and of course her wonderful new movie “Friends with Kids”.

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Bridesmaids – Two Crap Trailers; One Pretty Darned Funny Movie!

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I think I laughed maybe twice over the course of the two trailers for Bridesmaids. Despite this, I decided that I would check out the film for a couple of reasons – the producing directing team of Judd Apatow and Paul Feig, and the combination of Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy. It didn’t hurt that Wiig also co-wrote the film. The result is about 75% hilarious and 50% cringeworthy [there’s a 25% overlap…].

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The Town is one of the Best Movies of 2010

The Town Review

Ben Affleck gets a bad rap from critics and fanboys alike. The problem is a few years ago he had a year when he was over exposed and in 5 or 8 movies in one year, then he hooked up with J. Lo and that bread more contempt from moviegoers. Personally, I was never on the Affleck hate bandwagon, I thought he was good in Armageddon and I don’t get the hate for the Daredevil movie – it’s about what I would have expected from it, no it wasn’t a great movie but I didn’t think it was the worst thing since Ishtar either.  Beyond over exposure, the other issue with Affleck is he can only play one type of character – The Boston “Southy”. That is his wheelhouse and he needs to stick with it for a while.  Nowhere is this more evident than in his latest effort, the crime drama The Town.

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