Articles tagged greg mottola

1 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Adventureland

A hugely enjoyable blend of humor and agony that captures the confused, painful, but open-ended state of late adolescence.

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Adventureland: Bastards of Young

A loping comedy of displacement that snaps off dozens of easy laughs without breaking a sweat, Adventureland transcends the indie comedy trap by dint of not being content merely to capture its milieu but to animate it.

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3 Apr 2009 // 5:20 AM

Adventureland

Adventureland is as tidy and predictable as it sounds. And it falls into that annoying trap that seems to plague this sort of film, relying on an unrelenting '80s soundtrack to set tones and cue plot points.

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The Music of Adventureland (stream)

Greg Mottola’s upcoming Adventureland extends his Superbad interest in awkward young coupling, but this time around he’s chosen a more romantic approach. The

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19 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Seth Rogen turns his adolescence into ‘Superbad’

LOS ANGELES—Earlier this summer, when writer-producer Judd Apatow was promoting his new comedy “Knocked Up,” he was asked by a skeptical reporter if he

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18 Aug 2007 // 4:30 AM

Superbad

Though it seems like a thoroughly modern experience, Superbad does have a delicious throwback mentality, a sense of humiliating history reminiscent of those days in back of the classroom, trading newly learned dirty jokes with your fellow classmates.

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17 Aug 2007 // 4:20 AM

Superbad

The focus remains unchanged: scared, eager boys make their clumsy ways toward a semblance of self-awareness.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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