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Jason Segel is The Consummate Everyday Man in 'The Five-Year Engagement'

While some comedies take themselves too seriously or not serious enough to highlight both comedic and dramatic moments, Jason Segel’s writing straddles both worlds and settles for realism, instead.

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'Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition' Proves that the Film Never Loses Its Charm

A friendship that’s tested the boundaries of Hollywood flops and Sexiest Man Alive beauty contests, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck sat down to revisit Good Will Hunting on the 15th anniversary Bluray edition.

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On the Hunt with Patrick Watson

Patrick Watson is the name of the lead singer of the band Patrick Watson. Yet there's no joke about the group's music, which has lead to collaborations with the Cinematic Orchestra and a wildly loyal following. In this expansive interview, Watson tells us all about the journey to the group's latest record ...

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'Hugo': A Love Letter to Cinema

Martin Scorsese makes it hard for you to forget why film is the single most important medium art has to offer, and if you’ve forgotten, he does a damn good job of reminding you.

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Full Monty for the Fans: An Interview with the Fray

Despite the group's chart topping success, The Fray frontman Isaac Slade remains very grounded, finding inspiration in Norman Rockwell, wondering if love is keeping the universe together, and yes, what it means to go "Full Monty" for the fans ...

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'Our Idiot Brother' Is Not as Dumb as It Looks

"If you see people’s best intentions they’re gonna wanna live up to them."

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Chasing the Light: An Interview with Mat Kearney

His father ran a gambling ring outside the back of a cigar shop. His songs have been featured on just about every major TV show on the air right now. From what Mat Kearney tells PopMatters, however, it sounds like he's just getting started.

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'Friends with Benefits' Plays Against Type and Fails

Just as we become comfortable with the new friendship, and their sexual arrangement, like most friends with benefits relationships it begins to slowly unravel and reveal itself as the clichéd romantic comedy it advertises that it isn't.

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'Gia': I Have to Go, We All Have to Go

Angelina Jolie gives an onscreen face and soul to an all too familiar tale of a fallen girl who just wanted to be loved.

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Primitive Thinking: 'Beavis and Butt-Head: Mike Judge's Most Wanted'

Beavis and Butt-Head's primitive thinking spoke to an audience that needed to hear its own thoughts out loud, and even though two cartoon characters were speaking their thoughts, a subversive generation of teens was heard.

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Campy, Preachy, Dancey, Singy: 'Glee: The Complete Second Season'

With characters coming and going faster than a mono outbreak amongst teens, the second season of Glee at its worst is uneven, and at its best finds a voice for gay youth.

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Toni Collette Shows Her Good Parts in The Final Season of 'United States of Tara'

With consistent fantastic writing across the board for all three seasons, and an always innovative perspective on a widely ignored mental illness, it’s easy to deduce that we got all of Tara’s good parts -- from start to finish.

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Cory's Lack of Impulse Control In 'Boy Meets World: The Complete Sixth Season'

Cory struggles with doing everything in his power to overcome his own inadequacies, and often acts on impulse in an effort to launch himself into adulthood.

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