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  1. Movie Review: Buddy comedy - Snatched' exhausts chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | TheMonitor.com

    ... Levine provided fresh, endearing takes on films as diverse as vampire romance ("Warm Bodies") and illness dramedy ("50/50") but sputtered on 2015's buddy comedy "The Night Before." To have admired their superior work over the years makes this dud of ...

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  2. Goldie feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | NewsReview.com

    ... for ransom, with nobody but their nerd son/brother (Ike Barinholtz) to save their asses. Director Jonathan Levine (50/50) isn't afraid to take things to mighty dark places - Emily's attempts to free her and mom from their captors has a body count - ...

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  3. FilmlandThrowaway ThrowbacksSnatched and King ArthurRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... influences but I can say that Schumer, writer Katie Dippold ( The Heat , Ghostbusters) and director Jonathan Levine ( 50/50 , The Night Before ) are all of the same generation: my generation. And I know that I was very much influenced, in my long ...

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  4. Snatched - ReviewRead the original story

    Tuesday May 16 | IndieLondon

    ... (as a mute ex special ops solider). Director Jonathan Levine - who has delivered career highs such as The Wackness and 50/50 - is more content to throw one set piece after another at the screen in the hope that some will deliver more laughs. But ...

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  5. 'Snatched' Director Jonathan Levine on Taking a More Visual Approach to Comedy [Interview]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | /film

    ... are some cool songs in Snatched , but I would say they're maybe not as central as the music was to The Wackness or 50/50 . Well, it's interesting because this movie, I said it to my editor at the beginning, this isn't going to be a music-driven ...

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  6. Movie Review: Snatched - lazy comedy fails to give Schumer, Hawn chance to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... fun buddy comedy Heat and last year's Ghostbusters remake. Odd pacing from director Jonathan Levine ( Warm Bodies , 50/50 ) and poor editing doesn't help either. Perhaps the film's biggest crime though is confining the vibrant, bubbly Hawn to the ...

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  7. Weekend Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Leads Pack Again with $66 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | Collider

    For those worried that Marvel and DC movies are taking over the box office at the expense of nearly all other movies, this weekend probably didn't make you happy. Snatched , the latest film from Jonathan Levine , he of The Night Before and 50/50 , attempted to capture the Mother's Day crowd by pairing Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn and didn't find much of an audience.

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  8. 'Snatched': Christopher Meloni, Wanda Sykes and Ike...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | Collider

    In theaters this weekend is Snatched , the R-rated mother/daughter buddy comedy from 50/50 and Warm Bodies director Johnathan Levine . The film stars Amy Schumer as Emily Middleton, a woman who finds herself bottoming out in life when she's fired from her menial job and dumped by her boyfriend on the eve of an exotic vacation.

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  9. Weekend Movie Review: Amy and Goldie get 'Snatched'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | Towleroad

    ... himself to rescue them. He leaves the door wide open despite no return date. Director Jonathan Levine ( Warm Bodies, 50/50 ) shoots this bit with absurdly broad slo-mo to amp up the comic courage but I couldn't laugh. Because, excuse me, WHAT ABOUT ...

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  10. Amy Schumer, 'Snatched' Director on Movie's Real-Life InspirationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Hollywood Reporter

    Fox is likely hoping that many real mothers and daughters flock to the theater this weekend to see Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer as fictional family members on a South American vacation gone wrong in Snatched . In making the film, Schumer, director Jonathan Levine and writer Katie Dippold all drew on their own real-life experiences with their parents.

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  11. Capone says the flawed Amy Schumer-Goldie Hawn comedy SNATCHED still manages to find the funnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... write SNATCHED, which comes courtesy of writer Katie Dippold (THE HEAT, GHOSTBUSTERS) and director Jonathan Levine (50/50, WARM BODIES, THE NIGHT BEFORE), both very talented comedy creators in their own right. But more specifically, shoehorning ...

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  12. Hawn's return makes Snatched a comedy bargainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Levine's latest bit of crazed lunacy might not be as inventive or as effective a genre mash-up as previous films like 50/50, Warm Bodies, The Night Before or All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, but that doesn't make it any less fun. It's an episodic bit ...

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  13. 'Snatched' Review: Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn Together Is Something SpecialRead the original story

    Friday May 12 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... a special co-star (Amy Schumer) and a special director: Jonathan Levine, whose past work includes the cancer dramedy, 50/50, and the stoner Christmas carol, The Night Before. In ... To entice Goldie Hawn back to the big screen -- for her first film ...

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  14. Melissa McCarthy Rolls Down NYC Street Dressed as Sean Spicer Ahead of Hosting 'SNL'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    Chris Pratt Says He and Anna Faris Are Very Competitive About Bedtime Stories: 'We Get a Kick Out of That' Fans have been speculating that Harry Styles' new song, "Two Ghosts," is about his relationship with Taylor Swift, which ended over four years ago. To entice Goldie Hawn back to the big screen -- for her first film in 15 years -- it took a special script , a special co-star and a special director: Jonathan Levine, whose past work includes the cancer dramedy, 50/50, and the stoner Christmas carol, The Night Before.

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  15. Harry Styles Addresses Whether 'Two Ghosts' Is About Taylor Swift: 'It's Pretty Self-Explanatory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... a special co-star (Amy Schumer) and a special director: Jonathan Levine, whose past work includes the cancer dramedy, 50/50, and the stoner Christmas carol, The Night Before. In ... To entice Goldie Hawn back to the big screen -- for her first film ...

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  16. 'Snatched' Proves That A Terrible Movie Can Still Make You LaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Sfist

    ... Katie Dippold, who also wrote several Melissa McCarthy vehicles, including the Ghostbusters reboot, and is directed by 50/50 and Warm Bodies director Jonathan Levine, and there's an odd, almost surreal quality to much of the movie. It's not just ...

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  17. 'Snatched': Jonathan Levine and Paul Feig on Their Love for Female-Driven StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Collider

    ... front-and-center in The Heat , Spy , and Ghostbusters . With Snatched , Feig is at it again as producer. Directed by 50/50 and Warm Bodies director Jonathan Levine , Snatched delivers adventure, raunchy humor, and a story of mother-daughter bonding ...

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  18. EXCLUSIVE: 'Snatched' Director Jonathan Levine on 'Half Frontal,'...Read the original story

    Friday May 12 | ETonline

    To entice Goldie Hawn back to the big screen -- for her first film in 15 years -- it took a special script , a special co-star and a special director: Jonathan Levine, whose past work includes the cancer dramedy, 50/50 , and the stoner Christmas carol, The Night Before . In his latest, Levine is tackling mother-daughter bonding and ET phoned the director to discuss the road to bringing Hawn out of semi-retirement, doing improv with Schumer and the movie he would like to direct with Jennifer Lawrence.

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  19. Movie reviews: Raunchy mother-daughter comedy 'Snatched' earns its laughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | CTV

    ... a giggle followed by a laugh every few minutes but director Jonathan Levine ("Warm Bodies," "The Night Before" and "50/50") has a good grasp of the humour, action and mushy stuff, finding a pleasing balance between all three. Terry Gilliam once told ...

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  20. 'Snatched' movie review: Goldie Hawn, Amy Schumer team up for mother/daughter comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | NOLA.com

    ... walls and a scorpion in the corner. Written by Katie Dippold ("Ghostbusters") and directed by Jonathan Levine ("50/50"), "Snatched" follows a familiar playbook for modern comedies, which depend less on verbal wit and observational insights than ...

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