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  1. Fast-paced period pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Jerusalem Post

    ... nightlife, The Last Days of Disco (1998). After falling quiet for a few years, he reemerged in 2011 with Damsels in Distress , a comedy about a college student (Greta Gerwig) determined to bring out the best in everyone, a character who had ...

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  2. Maggie's PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | DVD Times

    ... and isn't broken, why try to fix it? Greta Gerwig is such an actress. Through films such as Frances Ha , Damsels in Distress , Lola Versus , and Mistress America , she has hit her stride playing young women attempting to manoeuvre in this crazy ...

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  3. Movie Review: Love & FriendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Wes Anderson than Sense & Sensibility . In writer-director Whit Stillman's ( The Last Days of Disco , Damsels in Distress ) hands, the tale also has an air of Mildred Pearce or Dirty Rotten Scoundrels about it as Lady Susan seems unfazed by the ...

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  4. 'Legends of Tomorrow' Finds Its Vixen in 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Collider

    ... stint on Legends of Tomorrow , many wanted E.K., who made a huge impression in Whit Stillman 's wondrous Damsels in Distress , to return, but her schedule has since seemingly filled up. She remains the voice of Vixen in the character's animated ...

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  5. Ladies & Gentlemen Behaving BadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Eugene Weekly

    ... since 1990's Metropolitan . He's only made five features, and took more than a decade between Disco and Damsels in Distress . If Stillman has eluded your notice until now, that's understandable. But Love & Friendship , his latest, should be his ...

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  6. Bookwaves a " June 16, 2016: Whit StillmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    ... he calls "director's prison," and it took him well over a decade before he returned to directing with Damsels in Distress. His latest film, Love & Friendship, is based on an early Jane Austen novella, and not only has been getting the best reviews ...

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  7. Movie review: Maggie's PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Canada.com

    Greta Gerwig is on fire these days. Having lit up a trio of films by her boyfriend Noah Baumbach and fuelled Whit Stillman's 2012 sorority send-up Damsels in Distress, the actress continues her streak of smart-funny features with the lead role in Rebecca Miller's sly alt-motherhood dramedy Maggie's Plan.

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  8. Movie review: 'Maggie's Plan' brings out Gerwig's bubbly bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... "Hannah Takes the Stairs." She has worked steadily with such directors and Swanberg, Whit Stillman (in "Damsels in Distress") and Noah Baumbach, her off-screen boyfriend and creative collaborator on "Frances Ha" and "Mistress America." In those ...

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  9. Garden Theatre's Special Programs Are a Hit With Princeton AudiencesRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Town Topics

    ... library, and Labyrinth Books. Other films by Mr. Stillman include Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco, Damsels in Distress and Barcelona . Asked how Love and Friendship came into being, he said he had been a fan of Jane Austen since reading ...

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  10. Capone talks language and manners with LOVE & FRIENDSHIP writer-director Whit StillmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... finest performances. The filmmaker essentially went silent for more than 10 years, emerging in 2011 with DAMSELS IN DISTRESS, starring Greta Gerwig, and suddenly Stillman was productive again, and I eagerly anticipated his next work, which came in ...

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  11. Whit Stillman minds his manners making Jane Austen-inspired movie Love & FriendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... that he has brought to fruition - Metropolitan (1990), Barcelona (1994), The Last Days of Disco (1998), Damsels in Distress (2012) - are in a class all their own. Add to this short list of sterling offerings Stillman's latest, Love & Friendship, an ...

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  12. Opening Credits: "Love & Friendship," "Me Before You"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Love & Friendship: Stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny reunite with director Whit Stillman ("Damsels in Distress") for the first time since 1998's "Last Days of Disco," trading the early '80s night club scene for 18th century England in this ...

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  13. Director Whit Stillman's take on Jane Austen's Lady Susan is refreshingly comedicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Charleston City Paper

    ... The distance between Kate Beckinsale's scheming Lady Susan Verning and Greta Gerwig's affected Violet in Damsels in Distress (2011) isn't that far, while the difference between Tom Bennett's Sir Thomas Martin and the dimmer frat boys in that earlier ...

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  14. Movie Review: Whit Stillman's Classist Nostalgia Is Untempered by Wit in Love & FriendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... the second half of the twentieth century. This was particularly apparent in 2011's basically unwatchable Damsels in Distress , which treats a group of college-age women as whimpering neurotics seeking to "reform" the libidos of their male ...

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  15. Movie review: Kate Beckinsale steals 'Love & Friendship,' Stillman's adaptation of AustenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... which is nice, too. The writer-director of "Metropolitan," "Barcelona," "The Last Days of Disco" and "Damsels in Distress" has adapted Jane Austen's early novella "Lady Susan," retitling it after an even more obscure story from Austen's teenage ...

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  16. Film review: Love & Friendship | Money Monster | Alice Through The Looking GlassRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    ... Last Days of Disco. And on the subject of Stillman, this is a much more satisfying comeback than 2012's Damsels in Distress, which was so insular at times it felt suffocating. Having been heavily influenced by Austen since his 1990 debut ...

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  17. Love & Friendship, Whit Stillman's Jane Austen adaptation, finds a...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... 145 years of careful aging, released in cinemas. It was worth the wait. Writer/director Whit Stillman (Damsels in Distress, The Last Days of Disco) has for some reason borrowed the name of another of Austen's bits of juvenilia, calling his story ...

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  18. Review: 'Love & Friendship' is a wonderful Austen adaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the club-going book editors in "The Last Days of Disco," the busy intricacies of the small college in "Damsels in Distress" - and he excels at honing in on the complex rules required to navigate them. In "Love & Friendship," the orbit is even ...

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  19. Review: 'Love & Friendship' is full of biting wit, but not your typical AustenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The writer-director was the sharp wit behind the '90s indie films Metropolitan, Barcelona and The Last Days of Disco . Then it took more than a decade until he made his next movie, with 2011's charming Damsels in Distress .

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  20. A Romance Askew In 'Maggie's Plan'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | KQED

    ... comic greats all understood. Greta Gerwig, an accomplished filmmaker and actress who's been pinned ( Damsels in Distress , Frances Ha Ha , and others) as the go-to ingA nue of American independent film, gets that, too. On the whole, she's made ...

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