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  1. Stillman charms with Jane Austen 'Love and Friendship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The China Post

    ... is usually applied to a more modern setting, whether it be early `80s discos or present day dorm rooms ("Damsels in Distress"). Stillman seems a perfect fit for Victorian comedy and the language and customs of Austen, and it works well, although it ...

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  2. Sundance Buzz Pt 1: Birth of a Nation, Manchester by the Sea, TallulahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... epic with lots of shouting and manly martyrdom? I hate Braveheart Love & Friendship Whit Stillman ( Damsels in Distress ) is going period? Huh. That's an unexpected move. This one is set in the 18th century England and stars Kate Beckinsale & Chloe ...

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  3. Stillman tries Jane Austen in charming 'Love & Friendship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Tribune

    ... is usually applied to a more modern setting, whether it be early '80s discos or present day dorm rooms ("Damsels in Distress"). Stillman seems a perfect fit for Victorian comedy and the language and customs of Austen, and it works well, although it ...

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  4. 'Love & Friendship' Review: Stillman and Austen Make a Charming Pair | Sundance 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Collider

    Writer-director Whit Stillman relishes societal pomposity and self-obsessed characters, and his latest film, Love & Friendship , shows that he's adept at skewering ridiculous relationships and selfish people no matter what setting. Although the film is based off Jane Austen 's novella Lady Susan , Love & Friendship has far more in common with Stillman's The Last Days of Disco , Metropolitan , and Damsels in Distress than Emma , Pride & Prejudice , and Sense & Sensibility .

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  5. 'Love & Friendship': Sundance ReviewRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Hollywood Reporter

    Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny reunite with their 'Last Days of Disco' director Whit Stillman for an adaptation of a Jane Austen novella. A breezy twirl back into Jane Austen's world after a bit of a cinematic layoff, Love & Friendship also marks the welcome return of American indie stalwart Whit Stillman five years after his considerably less felicitous Damsels in Distress.

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  6. Returning veteran filmmakers remember their first time at SundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Then in 2010, when "Metropolitan" played in a retrospective, days later, Stillman secured financing for "Damsels in Distress." "Sundance is more open to comedies and quiet, humanistic films than some other festivals where it's a pretty tough, grim, ...

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  7. More supporters than haters': Bollywood ex-porn star Sunny Leone vows to make itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | South China Morning Post

    India's most googled celebrity, the Canadian-born actress says she feels at home in country's film industry after a difficult transition, and is grateful for support she got after hostile TV interview about her past Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has long faced the wrath of India's social conservatives for her porn-star past, but she remains determined to carve a career in Hindi movies even as fresh controversy erupted this week. Canadian-born Leone, whose adult films include Descent into Bondage and Costumed Damsels in Distress , said making the transition to Indian cinema had been difficult but she now felt at home in Bollywood.

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  8. Returning veteran filmmakers remember their first time at SundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Then in 2010, when "Metropolitan" played in a retrospective, days later, Stillman secured financing for "Damsels in Distress." "Sundance is more open to comedies and quiet, humanistic films than some other festivals where it's a pretty tough, grim, ...

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  9. Sundance's returning greats reflect on their first festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Tribune

    ... Then in 2010, when "Metropolitan" played in a retrospective, days later, Stillman secured financing for "Damsels in Distress." "Sundance is more open to comedies and quiet, humanistic films than some other festivals where it's a pretty tough, grim, ...

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  10. Movie of the Week: "Damsels in Distress"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The New Yorker

    ... stylists-is also one of its reigning aesthetic philosophers, as seen (and heard) in his 2012 comedy, "Damsels in Distress." Here, a group of college students-all women-make it a moral mission to transfigure their little world (and the young men in ...

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  11. Sundance 2016 Completes Lineup with New Films from Werner Herzog, Kelly Reichardt and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... one sounds to be possibly Director Whit Stillman will debut his first feature project since 2011's " Damsels in Distress ," this one coming from Ireland, France and Netherlands. " Love & Friendship " takes Stillman in the 1790s, nonetheless adapting ...

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  12. MetropolitanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    ... are considered a trilogy. After a 13-year hiatus, Stillman reappeared in 2011 with his fourth film, Damsels in Distress. Tickets are $12. For more info, visit thetexastheatre.com Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Dallas, and never be bored ...

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  13. Whit Stillman Visits Dallas Wednesday for Metropolitan's 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    ... out there, I asked him which film was his most personal, to which he swiftly answered (to my surprise) Damsels in Distress. We didn't go into details. We didn't have to. (Who am I to challenge the favorite of the bunch from the man who made the ...

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  14. America's Next Top Model's Analeigh Tipton jumps to the big screen (again) in Mississippi GrindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    After scoring supporting roles in Crazy, Stupid, Love and Damsels in Distress, Analeigh Tipton is co-starring alongside Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn in the new gambling drama Mississippi Grind. After scoring supporting roles in Crazy, Stupid, Love and Damsels in Distress, Analeigh Tipton is co-starring alongside Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn in the new gambling drama Mississippi Grind.

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  15. 'Maggie's Plan' Review: Gerwig, Hawke, and Moore Delight in Light Comedy | TIFF 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Collider

    ... Miller 's Maggie's Plan . While Gerwig's eponymous character is reminiscent of her roles in Frances Ha , Damsels in Distress , Mistress America , and others, it still comes off as a fresh performance thanks to strong writing, directing, and a ...

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  16. Baumbach's Mistress a theatrically charming comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Something Wild or Susan Seidelman's Desperately Seeking Susan flavored with a bit of Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress for good measure. Reuniting writer/director Noah Baumbach with his Frances Ha collaborator Gerwig, the film is an energetic, ...

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  17. Greta Gerwig is interested in people who are strugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Detroit News

    ... mostly known for art house and indie fare - Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love," Whit Stilman's sublime "Damsels in Distress," Barry Levinson's "The Humbling" with Al Pacino. "Mistress America" is her third film with the New York-centric Baumbach, ...

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  18. Gerwig and Baumbach up the ante with - Mistress America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... Whit Stillman. I guess that makes sense. Gerwig was the star of Stillman's last film, the tutti-frutti "Damsels in Distress" (2011), and she's able to converse on that plane of high Manhattan folderol of which 1990's "Metropolitan" is still the ne ...

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  19. Capone chats with Mistress America star/co-writer Greta Gerwig and co-star Lola KirkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS), Ti West (THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL), Mark and Jay Duplass (BAGHEAD), Whit Stillman (DAMSELS IN DISTRESS), Woody Allen (TO ROME WITH LOVE), and of course, her most frequent and recent collaborator, Noah Baumbach (GREENBERG), with ...

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  20. Kyle Smith on the Enduring Appeal of Whit Stillman's Metropolitan...Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2015 | Instapundit

    ... is the perfect swan song for one element of it. (For my 2012 podcast interview with Stillman on his film Damsels in Distress, click here . And for my look back at The Last Days of Disco , click here.)

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