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  1. Oak Lawn to buy, raze two homes with chronic floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... the two houses and demolish them. The costs would be covered 25 percent by the village and 75 percent by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, village manager Larry Deetjen said. There has yet to be a cost estimate, and there must be at least ...

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  2. AFF 2014 Dispatch: Whit Stillman's ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Slackerwood

    ... but didn't think it strong enough for a first film. Which brought us to his first foray into directing -- Metropolitan -- and here the moderator decided to stay for the rest of the alloted time. Stillman called this classic a work of "social ...

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  3. AFF 2014: Sunday Film and Panel PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Slackerwood

    ... 26, 12 pm - 2:30 pm, State Theatre) Whit Stillman Presents Excerpts from The Cosmopolitans -- In films like Metropolitan and The Last Days of Disco , director Whit Stillman explores the lives of young city dwellers who are entertainingly ...

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  4. AFF adds "American Crime," "The Cosmopolitans" to TV programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Austin American Statesman

    ... Horses" doesn't make an appearence, everyone will be very disappointment), Whit Stillman ( Damsels in Distress, Metropolitan ), will present excerpts from The Cosmopolitans, a Paris-set original program from Amazon Studios starring Adam Brody and ...

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  5. Austin Film Festival to Share Preview of John Ridley's AMERICAN...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... was written, directed and executive produced by Oscar winning screenwriter Whit Stillman (Damsels in Distress, Metropolitan) will present excerpts from The Cosmopolitans, a Paris-set original program from Amazon Studios starring American Crime and ...

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  6. Austin Film Festival Announces a Special Preview of John Ridleya s...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... John Ridley ( 12 Years a Slave) and is produced by ABC Studios. Whit Stillman ( Damsels in Distress, Metropolitan ) will present excerpts from The Cosmopolitans, a Paris-set original program from Amazon Studios starring Adam Brody and Chloe Sevigny. ...

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  7. Amazon's original series pilots from Whit Stillman ('The Cosmopolitans') and more: How...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Chloe Sevigny in the Amazon Studios pilot, "The Cosmopolitans," written and directed by Whit Stillman ("Metropolitan.") (David Koskas/Amazon Studios) The recent arrival of the terrific new series "Transparent" on Amazon Prime Instant Video has ...

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  8. Whit Stillman: If racism is not socially acceptable, why is class prejudice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Salon

    Whit Stillman is back with another show about young people enjoying their leisure time - but whatever you do, don't call them "aimless." The director of classics including "The Last Days of Disco" and "Metropolitan" was most recently on movie screens with 2012's "Damsels in Distress," and is now available for streaming with Amazon's "The Cosmopolitans."

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  9. The CosmopolitansRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Lost In Translation

    ... to watch this series if it si picked up. It seems to have some of the better elements from his best films: Metropolitan and Barcelona . Here's a quote form the review by Andrew O'Heir that I linked to that I completely agree with: If I hope that ...

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  10. Whit Stillman serves up a TV pilot for Amazon -- and you can rate itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Whit Stillman movies aren't for everyone. With the precision of a watchmaker, the director has captured the social habits of rich kids in movies like "Metropolitan" and "Last Days of Disco."

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  11. Whit Stillman serves up a TV pilot for Amazon - and you can rate itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... With the precision of a watchmaker, the director has captured the social habits of rich kids in movies like 'Metropolitan' and 'Last Days of Disco.' Stillman's sheltered, often pompous young men and women are all talk and very little action, but ...

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  12. New Amazon TV Pilot ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | IGN

    ... to the respective review for each pilot. Written, directed and produced by Academy Award nominee Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco), The Cosmopolitans follows a group of young American expatriates in contemporary Paris ...

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  13. Armond White: Expats Abroad and at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... Amazon.com web series. But moviegoers should already know them from Stillman's four previous features - Metropolitan , Barcelona , Last Days of Disco , and Damsels in Distress - and, of course, from life. How un-American that few American movies ...

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  14. Whit Stillman Talks the Cosmopolitans, Working with Amazon, Shooting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Collider

    ... for love and friendship in the city of lights. If you've seen Stillman's movies ( Damsels in Distress , Metropolitan , The Last Days of Disco ) you know the type of characters and situations he likes to write about, and I'm happy to say his ...

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  15. Bad Preachers and the 'Hand of God'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Christianity Today

    ... , set among a group of slightly self-important young expats in Paris, if you like Whit Stillman's movies: Metropolitan , Barcelona , Last Days of Disco , Damsels in Distress . It's a talky sardonic-but-affectionate light comedy of manners. But Hand ...

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  16. The New Amazon TV Pilots Ranked, from the Winsomely Promising to the Woefully StupidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... becomes increasingly homogenized for the global box office, TV has offered itself as the new auteur's medium. Metropolitan and Damsels in Distress director Whit Stillman brings his tweed-and-jodhpurs sense of romance to The Cosmopolitans , a talky, ...

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  17. 'The Cosmopolitans': Young, Well-Off and In ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... means trouble. Or, at the very least, unease. The principals in "The Cosmopolitans," with its obvious echo of "Metropolitan," Mr. Stillman's 1990 preppy critique, are a group of American ex-pats trying to create a social life in Paris, where no one ...

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  18. We Watched All of Amazon's Pilots So You Don't Have ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Mashable

    ... love the 80's & I really enjoyed this pilot #RedOaks #AmazonPilots Whit Stillman, best known for his 1990 film Metropolitan , presents a story about a group of expatriates trying to make their way through life in Paris, a task that is filled with ...

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  19. Amazon's 'The Cosmopolitans,' 'Red Oaks' and 'Really': TV ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... its future or even the tone of what you'll see in the next episode, so caveats all around. Whit Stillman ( Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days Of Disco ) has a penchant for the esoteric and the studied, and The Cosmopolitans doesn't disappoint ...

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  20. The Cosmopolitans Review: Adam Brody Leads This American Yawnfest In ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... by acclaimed writer/director Whit Stillman , who was nominated for a screenwriting Oscar for his 1990 debut Metropolitan , and it's just the sort of thing that one would expect from him: a dialogue-driven journey following people who speak and act ...

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