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  1. 'Paper Towns' review: A poorly mapped teenage mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... ze the cliched "live in the moment," glory days of high school. Director Jake Schreier directed the wonderful "Robot & Frank," but his "Paper Towns" falls flat and will be a forgettable stop on the journey through 2015's movies .

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  2. For teen romance 'Paper Towns,' Jake Schreier draws from ... Scorsese?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Crescent-News.com

    ... Goonies." Schreier, 33, is an unlikely person to tackle this teen material. Just three years ago, he made "Robot & Frank," a gentle futuristic story about an aging burglar and his new pet machine. The movie had its premiere at Sundance, where it ...

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  3. Indie focus: Movies go to work, 'Paper Towns,' 'The Passenger' and our podcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    ... a few times before. "It is a little unfortunate no one turns into a vampire." Schreier's previous feature, "Robot & Frank," was in fact our very first Indie Focus Screening Series event. I also interviewed Schreier and wrote about the film then. The ...

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  4. Robot reveals intracacies of the Humans touchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... too. Her and Ex Machina are both about the tricky dynamic between men and women in the contemporary world; Robot & Frank is about the worry and guilt we feel about our aging parents. And Humans is about the modern family, about shifting male and ...

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  5. On screen: 'Paper Towns' a big step for Berkeley native Jake SchreierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    "Paper Towns," a coming-of-age film based on a novel by John Green , opens in theaters on Friday, and if all goes well, it could be a big career break for director A native of Berkeley, Schreier has a resume largely comprising music videos and commercials. In 2012, he made his theatrical debut with "Robot & Frank," an independent sci-fi film that earned raves at Sundance.

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  6. Paper Towns Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think About the Cara Delevingne Movie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | E! Online

    ... Stars ) and each step of the way feels natural (if not entirely believable) because director Jake Schreier ( Robot & Frank ) and screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber ( The Spectacular Now , The Fault in Our Stars ) allow them to be who ...

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  7. 'Paper Towns' inserts intrigue into typical teen-drama formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... on the adventure are Margo's best friend Lacey (Halston Sage) and Radar's girlfriend Angela (Jaz Sinclair). "Robot & Frank" director Jake Schreier brings energy and authenticity to the story, imbuing classic scenes with a sense of newness, while ...

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  8. Review: 'Paper Towns' is simply captivatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | ABS-CBN News

    If you're looking for a break from post-apocalyptic teen films, you can do no wrong than to check out "Paper Towns." The film adaptation of the book of the same name written by John Green boasts a screenplay by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, the writing tandem responsible for the widely popular hit "500 Days of Summer."

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  9. Movie review | Mystery energizes Paper TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... her best friend, Lacey (Halston Sage); and Radar's girlfriend, Angela (Jaz Sinclair). Director Jake Schreier ( Robot & Frank ) lends energy and authenticity to the story, imbuing classic scenes with a sense of newness while maintaining the ...

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  10. 'Paper Towns' review: Smart, soulful teen entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | New York Daily News

    ... ending they'll face in life. Director Jake Schreier previously showed a flair for older interior lives with "Robot & Frank." He does the same here with kids on the verge of adulthood. "Paper Towns" arrives with less fanfare - and with a better sense ...

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  11. Paper Towns ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | IGN

    ... Our Stars) and each step of the way feels natural (if not entirely believable) because director Jake Schreier (Robot & Frank) and screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber (The Spectacular Now, The Fault in Our Stars) allow them to be who ...

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  12. Emotional Maps And 'Paper Towns'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... the suburban darkness helping her exact revenge against her cheating ex-boyfriend. Director Jake Schreier ( Robot & Frank ) propels us forward like Margo grabs Quentin, moving the action at an entertaining clip, with a minivans-and-manicured-lawns ...

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  13. Opening Credits: 'The Overnight,' 'Paper Towns,' 'Pixels,' 'Southpaw'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Overnight: Taylor Schilling and Adam Scott star in this R-rated comedy about a married couple who relocate to Los Angeles and find their decorum challenged by a new set of friends. Produced by the prolific Duplass brothers , expect a more high-minded, realistic approach to the kind of uncomfortable raunch seen in last year's "Sex Tape."

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  14. Paper TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | RollingStone

    If you blubbered through John Green's The Fault in Our Stars and the emo-blockbuster squeezed from its bestselling YA pages, you probably won't cry all that much at the movie constructed from Green's Paper Towns. Wait, that's a good thing.

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  15. Romantic mystery - Paper Towns' has its moments.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | SFGate

    "Paper Towns," from "The Fault in Our Stars" author John Green , isn't so much a teen romance as it is romantic about teens - for better or worse. Ordinary guy Quentin has ordinary ambitions as he and his two nerd besties wrap up the gauntlet of ceaseless discomfort that is high school.

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  16. 'Paper Towns' review: Film hits all the right John Hughes-inspired notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | TwinCities

    ... on the adventure are Margo's best friend Lacey (Halston Sage) and Radar's girlfriend Angela (Jaz Sinclair). "Robot & Frank" director Jake Schreier brings energy and authenticity to the story, imbuing classic scenes with a sense of newness, while ...

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  17. 'Paper Towns' review: John Hughes would approveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... on the adventure are Margo's best friend Lacey (Halston Sage) and Radar's girlfriend Angela (Jaz Sinclair). "Robot & Frank" director Jake Schreier brings energy and authenticity to the story, imbuing classic scenes with a sense of newness while ...

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  18. 'Paper Towns' review: No fault in these starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jersey Journal

    "Paper Towns" is a movie about not judging people based on quick impressions. It's an old lesson, perhaps, but one worth applying to the film itself: It's smarter than it looks.

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  19. 'Paper Towns' hits all the right John Hughes-inspired notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Wave

    ... on the adventure are Margo's best friend Lacey (Halston Sage) and Radar's girlfriend Angela (Jaz Sinclair). "Robot & Frank" director Jake Schreier brings energy and authenticity to the story, imbuing classic scenes with a sense of newness, while ...

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  20. Film review: a Paper Townsa hits all the right John Hughes-inspired notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... adventure are Margo's best friend Lacey (Halston Sage) and Radar's girlfriend Angela (Jaz Sinclair). “Robot & Frank” director Jake Schreier brings energy and authenticity to the story, imbuing classic scenes with a sense of newness, ...

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