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  1. Paper TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 |

    ... out anything like this, the characters are strong enough to hold our attention, and director Jake Schreier (Robot & Frank) keeps the tone grounded and honest enough to make us care. Although the final little sermon about "what I've learned" feels ...


  2. Paper TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | This Is Bristol

    ... d-winning novel, 'Paper Towns' is a high school romantic comedy from Jake Schreier, the acclaimed director of 'Robot & Frank'.


  3. Paper Towns: Book to filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 |

    Today, Hartford Books Examiner offers a book-to-film analysis of John Green 's Paper Towns , published in 2008 and currently playing on a big screen near you. There is a common belief among readers that film adaptations seldom live up to their source material, let alone rise above it.


  4. Caitlin Carver, Alabama native, talks 'Paper Towns' role, 'The Fosters,' moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Alabama Live

    ... him and thought, "This guy is amazing." We talked while I was on set for that commercial and he told me about "Robot & Frank" and I went home and watched it and was a huge fan. So then I guess it was about two months later or something I got the ...


  5. a Cop Cara entertaining but fizzlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Burlington Times News

    ... too, if you had that moustache. Director Jon Watts, who co-wrote the script with Christopher D. Ford ("Robot & Frank"), is at the wheel, delivering a compact spine-chiller filled with low-budget thrills. Watts, tapped to direct the next movie in the ...


  6. Kevin Bacon a high point as twisted, corrupt sheriff in 'Cop Car'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Daily Herald

    ... This leaves the children in a tight spot, which Watts, who cowrote the spare script with Christopher D. Ford ("Robot & Frank"), just keeps drawing tighter, like a noose. It's an effective strategy, if at times the danger that the boys are in -- ...


  7. Next Spider-Man reboot director Jon Watts talks 'Cop Car' starring Kevin BaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Press-Telegram

    ... was a sort of seriousness," says Watts, who wrote the screenplay with regular collaborator Christopher Ford ("Robot & Frank"). "They didn't feel like child actors. They feel like they were going to think deeply on these decisions they made, even ...


  8. 'Paper Towns' film rendition: Sublime cast, diluted messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Michigan Daily Online

    ... film that has had its message diminished in favor of conventional entertainment. Directed by Jake Schreier ("Robot & Frank"), "Paper Towns" tells the story of high school senior Quentin Jacobsen (Nat Wolff, slightly less engaging than his supporting ...


  9. Frank Langella to return to Broadway in 'The Father'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Sept. 1, 2012 file photo, U.S actor Frank Langella poses during the photo call of the movie "Robot and Frank" at the 38th American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France.


  10. Theatrical Review: Paper TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 |

    John Green continues his winning streak both with readers and moviegoers, young and old alike. Director Jake (Robot & Frank, Alpha House) Schreier adds an impressive notch to his small but impressive resume with the inclusion of Paper Towns , a book ...


  11. The robot uprising: whose side are you on?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Radio Times

    Robots, eh? Sometimes they look like Austrian bodybuilders. Sometimes they look like Gemma Chan in Humans.


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

    Jul 27, 2015 |

    ... 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 .


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

    Jul 26, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Jul 26, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 25, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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."


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

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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 ...