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Review: Funny, Emotionally Honest 'The One I Love' Starring Elisabeth Moss And Mark Duplass

  • By Cory Everett
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  • August 18, 2014 5:05 PM
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The One I Love, Duplass, Moss
At first blush, "The One I Love" appears to be just the latest standard operating relationship dramedy to pass through Sundance. But while the relationship at the center of the film is the engine that drives the narrative, there are much more mysterious things going on under the hood. The film centers on Ethan (Mark Duplass) and Sophie (Elisabeth Moss), a couple currently experiencing a rough patch in their marriage. We meet them mid-therapy session in couples counseling, where we learn that Ethan has made a transgression that Sophie isn’t quite ready to forgive. So far, any attempts to rekindle the magic have gone poorly, as evidenced by Ethan’s botched attempt at recreating their first date. On that aforementioned first evening out together, the pair snuck into a stranger’s swimming pool, believing him not to be home, but quickly discovering the opposite and dashing from the property. This time the owner really isn’t home, and so they just float there as a listless, bitter reminder of just how far they’ve come from that early romance.

Elisabeth Moss Eyed For 'True Detective' Season 2, Andrew Dominik Approached To Direct & More Plot Details Revealed

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 5, 2014 9:07 AM
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Elisabeth Moss, True Detective' Season 2, Andrew Dominik
The mystery surrounding the casting for the second season of "True Detective" is beginning to clear up. With Colin Farrell looking more certain for a lead role, and Vince Vaughn now in talks for the second of three lead roles, it appears that HBO is now focused on locking down an actress for that third part, for which a new name has surfaced.

Dakota Johnson Joins Luca Guadagnino’s ‘La Piscine’ Remake; Domhnall Gleeson Joins Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Revenant’

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 30, 2014 6:18 PM
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Fifty Shades Of Grey
“Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson has joined the cast of “I Am Love” helmer Luca Guadagnino’s next picture titled “A Bigger Splash.” This was the film reported as the untitled “sexy thriller” that would star Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Margot Robbie and Matthias Schoenaerts in May.

'Listen Up Philip' Team Alex Ross Perry & Elisabeth Moss Returning With Psychological Thriller 'Queen Of Earth'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 30, 2014 5:34 PM
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Top Of The Lake
One of the The Best Films Of 2014 So Far and one of The Best Films Of The 2014 Sundance Film Festival, there's really not enough good things we can say about Alex Ross Perry's "Listen Up Philip." The indie director hit Park City to premiere his latest and starriest movie yet, and the end result was a picture hailed for its "terrific, attention-getting performances," noting that "it is a remarkable piece of work from this distinctive writer/director." And good news for everybody is that Perry and his 'Philip' star Moss are working together again.

Watch: First Trailer For Sundance Mystery Romance 'The One I Love' With Mark Duplass & Elisabeth Moss

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 17, 2014 1:52 PM
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The One I Love
While the going-away-for-the-weekend-to-save-the-relationship trope is a well worn one, it's taken to new places in "The One I Love." And outside of that, with both "Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass in the lead roles, we'd probably watch this no matter what.

Casting: Elisabeth Moss And Luke Evans Join Ben Wheatley's 'High-Rise,' Craig Roberts Visits 'Red Oaks' & More

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • June 25, 2014 1:42 PM
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High-Rise, Moss, Luke Evans
A terrific cast is forming around U.K. filmmaker Ben Wheatley's net film, “High-Rise." The movie already stars Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons and James Purefoy (HBO’s “Rome”). That’s good enough as it is, but announced last night, joining the cast are “Mad Men” and “Top Of The Lake” star Elisabeth Moss and Luke Evans of “The Hobbit” and the upcoming “Dracula Untold.”

Gérard Depardieu To Star In Abdellatif Kechiche's 'The Real Wound,' Elisabeth Moss Discovers 'There Are Monsters' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2014 11:07 AM
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Top Of The Lake
As Cannes gets closer and buyers, distributors, producers and more gear up to hit the marketplace, lots of casting news will be coming. So strap in for the next round of news, to stay on top of a variety of developing projects.

The 10 Best Episodes Of 'Mad Men'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • April 16, 2014 2:13 PM
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Mad Men
It might not be the pop culture phenomenon that it once was (the grabbier, faster likes of “True Detective” and “Game Of Thrones” having surpassed it at the nation’s watercoolers), but last Sunday saw the return of “Mad Men,” and if the seventh season premiere was anything to go by, it’s as good as it ever was. Matthew Weiner’s show, about the lives of the employees of a Madison Avenue ad agency in the 1960s (and in particular, the alienated, self-reinventing golden boy Don Draper, played to star-making effect by Jon Hamm, and Elisabeth Moss’s secretary-turned-high-flyer Peggy Olsen) has been a critical favorite since it launched in 2007 and almost singlehandedly made AMC a serious home for prestige drama (paving the way for network-mates “Breaking Bad” and “The Walking Dead” in the process).

Watch: New Teaser & Images For 'Mad Men' Season 7 Take Flight

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 20, 2014 11:36 AM
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Mad Men
As writer/creator Matthew Weiner has already made clear, don't read too much into the airport/airplane centered promos for the seventh season of "Mad Men." The motif was mostly selected to allow the cast to look glamorous and they certainly do in this new teaser for the final season of the show. And as you might expect, the final fourteen episodes are gonna be packed.

Watch: First Teaser For 'Mad Men' Season 7 Plus 2-Minute Character Recaps For Don Draper & Peggy Olson

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2014 1:28 PM
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What's the best show on television right now? "Game Of Thrones"? "True Detective"? Or is it "Mad Men"? We'll leave you to argue in the comments section, but there's no doubt Matthew Weiner's ad world drama has been a game changer and we're at the beginning of the end. This spring kicks off the first half of the seventh and last season, with AMC spreading out their money maker to make us all keep tuning it. And the first teaser has arrived (via Vulture).

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