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Review: 'Janie Jones' Gets All The Notes Right In The Most Boring Song You Could Imagine

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • October 27, 2011 2:58 AM
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Take the worst successful bar band you can think of (it was Nickleback, don’t lie). Downgrade their talent about halfway. Now imagine the sheer amount of bands that fulfill that criteria, currently on the road shuffling from bar to bar, hoping to get lucky and have that one moment where the public puts down that one brand of shitty vanilla and samples them instead. Barely alive from a somewhat negligible record company relationship, their van heads from motel to motel, barely scraping by as the bandmates drown their free time in a sea of cheap booze and disinterested groupies.

Joe Strummer Would Not Approve Of Poster & Trailer For Abigail Breslin Drama 'Janie Jones'

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • September 14, 2011 4:00 AM
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We were only just talking about how talented young actress Abigail Breslin has some real range, not to mention a whole slate of finished and potential projects. Today we see the poster for one of those potential projects, “Janie Jones,” which we first told you about way back in late 2010.

Alessandro Nivola Replaces Michael Fassbender On Indie-Thriller 'A Single Shot'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • March 15, 2011 1:55 AM
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It really goes to show how far Michael Fassbender has come in this town. A little under a year ago, the actor signed on to star in a David Jacobson-directed adaptation of Matthew F. Jones' thriller "A Single Shot." But since then, Fassbender has dropped the adaptation in favor of collaborations with the likes of Steven Soderbergh, David Cronenberg, Matthew Vaughn, Steve McQueen and soon, Ridley Scott -- and who can blame him?

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