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Nicole Holofcener To Helm 'The Land Of Steady Habits' And More Director News

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 20, 2014 4:59 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Nicole Holofcener The Land Of Steady Habits
It's pretty much a crime that a year has gone by since "Enough Said" hit theaters, and the consistently underrated Nicole Holofcener doesn't have a ton of projects piled on her doorstep. Thankfully, it appears that some movement is finally happening on a new film, and hopefully it won't be too long until the director has another movie on the big screen.

You're On The Clock, Mister: 20 Great Workplace Comedies

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • June 6, 2013 3:10 PM
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This weekend's broad new studio comedy "The Internship" (our review) concerns a couple of schlubs (former wedding crashers Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson) who, finding themselves out of work and hopelessly outdated when it comes to modern technology, apply to become interns at Google. While there, the movie becomes something of a workplace comedy – one in which all of their coworkers are way younger, cuter, and more brilliant.

John Hughes Project 'The Grigsbys Go Broke' Being Revived At Paramount, Because It Worked Out So Well For 'Drillbit Taylor'

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • February 7, 2013 11:22 AM
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John Hughes left us way too soon a few years ago at the age of 59. The once prolific writer/director created some of the most memorable films of the ‘80s and then suddenly retreated from the public eye in 1994. His untimely death put to rest the hope that he would one day return to the director’s chair. Nevertheless, his work shall continue to live on, albeit in the hands of another writer.

Listen: John Hughes' Out-of-Print Commentary For 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • November 27, 2012 11:28 AM
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In the world of DVD commentaries there exist the masterpieces, such as the Soderbergh/Dobbs melee for “The Limey” or the Jackson/Walsh/Boyen trio of LOTR. But there are also the buried classics that must quietly wait for a proper release, which is exactly the status that, up until today, befell director John Hughes' landmark comedy, “Ferris Bueller's Day Off.”

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