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In Theaters: 'Little Birds' Are Saying 'For A Good Time, Call' 'Lawless' And 'The Ambassador'

  • By Emma Bernstein
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  • August 31, 2012 6:24 PM
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Labor Day Weekend: the last hurrah of summer and white clothing. As you bask in the relief of the mini vacation it offers, sipping your final mint julep of the season, look back on a time when that cold cocktail would have been spiked with moonshine or, worse, virgin. While you lie out in the fading sunshine, appreciate the fact that you don’t live in a post-apocalyptic desert where genocidal maniacs reign supreme. Or you could just face the cold harshness of the approaching winter head on with the spate of child-victim horror flicks. Yikes. And now, the weekend showings, for all you working stiffs out there.

Review: 'Little Birds' Has All The Insight Of An After-School Special

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • August 29, 2012 6:29 PM
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There's a misconception about some films that utilize a specific location by gussying it up to be a paradise on camera. Often, the results are "Little Birds," which was shot on location at the Salton Sea of California, a formative place for impetuous Lily (Juno Temple) and Alison (Kay Panabaker). The two teenage girls, both the result of trailer park lifestyles, spend their days visiting the saltine beach, admiring the view and dreaming of boys, handsome dark types who will whisk them away to what can be considered the "big city." They appreciate the picturesque landscape, as does the camera. Does the filmmaker?

Exclusive: Juno Temple & Kay Panabaker Get Into Trouble In Clip From 'Little Birds'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 21, 2012 10:58 AM
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There are few actresses working today whose CV is as interesting or diverse as that of Juno Temple, but the past few months have shown just how diverse her range can be. This summer, not only did she have a small role in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," but she also featured much more prominently as one of the key characters in William Friedkin's outrageous "Killer Joe." And as the season winds down, we'll see another avenue for her talents in the indie flick "Little Birds."

First Look Photos: Juno Temple, Leslie Mann & Kate Bosworth In 'Little Birds'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • May 23, 2012 10:20 AM
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We've talked about Elgin James' colorful past on numerous occasions but we're now finally on the brink of seeing what he can offer with his debut film "Little Birds." Born out of the Sundance Labs, the film premiered to a warm reception at Park City last year but -- possibly due to a recent incarceration -- won't see a theatrical release until this summer.

Watch: Juno Temple Dreams Of Los Angeles In 'Little Birds' Trailer

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • April 9, 2012 11:36 AM
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A coming-of-age tale set against a Los Angeles background, “Little Birds” premiered at Sundance, its well-traveled narrative sparked by visual confidence and a rising star in the form of Juno Temple, and a trailer has shown up to display the results.

Cannes Pickups: Open Road Lands 'The Killer Elite'; Millenium Flies With 'Little Birds'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 11, 2011 3:45 AM
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Buyers are very busy at the Cannes Film Festival already in what is proving to be much healthier marketplace compared to last year.

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