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What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Much Ado About Nothing' For 'The Internship;' 'Wish You Were Here' For 'The Purge'

  • By Emma Bernstein
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  • June 7, 2013 2:46 PM
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The studios have been busy, it seems, preparing for this first June weekend. The bevy of comedies, thrillers, adaptations, docs, and psycho killer little girl stories landing at the multiplexes and art houses are like a big neon sign that reads, "SUMMERTIME!" And really, what says summer better than a movie about interning? (We're talking to you, college students.) Maybe one about a 12-hour period of sanctioned lawlessness? (That's for all those who remember when summer was actually a vacation.) Whatever hearkens the season best, there is so much on the release slate today, you may need a to-do list to make it through the titles. And we'd love to know which films will make your top slots, so clue us in using the comments section below!

Watch: Amber Heard, Shiloh Fernandez & Kellan Lutz Drink 'Syrup' In New Trailer

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • April 10, 2013 1:33 PM
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After an underwhelming trailer and flashy set photos, we thought the film adaptation of Max Barry’s novel “Syrup,” might show up at Sundance. It didn't, but along the way, Magnolia Pictures landed the film and, with a theatrical and OnDemand release around they corner, they’ve also dropped a brand new trailer.

New Pics Of Amber Heard, Kellan Lutz & More In 'Syrup'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 24, 2012 5:31 PM
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Young people doing bad things is a familiar trope in indie flicks, featuring in everything from "The Rules Of Attraction" to "Cruel Intentions" to "The Informers" and more. Amber Heard has already been down that path as the star of "The Informers," and once again it looks like she'll be in a film where everyone seems just a little bit crooked.

The American Dream In A Can: Trailer For Indie 'Syrup' With Amber Heard & Shiloh Fernandez

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 10:43 AM
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Amber Heard and movies based on cult novels don't seem to fit so well together. "The Informers," based on Bret Easton Ellis' book, was largely ignored, while "The Rum Diary" didn't manage to bring much life to Hunter S. Thompson's work. And now comes "Syrup," which brings Max Barry's novel to the big screen, and this trailer suggests that Heard might be going 0-3.

Shiloh Fernandez And Amber Heard Topline Indie Film 'Syrup'

  • By Christopher Bell
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  • May 12, 2011 7:32 AM
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Everything's set to go for "Syrup," which will be author Max Barry's first big screen production of his debut novel. The very favorably-reviewed book will be directed by Aram Rappaport (upcoming "Summer Song" starring "Spy Kids" Alex Vega) and be lead by Shiloh Fernandez from the abhorrent "Red Riding Hood" (and the relatively interesting "Skateland") and Amber Heard from the anticipated, but seemingly long-delayed Hunter S. Thompson flick "The Rum Diary."

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