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Review: 'Thanks For Sharing' Starring Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim Robbins, Pink & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 17, 2013 7:57 PM
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Thanks For Sharing
It's safe to say that sex addiction is no longer the misunderstood step-brother to alcohol and drug addiction. Thanks to reality television, cable shows like "Californication" and last year's awards season contender "Shame," the stigma around sex addiction, of it not really being a problem or something that only affects scuzzy perverts, has long since evaported. Which makes Stuart Blumberg's directorial debut "Thanks For Sharing" all the more curious. An uneven, somewhat out-of-time dramedy, the film takes great pains to confirm that sex addiction is just like any other addiction, but isn't sure what to say beyond that.

Watch: Mark Ruffalo & Gwyneth Paltrow Enter The Honeymoon Phase In 2 Clips From 'Thanks For Sharing'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 16, 2013 9:20 AM
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If sex is like a drug, what happens when you get addicted? How do you navigate relationships, and keep your life in order? Those are the questions that power "The Kids Are All Right" writer Stuart Blumberg's directorial debut "Thanks For Sharing," a dramedy about that chronicles the struggles of a longtime sex addict who is eager not to be defined by his disease.

‘Thanks For Sharing’ Soundtrack features The Heavy, The Mountain Goats, St. Vincent & More

  • By Kristen Lopez
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  • September 4, 2013 11:15 AM
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“Thanks for Sharing” has been on our radar for the last few months. The story of a sex addict (Mark Ruffalo) and the woman he tries to make a relationship with will finally be coming to theaters, in limited release on September 20th. It just grazed the honorable mentions of the ten must-see movies of September, and while writer Kevin Jagernauth was unimpressed with its “thin” and “conventional” storytelling, he was surprised by actors Mark Ruffalo and Gwyneth Paltrow. His original review from the Toronto International Film Festival can be found here.

Watch: New Trailer For Sex Addiction Dramedy 'Thanks For Sharing' With Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow & Josh Gad

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 22, 2013 12:37 PM
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Sex addiction is a very real problem, but we're betting it's only at the movies where someone suffering from the disease would have Gwyneth Paltrow strutting around in lingerie in their apartment. But such is the battle Mark Ruffalo faces in the dramedy "Thanks For Sharing" from "The Kids Are All Right" writer Stuart Blumberg.

Watch: Mark Ruffalo Can't Stop Doing It In Trailer For Sex Addiction Dramedy 'Thanks For Sharing'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 26, 2013 1:14 PM
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Who would have thought that sex addiction would become kind of... passé? Once a sort of taboo disease that made great fodder for tabloid talk shows, it's now positively mainstream, sitting alongside alcohol and drug addition as a treatable affliction you can learn to live with, with most folks now having a better understanding of what it's all about. But the movie world has yet to truly tackle the subject ("Shame" being one of the most high profile in recent years), but "Thanks For Sharing" will take a stab at it.

IFC Picks Up Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium,' Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions Nab 'Thanks For Sharing'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 11, 2012 6:01 PM
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After a slow start, acquisitions at the Toronto International Film Festival, one of the key dates in the diary for the independent film world, continue to gather apace. Following on from "A Place Beyond The Pines," "Stories We Tell," "Lords of Salem," "Imogene," "The Unknown Known" and various others, two other high-profile pictures landed a home today.

TIFF Review: 'Thanks For Sharing' The Uneven Dramedy Version Of 'Shame'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 9, 2012 8:12 PM
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It's safe to say that sex addiction is no longer the misunderstood step-brother to alcohol and drug addiction. Thanks to reality television, cable shows like "Californication" and last year's awards season contender "Shame," the stigma around sex addiction, of it not really being a problem or something that only affects scuzzy perverts, has long since evaported. Which makes Stuart Blumberg's directorial debut "Thanks For Sharing" all the more curious. An uneven, somewhat out-of-time dramedy, the film takes great pains to confirm that sex addiction is just like any other addiction, but isn't sure what to say beyond that.

10 Films We're Looking Forward To Seeing At The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 4, 2012 9:57 AM
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Sundance has the indie cred. Cannes gets the big names in world cinema, and the best parties. Venice has the best location, and often the most interesting line-up. Berlin contains the hidden gems. SXSW is the up-and-comer. Telluride has the mountain air. But increasingly, the Toronto International Film Festival is becoming the most important in the film industry.

New Images From 'Looper,' 'The Silver Linings Playbook' & 'Thanks For Sharing'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 24, 2012 5:27 PM
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It was movie nerd Christmas morning today as TIFF unwrapped their first wave of titles for the festival in September and it's bountiful, with new films from Terrence Malick, Derek Cianfrance, Joe Wright, Robert Redford, Noah Baumbach, The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer and much, much more. And as usual, there is lots of promo material to be found on the festival's website, but our first new look comes from the dudes over at HeyUGuys.

First Look: Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim Robbins In Sex-Addiction Comedy-Drama ‘Thanks For Sharing'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 16, 2012 3:19 PM
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All it takes is one little film to bust down a taboo, and so it's seemingly been done with Steve McQueen's "Shame." The critically-acclaimed drama was a rare picture to tackle the question of sex addiction, and while it hasn't quite opened the floodgates, it's made it easier for other filmmakers to tackle the subject matter.

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