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Watch the Trailer for Lee Daniels' Sweaty Southern Gothic, 'The Paperboy'

Check out the new trailer for Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy," the Cannes reviews for which inspired our sweaty found poem. It's been called everything from "Lurid, florid, humid, flaccid and insipid" to "Southern pulp trash," with one critic declaring that the "stench will always linger on the filmographies of everyone involved"...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • August 1, 2012 2:24 PM
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Millennium Will Release Lee Daniels' Sweaty 'Paperboy' After All, on October 5

Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy" made quite a splash at Cannes, causing a range of reactions, including a 16-minute standing ovation and our own found poem made from its vividly-worded reviews. It sits at 50% Rotten, and will be judged by a much broader audience when it is released October 5 by Millennium Entertainment...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 20, 2012 3:18 PM
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Cannes 2012: Lee Daniels' Nasty 'Paperboy' Reviews In A Poem

Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy" has arrived at Cannes, and it's receiving quite a reception. With stars like Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, John Cusack, Matthew McConaughey and Macy Grey, it was always going to get attention. But critics are having a field day with its pulpy content.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • May 24, 2012 4:26 PM
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