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Arthouse Audit: Two Comedies Score as 'Chef' Beats Out 'Fading Gigolo,' 'Palo Alto' Shows Promise

Jon Favreau's "Chef" (Open Road) and Gia Coppola's "Palo Alto" (Tribeca) both scored more than $20,000 per screen in limited openings this weekend. Radius/Weinstein veered from its usual pattern with a wider initial release of the food documentary "Fed Up," eschewing VOD for now.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • May 11, 2014 4:28 PM
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EXCLUSIVE: Watch a Clip from Producer Katie Couric's Obesity Doc 'Fed Up'

TOH! has an exclusive new clip from Stephanie Soechtig's potently disturbing documentary "Fed Up," nominated for the 2014 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, which sets out to dispel myths and shatter illusions surrounding the American food machine. It's produced by Katie Couric and Laurie David ("An Inconvenient Truth").
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 8, 2014 5:38 PM
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Five Films to See, or Not-to-See, This Weekend, from 'Neighbors' to 'The Double'

This movie weekend offers unexpected pleasures -- as well as a few clunkers -- for all cinematic tastes, including the ´╗┐very´╗┐ R-rated "Neighbors," modestly scaled indies "Palo Alto," "The Double" and "Chef," and a potently disturbing food doc, "Fed Up."
  • By Anne Thompson and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 8, 2014 5:23 PM
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WATCH: You May Never Eat Again After Seeing This Trailer for 'Fed Up'

Stephanie Soechtig's potently disturbing documentary "Fed-Up," nominated for the 2014 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, sets out to dispel myths and shatter illusions surrounding the American food machine. Watch the trailer here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 9, 2014 1:48 PM
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