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07:24 PM on 01/21/13 
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TJ Wells
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Definitely my most anticipated coming out of Sundance (aside from Before Midnight, of course). Woodley's performance in The Descendants was my #1 supporting female of last year, and Teller blew me away with his few scenes in Rabbit Hole. The comparisons to The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Adventureland certainly help as well. Ponsoldt has a seriously bright future.

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This adaptation of Tim Tharp’s novel The Spectacular Now captures the insecurity and confusion of adolescence without looking for tidy truths. Young actors rarely portray teens with the maturity that Teller and Woodley display, and they are phenomenal together. THE SPECTACULAR NOW is a funny, compassionate and poignant love story written by (500) DAYS OF SUMMER scribes Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, directed by James Ponsoldt (SMASHED) and produced by Tom McNulty, Shawn Levy, Andrew Lauren and Michelle Krumm.



Starring Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Mary-Elizabeth Winstead, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bob Odenkirk, and Brie Larson.
07:28 PM on 01/21/13 
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Woodley's performance in The Descendants was my #1 supporting female of last year.

Why do you separate men and women?
07:31 PM on 01/21/13 
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Woodley was pretty underwhelming in The Descendants. Nothing special.
10:25 PM on 01/21/13 
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Yeah definitely have my eyes on this one.
12:27 AM on 01/22/13 
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Why do you separate men and women?
To give wider recognition to a variety of performances. Though if I go by what I assume you're asking, she'd still be in my top 3 of last year. I was blown the fuck away.
03:30 AM on 01/22/13 
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Seems like something I'll enjoy a lot.
04:38 AM on 01/22/13 
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The comparisons certainly turn me off from this film, but Ponsoldt's debut was a huge surprise last year.
11:29 AM on 01/22/13 
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This sounds very promising and I hope it gets a UK release too. Shailene Woodley was outstanding in the Descendents and all the reviews of this film I've seen have been very positive.

Will check out the book before the film too.
05:42 PM on 01/22/13 
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This and Fruitvale were the two I couldn't wait to hear about and they both got great reviews so I cannot wait to see it. It's also kind of insane how great of an actress Shailene Woodley is when she's working with the right material.

Also, I read the book this was based on and a script that was floating around and both are just really great.
05:45 PM on 01/22/13 
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The comparisons certainly turn me off from this film, but Ponsoldt's debut was a huge surprise last year.

It wasn't actually his debut but yeah.
05:53 PM on 01/22/13 
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It wasn't actually his debut but yeah.
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11:15 PM on 04/20/13 
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Just saw this. It's this generation's Say Anything... Take that for what you will. Shailene Woodley is absolutely fantastic, and this is coming from someone that wasn't that taken with her in The Descendants.

Oh, and Kyle Chandler is perfect. Totally against type for him, and he nails it.
05:36 AM on 04/21/13 
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Really anxious to see this.
06:55 PM on 04/21/13 
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11:29 AM on 06/19/13 
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I need to see this now. Apparently not coming out until the beginning of August. Boo.



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