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‘Ham on Rye’ Review: Like John Hughes on LSD, This Graduation Dramedy Has Surreal Vibes

A stylish twist on the end-of-high-school dramedy, Tyler Taormina’s “Ham on Rye” offers the ethereal echoes of “The Virgin Suicides” with the gossamer veil of a humid summer’s day slowly lifting, but laced with notes of John Hughes on a steady micro-dose of LSD. That’s to say things are always off-kilter in this movie but […]

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‘Middlesex’ TV Series Based on Jeffrey Eugenides’ Novel in the Works With Sam Taylor-Johnson Set to Direct

Jeffrey Eugenides, the author of The Virgin Suicides, is about to have one of his other bestselling novels receive an adaptation — this time on the small screen. Eugenides’ coming-of-age novel meets immigrant drama Middlesex is being adapted into a TV series by Paramount Television Studios, with Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson set […]

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‘Picnic At Hanging Rock’ Trailer: Influential 1975 Film Gets Remade For Amazon With Natalie Dormer

The 1975 film “Picnic at Hanging Rock,” directed by Peter Weir, is a film that is often cited as a huge influence on filmmakers. Acclaimed director Sofia Coppola is said to have borrowed quite a bit for her films, “The Virgin Suicides” and “Marie Antoinette.” Damon Lindelof has credited the film as an influence on […]

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