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15 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

'Very Good Girls' Director Naomi Foner on First Times and Lessons Learned

The Oscar-nominated screenwriter tells THR how she ended up making her directorial debut on an indie about two teenage best friends who vow to lose their virginity and the stories behind some of the film's biggest scenes.


Related Topix: Very Good Girls, Elizabeth Olsen, Movies, Entertainment, Human Sexuality

Sat Jul 26, 2014


'Very Good Girls': Coming-of-age tale takes itself too seriously

There is so much talent in "Very Good Girls," Naomi Foner's examination of a close friendship threatened by sexual rivalry, secrecy and guilt, that you wish this fraught coming-of-age vignette had ignored the screenwriting formulas that bring the story to a too-tidy conclusion.


Related Topix: Very Good Girls, Elizabeth Olsen, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Dakota Fanning is bright and breezy in billowing hippie dress in NYC

'We just want the truth': Father of Abigail Hernandez's boyfriend demands answers over where teenager was for nine months and reveals the moment she could have been spared her ordeal Foster dad left 10-month-old girl to die inside 95F car for TWO HOURS and only remembered when he returned home to his partner Obama hauls Central American leaders to ... (more)


Related Topix: Coraline, Drama Movies, I Am Sam

Teen Vogue

The Fanning Sisters Just Might Be Cooking Up a Movie Together, and We Heard the Whole Thing

One of Hollywood's most-beloved starlets, Dakota Fanning , may be 20 years old now, but two years ago she was transitioning into an adult on and off-screen in the best way possible: Spending her summer skinny-dipping in the ocean with one of her best friends, riding a pink vintage bike up and down the Brighton Beach boardwalk - and oh yeah - ... (more)


Related Topix: Very Good Girls, Movies, Entertainment


Travers: It's Time for July's Scum Bucket

Rolling Stone's film critic breaks out the bin for this month's "scummertime" movies, including a political documentary, a mythological adventure and a sexed-up romcom Hot town, "scummer" in the city - Peter Travers is back once again to count down the worst movies of the month, and July was particularly rife with garbage.


Related Topix: Very Good Girls, Limitless, Sex Tape, Movies, Entertainment

The Daily Beast

What It Means to Be - Very Good Girls'By Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis interviews best friend Naomi Foner about the screenwriter's film 'Very Good Girls,' the story of high schoolers who make a pact to lose their virginities.


Related Topix: Very Good Girls, Drama Movies, A Dangerous Woman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Elizabeth Olsen, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Great cast but 'Very Good Girls' could be better

Despite a fine performance by Dakota Fanning, 'Very Good Girls' feels more like the stuff of a mild YA novel Screenwriter-turned-director Naomi Foner aims to capture what she calls "mythic" memories in her coming-of-age story "Very Good Girls."


Related Topix: Very Good Girls, Elizabeth Olsen, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

New York Daily News

A chat with Dakota Fanning and writer-director Naomi Foner

Fanning, who's been in the public eye for years, co-stars with Elizabeth Olsen and Boyd Holbrook, in a tale about two girls who make a pact to lose their virginity In "Very Good Girls," opening Friday, Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen play Brooklyn teens eager to lose their virginity before college.


Related Topix: Thriller, War of the Worlds, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, I Am Sam, Celebrities, Sean Penn, Denzel Washington, Tom Cruise, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Saulnier: 'Night Moves' explores the dark side of environmental activism

The moral high ground can be a perilous perch; there are, after all, few things more dangerous than thinking your cause so holy that the ends justify any means.


Related Topix: Jesse Eisenberg, Explosion

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Dakota Fanning: I Was An Exceptionally Mature Child

Dakota Fanning was just five years old and living with her parents and one-year-old sister in the small town of Conyers, Georgia, when, as she tells it, she and her mother had a heart-to-heart regarding her proto-movie star career trajectory.


Related Topix: Thriller, War of the Worlds, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Drama Movies, I Am Sam, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Theater, Arts

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Mail

Dakota Fanning is pretty in a sundress as she holds hands with male ...

Revealed: Father of toddler who died in a hot car 'spent the day sexting SIX women and the couple had a $25,000 insurance policy out on their child' Casey Anthony has become a recluse three years after her acquittal: 'America's most hated mother' is a prisoner in her home because she is too scared to go out Obama won't visit detention facilities ... (more)


Related Topix: Thriller, War of the Worlds, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Casey Anthony, Hurricane, Hurricane Arthur, Weather

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Face the consequences

The signature of a Kelly Reichardt film is its spare exposition. She relies almost exclusively on behavior, on tight shots of facial tics, or the quick glance to the side, all an unspoken, connotative language signaling the character's detachment or discomfort or prevailing anxiety.


Related Topix: Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff, Old Joy, Drama Movies, Jesse Eisenberg, Peter Sarsgaard

Sun Jun 29, 2014


'Night Moves' Movie Review

Filmmaker Kelly Reichardt 's minimalist films are all shot on location in Oregon.


Related Topix: Meek's Cutoff, Wendy and Lucy, Michelle Williams, Jesse Eisenberg, Peter Sarsgaard