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  1. AFF 2014 Dispatch: Whit Stillman's ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Slackerwood

    In a near frigid Driskill ballroom, the Austin Film Festival audience sat to listen to "A Conversation with Whit Stillman " on Sunday afternoon. The director of Barcelona , The Last Days of Disco and Damsels in Distress was suffering a cold from a trip to Poland and seemed to huddle in the chair he'd moved out of the way of an A/C vent.

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  2. ABC's 'Manhattan Love Story' Axed After Just Four EpisodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Analeigh Tipton known for her roles in romantic comedies such as: Crazy Stupid Love, War Bodies and Damsels in Distress sparkled in her all... A young male zombie spends his days roaming the barren and devastated wasteland that is America with ...

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  3. AFF adds "American Crime," "The Cosmopolitans" to TV programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Austin American Statesman

    ... the Dancing Horses" doesn't make an appearence, everyone will be very disappointment), Whit Stillman ( Damsels in Distress, Metropolitan ), will present excerpts from The Cosmopolitans, a Paris-set original program from Amazon Studios starring Adam ...

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  4. Austin Film Festival to Share Preview of John Ridley's AMERICAN...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... American Crime was written, directed and executive produced by Oscar winning screenwriter Whit Stillman (Damsels in Distress, Metropolitan) will present excerpts from The Cosmopolitans, a Paris-set original program from Amazon Studios starring ...

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  5. Austin Film Festival Announces a Special Preview of John Ridleya s...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... winning screenwriter John Ridley ( 12 Years a Slave) and is produced by ABC Studios. Whit Stillman ( Damsels in Distress, Metropolitan ) will present excerpts from The Cosmopolitans, a Paris-set original program from Amazon Studios starring Adam ...

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  6. Movie Review: Two Night Stand finds its footing with humor and romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Tipton is an actress on the rise. We had a chance to see not only her comedic skills in films like "Damsels in Distress" and "Warm Bodies" but also a vulnerability that Tipton canvases with false confidence. She does so again here as Megan and I ...

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  7. Whit Stillman: If racism is not socially acceptable, why is class prejudice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Salon

    Whit Stillman is back with another show about young people enjoying their leisure time - but whatever you do, don't call them "aimless." The director of classics including "The Last Days of Disco" and "Metropolitan" was most recently on movie screens with 2012's "Damsels in Distress," and is now available for streaming with Amazon's "The Cosmopolitans."

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  8. Armond White: Expats Abroad and at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... know them from Stillman's four previous features - Metropolitan , Barcelona , Last Days of Disco , and Damsels in Distress - and, of course, from life. How un-American that few American movies portray Stillman types - unapologetically white ...

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  9. Whit Stillman Talks the Cosmopolitans, Working with Amazon, Shooting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Collider

    ... in Paris searching for love and friendship in the city of lights. If you've seen Stillman's movies ( Damsels in Distress , Metropolitan , The Last Days of Disco ) you know the type of characters and situations he likes to write about, and I'm happy ...

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  10. Bad Preachers and the 'Hand of God'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Christianity Today

    ... expats in Paris, if you like Whit Stillman's movies: Metropolitan , Barcelona , Last Days of Disco , Damsels in Distress . It's a talky sardonic-but-affectionate light comedy of manners. But Hand of God , as the title implies, is interested in ...

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  11. The New Amazon TV Pilots Ranked, from the Winsomely Promising to the Woefully StupidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... for the global box office, TV has offered itself as the new auteur's medium. Metropolitan and Damsels in Distress director Whit Stillman brings his tweed-and-jodhpurs sense of romance to The Cosmopolitans , a talky, yearning, almost infuriatingly ...

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  12. Adam Brody Knows His Claims To FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Refinery 29

    ... and produced by Whit Stillman, an auteur beloved for indie films like The Last Days of Disco and Damsels in Distress . It premiered yesterday on Amazon , and Brody did a Reddit AMA to celebrate its debut. While he was ostensibly allowing the good ...

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  13. Amazon launches five new TV show pilots for you to rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | OnMilwaukee

    ... yet, don't worry; here's the rundown. Written and directed by Whit Stillman ("The Last Days of Disco," "Damsels in Distress"), "The Cosmopolitans" follows a group of young Americans searching for love and friendship in contemporary Paris. The ...

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  14. Whit Stillman's New TV Show Is Almost As Good As His Old MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Slate Magazine

    ... here. We're Parisians." He is still taking French-language classes. After the tonal misstep that was Damsels in Distress , The Cosmopolitans is a return to form. It's retro-Stillman - and Stillman has always been pretty retro. As with his first trio ...

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  15. Amazon's 5 TV series pilots reviewed: 'The Cosmopolitans' goes in our cartRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... a busy exec, you need a lowly assistant to do the dirty work. The Cosmopolitans Creator: Whit Stillman ( Damsels in Distress ) Premise: Young American expats (Adam Brody, ChloA Sevigny) look for love in Paris. Prospects: This is the best of the ...

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  16. Review: Among Amazon pilots, 'The Cosmopolitans' is a promising diversionRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... are not a lot of Stillman movies around - he has made four since 1990, his most recent being 2011's "Damsels in Distress" - so this addition to the oeuvre feels like a gift. And though it is very much the beginning of something, were there no ...

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  17. Stage Door: Two HunksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... boy-toy glory. We'd also seen him as one of the dumbest jocks ever committed to film in Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress but either he hadn't yet perfected his sleight of hand with this 'type' or you had to be paying closer attention. He was fun ...

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  18. Shakespeare as a Variety ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... their utter seriousness. Not that they have anything obvious in common, but if you liked Mr. Stillman's "Damsels in Distress," you'll flip over Mr. Tucker's "Two Gentlemen of Verona." I wonder how he'd make out with a musical?

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  19. Champs-Elysees Film Festival Honors Indie Genius Whit Stillman, Plus ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Collider

    ... for an Oscar in 1990 for Best Original Screenplay; Barcelona (1994); The Last Days of Disco (1998); and Damsels in Distress (2011). But with his keen eye and ability to create poignant characters, Stillman is often compared to Eric Rohmer and Woody ...

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  20. Franco-American Film Festival on the Champs Elysees: from Whit Stillman to Agnes VardaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Switched

    ... festival---and of Sophie Dulac, its president," he said. "It is because of Sophie Dulac that my film Damsels in Distress received distribution in France in 2012, and that my film Metropolitan is being re-released this summer." Sophie Dulac is a ...

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