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  1. a True Storya falls flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Fresno Bee

    In this image released by Twentieth Century Fox, Jonah Hill, left, and James Franco appear in a scene from "True Story." As the name suggests, "True Story" is based on a true story.

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  2. 'True Story': Why didn't James Franco shave his beard and try to look like Christian...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... to disappear into the character keeps audiences at a distance, especially when Franco is onscreen next to Jonah Hill, who plays Finkel. Franco and Hill are instantly recognizable as themselves, the goofy stars of "This Is the End," the stoner comedy ...

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  3. Vacation Matinee: How To Train Your Dragon IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    ... the center of a battle to protect Berk from a power-hungry warrior named Drago. With Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, America Ferrara, Craig Ferguson, Kristen Wiig, T.J. Miller, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Djimon Hounsou. (2014. USA 1hr ...

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  4. Memoir-ableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mountain View Voice

    ... does a lot of its work with its tongue-in-cheek title. The real fallen journalist Finkel (played on screen by Jonah Hill) lost his job after fabricating facts for his 2001 "New York Times Magazine" story, "Is Youssouf Male a Slave?" But Finkel got a ...

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  5. The Journalist and the MurdererRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Atlantic

    In True Story , Jonah Hill plays a disgraced reporter who gets entangled with James Franco's killer, but the premise is ultimately more intriguing than the movie. The title of True Story , taken from the memoir it's based upon, seems to assure the audience of a mind-blowing premise.

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  6. True Story ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Collider

    ... that it drains the picture of any subtlety. It's a handsomely shot picture and the strong performances from leads Jonah Hill and James Franco keep the movie entertaining, but there should be so much more to this story. Hot-shot New York Times writer ...

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  7. True StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | East Bay Express

    Michael Finkel (played by Jonah Hill) and Christian Longo (James Franco), the subjects of True Story , are each desperately searching for someone to believe in them. Finkel, a formerly award-winning New York Times reporter, has just been fired for ...

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  8. True Story's Immoral Equivalencies Armond White 2 hours ago Because...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    ... announcers make sure we know their so-very-principled Adapted from a memoir by Michael Finkel (played by Jonah Hill) about his dismissal from the New York Times for unsubstantiated reporting, the movie follows Finkel's shamefaced return home to ...

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  9. Jonah Hill and James Franco Put The Laughs Aside For Their 'Intense' 'True Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MTV

    Jonah Hill and James Franco are both Oscar-nominated for their dramatic work. When you put the two of them in a room together, though you sort of expect the "This Is The End" co-stars to churn out a comedy together.

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  10. True Story stumbles over its plotlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | North Shore News

    ... can't illuminate plot points or character motivation beyond a frustrating middle mark. Mike Finkel (played by Jonah Hill), journalist for The New York Times, fudges some of the facts in his magazine cover story in order to create a more powerful ...

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  11. In a True Story,a worlds collide but not quite believablyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    Photo by MARY CYBULSKI -- Jonah Hill, left, as Mike Finkel, and James Franco as Christian Longo star in 'True Story.' "True Story," the new movie starring Jonah Hill, an actor famous for such comedies as "Get Him to the Greek," "Superbad" and the "Jump Street" movies, is no laughing matter.

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  12. 'True Story' movie review: James Franco, Jonah Hill stretch actorly muscles in heady dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    ... The mere nature of adapting real-life events to the big screen with a script and actors - Finkel is portrayed by Jonah Hill, stretching his serious-drama muscles - is a remarkably similar process, making the film's mere existence ironic; for his ...

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  13. Jonah Hill, James Franco get serious in a True StoryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOP-FM Washington

    James Franco and Jonah Hill have carved a reputation for lowbrow frat comedy, forming an unholy trinity with Seth Rogen in "This is the End" while mining crude laughs on Comedy Central roasts. But to their credit, they have already proven they can turn in fine dramatic roles, whether it's Hill earning an Oscar nomination in "Moneyball" or Franco earning one in "127 Hours" .

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  14. Star power can't sell story of killer and journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... doing. But you'll think that even as you are not believing a moment of it. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Jonah Hill, left, plays reporter Mike Finkel, whose identity was assumed by murderer Christian Longo (James Franco). The last time ...

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  15. 'True Crime' James Franco and Jonah Hill should pick their directors betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    If you heard a new movie was coming out that starred James Franco and Jonah Hill you would probably assume it was a new comedy. In the case of " True Story " which opens today, April 17 you could not be more wrong.

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  16. 'True Story': When the facts don't matter as much as the taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Philly.com

    That's what's going on as the camera tracks hotshot reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill), just back from exposing the slave trade in Africa, in the opening minutes of True Story . Sure, it's a minor detail, but it's not the only thing that strains ...

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  17. Funny People review: For Apatow, Sandler and Rogen, funny peculiar is also funny ha-haRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... to a hostile audience, and through Ira's relationships with his roommates, played with dastardly elegance by Jonah Hill and Jonathan Schwarzmann , the film exposes the brutal competitiveness between comics, even comics who are best friends. What ...

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  18. Review: Few thrills found in True Story... honestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Vancouver Courier

    ... can't illuminate plot points or character motivation beyond a frustrating middle mark. Mike Finkel (played by Jonah Hill), journalist for the New York Times, fudges some of the facts in his magazine cover story in order to create a more powerful ...

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  19. Movie review: - True Story' cuts through two men's liesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... drama to which it is attached stands on the slippery ground between truth and lies. It's 2001, and Mike Finkel (Jonah Hill) seems on top of the world, having just scored his 10th cover story for The New York Times Magazine. But his latest story, an ...

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  20. Movie review: a True StoryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... center of the intermittently fascinating movie version from first-time features director Rupert Goold and stars Jonah Hill and James Franco in roles that, for once, don't ask them to be caricatures of arrested adolescence. Hill is Finkel, a man who ...

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