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LA Premiere Screening of BESIDE STILL WATERS

Chris Lowell and Kelly Osbourne - Photographs from the LA Premiere Screening of RomCom 'Beside Still Waters' which was held at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 16th November 2014

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Chris Lowell and Guest
Chris Lowell and Guest

Veronica Mars Review


Good

Funded by fans, this follow-up to the cult TV show feels a lot like an extended reunion episode. But even those unfamiliar with the series will enjoy the twisty plot and smart dialog, plus the sparky Kristen Bell in the title role. And while there are rather too many characters for a stand-alone movie, they all feed nicely into the central mystery.

After escaping from the run-down seaside town of Neptune, California, nine years ago, Veronica (Bell) has become a New York lawyer. But just as she's on the verge of landing her first proper job, an old friend is murdered back home, waking her investigatory instincts. The worst of it is that her ex Logan (Dohring) is the prime suspect, so Veronica heads home to help him clear his name. Her private eye dad (Colantoni) just rolls his eyes when she slips back into her old mystery-solving role, working with her pals Mac, Weevil and Wallace (Majorino, Capra and Daggs). But three other classmates - Gia, Cobb and Dick (Ritter, Starr and Hansen) - are also involved. And the fact that she keeps putting off her return to New York annoys her boyfriend Piz (Lowell).

The most refreshing thing about this film is the way filmmaker Thomas refuses to play by the usual rules. Bell may have been offered a dream job, but we fully understand why she's blowing it off to help her friends. And the whodunit plot is just intriguing enough to hold our interest: we don't really care who the villain really is, but it's fun to watch Veronica dig through the clues and challenge every level of authority. And the script gleefully stirs in red herrings, side-plots and lots of suspicious-looking characters.

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Los Angeles Premiere Of "Veronica Mars"

Chris Lowell - Los Angeles Premiere Of "Veronica Mars" At TCL Chinese Theatre - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 13th March 2014

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'Veronica Mars' New York Screening

Kristen Bell and Chris Lowell - 'Veronica Mars' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Monday 10th March 2014

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Kristen Bell
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Jason Dohring and Kristen Bell
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Veronica Mars Trailer


Veronica Mars spent her teenage years as a private eye alongside her detective father. Despite achieving a private detective's license at the age of 18, she plans to walk away from that part of her life now having seemingly had her fill of solving grisly murders. Now older and wiser, she has made it as a formidable New York lawyer, to the immense pride of her father. However, her new start is interrupted when she is called back to her hometown of Neptune during a high school reunion. Her former boyfriend Logan Echolls has been accused of murdering someone for a second time, despite her proving his innocence to a first murder as a teenage sleuth. Will her eye for detail and supreme intelligence prevail once again and help her solve another mystery, or has she lost her touch?

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"Brightest Star" - Los Angeles Premiere

Chris Lowell and Rose McIver - "Brightest Star" - Los Angeles Premiere At Sundance Sunset Cinema - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 28th January 2014

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Rose McIver, Maggie Kiley, Clark Gregg, Elvy Yost and Chris Lowell
Chris Lowell and Rose McIver
Chris Lowell and Rose McIver

Los Angeles Premiere of 'Brightest Star' - Arrivals

Chris Lowell - Los Angeles Premiere of 'Brightest Star' held at Sundance Sunset Cinema - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 28th January 2014

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Chris Lowell and Rose McIver

Comic-Con Conquered By The Charming Cast Of "Veronica Mars"


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Veronica Mars at Comic-Con – just a year ago it would have sounded like a Marshmallow’s pipe dream, but after the movie Kickstarter campaign got enough backers to begin the project (or 2.5 times that) the wheels have been turning faster than ever for the project. Mere months after the Kickstarter ended, the movie shoot begun, with cast, production team and most of all the brains behind the operation, Rob Thomas, keeping fans constantly in the loop with frequent updates. On Saturday, fans finally got their first real taste of the film, with the very first official trailer being played for the crowd in SDCC’s Hall H.

Watch the Veronica Mars sneak peak below.

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Comic-Con 2013: 10 Things You Really Don't Want to Miss


Kristen Bell Comic-Con Rob Thomas Jason Dohring Enrico Colantoni Ryan Hansen Chris Lowell Andrew Lincoln David Morrissey Norman Reedus Joss Whedon Josh Radnor Neil Patrick Harris Jason Segel Alyson Hannigan Cristin Milioti Bryan Cranston Aaron Paul Vince Gilligan David Duchovny Gillian Anderson Chris Carter Michael C. Hall Jennifer Carpenter George Clooney Alfonso Cuaron Sandra Bullock Jennifer Lawrence

Geeks of the world unite, for San Diego Comic Con 2013 is finally here. The cast and creators of your favorite cult television shows and movies are descending on the Californian city to tease new series', reveal casting details and give away tons of free stuff.

This place is like Glastonbury - it's impossible for you to see everything you want to see - so you're just gonna have to accept the inevitable clashes and focus on our Top 10 events that you really don't want to miss.

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The Help Trailer


Skeeter has always dreamt of becoming a writer; fresh out of college she attempts to get a job at one of New York's best publishing houses but unfortunately isn't successful at landing the job. Returning home she starts to write a column for the local news paper but is distracted by personal matters when she learns that the family maid, who raised Skeeter, has gone missing.

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Up in the Air Review


Excellent
Smart and funny, this breezy and bittersweet drama carries dark resonance for a society caught in the middle of both recession and downsizing. And Clooney couldn't be more perfectly cast in this role.

Ryan Bingham (Clooney) sacks people for a living. As he flies around America trying to soften the blow, he connects with a sexy businesswoman (Farmiga) and starts a side job leading motivational sessions about minimising the baggage in your life. He also builds up a whopping frequent flier account. So when his boss (Bateman) hires efficiency expert Natalie (Kendrick) to streamline the downsizing business, he feels the rug being pulled out from beneath him.

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Graduation Review


Unbearable
It's never a good sign when a movie is released on DVD just weeks after its limited theatrical release. Still, you'll wonder how Graduation avoided going straight to DVD in the first place.

The premise of Graduation is stupid enough: Carl (Chris Marquette) needs $100,000 to pay for the medical treatment of his dying mother, so his posse concludes the only way to obtain this sum is to rob a bank. Gee, I wonder how else they can come up with 100 grand? The main character Polly's father (Adam Arkin) happens to be a bank owner. Perhaps he has 100 grand in his own savings, or at least a portion of it, that he can loan to Carl? Or how about a citywide fundraiser? No, even for Polly (Shannon Lucio), the high school's valedictorian, robbing her father's bank is the only logical step.

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Veronica Mars: Season Three Review


Excellent
Though the rocky third season of Veronica Mars, the television adventures of the tough, vengeful daughter of a California PI, was not as universally acclaimed as its predecessors, it set out about demonstrating the oft-spouted theory that even the weakest episodes of a great show are preferable to the best episodes of, oh, let's say, anything on CBS.

Of course, it helps that season three of Veronica features a healthy portion of the show at its best, alongside the weaker. In previous years, Veronica would be working on a single over-arching case throughout the season, even as each episode brought a new mystery-of-the-week. This format was dropped in season three in an effort to bring a new audience to the ratings-challenged show. While these 20 episodes lack the long build and unity of purpose afforded to previous story arcs, the experiments with format -- shorter arcs at first, and then "stand-alone" episodes which are nonetheless rich in both story and character development -- reveal Veronica Mars as a sturdy enterprise, entertainment value intact across structural changes.

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