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Maggie's has always been practically minded and now that she's in her thirties and has decided that it's time to have a child, the small issue of not having a partner isn't going to stand in her way. She's never really experienced being head over heels in love so when she meets John Harding (an aspiring novelist) their instant connection comes as a shock to the sometimes bookish Maggie. 

As Maggie and John's relationship becomes more and more serious, Maggie seeks advice from her best friends. Falling for John isn't just a usual case of starting a relationship, John has many other people to consider - namely his wife and kids. John has been married to a Danish academic for years but over recent times, the couple have become more and more distant. 

Soon John realises that Maggie is a source of inspiration for him and he's ready to move on from his prior life. We fast-forward 2 years down the line and the couple have a child but Maggie isn't quite as head over heels in love with the man she thought John was. Maggie cannot bring herself to leave John and decides to come up a highly unconventional way to try and find a solution to her current predicament. 

Greta Gerwig - Los Angeles premiere of 'Mistress America' during the 2015 Sundance NEXT FEST held at Ace Hotel - Arrivals - Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 7th August 2015

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Greta Gerwig - 'Mistress America' photocall - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 4th August 2015

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Greta Gerwig and Marielle Heller - 2015 Sundance Institute Celebration Benefit at 3Labs - Culver City, California, United States - Tuesday 2nd June 2015

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A Week In Movies: Chappie And Cinderella Premiere In New York And L.A., Ethan Hawke Is Snapped On-Set, And New Trailers Arrive For Movies Starring Veterans Ian Mckellen, Ben Kingsley And Maggie Smith.


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Chappie

Neill Blomkamp's new film Chappie held its world premiere this week in New York, just a day before before it opened around the world. Blomkamp (who previously made District 9 and Elysium) was present along with stars Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Sharlto Copley and Dev Patel.

Photos - World film premiere of 'Chappie' at AMC Loews Lincoln Square - NYC

Continue reading: A Week In Movies: Chappie And Cinderella Premiere In New York And L.A., Ethan Hawke Is Snapped On-Set, And New Trailers Arrive For Movies Starring Veterans Ian Mckellen, Ben Kingsley And Maggie Smith.

Ethan Hawke and Greta Gerwig - Ethan Hawke and Greta Gerwig filming a scene for 'Maggie's Plan' in Chinatown, New York at Chinatown - NY, New York, United States - Thursday 26th February 2015

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Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Greta Gerwig and Bill Hader - Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore on the set of 'Maggie's Plan' - Manhattan, New York, United States - Tuesday 24th February 2015

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Greta Gerwig - Greta Gerwig at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 24th November 2014

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Zac Posen and Greta Gerwig - 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards held at Alice Tully Hall - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Monday 2nd June 2014

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Greta Gerwig - 2014 CFDA Awards - Outside Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Monday 2nd June 2014

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Greta Gerwig - 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals - Manhattan, New York, United States - Tuesday 3rd June 2014

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The Reason Why CBS Didn't Pick Up The 'How I Met Your Dad' Pilot


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CBS shocked the television world on Wednesday (May 14th) when they passed on the much talked about sitcom, 'How I Met Your Dad.'

A pilot of the show, a spinoff of the hugely successful 'How I Met Your Mother,' was ordered by CBS last November (2013), but it creators, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, along with Emily Spivey, failed to captivate the network's executives.

But after casting names like Meg Ryan and Greta Gerwig, why did the pilot not get picked up?

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'How I Met Your Dad' Stalls After CBS Doesn't Bite Pilot


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How I Met Your Dad will not be making its debut on CBS this year after the network failed to be blown away by the spin-off pilot that Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Emily Spivey presented. CBS ordered the pilot from the How I Met Your Mother creators before the long-running hit comedy came to an end this season.

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Greta Gerwig Takes The Lead In 'How I Met Your Dad.'

The new concept sees Greta Gerwig play the equivalent of Josh Radnor's Ted Mosby whilst Meg Ryan provides the voiceover as Bob Saget did in the original show. The story follows Gerwig as Sally who recounts the tale of how she met her children's father throughout the proposed series.

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Greta Gerwig - 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 1st March 2014

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Greta Gerwig - The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 2nd March 2014

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Greta Gerwig - 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica, California, United States - Saturday 1st March 2014

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How I Met...Greta Gerwig: Ten Facts About The 'How I Met Your Dad' Star


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Now that Greta Gerwig's been cast in the lead of 'How I Met Your Mother' spin off 'How I Met Your Dad' the indie actress is taking a big leap into the mainstream. However before she gets just too famous to keep up with, here are ten facts about the actress to impress your friends with.

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1.Greta is a California girl really. She was born in Sacramento, where her mother worked as a nurse and her father worked in a bank. She then went on to study at the all-female Barnard College in New York where she switched from a degree in dance and music to English and philosophy.

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With Greta Gerwig Cast As The Lead, The Upcoming HIMYM Spin-Off Might Still Stand A Chance


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Not only is How I Met Your Dad being made this year – well, the pilot is anyway – it already has its lead too. According to E!News, Greta Gerwig has been cast for the upcoming pilot. Now, the show itself might be a bit ill-advised (How I Met Your Dad sounds just like the kind of project a network develops to squeeze out the very last bits of profit from a show about to end) but with actress/writer/director/producer/all-round Renaissance lady Gerwig attached to the project, there might be some life in the spin-off yet.

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Gerwig's is the first casting to be announced. There might be hope for this project yet.

Gerwig has been chosen for the role of Sally – a sweet and free-spirited lady in her late twenties, whose biggest issue is that she’s afraid of growing up. Sounds painfully relatable for a large majority of twenty-somethings. There’s a twist from the original too – unlike Ted, Sally is already married at the beginning of the show. According to creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, she and the audience will quickly realise that marriage isn’t really the right choice for Sally. So with the help of her friends, Sally will go on a quest, full of bad dates and (hopefully) hilarious antics.

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Greta Gerwig - 64th Berlin International Film Festival - 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Premiere - Berlin, Germany - Thursday 6th February 2014

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Greta Gerwig - 64th Berlin International Film Festival - The Jury - Photcall - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 6th February 2014

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Greta Gerwig - Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Her." - West Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 12th December 2013

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Greta Gerwig Gives Performance Of A Lifetime In 'Frances Ha' [Trailer]


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Noah Baumbach's new move Frances Ha is easily one of the best reviewed movies of the year. A 93% fresh score on review aggregating website Rotten Tomatoes sees in climb inside the year's Top 20, though most critics agree that Greta Gerwig's performance as an apprentice dancer in New York is the year's best.

Shot in black and white, this overtly cool indie-flick tale follows Frances and her best friend Sophie. When the latter moves out of their shared apartment to live with another friend, Frances is forced to figure her life out. 

There's shades of Greenberg here, though whereas Ben Stiller was the focus in that movie (despite Gerwig stealing every scene), it is the 28-year-old from New York who maintains her position as one of the world's finest actresses. 

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Video - Woody Allen And Alec Baldwin Arrive For 'To Rome With Love' Special Screening Part 1


'To Rome With Love' stars Woody Allen (also director and writer of the film), Alec Baldwin and Greta Gerwig arrive at the special screening sponsored by Italian liqueur Disaronno for the movie presented by The Cinema Society with news publication The Hollywood Reporter and jewellery designer Piaget at the Paris Theatre. The Hollywood Reporter interview Baldwin on the red carpet before the press take his photo.

The comedy film premiered in Italy on April 20th 2012. It features Woody Allen's first acting role in six years

Video - Whit Stillman And Greta Gerwig Talk Suicide And Depression - Damsels In Distress Press Junket Part 2


Whit Stillman and Greta Gerwig, the director and star of the upcoming Damsels In Distress respectively, discuss their own college days, the two key themes of the film - suicide and depression and what's next for the two now that filming has finished.

Despite it's dark subject matter the film has already been lauded by critics for the use of humour inherent within the film as well as the innocence and realism felt by the cast. Released later this month, the film also stars Adam Brody, Analeigh Tipton, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Carrie MacLemore, Hugo Becker and Ryan Metcalf

Damsels In Distress Trailer


Violet and her friends, Heather and Rose, are students at the formerly all-male Seven Oaks University. Their mission, while they are students there, is to rid the campus of the 'male barbarism' that is still around. They also run the suicide prevention centre, where they help depressed students with the aid of donuts and tap dancing.

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Arthur Review


OK
In a sea of unnecessary remakes, this rehash of the 1981 comedy seems particularly ill-timed, as it's no longer fun to laugh at irresponsible drunks, especially when they're billionaires. But it's just about watchable.

Pampered rich boy-man Arthur Bach (Brand) has finally pushed his mother (James) too far. Head of a multinational conglomerate, she tells him he'll lose his inheritance if he doesn't marry the shark-like Susan (Garner), daughter of a property tycoon (Nolte). In a perpetual state of womanising drunkenness, Arthur is propped up by the only two people who like him: long-suffering nanny Hobson (Mirren) and patient chauffer Bitterman (Guzman). Then as he agrees to marry Susan, he finds himself falling for quirky tour guide Naomi (Gerwig).

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Arthur Trailer


Arthur Bach is a man who's always had everything he wants, from driving around in the Batmobile to his floating bed and music lessons with Kanye West whatever Arthur wants he gets. Many would say, Arthur is a child stuck in a man's body and he would be if it were not for his faithful lifelong carer, Hobson, who's his best friend and perhaps the only one who truly believes in Arthur's potential. There's also Bitterman, Arthur's driver who is his general partner in crime when it comes to getting up to things a billionaire shouldn't be seen doing.

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No Strings Attached Review


Very Good
An intelligent script and smart direction help lift this romantic comedy above the fray. It doesn't tell us anything new, and the central gimmick isn't particularly insightful, but the cast keeps the tone sharp and funny.

Adam (Kutcher) and Emma (Portman) have spent 15 years flirting at the random points where their lives have crossed. Now living in Los Angeles, they meet again and decide what they really need is sex without a relationship. Adam's pals (Bridges and Johnson) are jealous, while Emma's colleague (Lawson) believes he's the right man for her instead. But things start getting complicated when Adam's ex (Lovibond) moves in with his star-writer dad (Kline), and Emma starts thinking about relationships as her sister (Thirlby) gets married.

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Greenberg Review


OK
There's a terrific character profile buried within this meandering, awkward film. The actors create superbly rounded people, but the slow pace and seemingly aimless script make it rather maddening to watch.

While her boss Phil Greenberg (Messina) and family are on holiday, Florence (Gerwig) is taking care of their home and dog. And she also ends up taking care of his brother Roger (Stiller) when he comes to stay in the house. Roger is obsessive-compulsive and not very good at relationships. He gets in touch with his old pal (Ifans) and his newly single ex (Leigh), but is unable to avoid falling for Florence along the way. This doesn't go too well at all, mainly because Roger can't think through anything clearly.

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Nights And Weekends Review


Extraordinary
If you prefer independent film -- real, do-it-yourself, independent film -- there's still hope in today's mega-budget world: a movement fondly called Mumblecore (see Funny Ha Ha, Mutual Appreciation). It's minimalist laid-back filmmaking full of revealing conversation, usually between twentysomethings rooting through their relationships and lives. Mumblecore standouts Joe Swanberg and Greta Gerwig follow last year's Hannah Takes the Stairs by co-writing, co-directing, and starring in this fascinating step in the movement's evolution.

Nights and Weekends removes practically all surrounding environment for its characters except two giant constructs: distance and time. Swanberg and Gerwig play James and Mattie, a young couple trying to make their romance work though he lives in Chicago, she in New York. Our introduction to this pair is remarkably efficient: With a single, fixed shot, James and Mattie enter an apartment and, without getting five feet past the door, breathlessly remove each other's clothing, small suitcase in the corner. No dialogue, but we get it.

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Baghead Review


Excellent
The first feature film by Jay and Mark Duplass, The Puffy Chair, chronicled a fragile twentysomething relationship and, as such, fell into a subgenre of DIY movies about young-ish people struggling with adulthood (sort of like Noah Baumbach's Kicking and Screaming but without a tripod). Baghead, their follow-up, treads similar ground, and flirts with a heavy level of self-reflexivity: This time, the twentysomethings are all actors and aspiring filmmakers. Then again, most mumblecore movies are full of vaguely artistic aspirations; Baghead may only stand apart in so far as it contains no wannabe musicians.

The nonacting actors played by actual semi-nonacting actors are Chad (Steve Zissis), Matt (Ross Partridge), Michelle (Greta Gerwig), and Catherine (Elise Miller); neither Duplass brother appears onscreen this time, although Zissis looks a bit like Mark, who starred in Chair. In the film's prologue, the foursome decides to hole up in a cabin for a weekend and hash out a screenplay for a movie -- starring them, naturally.

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Isle Of Dogs Trailer

Isle Of Dogs Trailer

Imagine a world without dogs. It hardly bears thinking about, but in this dystopian look...

Jackie Movie Review

Jackie Movie Review

Rather than make a standard biopic about the most famous First Lady in American history,...

20th Century Women Trailer

20th Century Women Trailer

Jamie doesn't live a normal life, he's raised by his single mom and lives in...

Jackie Trailer

Jackie Trailer

Jacqueline Bouvier was always a highly independent woman, even when she was a debutant; she...

Maggie's Plan Movie Review

Maggie's Plan Movie Review

A New York comedy with vivid characters and a contrived plot, this feels rather a...

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Maggie's Plan Trailer

Maggie's Plan Trailer

Maggie's has always been practically minded and now that she's in her thirties and has...

Eden Movie Review

Eden Movie Review

Loose and impressionistic, this beautifully shot film traces the career of a DJ who pioneered...

Mistress America Trailer

Mistress America Trailer

Tracy has just started college in New York, and is finding it super difficult to...

The Humbling Trailer

The Humbling Trailer

"All the world's a stage, and the men and women merely players". Or so thinks...

Frances Ha Movie Review

Frances Ha Movie Review

This film may look like one of those annoyingly mannered independent films, with its wacky...

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Frances Ha Trailer

Frances Ha Trailer

Frances Handley is a 27-year-old aspiring modern dancer and an apprentice for a dance company,...

To Rome With Love Movie Review

To Rome With Love Movie Review

After Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen remains in a cheery European mode for another breezy...

Damsels In Distress Movie Review

Damsels In Distress Movie Review

Funny, fizzy and packed with astute observations, this endearing film can't help but make us...

To Rome With Love Trailer

To Rome With Love Trailer

Woody Allen takes us on a romp around yet another beautiful European city with his...

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