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Paradise

The comedy follows a sheltered young woman (Julianne Hough) who loses her faith after a plane crash and decides to go to Las Vegas to experience the wild side of life. On her journey, she meets unlikely companions (Russell Brand and Octavia Spencer) who inadvertently help her find her true self.

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This Is The End

The comedy This Is The End follows six friends trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption.

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Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Caroline Dunst (born April 30, 1982) is an American actress, singer and model. Kirsten Dunst got her showbiz start at the age of three, when she began filming television commercials. With more than 50 commercials under her belt, she made the jump to the big screen in 1989 in Woody Allen’s New York Stories.

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Friends with Kids

Friends with Kids is an independent American ensemble comedy that is written, produced, directed by and also starring Jennifer Westfeldt. Her partner Jon Hamm also stars in the movie, along with Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, and Megan Fox. Shooting began in 2010 in New York.

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In the Land of Blood and Honey

In the Land of Blood and Honey marks the directorial debut of Angelina Jolie who also wrote the drama herself. The movie follows a struggling romance between a Muslin woman and a Serbian man as the Bosnian war threatens to tear apart their relationship.

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The Help

The Help is a film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s 2009 novel of the same name. The film is Tate Taylor’s directorial debut, and will star Emma Stone, Mike Vogel, Bryce Dallas Howard, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Allison Janney.

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Submarine

Submarine is a 2010 coming-of-age comedy-drama film adapted from the 2008 novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne. The film is directed by Richard Ayoade and stars Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins and Paddy Considine. The film is Ayoade’s directorial debut.

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Martin Campbell

Martin Campbell is a film director. Campbell was born in Hastings, New Zealand, he moved to London where he began his career as a cameraman. Campbell’s first Hollywood movie was Criminal Law and he went on to direct Defenseless and No Escape

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Justin Lin

Lin was born in Taipei, China and grew up in Orange County, California. He earned an MFA in film directing from the UCLA Film School. His solo directorial debut Better Luck Tomorrow (1997’s Shopping for Fangs was co-directed by Quentin Lee) made a huge splash with critics and fans alike.

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