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How Amanda Peet's Kids Inspired Her New Children's Book

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Amanda Peet‘s kids are being raised Jewish, but they had questions about Christmas — so the actress co-wrote a children’s book, called… 367 more words


Amanda Peet on Her Book, Togetherness and the Fate of Jon Snow

Many Jewish kids in America can probably relate to Amanda Peet’s new children’s book, Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein (out Oct. 20). The title character is a little girl who wishes she celebrated Christmas like her friends and neighbors, and goes to great lengths to try to get Santa Claus to stop at her house—but along the way, learns that she may have been focused on the wrong things. 1,020 more words

REVIEW: Sleeping With Other People

Though the first two words in the title of writer/director Leslye Hedland’s “Sleeping With Other People” are a polite euphemism, that semantic choice probably represents her most cautious choice regarding sex.   299 more words

Movie Reviews

100 Word Review - The Way Way Back (2013)

Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (Community), I was always going to love this film. 

Duncan (Liam James) is an awkward teenager on holiday with his mother (Toni Colette), over bearing step-father (Steve Carrell) and step-sister. 61 more words

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“We gotta come up with A SYSTEM…”

Get ready for the Best ROM/COM of the year thus far…as we venture down a virginal passageway with the writer who brought us ABOUT LAST NIGHT ~ … 502 more words


In Sleeping With Other People, Romance Means Laughter And Pain In Equal Measure

Being in love can result in many different things, and when you combine a couple’s natural chemistry with a great deal of anxiety and sexual awkwardness it can often lead to comedy, something that rom-coms often capture very well. 1,019 more words