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REVIEW: Indignation

Sundance Film Festival

When it comes to films surrounding schooling periods, a certain set of general guiding principles undergirds nearly story. High school movies are about the competing impulse of individuation and socialization, finding oneself while also navigating the locker-lined corridors of the pecking order. 298 more words

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James Schamus Debuts ‘Indignation’; Oscar-Winner Barbara Kopple Charts ‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ - Specialty B.O. Preview

After a career as writer, producer and distribution chief, James Schamus makes his feature directorial debut with Indignation, in theaters following a fest circuit that included Sundance, Berlin, San Francisco, Seattle and others. 2,436 more words


Weekend Box Office: July 29, 2016

Star Trek was your big box office winner, netting $59.2 million. The Secret Life of Pets continues to charm audiences, coming in second with $29.6 million. 295 more words

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All’s Unfair in Love and War in “Indignation”

By Shelley A. Sackett

Boston Jewish Film Festival did a real mitzvah on Sunday, July 17 when it treated local film lovers to a free sneak preview of… 1,071 more words


Producer James Shamus's Freshman Directing Effort 'Indignation' Takes Him Back to School

Written by Selma Thompson

Is there anyone in America today responsible for more great cinema than James Shamus? Between his work as an independent producer; his co-founding of the art film hothouse, Good Machine; and his long tenure at the helm of Focus Features, he has gifted us with… 644 more words


'Indignation': A Sexy Philip Roth Romp

Finally, a Phillip Roth book has been properly adapted into a movie! Granted, this is a relatively small achievement in comparison to, say, curing cancer or landing on Mars, but it is a feat that had nonetheless eluded humanity until now. 807 more words


'Indignation' Review: Ex-Focus Boss James Schamus' Directorial Debut Is Exceptional

Having written more than 30 books, including the Pulitzer Prize winner American Pastoral, it is somewhat surprising that there haven’t been more film adaptations of Philip Roth’s work.  735 more words