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Little Miss Sunshine (Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris/ USA, 2006)

Very funny in spots, now seems more contrived in others. Little Miss Sunshine predates the 2008 financial crash  though there is still a mourning for a past ideal of America that the film values, longs for, and represents as now lacking. 125 more words

Emma Stone Will Star in 'BATTLES OF THE SEXES'

Back in September, it was announced that Brie Larson was set to replace the formally-attached Emma Stone in the upcoming true tennis tale, Battle of the Sexes,  147 more words


Emma Stone to Face Off Against Steve Carell in 'Battle of the Sexes'

After lengthy negotiations, Emma Stone is officially set to play tennis star Billie Jean King in an upcoming dramatization of 1973’s infamous “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match. 183 more words


Shaq and Flea Belie the Generic Coming-of-Age Story of Amazon's 'Highston'

Highston wastes no time at all in laying out its premise. The very first line of the Amazon pilot, delivered by a doctor at a psychiatric hospital, is: “So, your son imagines that celebrities are his friends?”  851 more words


Little Miss Sunshine: Dysfunctional families on the screen - Jacob Bernard-Banton

Jacob Bernard-Banton is a third year English Literature student at The University of Manchester as well as being a full-time film writer with Sonder.

Little Miss Sunshine: Dysfunctional families on the screen. 994 more words


Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Little Miss Sunshine
Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
Written by Michael Arndt
(number 406)

I have seen this movie I think only once before, at the cinema when it first came out. 670 more words


Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Directors: Jonathon Dayton, Valerie Faris…

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