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Adam Sandler Signs Deal to Star in Four Original Netflix Movies

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by Mike Sampson October 02, 2014 07:33 AM
Columbia Pictures
Hot off the heels of their partnership with The Weinstein Co. to release their first original feature film ('Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2'), Netflix has announced yet another deal that will bring original movies to their subscription service. The company has just announced a deal with Adam Sandler for the exclusive rights to four upcoming movies that the comedian will star in and produce.

Jason Reitman on 'Men, Women & Children,' Adam Sandler and What He Learned From the Failure of 'Labor Day'

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by Mike Ryan October 01, 2014 11:17 AM
Aaron Harris, Getty Images
It was interesting that when Jason Reitman and I discussed the recent merits of Adam Sandler – who stars in Reitman’s new film, ‘Men, Women & Children’ – Reitman turned the tables back on himself, mentioning the box office failure of ‘Labor Day.’ And, surprisingly, openly talking about the failures of ‘Labor Day.’ Reitman’s point is that even if it looks like Sandler might not care about a movie like, say, ‘Jack & Jill,’ Sandler still desperately cares about that movie. Because, as Reitman points out, people picked on ‘Labor Day,’ but that doesn’t mean Reitman wasn’t trying to make his best movie. Sure, that didn’t happen, but you don’t know until it’s made.

'Men, Women & Children' Trailer: The Price of Living in a Digital World

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by Nick Romano September 18, 2014 08:41 AM
Paramount
We got a first look at Jason Reitman's latest effort before TIFF 2014 with a non-speaking 'Men, Women & Children' trailer, but since it screened at the film festival to mixed reviews, a new one has, appropriately, debuted online.

Adam Sandler Hits TIFF 2014 with 'The Cobbler' (Which Is Terrible)

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by Mike Ryan September 07, 2014 03:54 PM
TIFF
I am fascinated by Adam Sandler’s career. More specifically, I’m fascinated by Sandler when he decides to challenge himself with more “serious” roles, or at least work with directors that aren’t Dennis Dugan. Sandler has two movies at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. The first is Jason Reitman’s ‘Men, Women and Children,’ in which Sandler gives what is the most understated performance of his career. The second is Thomas McCarthy’s ‘The Cobbler,’ which is bone-headedly awful.

'Men, Women and Children' Trailer: Jason Reitman on Surviving the Internet Age

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by Nick Romano August 19, 2014 08:32 AM
Paramount Pictures
The internet, coupled with other technological advances, changed our lives in ways many of us don't even consider, and director Jason Reitman is tackling these issues and struggles in his upcoming film, 'Men, Women and Children.' The first trailer, appropriately void of dialogue in favor of online and textual interactions, is a dark look at what's to befall his cast of characters -- and potentially the rest of us -- in the internet age.

Africa Didn't Change Adam Sandler In the Slightest, Proves It By Reading Drew Barrymore's Diary

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by Kate Erbland May 16, 2014 11:04 AM
CBS
http://youtu.be/kvghI_tqIIY
Oftentimes when stars film new features in exotic locations, they'll spend the majority of their press tour talking about how much the new place changed them and their perspectives and their very souls. That didn't happen to Adam Sandler. The 'Blended' star hit 'The Late Show' last night, and although he quite admirably tried to convince host David Letterman that filming his new comedy with Drew Barrymore in Africa really did change him, it's fairly obvious from the get-go that Sandler's still up to his old tricks. This time, however, they involve animals lurking in the background.

Whatever Happened To The Late Night Guest Host?

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by Mike Ryan April 11, 2014 12:15 PM
NBC/ScreenCrush.com
Last night, as the dust settled on the news that Stephen Colbert would be taking over ‘Late Show’ from David Letterman at some point in 2015, I was engaged in a conversation that drifted toward just how someone qualifies to be a viable candidate for a network late night talk show in the first place. More specifically, how is it that 28 years ago, a woman actually did host a network late night network talk show and, now, in 2014, that would seem almost revolutionary.