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Adam Vary

Los Angeles
Senior Film Reporter — BuzzFeed

I like fonts. A lot. Also: Senior Film Reporter for @BuzzFeedNews. In my spare time, I eat pie and cupcakes. Aspiring scrutineer.

Joss Whedon Has Launched A Campaign To Get You To Vote — And Not For Trump — After slaying vampires, corralling superheroes, and vanquishing genocidal robots, filmmaker Joss Whedon is tackling perhaps the most formidable project of his career: convincing Americans to vote. And he's essentially conscripted half of Hollywood to help him. Today, Whedon is launching Save the Day, a super PAC designed to get as many people to the ballot box as possible on Nov.

Barack Obama Is Suddenly The Hottest Thing In Movies — For the second time this year, Barack Obama is at the center of a film debuting at a major film festival - and winning raves, to boot. It turns out, he's an unusually productive filmmaking subject for a sitting US president.

The Director Who Wants To Show That "Everyone In The World Is Not Racist" — Antoine Fuqua shot The Magnificent Seven - a remake of the classic 1960 Western about a septet of hired guns who agree to defend a small town from a rapacious strongman - just as Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign and injected divisive, racist rhetoric into the national conversation.

Harrison Ford, Abigail Breslin join 'Ender's Game' — The race to find the next Hunger Games - i.e. an adaptation of a book series aimed at the YA crowd and beloved by swarms of passionate, ticket-buying fans - just found itself a new frontrunner today, with the news that Harrison Ford and Abigail Breslin have signed onto the adaptation of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game.

Why Audiences Keep Choking On A Diet Of Sequels — In the Age of No New Ideas, the term "sequel" has expanded in spirit, becoming a catchall for anything that isn't original - which is to say, almost everything given a big summer release.

Nate Parker's Rape Allegations Were Probably Never Considered At Sundance — In the furious bidding war that immediately followed the premiere of The Birth of a Nation at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in January, it is likely that no one thought to investigate the background of the acclaimed film's director and star Nate Parker, sources have told BuzzFeed News.

Inside The Craziest, Raunchiest, Most Politically Incorrect Animated Comedy Ever — Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg did not know what to expect when they stepped in front of 1,000-plus people at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival in March to introduce their newest movie, Sausage Party.

"Suicide Squad" Smashes August Box Office Records — Clay Enos / Warner Bros. Pictures Adam B. Vary / BuzzFeed News Adam B. Vary / BuzzFeed News Suicide Squad is also easily a record debut for everyone else involved, including writer-director David Ayer, as well as co-stars Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, and Viola Davis. Adam B.

This Award-Winning Short Will Make You Cry And Laugh And Cry Again — The short film that won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival is the definition of "laughing through your tears." In 12 minutes, Thunder Road, which debuted in July on Vimeo, details every gut-wrenching, cringeworthy, and hilarious moment of the eulogy a police officer named James (Jim Cummings) delivers in honor of his late mother.

The New "Doctor Strange" Trailer Is Super Trippy, Man

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Sep 28, 2016

Stop 👏 using 👏 this 👏 terrifying 👏 election 👏 in 👏 your 👏 marketing 👏 

Sep 28, 2016

UPDATE: Per exec director @ThatBenSheehan, @Joss Whedon's super PAC @SaveTheDayVote has registered ~40K people in a week; 60% are 18-29.

Sep 26, 2016

Putting my phone away for the debate. See you on the other side. I hope!

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