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December's "Made in NY" Films Light up the Big Screen


New Year's Eve opens December 9. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

December 1, 2011 - This December, an eclectic slate of “Made in NY” films will make its way into theatres.

New Year’s Eve highlights the intertwining love stories of a group of New Yorkers on one special night. Garry Marshall’s new romantic comedy, featuring an extensive all-star cast, opens on December 9.

Jonah Hill stars in The Sitter, a comedy due out on December 9. Hill plays a suspended college student whose babysitting gig turns into a wildly surprising night.

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close tells the story of Oskar, a precocious nine-year-old boy dealing with his father’s death in the World Trade Center. Starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock, the film opens in limited release on December 25. It will open in wider release in January.

Pariah follows an African-American teenager’s coming-of-age journey as she learns to embrace her sexual identity. The film premiered at Sundance earlier this year, and will open in limited release on December 28. Its director, Dee Rees, was honored as Breakthrough Director at the recent Gotham Awards.
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