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HBO: Project Greenlight “exceeded our expectations in every way.”

HBO: Project Greenlight “exceeded our expectations in every way.”
The “irresistibly watchable” Project Greenlight has “exceeded our expectations in every way,” an HBO exec says. Also, The LA Times’ Patrick Goldstein attributes the show’s popularity in and out of Hollywood to the fact that it’s about “How to Mess Up Your First Movie and Do It With Every Rookie Mistake Being Immortalized by a Take-No-Prisoners Documentary Crew Eager to Make You Look as Inept as Possible on Nationwide Television.”

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