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Video/Q&A: 'Smashed' star Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Video/Q&A: 'Smashed' star Mary Elizabeth Winstead

To bond as married alcoholics for the Sundance hit “Smashed,” co-stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul, appropriately, went out and got drunk.

“I don’t know what I really learned about myself from that particular night other than that I’m kind of a lightweight,” Winstead says with a laugh. “[Director/co-writer James Ponsoldt] took us out and he had this whole bar crawl set up for us and all these cool L.A. bars he was going to take us to, and we made it to two out of like seven. Because I was just done.”

A tequila-infused night like that is a rarity for the 27-year-old actress (“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”), who grew up in a religious Utah community and is now...