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Q&A: The British Invade California Solo

Posted Jan 27, 2012, by Jeff Hanson

Q&A: The British Invade California Solo

Marshall Lewy premiered more than his film, California Solo, at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. As he came out to welcome an…

For a Good Time, Call… Rings in a New Dimension of Female Storytelling

Posted Jan 27, 2012, by Claiborne Smith

For A Good Time, Call... Rings in a New Dimension of Female Storytelling

The buzz about Jamie Travis’ feature debut, For a Good Time, Call..., is that it’s a comedy starring raunchy women. That’s…

James Marsh Turns His Talents to Dramatic Filmmaking

Posted Jan 26, 2012, by Eric Hynes

James Marsh Turns His Talents to Dramatic Filmmaking with the Belfast-Set Thriller, Shadow Dancer

Few filmmakers have the kind of range that James Marsh has, alternating between crowd-pleasing, Oscar-winning documentaries (…

Vera Farmiga and David Duchovny Headline the Stoner Coming-of-Age Saga, Goats

Posted Jan 25, 2012, by Jeff Hansen

Vera Farmiga and David Duchovny Headline the Stoner Coming-of-Age Saga, GOATS

Coming-of-age stories in film are as ubiquitous as the human condition itself. But rarely does such a story come together as…

From the Collection: Julie Dash’s 1991 Sundance Award-Winning Daughters of the Dust

Posted Jan 25, 2012, by Bridgette Bates

From the Collection: Julie Dash’s 1991 Sundance Award-Winning Daughters of the Dust

Earlier this week, a newly restored print of writer/director Julie Dash’s vibrant homage to her Gullah ancestors, Daughters of…

Parker Posey Offers a Tough Loving Assessment of the State of Indie Film

Posted Jan 25, 2012, by Eric Hynes

Parker Posey Offers a Tough Loving Assessment of the State of Indie Film and Her Role as its Truth-Telling Human Embodiment

Erstwhile Indie Queen, sardonic girl next door and trailblazer for a generation of quirked-out Emmas, Kats and Zooeys -- Parker…

Public Radio’s This American Life Crosses Over to the Big Screen with Mike

Posted Jan 24, 2012, by Claiborne Smith

Public Radio’s This American Life Crosses Over to the Big Screen with Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk with Me

Sleepwalk with Me is much funnier than the outline of its plot indicates: A man has lived with his girlfriend for eight years,…

Bruce Willis and Rebecca Hall Double-Down for Stephen Frears’ Lay the Favorite

Posted Jan 24, 2012, by Eric Hynes

Bruce Willis and Rebecca Hall Double-Down for Stephen Frears’ Lay the Favorite

Celebrated filmmaker Stephen Frears was positively giddy about introducing the world premiere of his latest film, Lay the…

Spike Lee Returns to Sundance (and His Old Brooklyn Stomping Ground) with Red Hook Summer

Posted Jan 23, 2012, by Eric Hynes

Spike Lee Returns to Sundance (and His Old Brooklyn Stomping Ground) with Red Hook Summer

On screen and off, Spike Lee always makes it interesting. Returning to Sundance with the entertaining and explosive Red Hook…

Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg Mine Their Bad Breakups in Celeste and Jesse Forever

Posted Jan 22, 2012, by Eric Hynes

Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg Mine Their Bad Breakups in Celeste and Jesse Forever

Some of the brightest young inhabitants of Hollywood’s thriving comedy community were on hand for the world premiere of Celeste…

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