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Anna Kendrick & Lena Dunham in Joe Swanberg's 'Happy Christmas'

Review: ‘Happy Christmas’

Review: ‘Happy Christmas’

Written & Directed by Joe Swanberg Starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber, Joe Swanberg & Lena Dunham Now Playing in Select Theaters That ‘Happy Christmas’ released on July 25th is ironic and also makes perfect sense. Christmas in July just seems like the fake holiday that writer-director Joe Swanberg would celebrate and improvise like

The Top 10 Films of 2013

As 2013 winds down another year of quality film, both indie and mainstream, comes to a close.  Though, in our opinion, not a particularly banner year for filmmaking of any kind as the further dichotomy of template pushing artistry finds itself in more and more prominence, the year did bring several quality and interesting films

Interview: Jane Adams (Co-Writer/Actress) & Sophia Takal (Actress) – ‘All the Light in the Sky’

Jane Adams (HBO’s Hung, The Anniversary Party and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) stars as an actress living in Malibu who faces harsh realities of the industry as her age exempts her from more and more acting opportunities. Amidst this career and life crisis enters the actress’s niece, played by Sophia Takal (Green, Gabi on the Roof in July, and V/H/S), who arrives for a weekend stay

Factory 25 Acquires Joe Swanberg’s ‘All the Light in the Sky’

Factory 25 announced today that it has acquired director Joe Swanberg’s ‘All the Light in the Sky‘, his next film after the indie-breakthrough hit from earlier this year, ‘Drinking Buddies’. ‘All the Light in the Sky‘ features a leading performance from acclaimed veteran character actor Jane Adams (who is also currently filming MGM’s much-anticipated Poltergeist reimagining.)  Adams

Review: ‘Drinking Buddies’

Written & Directed by Joe Swanberg Starring Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick & Ron Livingston Nothing- in the cinematic sense- really happens in director Joe Swanberg’s ‘Drinking Buddies‘, and yet so much does. To understand that contradiction however is to understand the general uneventfulness of most people’s routine lives. In the context of this

‘Only God Forgives’ (Nicolas Winding Refn), ‘Prince Avalanche’ (David Gordon Green) & ‘Passion’ (Brien De Palma) Added to Film Society of Lincoln Center FREE Summer Talks Series

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced additional guests for the on-going FREE Summer Talks series, which kicked off in May with ‘Before Midnight‘ director Richard Linklater, actors Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. On Sunday, July 14 at 5PM ‘Only God Forgives‘ Director Nicolas Winding Refn will participate in a Summer Talk followed by

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