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Interview: Adam Wingard (Director) and Simon Barrett (Screenwriter) – ‘The Guest’

Interview: Adam Wingard (Director) and Simon Barrett (Screenwriter) – ‘The Guest’

A mysterious soldier befriends the family of a fallen comrade and quickly makes himself an indispensable part of their lives, but the secrets he’s hiding put them all in danger in The Guest, a nail-biting, retro-stylish thriller from director Adam Wingard and screenwriter Simon Barrett (‘You’re Next,’ ‘A Horrible Way to Die’). Arriving unannounced on

Anna Kendrick & Lena Dunham in Joe Swanberg's '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

Review: ’24 Exposures’

Written & Directed by Joe Swanberg Starring Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett, Caroline White, Sophia Takal, Helen Rogers ‘24 Exposures,’ the latest in a long string of recent projects from mumblecore pioneer Joe Swanberg, is a competently acted, relatively low-key (given its lurid subject matter) pseudo-thriller that is populated with too many thinly-fleshed out characters. But

2 Films from Powerful New Indie Film Talent Josephine Decker to Premiere at 2014 Berlin International Film Festival

A powerful new female voice in indie film has arrived.   The 2014 Berlin International Film Festival will premiere two films from Josephine Decker next month. About Josephine Decker, Lead Programmer of the Berlinale Forum Section, Christoph Terhechte, says, “I haven’t seen such a powerful filmmaking in a long time.” “Thou Wast Mild & Lovely” and

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Returns for a Fourth Year With Daily Radio Show From Sundance Film Festival, Film Society’s Daily Buzz

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will kick off its daily radio program tomorrow from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival called The Daily Buzz. Building on the success of The Daily Buzz at Sundance, Cannes and SXSW in recent years, the Film Society will continue to take the program to other festivals throughout the year.

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

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