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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

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

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

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