Lionsgate Wins ’16 States;’ Fede Alvarez To Direct John Requa & Glenn Ficarra Script

Lionsgate Wins ’16 States;’ Fede Alvarez To Direct John Requa & Glenn Ficarra Script Exclusive: Lionsgate won an auction for 16 States, a thriller scripted by John Requa & Glenn Ficarra (Jungle Cruise This is Us), to be directed by Fede Alvarez, who helmed the genre hits Don’t Breathe ...

StudioCanal's Horror Thriller 'Baghead' Lands Black List Writer (Exclusive)

Rising genre writer Christina Pamies has been tapped to pen the adaptation of the horror short Baghead for StudioCanal. Alberto Corredor, who directed the celebrated short, is on board to helm the ...

Studiocanal Acquires Horror Short ‘Baghead;’ Alberto Corredor To Direct Feature Transfer

Exclusive: Studiocanal has acquired the celebrated creepy horror short Baghead and will turn it into a feature helmed by the short’s director, Alberto Corredor. The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona & ...

Sitges Review: 'After Midnight' is Mumblecore Meets Monster Horror

Nothing like a good ol' fashioned monster movie. After Midnight is the latest film written and co-directed by filmmaker Jeremy Gardner (of The Battery and Tex Montana Will Survive!), produced by ...

Marvel Wanted The Duplass Brothers to Direct a Movie

It turns out Marvel wanted Jay and Mark Duplass to direct a movie for them. The Duplass brothers are rather prolific artists who have created two HBO TV shows and written, directed and/or starred in ...

Oscar Week: Podtalk with Greta Gerwig, 2018 Oscar Best Director Nominee for ‘Lady Bird’

Chicago – One of the most fulfilled movies of 2017 was the sublime “Lady Bird,” the major film debut of actor Greta Gerwig. Nimbly shooting her own script, the achingly honest story about a teenager ...

7 Pointers from Greta Gerwig on Creating a Movie Like ‘Lady Bird’

Film Independent’s Directors Close-Up series, showcasing intimate panel interviews with Hollywood’s most fascinating visionaries, kicked off its 2018 events Feb. 7 in Los Angeles. Featuring Greta ...

Melba Robichaux on Editing the Zellner Brothers’ Comedy/Western Damsel

Brothers David and Nathan Zellner are a reliable presence at the Sundance Film Festival. Their films Baghead (2008), Goliath (2008), Kid-Thing (2012) and Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014) have all ...

Take Me Review: The Perfect Post-Thanksgiving Dinner Movie

Take Me Review: The Perfect Post-Thanksgiving Dinner Movie It's Thanksgiving. You and the family have just finished your meal. And you want some lighter fare, suffering from the tryptophan buffet you just willingly engorged yourself with. The kids are off ...

Exclusive: Patrick Brice on Creep 2

Patrick Brice blipped onto our radar a couple of years back with his audacious horror film debut, Creep. He directed the film, plus he cowrote and co-starred in it with Mark Duplass (interview) ...

Barry Jenkins Shares Charming Story About Meeting Greta Gerwig For ‘Lady Bird’ Premiere

Barry Jenkins Shares Charming Story About Meeting Greta Gerwig For ‘Lady Bird’ Premiere Last fall, Barry Jenkins was a little-known filmmaker with one feature under his belt, 2008’s “Medicine for Melancholy.” Then he premiered future best picture winner “Moonlight” at the 2016 Telluride ...

Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons and more join Hugh Jackman in Gary Hart biopic The Front Runner

Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons and more join Hugh Jackman in Gary Hart biopic The Front Runner Entertainment Weekly has announced details of the supporting cast set to join Hugh Jackman in the upcoming Gary Hart biopic The Front Runner, which sees the former Wolverine taking on the role of the ...

‘Hannah Takes the Stairs’ and the Coalescence of Mumblecore

Looking back on this still-young century makes clear that 2007 was a major time for cinematic happenings — and, on the basis of this retrospective, one we’re not quite through with ten years on. One’s ...

Table 19 Review: A Sweet and Quirky Comedy About Total Freaks

Table 19 Review: A Sweet and Quirky Comedy About Total Freaks Table 19 is a sweet and quirky comedy with a whole lot of heart. Written by the Duplass brothers and directed by Jeffrey Blitz, the film has no antagonist. There's no villain in this story. That in ...

Phantasm: Remastered, The Exorcist III, and More Movies Coming to Shudder in November

Halloween may be over, but horror reigns supreme all year long on Shudder. The streaming service's November titles include Phantasm: Remastered, The Exorcist III, Penance, Happy Birthday to Me, ...

Blue Jay Review

Mainstream audiences may not be familiar with the work of Mark Duplass and his co-producer brother Jay Duplass. However, cinephiles who have been following the duo’s work over the past few years have ...

Watch: The Baby-Faced Stars of 'Togetherness' Season 2 in Mark and Jay Duplass' First Short Films

Watch: The Baby-Faced Stars of 'Togetherness' Season 2 in Mark and Jay Duplass' First Short Films Read More: Watch: Amanda Peet and Steve Zissis Try 'Togetherness' in This Exclusive Deleted Scene Remember that time you fell in love with Mark Duplass? Some audiences first discovered the comedic ...

Scott Reviews Rebecca Miller’s Maggie’s Plan [Sundance 2016]

Maggie’s Plan begins with a compelling premise – Maggie (Greta Gerwig) is ready to have a child with or without a man, and enlists the proper doofus (Travis Fimmel) to supply the semen; little does ...

Lamb | Review

Strangers With Cabins : Partridge’s Uncomfortable Sophomore Film Returning behind the camera for the first time since his 2000 debut indie film Interstate 84, actor Ross Partridge reaches ...

NYC! Free Times Scare Screening of “Manson Family Vacation” on October 20th w/ Cast & Crew Q&A!

NYC! Free Times Scare Screening of “Manson Family Vacation” on October 20th w/ Cast & Crew Q&A! Join the Family! Fangoria will be hosting a free screening of the festival smash Manson Family Vacation, the twisted dark comedy (co-starring Saw’s Tobin Bell!), in New York City on Tuesday, October ...

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