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The East Movie

Hit and Myth: The East

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

The direction of east is linked to light. The sun rises from the east, ex oriente lux, a sign of dawn. The East, a new eco-terrorism thriller, written by Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, and directed by Batmanglij, taps into this "rising" motif.

Christopher Rosen

New Eco-Terrorism Movie Is 'Wish Fulfillment' Says Star | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.30.2013 | Entertainment

Brit Marling first got the idea for the new eco-thriller "The East" four years ago. She just didn't know it then. It was 2009 when Marling and directo...

Mike Ryan

How She Keeps Her Private Life A Mystery | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment

In person, Ellen Page gives off a cool, almost Arthur Fonzarelli vibe. The way that she will refer to you as "dude" has a little bit to do with this. ...

WATCH: Sundance Thriller Gets Intense First Look

Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment

"The East" is one of two Fox Searchlight thrillers debuting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. (The other, Chan-wook Park's "Stoker," is either one o...