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Lynn Shelton

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Monday, Jan. 20

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.

Sasha Bronner

Sam Rockwell's Sundance Movie Lost Anne Hathaway But Gained Keira Knightley

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Sam Rockwell is sitting at a bar in Sundance drinking seltzer water. Joking about bloody noses and how, because of it, Park City, Utah isn't the ideal...

Sasha Bronner

Keira Knightley Shines At Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The first weekend of Sundance is kind of like starting a new job over and over again every year. You can figure out where to be and what to wear, but ...

Keira Knightley's Big Night At Sundance

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Director Lynn Shelton has a great idea for how to market her new film, "Laggies": put video of Keira Knightley dancing as a s...

Nick Offerman Is Heading To Sundance

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 12.10.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival will premiere 117 independent feature films and 11 documentaries at its 30th anniversary next month ...

Actor Josh Pais gets Touchy Feely

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It was a moment that actor Josh Pais has grown increasingly used to: someone coming up to him (in this case, outside a theater where a film he was i...

What This Filmmaker Calls Her 'Most Precious Commodity'

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 09.11.2013 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

Movie Review: Touchy Feely

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lynn Shelton obviously isn't a filmmaker whose work suits everyone's taste. With her lightly scripted, improvisational approach to movies, there's a certain shaggy quality to her work -- or at least to the films of hers I've seen (and liked): Humpday and Your Sister's Sister.

I've Got You Under My Skin

Sophia Stuart | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, Touchy Feely discovers what happens when the psychic balance of a family is disrupted, upended and everyone is changed for the better -- eventually.

Hit and Myth: Touchy Feely

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Shelton's latest Seattle-based film features Abby (Rosemary DeWitt), a massage therapist, and her introverted brother, dentist Paul (Josh Pais).

Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page Get Quirky

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

The trailer for what appears to be another quirky, heartfelt movie from mumblecore favorite Lynn Shelton ("Your Sister's Sister," "Humpday") has arriv...

What's Next For Anne Hathaway

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

News to make Hatha-haters' blood boil: Anne Hathaway has lined up her first post-"Les Miserables" role. According to Deadline.com, Hathaway will star ...

Sundance Diary - Day Two - Touchy Feely, Austenland and The Future

John Lopez | Posted 01.21.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

The movie gods smiled on us coastal transplants Saturday as a clear, sun-kissed day kept the temperatures a respectable shiver away from abominable. It actually made it bearable to catch up with friends. But at the heart of it all: movies.

Hannah and Her Sister (and Jack)

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

With its provocative storyline and immaculately indie street cred, Lynn Shelton's 2009 hit Humpday earned her a load of admirers. With it-girl Emily Blunt headlining her latest effort, Your Sister's Sister, Shelton is likely to break open to an even wider audience

Lynn Shelton Makes It Up As She Goes Along

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It wasn't supposed to be a sister. In fact, as originally conceived by writer-director Lynn Shelton, Your Sister's Sister could have been titled "Your Sister's Mother."

Movie Review: Your Sister's Sister

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Your Sister's Sister is smart comedy, such a rarity. It never forces laughs but keeps you steadily and regularly amused.

At Tribeca, Women Filmmakers Reach New Highs -- and Lows

Erica Abeel | Posted 06.24.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The good news: several of this year's standout films at the Tribeca Film Festival are by women. The bad news: some of the fest's worst misfires are also by women.

Lynn Shelton and Lauren Greenfield Shine at the Tribeca Film Festival

Liliana Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders

Your Sister's Sister is effortlessly refreshing and enjoyable throughout. It is clear in every scene that these actors have the utmost trust in their director and are willing to be raw, fun and loose with the material.

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Monday 9.12.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A few thoughts about the Toronto Film Festival in general before I dive into my thoughts about the four films I saw today: First of all, the phones: ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Lynn Shelton on Humpday

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In Humpday, two friends back themselves into a corner when they resolve to make an amateur porn video together, examining the straight male's anxiety over his nascent gay side.

Interview with Lynn Shelton, Director of Humpday

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melissa Silverstein

Shelton takes on some of the biggest taboo issues in a way that really makes you think.

HuffPost Interview: Lynn Shelton, Director of Humpday

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"I was fascinated by the relationship between straight men and gay porn, the residual anxiety that straight guys feel about their own personal relationship to gay sex."

HuffPost Review: Humpday

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's just a coincidence that Lynn Shelton's wonderfully funny Humpday, a comedy about the denial of homosexual panic, is being released Friday, the same day as Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno