Girls deals with sex, love, friendship and the mundane lives everyone leads in a way that's interesting. It allows you to see the humour in your own circle of friends.
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At a brief 83 minutes, the Duplass brothers' fourth film is laborious and elicited many checks of the clock. It's exhausting.
Ed Helms understands comedy. But the kind of improv that writer-directors Mark and Jay Duplass do made him a little nervous.
What is Bellflower? It's a road movie, a mumblecore/relationship film, even a weird buddy pic with some bitchy girls and that flamethrower.
The "Best Movie Not Playing at a Theater Near You" opens Friday: Littlerock is the latest low-budget, high-aesthetic movie to display how small-budget cinema can still be formally ambitious.
I saw three different narrative features this past week at Los Angeles Film Festival that were set in the Silverlake area of LA. I live in the area, and it was cool to see familiar spots captured through different eyes.
Uncle Kent is about a 40 year old stoner/slacker/cartoonist (played by Kent Osborne) who gets into some odd sexual misadventures in Silverlake, CA.
I spoke with the actors of Bad Fever, premiering at SXSW, about improvisation, how their other artistic roles inform their acting, and the inevitability of a 3-D mumblecore film.
Just as I began to lose patience with Aaron Katz's Cold Weather -- what? Another movie about twenty-somethings figuring out their lives? -- it took a left turn and grabbed my attention.
In a recent interview, mumblecore director Kentucker Audley discussed the cinematic movement he's associated with, his filmmaking technique, and how to break out of the genre's insular tendencies.
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you made a mumblecore film about pilgrims? No? Oh, that's too bad, cause if this proposition had been nagg...
Discussing ice cream and movies with filmmaker Joe Swanberg (Alexander the Last, Hannah Takes the Stairs) at The Hideout.
"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."
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