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Interview: Director Lynn Shelton on Laggies

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the organic nature of most of her work, Laggies should be a major departure for writer-director Lynn Shelton: the first film she directed that she didn't generate herself.

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...

How Drugs Are Transforming Sundance

Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Sasha Bronner

Dude, let's get high! This is the sentiment that appears to be at the crux of many films at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and while the presence of drugs in indie film is nothing new, it certainly is popping up as a palpable trend at this year's festival.