Tag: markduplass

PROSPECT Hits VOD: Check Out Its Cool VHS Trailer

Acclaimed sci-fi Western Prospect hit VOD and Blu-ray this week and Shep Films have released a cool VHS trailer to celebrate the film finally getting its wide release. The only problem is, the film isn't actually available on video tape....

Sitges 2017 Review: CREEP 2, a Lark on Sequels, Oversharing and Midlife Crises

"It's like a job now," confesses cinema's goofiest serial killer, Josef. Mark Duplass returns to both the wolf-mask and uncomfortable sharing shenanigans that define his character's comedy. He is trying to articulate the feeling that happens when the initial thrill...

Interview: Mark Duplass Talks BLUE JAY

The last time Jim and Amanda (Mark Duplass and Sarah Paulson) saw each other, it was in the midst of a devastating breakup – the type you never really get over. That was twenty years ago, but you wouldn't necessarily...

Opening: CREEP, A Shocking Found-Footage Feat

Films that inspire strong, even if divisive, reactions are much more preferable that those that make viewers toss up their hands or roll their eyes to signify "meh." Case in point: Creep, a found-footage film by Patrick Brice, co-starring Mark...

Interview: Jason Schwartzman And Patrick Brice Open Up On THE OVERNIGHT

Complete with a poster that puts the 'ass' in asterisk, the glorious advertising campaign of Patrick Brice's new sex-romp, The Overnight, is designed to let the imagination run wild. From the trailers, we learn the film basically takes place...

Review: THE LAZARUS EFFECT Flatlines

If this review is nothing special, that's because it's in keeping with the film it's about. This being a resurrection horror flick, reviewers would ordinarily be bending over backwards looking for new ways to cleverly utilize back-from-the-dead wordplay, but in...

Sundance 2015 Review: THE OVERNIGHT Goes There

It's so incredibly tempting to reveal all the bizarre places Patrick Brice's new film, The Overnight, takes its audiences, who, if they're anything like this viewer, will likely watch the film with mouths gleefully agape.The film opens in the bedroom...

Opening: THE ONE I LOVE Offers Smart, Very Funny Couples Therapy

"I doubt I will laugh out loud more at a film this year," wrote our own Kurt Halfyard after seeing The One I Love at Fantasia a few weeks ago. Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss star in a new film...

Fantasia 2014 Review: THE ONE I LOVE Offers Smart Couples Therapy, With Big Laughs

I doubt I will laugh out loud more at a film this year. Charlie McDowell's couples therapy session par excellence, featuring a very game cast of two, namely Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss, made me smile so hard at times my...

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2014: Canfield Delivers His 10 Most Anticipated

The second year for the Chicago Critics Film Festival promises big things. 23 Chicago premieres and 14 shorts combined with appearances from a number of filmmakers and film subjects are just part of why. In many ways the most exciting part...

SXSW 2014 Interview: Talking to CREEP's Mark Duplass And Patrick Brice

In introducing the following interview with actor/writer Mark Duplass and actor/director Patrick Brice about their new film, Creep, it would probably be advantageous to offer readers some context in the way of plot.  But it would best serve the audience...

Review: BLACK ROCK, A Survival Thriller With Too Few Thrills

In her first directorial turn, actress Katie Aselton impressed indie audiences with her relationship comedy The Freebie. Looking to go in a completely different direction with her sophomore effort, Aselton and husband Mark Duplass worked up the outline for a...

DVD Review: YOUR SISTER'S SISTER Is Nice, But Nice Doesn't Mean Much

The trick with low-key, down-home indie storytelling is to show your audience how, while the things taking place on screen might not look like much, they're quietly life-changing for everyone involved.Lynn Shelton's fourth feature, Your Sister's Sister, played earlier this...

JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME Review

Jason Segel and Ed Helms experience a wild day of self-discovery and low budget indie cred in the Flying Duplass Brother's "Jeff, Who Lives at Home". Segel is Jeff, a thirty-year old softhearted stoner, content to an existence of...

SXSW 2012 Review: THE DO-DECA PENTATHLON

It's hard to argue, at this point, that Jay and Mark Duplass have not come into their own. The two brothers now have several feature films under their belts, and have only grown into more refined and mature artists...

Jason Segel And Ed Helms In The Trailer For The Duplass Brothers' JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME

Never having been a particular fan of the Duplass Brothers - not that I dislike them, I'd simply never seen one of their films at this point - their latest effort came as a pleasant surprise at the tail end...

TIFF 2011: JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME Review

Jeff's life, it must be said, has not turned out the way he may have hoped. Thirty years old, a bit overweight, and unemployed, Jeff (Jason Segel) lives in his mother's basement where he spends his days smoking a bong...