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“Everyone Wants to Think Their Child could be President”: Morgan Krantz on Babysitter

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Writer/director Morgan Krantz’s first feature Babysitter was accepted into SXSW as a work in progress, so Krantz was working on it until the very week it premiered. “It was hot off the presses, and suddenly it was on the big…  Read more

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“It Was a Bit of a Rough Ride”: David Robert Mitchell on It Follows

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Writer/director David Robert Mitchell has only released two films, but he has already shown himself to be a fascinating and diverse filmmaker. His first outing, 2010’s Myth of the American Sleepover, was a simple teen drama following a bunch of…  Read more

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“For Every Kink, There is a Case”: Anja Marquardt on She’s Lost Control

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The erotic meets the clinical in German director Anja Marquardt’s debut feature, She’s Lost Control, a quietly intense portrait of two characters brought together by deeply personal physical and internal deficiencies. Ronah (Brooke Bloom) is a graduate student doubling as a professional…  Read more

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The Gunman Actor Peter Franzén on Being a Global Artist (and Working with Sean Penn)

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“Peter Franzén – remember that name,” is what I told everyone who asked me if I’d made any big discoveries covering the Finnish Film Affair in Helsinki in September 2013 — I’d even called this talented thesp “Finland’s ridiculously charismatic…  Read more

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