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“Help a Director Out as an Actor by Being a Good Soldier”: Jason Batemen on The Family Fang

Christopher Walken, Maryann Plunkett, Jason Bateman and Nicole Kidman in The Family FangChristopher Walken, Maryann Plunkett, Jason Bateman and Nicole Kidman in The Family Fang

After more than 30 years on screen — from his baby-faced days on Little House on the Prairie to his work on Arrested Development — Jason Bateman directed his first feature in 2013 with Bad Words. He now returns behind the camera with…  Read more

By Apr 28, 2016

“Crazy Women, the News, Florida, Guns”: Robert Greene on Kate Plays Christine

Kate Lyn Sheil in Kate Plays ChristineKate Lyn Sheil in Kate Plays Christine

To lean on my Sundance write-up to summarize Kate Plays Christine: “Sarasota TV journalist Christine Chubbuck shot herself live on-air in 1974 and died 14 hours later. The suicide footage exists on one two-inch tape, which is inaccessibly locked up in the vault…  Read more

By Apr 26, 2016

Tribeca 2016: Five Questions for Keep Quiet Directors Joseph Martin and Sam Blair

Csanad Szegedi and Rabbi Boruch Oberlander in Keep QuietCsanad Szegedi and Rabbi Boruch Oberlander in Keep Quiet

A role reversal so outrageous it could only be a work of nonfiction, the story of Csanad Szegedi, an infamous member of Hungary’s conservative Jobbik party, is as preposterously true as they come. A former Holocaust denier and anti-Semite, Szegedi…  Read more

By Apr 25, 2016

Tribeca 2016: Making Guy Maddin’s Seances Interactive

SeancesSeances

Watching Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson’s latest work Seances feels both familiar and utterly strange. Born from the knowledge that over 80% of silent movies have been lost, Maddin and his collaborators at the NFB wanted to resurrect as many…  Read more

By Apr 25, 2016


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