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    Joe Swanberg, 'Sex Tape,' and When It's OK to Rewrite the Movie

    Review the movie they made, not the one you wanted them to make. But there's a way to use your rewrite idea constructively.

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    Review: Joe Swanberg's Engaging, Truthful 'Happy Christmas' With Melanie Lynskey, Anna Kendrick & Mark Webber

    As perhaps the poster boy for independent cinema in the last seven to eight years, it’s crazy to realize that lo-fi filmmaker Joe Swanberg has never been in competition at the Sundance Film Festival before. While two of his films have played in Park City previously (though one was a short segment in...

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    Quote of the Day: Joe Swanberg on the Movies: "Men Are Out of Ideas"

    "We need women to step up in a big way over the next ten years or we're fucked culturally," Swanberg continued.

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    Review: Why 'Happy Christmas' is Joe Swanberg's Most Accessible Work

    From the first frame of Joe Swanberg's "Happy Christmas," there's an immediate sense of change afoot.

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    Watch: Anna Kendrick in Charming New Trailer for Joe Swanberg's Family Comedy 'Happy Christmas'

    The new trailer has been released for Joe Swanberg's latest film "Happy Christmas"--the director's first foray into 16mm since film school.

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    Watch: First Trailer For ‘Happy Christmas’ Starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber & Lena Dunham

    Don’t be fooled by the pristine-looking image above (hell, it’s “new” so we thought we’d use it). “Happy Christmas” is not the feel-good family comedy of the year. Hell, it’s not very shiny, slick and happy like that image would suggest. “Happy Christmas” is really a lo-fi, down and dirty family dra...

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    Anna Kendrick, Jake Johnson, Orlando Bloom, Sam Rockwell & More Join Joe Swanberg's New Film ‘Digging For Fire’

    For the uninitiated, indie filmmaker Joe Swanberg’s career kind of runs like this (reductively of course): 8 bazillion indies, about 10 a year, from 2005 to 2012 (ok, maybe more like 13 features in seven years with a bunch of shorts thrown in for good measure). They are… ok. But the SXSW Film Festiv...

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    Movie Talk With Doug Benson And Samm Levine

    What better way to reboot my dormant YouTube channel than by having a freewheeling chat with Doug Benson, host of "Doug Loves Movies," and actor Samm Levine, the most prodigious player of Doug’s “Leonard Maltin Game?”

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    Talking Movies With Doug Benson And Samm Levine

    What better way to reboot my dormant YouTube channel than by having a freewheeling chat with Doug Benson, host of Doug Loves Movies, and actor Samm Levine, the most prodigious player of Doug’s “Leonard Maltin Game?”

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    Watch: Strong Female Performances Anchor Unsettling 'Proxy' Trailer

    Horror films have a notorious habit of minimizing women and turning them into nothing more than victims. But the upcoming "Proxy," ensures that its female leads have a much more dominant presence. Writer/director Zack Parker, who most recently brought us another female-centric thriller, "Scalene," n...

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