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    Breakdown of Women Nominees for 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards

    The nominees for the 22nd Annual Independent Filmmaker Project’s Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced today. A total of 26 Films were nominated in six categories. Actress Marion Cotillard will be honored with a career tribute.  And for the second year in a row, the IFP will prese...

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    Are Women Directors Entering a Golden Age? Studio 360 Talks to Shelton, Polley

    Are we entering a golden age for women directors in Hollywood? I've been trying to figure out the troubled relationship between women and the film business for decades, so I unloaded for Studio 360's Kurt Andersen, who also talked with Sarah Polley and Lynn Shelton, about how the industry favors ind...

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    Guest Post: Take This Waltz and Female-Centric Love Triangles

    On the heels of Lynn Shelton's Your Sister's Sister comes another indie dramedy about a love triangle, writer-director Sarah Polley's Take This Waltz. Waltz is Polley's follow-up to her universally acclaimed debut, Away With Her, and stars Michelle Williams as Mar...

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    'Your Sister's Sister': Emily Blunt, Mark Duplass In The Week's Best New Film

    Since I saw Your Sister’s Sister at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Lynn Sheldon’s lovely, witty romantic comedy about a totally unlikely love triangle -- try this: a girl and her dead ex-boyfriend’s brother and her lesbian sister – has only come to seem more i...

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    Your Sister’s Sister—movie review

    If you appreciate small-scale films that favor character development over plot, you’re the target demographic for this likable—and, speaking honestly, forgettable—three-character piece from filmmaker Lynn Shelton (Humpday) and three talented actors, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, and the man of the ...

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    Interview: 'Your Sister's Sister' Director Lynn Shelton Talks Mark Duplass, Acting, and an Indie Model that Works (VIDEO)

    Slow and steady sometimes does win the race. Indie filmmakers would do well to emulate Lynn Shelton. Trained as an actress and photographer, Shelton shot documentaries and music videos and has been championed by film festivals at her home base Seattle...

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    Can Aubrey Plaza Time Travel? 'Safety Not Guaranteed'

    Safety Not Guaranteed is not a sci-fi movie, even though the story is about a group of reporters following up on an ad for a partner to time-travel with: “Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed.” And it’s not a Duplass Brothers film even though the droll, low-key s...

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    Lynn Shelton's Relationship Dramedy 'Laggies' Is Still Alive; Paul Rudd Attached To Star

    When indie filmmaker Lynn Shelton moved forward with her latest effort "Touchy Feely" which stars Rosemarie DeWitt, Scoot McNairy and Ellen Page among others, we had presumed the worst for "Laggies," the Andrea Seigel-scripted relationship tale Shelton was set to tackle next. Tha...

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