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    Watch: The Unexpected Is The Advantage In New Trailer For 'The East'

    The risk of going undercover (especially in the movies) is that you can go so deep that you can't come up again. And that threat forms the crux of "Sound Of My Voice" director Zal Batmanglij's latest tale of infiltration, "The East." Only this time, it's coming with a zeitgeist-worthy twist.

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    Watch: Brit Marling Dyes Her Hair and Gets Hot and Heavy With Alexander Skarsgard in New 'East' Trailer

    Two years after "Another Earth" and "Sound of My Voice" catapulted her to indie-icon status at Sundance, Brit Marling is back this summer with her latest writing-acting effort, "The East." Directed and co-written by her "Sound of My Voice" collaborator Zal Batmanglij, the Fox Searchlight thriller c...

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    New Photos Of Brit Marling, Ellen Page & Alexander Skarsgård In 'The East'

    Actor/writer Brit Marling and director/writer Zal Batmanglij -- the creative team behind the smart little indie "The Sound Of My Voice" -- are just getting started, but their sophomore effort is about to arrive and it's hopefully the second chapter in a long line of collaborations. The duo employ ge...

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    14 Films We've Already Reviewed at SXSW 2013

    Indiewire is heading down to Austin today for the kickoff of 2013's SXSW Film Festival, which starts today and goes until Saturday, March 16th. While we've already chronicled ten films that we can't wait to see for the first time, the packed slate of exciting films also brings a ton of already estab...

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    Zal Batmanglij's 'The East' To Close SXSW Film Festival; 'The Spectacular Now' Also Added To Lineup

    It looks like SXSW is going to be a bit of Sundance South in 2013. With Park City premieres like "Don Jon's Addiction," "Computer Chess," "Prince Avalanche," "Before Midnight" and "Upstream Color" all headed to Austin, one more movie that unspool...

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    We Don't Care How Rich You Are: Chilling First Trailer For 'The East' With Brit Marling, Ellen Page & Alexander Skarsgard

    Cults, rituals and underground movements were explored in Zal Batmanglij's unjustly overlooked "Sound Of My Voice," and this year he returns to the Sundance Film Festival with collaborator Brit Marling for "The East," another picture exploring those similar themes. And follow...

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    Sundance Review: 'The East' Is A Divisive, But Stylish Thriller & Worthy Companion Piece To 'Sound Of My Voice'

    The first images in "The East" – the new thriller from Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, the team who made last year's underrated cult thriller "Sound Of My Voice" – are grainy footage of intruders breaking into someone's home juxtaposed with images of seagulls covered in oil. We are told through voi...

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    New Look At Ellen Page, Brit Marling & Alexander Skarsgård In Zal Batmanglij's 'The East'

    You would think that with the Oscar nominations coming on Thursday we might get a bit of a breather, but alas, just seven days later the Sundance Film Festival will kick off, introducing a whole batch of new movies that will hope to be part of the discussion in 2013. And one of the films we're l...

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    Sundance 2013: Lynn Shelton's 'Touchy Feely' and Lake Bell's 'In a World...' Lead Festival USA Screenings Initiative

    The Sundance Institute has announced the 10 films and filmmakers chosen from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival program that will screen as part of its Sundance Film Festival USA initiative. On January 31, 10 independent theaters around the country will host showings of official Sundance selections alo...

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    First & New Pics From David Gordon Green's 'Prince Avalanche,' 'The East' & 'Lovelace'

    So, the Sundance Film Festival dropped their Premieres line up and it's a heckuva slate coming in January. And of course, new images for all the movies coming fast and strong, so let's get with it....

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