Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Supporting Characters

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Stream This: 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit,' Pedro Almodovar's 'Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!' & More On VOD This Week

    The summer movie season continues with its usual gusto, providing us ample opportunity to make related streaming recommendations. Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!" hits theaters, so we're offering one of his older films as a complement. And coupled with the release of "The Heat" is another female ...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    How 'Rubberneck,' 'Red Flag' and 'Supporting Characters' Illustrate the Versatility of Alex Karpovsky

    Alex Karpovsky is a man of considerable talent whose time has come. Lost in the hype of the so-called mumblecore movement when it first erupted out of the SXSW scene, Karpovsky was not as prolific or media-savvy as Joe Swanberg or the Duplass brothers, but his interests as both actor and filmmaker h...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    13

    In His Own Words: Daniel Schechter Shares a Scene From 'Supporting Characters,' Starring Lena Dunham and Alex Karpovsky

    "Girls" mainstays Alex Karpovsky and Lena Dunham star in "Supporting Characters," a romantic comedy about a film editing power duo (Karpovsky and Tarik Lowe), struggling with their careers, friendship and relationships with the opposite sex. Writer-director Daniel Schechter drew on a lot of his own ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    3

    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Parker' & 'Hansel & Gretel' Have A 'Knife Fight' For 'The Taste Of Money'

    Park City may be aflutter with cinematic thrills, but it's still January in the rest of the country. Which means we have another weekend of lackluster studio releases banking on the bevy of visuals distracting you from the fact that they were written by a robot without feelings. On the other hand, t...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    1

    Review: 'Supporting Characters' Is A Middling Movie, But A Decent Would-Be Pilot Episode For A Show We Might Watch

    What fascinates about “Supporting Characters,” the new relationship comedy premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, is that its greatest strength also registers as its most notable weakness. This decidedly Noo Yawk tale of an editing team in New York City and their satellite friends would be at home...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    9

    Exclusive: Clip From Indie Comedy 'Supporting Characters' Featuring 'Girls' Star Alex Karpovsky

    Any creative process involving more than person -- forming a band, staging a play -- can often lead to relationships or severely test them, and just sharing productive space with another likeminded person is more than enough to set unexpected events in motion. And that simple premise forms the found...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Trailer Test: Kevin Smith-Produced 'Alter Egos' Unwraps the Superhero Myth (Video)

    While hordes of movie fans were drooling over the fortuitous timing of trailers for remakes of horror classics "Evil Dead" and "Carrie" at New York Comic Con, another example of a mainstream genre surfaced to considerably less exposure though it provides more room for discussion....

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0