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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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    Will We See 'Cloud Atlas,' 'Only God Forgives' & Terrence Malick's Latest & More Before The End Of 2012?

    We're almost exactly a third of the way through the year, and thanks to the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival line-up a couple weeks ago, we're now a little clearer on the timetable of some of the most anticipated films of the year. We know that "Cosmopolis," "Killing Them Softly," "On The Ro...

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    Tom Hiddleston Describes The "Wounded Soul" Of Loki & Ralph Macchio, Toby Kebbell & More Chat At NYC Premiere Of 'War Horse'

    Much of the cast of Steven Spielberg's new epic "War Horse" will be unrecognizable to mainstream American audiences (save for Emily Watson and David Thewlis) -- and that is by design. The director didn't want the distraction of recognizable people in his lead parts, so he instead p...

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    Brit Marling Says 'The East' Has An Undercurrent Of "Revolution And Rebellion" In The Story

    Just a year ago, Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij were scrambling to finish their debut collaboration, “Sound of My Voice,” to have it ready in time for the Sundance Film Festival. Speaking last week to Marling from the Shreveport, LA set of their follow-up, “The East,” the mu...

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    Shiloh Fernandez & Aldis Hodge Board Zal Batmanglij & Brit Marling's Eco-Thriller 'The East'

    Park City has been the scene of plenty of break-out performances in recent years, but this year's festival looks set to be known as the birth and unveiling of Brit Marling. The actress came to the festival with Mike Cahill's "Another Earth" and Zal Batmanglij's "Sound Of My Voice," and walked away w...

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