Tag Archive: Brit Marling

Win ARBITRAGE on Blu-ray

One of last year’s most pleasantly surprising performances was Richard Gere’s great turn as a morally bankrupt hedge-fund magnate in Arbitrage, a taut thriller and engaging character study from documentary director Nicholas Jarecki (The Ousider) — half-brother of Eugene (The House I Live In) and Andrew (Capturing the Friedmans). The eternally handsome Gere relishes this …

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[WATCH] Intense first trailer for Zal Batmanglij & Brit Marling’s THE EAST starring Ellen Page & Alexander Skarsgård

The first trailer has arrived for The East — writer/director Zal Batmanglij and writer/actress Brit Marling’s highly anticipated follow-up to last year’s excellent Sound of My Voice — which coincides with the film’s Sundance debut this week. Starring Marling, Ellen Page, Alexander Skarsgård and Patricia Clarkson, the film centres on a contract worker who is tasked with infiltrating an …

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[WATCH] Riveting first trailer for Robert Redford’s THE COMPANY YOU KEEP

The first trailer has been released for Robert Redford’s upcoming political thriller The Company You Keep, which stars the man himself alongside Shia LeBeouf and Susan Sarandon. The film follows a former member of the violent activist/terrorist organisation The Weather Underground (Redford), who has to go on the run after over 30 years in hiding when a …

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Highlights of the 2012 NZ International Film Festival

The 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival wrapped up in Auckland recently, officially closing with the utterly mad and brilliant Holy Motors. From the stunning opening night film (Beasts of the Southern Wild) to a wonderful silent cinema finale (Easy Street and Blackmail), we were spoiled for choice with this year’s programme and I saw nearly 40 films over a hectic …

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[WATCH] SOUND OF MY VOICE Trailer + Watch the first 12 minutes of the film

A new trailer and poster surfaced today for the indie drama/thriller Sound of My Voice, one of two breakout hits from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival for star/co-writer Brit Marling, the first being the fascinating sci-fi/drama Another Earth. The film, directed by Zal Batmanglij, follows a couple (Christopher Denham and Nicole Vicius) as they attempt to infiltrate and learn about …

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