Tag Archive: Mark Duplass

Win YOUR SISTER’S SISTER on Blu-ray

One of the most charming and crowd-pleasing films of the 2012 NZ International Film Festival was Lynn Shelton’s latest dramedy Your Sister’s Sister. The Humpday writer/director reunites with mumblecore fixture Mark Duplass who stars as Jack, an aimless 30-something guy who hasn’t recovered from the death of his brother one year ago. His best friend, Iris (Emily …

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[WATCH] Intense second trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s ZERO DARK THIRTY

Kathryn Bigelow’s CIA procedural Zero Dark Thirty has been picking up some serious momentum recently, taking out major awards at the New York Film Critics Circle and The National Board of Review, earning four Golden Globe nominations, and placing highly on countless year-end lists already. I was lucky enough to catch the film last week, and while …

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[REVIEW] SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED is a heartfelt & humourous charmer with outstanding performances

Breakout Sundance hit Safety Not Guaranteed is a slight but winning indie comedy with sci-fi trappings which stars deadpan actress Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) in her first lead role, alongside mumblecore fixture Mark Duplass (Your Sister’s Sister) and rising comedy actor Jake Johnson (New Girl). All three give outstanding performances and with any luck this …

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Win a double pass to SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED!

The breakout Sundance 2012 hit Safety Not Guaranteed finally arrives in New Zealand cinemas on October 18, and to celebrate A Fistful of Culture have one in-season double pass to giveaway everyday this week (15-19 October) thanks to Rialto Distribution. The film stars indie favourites Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) and Mark Duplass (Your Sister’s Sister, The League) in …

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[WATCH] Engrossing new trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s ZERO DARK THIRTY: “You will never find him”

Although we’ve previously seen an exciting (but vague) teaser trailer and poster, things have been pretty quiet promo-wise for Kathryn Bigelow’s (The Hurt Locker) awards-threatening military thriller Zero Dark Thirty. That changed today when we were finally treated to the first full theatrical trailer, and the film looks perhaps even more engrossing and substantial than anticipated. As previously …

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2012 New Zealand International Film Festival first announcement

With the World Cinema Showcase now wrapped up across the country for another year, it’s time to start looking ahead to the main event: the New Zealand International Film Festival, which kicks off in Auckland on July 19. This week the NZFF made a sneak announcement of its first three films: the Kevin Macdonald-directed Bob Marley documentary Marley, which …

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[WATCH] SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED Trailer

The first trailer has been released for the indie comedy Safety Not Guaranteed, which was a breakout hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The Derek Connolly-penned, Colin Trevorrow-directed film stars the awesome Aubrey Plaza as a Seattle magazine intern who, along with her cynical editor (Jake Johnson) and fellow intern (Karan Soni), is tasked with tracking down …

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