Review: Say When (2014)

Say WhenSay When (titled Laggies in America) is perhaps Lynn Shelton’s most commercial film to date – a quarter life crisis comedy that’s charming, even in spite of its prosaic script. Keira Knightley stars as Megan, an undirected 20-something who balks at her long-term boyfriend’s marriage proposal. In need of a temporary respite, she takes Annika (Chloë Grace Moretz) – a 16-year-old whom she bonds with – up on her offer of shelter. Continue reading “Review: Say When (2014)”

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Debut Trailer And Poster For Lynn Shelton’s Your Sister’s Sister

IFC Films have debuted an entrancingly heartwarming US trailer for their new romance-drama Your Sister’s Sister.

Directed by Seattle-based filmmaker and mumblecore advocator Lynn Shelton (Humpday), Your Sister’s Sister stars Mark Duplass (Cyrus), Rosemarie DeWitt (Cinderella Man) and Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada).

Struggling to overcome the death of his brother, Jack is sent to a remote cabin by Continue reading “Debut Trailer And Poster For Lynn Shelton’s Your Sister’s Sister”

Review: Your Sister’s Sister (2011)

Unable to recover from the untimely death of his brother, Jack (Mark Duplass) is sent to a picturesque cabin on a tiny island by best friend Iris (Emily Blunt). Arriving at the cabin, Jack runs into Hannah (Rosemarie DeWitt), Iris’ half-sister, who’s taken shelter there after running out on a seven-year-long relationship.

Nursing their respective troubles over a bottle of tequila, Jack and Hannah find themselves sharing a night of passion, only to be rudely awoken by the unexpected arrival of Iris, who’s come to keep Jack company.

Utilising a part-scripted, part-improvised approach, Your Sister’s Sister boasts a Continue reading “Review: Your Sister’s Sister (2011)”

8th Annual Glasgow Film Festival Programme Announced

The official programme for the 8th annual Glasgow Film Festival was announced earlier today, featuring a total of 239 films and special events.

Not only does the programme include more European and UK premieres than ever, but it also represents the fact that Glasgow Film Festival is fast becoming a staple in the UK festival calendar – one that showcases “the very best of world cinema without any prejudice or snobbery.”

Lynn Shelton’s emotionally twisted tale Continue reading “8th Annual Glasgow Film Festival Programme Announced”