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Review: The East

THE EAST was originally reviewed as part of's 2013 Sundance coverage. PLOT: An undercover operative (Britt Marling) for a private security group is sent to infiltrate a radical cell of activist extremists- called “The East”. As she gets deeper and deeper into the cell, her cover is jeopardized when she falls in love with their charismatic leader (...
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Brit Marling gets in deep with Alexander Skarsgard and Ellen Page in the second trailer for The East

The first trailer for Zal Batmanglij 's THE EAST skimmed the surface, and now the second trailer gives us a deeper look into what we can expect. As we've seen before, Alexander Skarsgård is the head of an anarchist group called THE EAST which is targeting major corporations for their wrong doings. This isn't just picketing-- it's full scale Project Mayhem stuff, except less...
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2013 Sundance Wrap-Up! (including our top 10)

And so another edition of the Sundance Film Festival is over and done with. Once again, I was lucky enough to attend for (my fourth time), and I had an absolute blast. I ended up reviewing twenty-nine movies; as opposed to the twenty I did last year, which should give you an idea of how many films that were well worth seeing. Heck, even at twenty-nine, I missed one biggie- FRUITVALE,...
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The East trailer is here to deliver a chilling manifesto

As our very own Chris Bumbray will review the latest at Sundance, those of us not lucky enough to attend will get to enjoy all of the new trailers revealed this week for the festival films. Here we have our first look at THE EAST starring Brit Marling , Ellen Page , Alexander Skarsgard , and Patricia Clarkson . THE EAST tells the story of a contract worker ( Brit Marling ) who is...
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The 2013 Sundance Film Festival preview!

It’s that time again! Yessssss!!! For the last few years, I've been lucky enough to attend the Sundance Film Festival on behalf of, and once again- lucky guy that I am, I’ll be heading back to beautiful Park City, Utah. I can’t wait to dive into another ten day film marathon- and Sundance, along with TIFF always promises quality. However, unlike TIFF (where most of the movies are...
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Check out some new stills from Like Crazy, jOBS, Prince Avalanche, The East, and Lovelace

The December movie image dump has arrived! Some new and first stills from LIKE CRAZY, jOBS, PRINCE AVALANCHE, THE EAST, and LOVELACE are showing us diverse film choices for 2013. Though I may be reluctant when it comes to Ashton Kutcher taking on the role of Steve Jobs, I must say that he does look a hell of a lot like him. I must also say that the first thing I thought of when I saw...
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