Interview with Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij for ‘The East’ – Alex Lamb

I recently took part in a conference call interview with actress/co-writer Brit Marling and co-writer/director Zal Batmanglij about their new eco-terrorism thriller The East. Read the transcript below to find out about their real experience living on the road, what real corporate crimes inspired the film and how their time practicing freeganism influenced some of... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: The East

The East just had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and it is time to share the excellent trailer for it.  The East group portrayed in the trailer seems like a cross between Anonymous and the Earth Liberation Front (ELF).  They are looking to take down some corporations that are not doing great things... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: Arbitrage

This trailer for Arbitrage is one of the many I let pass by and never watch.  I just recently saw the trailer for the first time, and it is too good not to post to Lost in Reviews.  This looks like a really good thriller set among the financial world of today.  The film revolves around... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Sound of my Voice

Angela and I sit down to discuss the indie favorite Sound of My Voice. The film was directed by Zal Batmanglij and stars  Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius and Brit Marling. Sound of my Voice arrives in theaters today! Official Synopsis: In SOUND OF MY VOICE, Peter (Christopher Denham) and Lorna (Nicole Vicius), a couple and documentary filmmaking team, infiltrate a mysterious... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Another Earth

"Man was created by Nature in order to explore it. As he approaches Truth he is fated to Knowledge. All the rest is bullshit." - Dr. Sartorius (Solaris 1972) Imagine if you learned tomorrow that not only has another planet been discovered, but it appears to be an exact replica of Earth. This Earth 2... Continue Reading →

SXSW Film: Sound of My Voice

Cults are intriguing because we know nothing of the world that goes on inside of them. Peter and Lorna were curious enough to know what was happening that they joined one in hopes of secretly filming footage to expose to the public when they made a documentary about how fake cults can be. Peter (Christopher... Continue Reading →

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