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Friends Lati Grobman and Christa Campbell came together as producing partners in 2011 as Campbell-Grobman Films after working as exec producers to help set up films such as Lionsgate’s “Leatherface 3D” and Kat Coiro’s romantic comedy “A Case of You,” which stars Justin Long, Sienna Miller and Brendan Fraser.
The duo scored with 2013’s “Texas Chainsaw 3D,” which took in $47 million worldwide.
But don’t label them as horror queens.
“We’ve done a lot of different things,” says Campbell, whose acting credits include “Drive Angry,” “The Mechanic” and a fair amount of genre. “We were nominated for an Emmy for (documentary) ‘Brave Miss World,’ ” she adds, and their list also includes exec producing duties on “She’s Funny That Way, »
- Carole Horst
Today’s film is the 2012 short Departure Date. Shot on a plane flying at 35,000 feet, the film is written and directed by Kat Coiro, and stars Philip Baker Hall, Luis Guzmán, Janeane Garofalo, and Ben Feldman. Feldman has appeared in a number of series, including Living with Fran, Drop Dead Diva, and Mad Men, as well as movies such as The Perfect Man, Cloverfield, and the 2009 version of Friday the 13th. His newest feature, titled As Above, So Below, opens in wide release in American theatres this weekend.
- Deepayan Sengupta
Facebook has changed the way people meet one another and how we learn more about people shortly after departing from their company. “Facebook stalking” has become a common enough of a concept that we now have a romance based on that very concept: A Case of You. While everything about it is pretty obvious after the first 30 minutes, from the conflict to the resolution, it still has enough charm and a few good performances to make it worth watching. Director Kat Coiro’s romantic comedy doesn’t have a whole lot of comedy, but its sincerity and cast (Justin Long, Evan Rachel Wood, Sam Rockwell, Busy Philipps, Peter Dinklage, Brendan Fraser) give it some heft.
- Lex Walker
A Case of You stars Justin Long in his screenwriting debut with Evan Rachel Wood, Peter Dinklage, Vince Vaughn, Brendan Fraser, Sam Rockwell, Sienna Miller and Busy Philipps. This charming film debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and is about the quest for love in the time of Facebook. We have an exclusive clip from the romantic-comedy, which was released on Blu-ray and DVD from IFC Films on Tues, Feb. 4. Check out this interview clip from the DVD bonus features which looks at Evan Rachel Wood's character and acting style.
A shy guy goes to extremes to impress the girl of his dreams in this witty romantic comedy. Young Brooklyn writer Sam works for publisher Alan passionlessly cranking out novelizations of junk movies like Teen Vampire. But his real creative challenge comes when he falls for Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his »
A shy guy goes to extremes to impress the girl of his dreams in the IFC Films theatrical release A Case Of You, a witty romantic comedy starring Justin Long, who makes his debut as screenwriter and producer. Directed by Kat Coiro (And While We Were Here), it comes to Blu-ray and DVD from IFC Films and Mpi Media Group on February 4, 2014, with SRPs, respectively, of $29.98 and $24.98.
Wamg is giving away Blu-ray copies of the film to 3 of our lucky readers!
Young Brooklyn writer Sam (Justin Long, Going the Distance, He’s Just Not That Into You, Drag Me to Hell) works for publisher Alan (Vince Vaughn, Anchorman, Wedding Crashers) passionlessly cranking out novelizations of junk movies like Teen Vampire. But his real creative challenge comes when he falls for Birdie (Evan Rachel Wood, The Ides of March, Mildred Pierce, Across the Universe), the cute and quirky barista at his »
- Movie Geeks
5 items from 2014
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