For every movie, and for every person watching that movie, there's what you might call a "line of involvement". A movie's goal is to get you to cross that line – to forget that you're watching actors reciting dialogue in front of a camera, and to invest yourself in the story and the characters. Despite my own experiences as a… read more!
Movies Directed by Anna Boden (in alphabetical order)
One problem with the Sundance Film Festival is that its humorless selection committee has an incredibly narrow idea of what an American independent film should be about: dysfunctional families and/or substance abuse. But because Sundance is one of very few paths that an indie filmmaker can take to get his work theatrically released, many such filmmakers bend over backwards coming… read more!