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Our Brand Is Crisis Keeps Political Semi-Satire Safe

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Director David Gordon Green has led one of the damndest careers in modern filmmaking, drifting between the gorgeous Terrence Malick–ness of George Washington to the barn-broad goofiness of Pineapple Express with seemingly negative perspiration. Show More Summary

Scoot McNairy Interview: Our Brand is Crisis, Batman v Superman and More!

David Gordon Green directs the political dramedy, in theaters now The post Scoot McNairy Interview: Our Brand is Crisis, Batman v Superman and More! appeared first on

‘Our Brand Is Crisis’ Film Review: A Half-Baked Hollywood Version of a Great Documentary

last monthNews : Truthdig

By John Patterson David Gordon Green’s star-studded film is a middling comedy about the humdrum conflicts between American meddlers in Bolivia’s 2002 election. Meanwhile, the Bolivians in it are as invisible as most of the slaves in “Gone With the Wind.”

Our Brand Is Crisis

It might be possible to make a good movie out of a cross between Mike Nichols’ “Primary Colors” and Costa-Gavras’ “Z,” but “Our Brand Is Crisis,” directed by David Gordon Green in a seeming attempt to do something along those lines, is not that movie. Show More Summary

6 Filmmaking Tips From David Gordon Green

There's not many directors like David Gordon Green working today, which is probably why any aspiring storyteller should take his advice.

Our Brand is Crisis: Anthony Mackie Talks Politics, Branding and Superheroics

The Marvel star joins Sandra Bullock in David Gordon Green's Our Brand is Crisis, arriving in theaters this Friday The post Our Brand is Crisis: Anthony Mackie Talks Politics, Branding and Superheroics appeared first on ComingSoon.n...

The Political Satire Our Brand Is Crisis Isn't Nearly As Sharp As It Pretends To Be

last monthSports : Deadspin

Our Brand Is Crisis means to cast a harsh light on presidential campaigns, but it mostly just panders. The new film from director David Gordon Green (who’s done everything from George Washington to Pineapple Express) spends way too much...Show More Summary

Misery and Laughs: Ranking the Narrative Films of David Gordon Green

David Gordon Green‘s career really isn’t that odd. He began his journey as an indie darling, directing intimate dramas with a slightly off-kilter tone. When Pineapple Express came out in 2008, his career took a turn, not a detour. But...Show More Summary

Contest: Chicago, see Sandra Bullock in Our Brand Is Crisis early and for free

Lightly fictionalizing the can’t-believe-this-is-real narrative of the 2005 documentary of the same name, David Gordon Green’s Our Brand Is Crisis follows a handful of American political strategists as they try to swing a Bolivian presidential election in their favor. Show More Summary

Check Out 35 Stills from Our Brand is Crisis

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock headlines the David Gordon Green film The post Check Out 35 Stills from Our Brand is Crisis appeared first on

Amazon's Red Oaks Is Less Than the Sum of Its Parts

Amazon’s new comedy Red Oaks is so likable, I wish I liked it more. Overseen by filmmaker David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express), with episodes directed by Amy Heckerling (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), Hal Hartley (Trust), and Gregory Jacobs (Magic Mike XXL), it's about an incoming college sophomore named David... More »

Tatiana Maslany in Talks for David Gordon Green’s Boston Marathon Bombing Drama ‘Stronger’

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Orphan Black fans have been saying for years that Tatiana Maslany should be a much bigger star than she is, and it seems Hollywood is finally listening. Earlier this year she snagged her first Emmy nom for the series, and now she’s in early negotiations for Stronger, Lionsgate’s Boston Marathon bombing drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Show More Summary

Newswire: Tatiana Maslany in talks to play one person in David Gordon Green’s Stronger

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany is “in early negotiations” to join Stronger, the Boston Marathon bombing movie directed by David Gordon Green. Stronger is based on a book of the same name by Jeff Bauman,...Show More Summary

How Sandra Bullock Was Able To Land A Role Written For A Man In Her New Movie

Most roles in Hollywood are specifically written for a man or a woman, though, on occasion, during the production process, things change. Later this year, when director David Gordon Green's political drama Our Brand is Crisis hits theaters,...Show More Summary

TV Landscape Expands with Amazon’s “Red Oaks,” Hulu’s “Casual”

Perhaps nothing better makes the case that this is the much-claimed Golden Age of Television than the fact that highly-lauded filmmakers Jason Reitman and David Gordon Green have directed programs that premiere this week. Not on HBO, but streaming services Hulu and Amazon. Show More Summary

Coming-of-age comedy 'Red Oaks' is, like, totally sincere about the '80s

The air was thick with the smell of freshly cut grass and hair spray. As dozens of extras clad in madras pants and popped-collar Lacoste shirts tried to stay cool in the sweltering July heat, director David Gordon Green conferred with actors Craig Roberts, Ennis Esmer and Paul Reiser on a sun-drenched...

TIFF '15: Anton Sirius says David Gordon Green and Sandra Bullock elevate OUR BRAND IS CRISIS!

The film also stars Billy Bob Thornton. Read the full article on AICN Our Brand Is Crisis (2015, directed by David Gordon Green)   One of the things you learn quickly when you dive into the world of conspiracy theories and counter-intelligence ops and such is that the abyss doesn't have a bottom. Show More Summary

TIFF 2015: Sandra Bullock in David Gordon Green's 'Our Brand Is Crisis'

Caught in an ambiguous middle ground between a political drama and comedy, the new film Our Brand Is Crisis manages to balance itself adequately for most of its running time. Most of the film's charm and power however is due to actress Sandra Bullock, who is clearly gunning for her second Oscar. Show More Summary

Red Oaks Trailer: Steven Soderbergh’s Amazon Series Is Filled With Sex, Lies, and Videotapes

Television loves the '80s! Amazon's next show Red Oaks joins the '80s-heavy television shows Wet Hot American Summer, Halt and Catch Fire, The Americans, The Goldbergs, and Narcos. Directed by Pineapple Express's David Gordon Green and executive-produced by Steven Soderbergh, it's the coming-of-age tale of David Myers (Craig Roberts), an... More »

‘Red Oaks’ Trailer: Steven Soderbergh and David Gordon Green Team Up for Amazon

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Here’s another new show to add to your fall TV to-do list. Amazon Studios has just debuted the first trailer for Red Oaks, a 1980s comedy executive produced by Steven Soderbergh and David Gordon Green. Craig Roberts plays David, a college student uncertain about his future. Show More Summary

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