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Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza on Reuniting for Indie ‘Spin Me Round’

Following The Little Hours, Horse Girl and Joshy, Jeff Baena and Alison Brie are back for their fourth indie collaboration — and second (after Horse Girl) as co-writers. Spin Me Round, which Baena also directs and produces while Brie stars and produces, follows a woman who wins an all-expenses-paid trip to Italy through the Italian […]

Alison Brie’s ‘Spin Me Round’ SXSW Comedy Acquired By AMC+, IFC Films

IFC Films and AMC+ have picked up the North American rights to director Jeff Baena’s comedy Spin Me Round, co-written with lead and frequent collaborator Alison Brie. IFC Films will release the movie in theaters, on VOD and it will stream exclusively on AMC+ this summer. In Spin Me Round, Brie stars as the manager […]

‘Spin Me Round’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Alison Brie plays a quiet Californian in need of adventure in the latest from frequent collaborator Jeff Baena, costarring Aubrey Plaza.

‘Horse Girl’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Jeff Baena's fourth film, 'Horse Girl,' stars Alison Brie as a homebody whose life has become a mystery.

‘Little Hours’: Aubrey Plaza Makes Producing Debut Amid Catholic League Uproar

The actress — along with director Jeff Baena — talks about improvising the irreverent adaptation and responds to the League's condemnation: "I don’t care, really, at all."

‘Joshy’ Writer-Director on Working Without a Script, Garry Marshall’s Advice

Jeff Baena reveals how he brought together Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Adam Pally, Jenny Slate and more comedy all-stars for what he calls a drama with funny moments and what he learned from working with the late 'Pretty Woman' director on 'Life After Beth.'

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘The Expendables 3,’ ‘Let’s Be Cops’ and More

See what THR's critics are saying about the action flick and the buddy-cop comedy, plus the Jeff Bridges-Meryl Streep sci-fi film 'The Giver,' the Michael Fassbender dramedy 'Frank' and the Aubrey Plaza zombie comedy 'Life After Beth'

‘Life After Beth’ Stars Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan, Director Talk Finding Truth in Zombie Rom-Com

At the N.Y. screening of the indie film, “The Fault in Our Stars” screenwriter Michael H. Weber also offered an update on his next John Green adaptation and his thoughts on A24’s DirecTV distribution deal.

Sundance Trend: The Zom-Com

Love stories featuring zombies, vampires and ghosts hit Park City as filmmakers at the festival steal a page from studios.