Posts Tagged ‘Christopher Denham’

Sundance Film Review: Sound of my Voice

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

“Sound of My Voice” is roughly a film about a couple who infiltrate a cult. The man (Peter) played by Christopher Denham and the woman (Lorna) played by Nicole Vicius are trying to film a documentary that will expose the leader of the cult as a fraud. The cult leader is played by Brit Marling, who also co-wrote and produced the film. I’ve now seen Brit in two films that she’s co-wrote, produced, and starred in at Sundance this year. I’m convinced that she’s fantastic and a true inspiration. (more…)

Sundance Film Reviews: ‘Another Earth’ and ’sound of my voice’

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Brit Marling

Brit Marling

Here at Sundance, in one day (yesterday), I saw two different films starring, co-written, and produced by indie up and comer Brit Marling.  The first, Another Earth, I saw at noon at the Eccles Theater and the second, sound of my voice, I saw later in the evening at the significantly smaller Yarrow Theater.  I really enjoyed both films and the rest of both audiences seemed to as well (Another Earth received a standing ovation from packed theater of well over a thousand people).  Although the two films covered very different subject matters and bore the artistic styles of two different directors, the link between the two of Brit Marling’s unique style of storytelling was evident.  She definitely has a beautiful and intriguing way of crafting an enthralling story in which you never know what will happen next, in which you’re never quite sure which side you believe, and where even the ending can be interpreted in various different ways. (more…)