Drinking Buddies (2012)

First published by EyeforFilm Alongside Andrew Bujalski, Mark and Jay Duplass, Lynn Shelton, Aaron Katz and Ry Russo-Young, Joe Swanberg has been one of the key directors in the post-millennial independent film movement known loosely as ‘mumblecore’, characterised by low budgets, naturalistic dialogue and a probing honesty about relationships. He is also a fine actor…

Computer Chess (2013)

Computer Chess first published by Film4. Synopsis: Mumblecore moviemaker Andrew Bujalski (Funny Ha Ha, Mutual Appreciation, Beeswax) looks back to the pioneering days of computers (and video cameras). Review: It is the ominous-sounding year of 1984. A collection of geeky computer pioneers converge on a shabby hotel for an annual chess competition that pits one state-of-the-art…