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Baghead

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Baghead

Baghead

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
81 minutes
Limited Release Date:
07/25/08
performer:
Steve Zissis, Greta Gerwig, Ross Partridge
director:
Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
distributor:
Sony Pictures Classics
author:
Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a B

The wily, on-the-cheap, made-for-Sundance aesthetic of The Blair Witch Project gets a shout-out in Baghead. This time, what’s Out There in the dark may be a guy with a paper bag over his head. And two girls and two guys might be more terrified if they weren’t also (a) actors trying to whip up a made-for-Sundance movie of their own and (b) all tangled up in Feelings. The movie couldn’t be about less. But filmmakers Jay and Mark Duplass do more with less than many. B