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The Duplass Brothers and Bringing the Lo-Fi Mumblecore Aesthetic to Mainstream Hollywood

With the recent mainstream indie success of Mumblecore pioneers Joe Swanberg’s Drinking Buddies and Andrew Bujalski’s Computer Chess, it seems the poorly named but important movement has officially come of age. In the mid-2000s, the films and filmmakers broadly lumped into the sometimes pejorative term “Mumblecore”, were often low-budget, low-production value films with non-professional actors navigating the conflicts and relationships of middle-class white male Americans in their late 20s.

Mark and Jay Duplass’ first film, The Puffy Chair, is a quintessential Mumblecore entry. Low-concept, relationship drama-driven, and heavy on the zoom button, the film mixes the unpredictability and reality of a documentary with the character malleability of a narrative in [...]

The Jeff, Who Lives at Home Trailer: Sad in a Funny Way or Funny in a Sad Way?

Here's the trailer for Jeff, Who Lives at Home, written by the Duplass brothers and starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms and Judy Greer. Looks good! I'm gonna go with "sad in a funny way" but I reserve the right to change my mind if that Porsche scene ends with Judy Greer telling Ed Helms that he can "say goodbye to these!"

Live a Little With Three Jeff, Who Lives at Home Clips

If you're not the type to shy away from advance clips of awesome-looking movies, check out these three clips from the Duplass brothers' Jeff, Who Lives at Home, featuring Ed Helms, Judy Greer and Jason Segel. In just under three minutes, the footage manages to be semi-sad and very funny and a little bit scary. If you are the type to shy away from advance clips of awesome-looking movies, don't watch this, but consider taking more risks in your life. What if you died tomorrow without having seen Jason Segel ride shotgun in a tiny Porsche?

Jason Segel and Ed Helms to Play Brothers in Jeff Who Lives At Home

Jason Segel and Ed Helms are set to play brothers in Jeff Who Lives At Home, the new movie from Jay and Mark Duplass, whose previous movies include Cyrus and Humpday. The movie will be about "Jeff (Segel), a stay-at-home son who gets an epiphany about his destiny while out on an errand for his mother. Helms plays his brother."

Ed Helms on the Little Bunny and the Dog Track of Life

“That’s the little bunny that keeps you running around the dog track, and it actually is an illusion. You always think that next horizon is where you’ll be comfortable and where everything will be set. It just never really is.” – That's Ed Helms, who's recently taken on roles in The Lorax and Jeff, Who Lives at Home, in this profile. His wisdom knows no bounds.