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David Wain on Making Movies: "The Lower the Budget, the More Fun It Is to Do"

"I feel like the circumstances of making a movie and the budget level and the spirit around the making of it can't help but show up onscreen … The lower the budget, the more fun it is to do, just because there's more freedom. Sometimes those obstacles spark creative solutions, and fun solutions. It just seems like there's an energy there."

- David Wain in an interview with The Dissolve about some of the films that have most impacted him at different points of his life, including Sleeper, Rambo, and Do the Right Thing.

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Love 'Spinal Tap'

"When we were writing Portlandia, I once had this idea of doing something with a whole bunch of bass players together, but it was like, 'Oh, well, I guess Spinal Tap already did that with their all-bass band.' And I was like, 'I can’t believe that in 2012 we still have to measure ourselves against Spinal Tap.' But we still do. There are still things that you can’t do because they did it."

- Fred Armisen in an interview he and Portlandia cohort Carrie Brownstein did for The Dissolve, entirely focused on their love of This Is Spinal Tap.

Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Summer Movies So Far and Pitchfork's New Movie Site with Keith Phipps

This Week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks once again to Keith Phipps, the editor of Pitchfork's new movie site The Dissolve. They talk about the summer movies this year (World War Z, Man of Steel, Iron man 3 and Pacific Rim) and what we can expect from the new site.

“At this point you kind of get credit for NOT being terrible and being an original film, at least something that isn't a sequel…” – Keith Phipps on how some movies gets more credit than they maybe deserve.

“That’s the Phase 2 Marvel Cinematic Universe movie that I’m the most excited [...]