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  • R
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 24 min
  • 6.0  (5,474)
  • 62

Baghead is a 2008 independent comedy-drama film directed by Jay and Mark Duplass, and stars Ross Partridge, Steve Zissis, Greta Gerwig, and Elise Muller. The movie follows four friends, Matt (Ross Partridge), Chad (Steve Zissis), Michelle (Greta Gerwig), and Catherine (Elise Muller), who decide to escape to a remote cabin in the woods to write a script for a horror movie.

The four friends are all struggling actors looking to make their big break in the film industry. Matt and Chad are best friends who have been writing together for years, but their scripts keep getting rejected by producers. Michelle, who is Matt's love interest, wants to prove herself as an actress after a series of bad auditions, while Catherine, Chad's on-and-off girlfriend, is more interested in finding a boyfriend than writing a script.

One night, while drinking and brainstorming ideas for their horror movie, they see a person with a bag over their head walking around outside the cabin. In their inebriated state, they come up with the idea to create a character for their movie based on this mysterious figure. They decide to film their movie using a handheld camera, with the bag-headed character as the villain.

As they start filming, strange things begin to happen, and they cannot tell if it is their imagination playing tricks on them or if there actually is a bag-headed person stalking them in the woods. Their fear and paranoia begin to rise as they try to figure out what is real and what is not.

Throughout the movie, the characters struggle to balance their relationships and their passion for making movies. Matt and Michelle's relationship becomes strained as they both have different ideas for what they want out of their careers. Chad tries to win back Catherine's affections while also dealing with his own writing insecurities.

The film was shot using a handheld camera, which gives it a raw, authentic feel. The use of natural lighting and non-professional actors enhances the movie's realism. The dialogue feels natural and unscripted, as if the characters are improvising their lines - this adds to the humor and tension of the film.

Baghead is a unique blend of comedy, drama, and horror. It satirizes the independent film industry while also telling a captivating story about the friendships and relationships between the characters. The movie's twist ending leaves the audience on the edge of their seats, wanting more.

Overall, Baghead is a must-watch for anyone who loves independent film or is looking for a movie that combines humor with suspense. It is a witty, smart, and entertaining film that will leave a lasting impression on viewers.

Baghead is a 2008 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 24 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0 and a MetaScore of 62.

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    6.0  (5,474)
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