THE RENTAL – Review by Lana Wilson-Combs

The Rental is a tightly wrapped movie–88 minutes in all– that eschews predictable and cheesy jump scares for authentic and lingering thrills. Director Dave Franco keeps us guessing as to what will appear out of the fog and scary atmosphere that he effectively creates. The next time you rent a vacation home I bet you’ll check out all the showerheads and potted plants.

Read more

Dave Franco on THE RENTAL and Directing His Wife – Lana Wilson-Combs interviews

Dave Franco, best known for acting chops in comedies such as The Disaster Artist and Neighbors, takes his first turn at directing with The Rental, a creepy little horror thriller. In a recent interview, he discussed how comfortable he felt behind the camera, why he loves horror films and how he came up with the idea for The Rental, and how it was working with his wife, Alison Brie, who stars in the film.

Read more

AWFJ Movie of the Week, February 8-14: HOW TO BE SINGLE

Opening February 12, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is How To Be Single, the new female-centric comedy from director Christian Ditter (Love, Rosie) featuring a stellar ensemble cast of some of today’s greatest young actresses. Read on…

Read more