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Kind of funny and kind of scary, the lo-fi Baghead is not so much a horror movie as a four-character study of relationships and the drive to find meaningful work.
"...for here. Kind of funny and kind of scary, Baghead's central horror motif is merely a structure on which..."

June 13, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sony Bags 'Baghead'
Sony bags Baghead
"...snapped up distribution rights to Mark and Jay Duplass' Baghead after its Sundance Film Festival showing. The Hollywood Reporter..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill, and Marisa Tomei co-star in this Duplass brothers' comedy about a young man's obsessive attachment to his mother.
"...with the brothers’ previous features, The Puffy Chair and Baghead, they manage in Cyrus to spin an appealing yarn..."

June 25, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Building Buzz, One 'Bag' at a Time
The Duplass Brothers buck New York and Los Angeles to premiere 'Baghead' here in the town where they started it all
" shake off convention and open their newest film, Baghead, not in New York or Los Angeles but in..."

June 6, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

All-Around Gal
Mumblecore baby Greta Gerwig acts, writes, directs, enunciates properly
"...been trying to cast the role of Michelle in Baghead for a while already, but when Mark arrived on..."

March 7, 2008 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Of Bagheads and Baseball Legends
Of bagheads and baseball coaches
" a Rolling Roadshow sneak of the Duplass Brothers' Baghead out at Hamilton Pool – certain to up the..."

May 14, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Son, You Got a Baggie on Your Head
An almost-exclusive report from the set of the Duplass Brothers' follow-up to 'The Puffy Chair'
"...production from ex-Austinites Jay and Mark Duplass. It's called Baghead, and the eponymy is about all the plot description..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Bryan Poyser

Men With Mommy Issues
Jay and Mark Duplass rock the cradle of love in Cyrus
"...with their modest comedies The Puffy Chair (2005) and Baghead (2008). As is to be expected, there was a..."

June 25, 2010 Screens Feature by Melanie Haupt

Humboldt County
This fine ensemble piece – thoughtful and cheering, even giddy in stabs – presents a seriocomic, sympathetic portrait of a pot-growing family operating along the coast of Northern California.
"...Garden State to the Duplass Brothers' paranoiac love song Baghead attempt to define what it means to be young..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Film News
We're No. 1! We're No. 1!
"...Austinites and brothers Jay and Mark Duplass' comedy/slasher feature, Baghead, was snapped up for distribution by Sony Pictures Classics...."

Feb. 1, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
Festival huzzahs
"...Order of Myths, David and Nathan Zellner's Goliath, and Baghead from Jay and Mark Duplass (sure, they don't live..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Mark Duplass Is a Creep
Found footage gets arty on Netflix
"...and his new HBO series Togetherness, his sophomore feature Baghead played with slasher flick conventions. Genre-bending titles like Safety..."

July 14, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Drowning in Mystery on The Midnight Swim
The water calls to director Sarah Adina Smith
"...Spirit Lake with family friends including Josh (Ross Partridge, Baghead), to mourn their mother (Beth Grant), who disappeared while..."

July 6, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Greetings From Eagle Rock
The filmmaking brothers, Jay and Mark Duplass, venture into TV with HBO's Togetherness
"...filmmaking sibs Jay and Mark Duplass (The Puffy Chair; Baghead; Jeff, Who Lives at Home), the show revolves around..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

From the Vaults: Cover Girl Greta Gerwig
Greta Gerwig starred in three films at the 2008 SXSW Film Festival
"...In 2008, Gerwig starred in three SXSW films: Baghead by Jay and Mark Duplass, whose work was also..."

May 31, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The City of Angels, Air-Kissing Austin
Dispatch from the Los Angeles Film Festival
" of the world. Ex-Austinites Mark and Jay Duplass (Baghead) and Margaret Brown (The Order of Myths) made the..."

June 27, 2008 Screens Feature by Kyle Henry

Los Angeles: Totally Crushing on Austin
A couple of homegrown films hit the L.A. Film Festival
"...Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela, The Order of Myths, Baghead. Oh, and the closing night film? Former Austinite Guillermo..."

May 7, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Exit Music for a Film Fest Producer
Sending off South by Southwest's Matt Dentler
"...are not limited to) former Austinites the Duplass Brothers (Baghead), once and again Austin resident Andrew Bujalski (Mutual Appreciation),..."

May 2, 2008 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Big in Japan, but What About Austin?
Magnolia Pictures and the Alamo Drafthouse hope to build an audience for a Japanese oddity here in the heart of Texas
"...Pictures Classics just announced they'll debut the Duplass brothers' Baghead here on June 13.)..."

April 25, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Bitchin' and Moanin'
No room at the Ritz?
"...from those with badges who were turned away from Baghead on Sunday. Is this is a positive or just..."

March 10, 2008 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

Darkon Keeps On
SXSW '06 prizewinning doc gets DVD release.
"...the Duplass Brothers will be getting their new movie Baghead shown at this year's festival (plus, as revealed here,..."

March 3, 2008 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Bagging Rights
Is that a bag on your head, or are you just glad to see the Duplass brothers back in town?
"...some serious Hollywood attention. They already premiered their latest, Baghead, at the Sundance Film Festival, where it was bought..."

March 1, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

How's Your News?
Utah shines kindly on Austinites
"...a distribution deal for former Austinites the Duplass brothers' Baghead, Katrina doc Trouble the Water, which was shot by..."

Jan. 27, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

'Tis the Season ...
Austin sees some Sundance lovin'.
"...brothers, the Zellners (Goliath) and former locals the Duplasses (Baghead) made the cut in the Spectrum narrative sidebar, and..."

Nov. 29, 2007 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film News
Minor 'Miracle': mystery of major Hollywood family film shooting here pretty much solved
"...and in Bastrop on their highly anticipated next feature, Baghead. Poyser and collaborator Jacob Vaughan (Dear Pillow, The Cassidy..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

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