BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
That brings us to this bit of news out of Sundance, which is unrelated to Chuck Palahniuk other than that it inspired me to flash back to a story I once heard about a kid having a bad experience in a pool. From the sound of it, V/H/S takes place in a house and what happens in the film may be horrible enough to cause people to lose consciousness.
Marling would star as a woman hired by a private contracting firm to infiltrate The East, a group described as “a mysterious anarchist organization.” True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard would play the East’s leader, while Page would be Izzy, his former lover who starts to grow jealous at the attention paid to new “recruit,” Marling.
Fox Searchlight brings Sean Durkin’s Martha Marcy May Marlene to the Toronto International Film Festival next week, making it the third fest stop for this buzzed-about thriller after Sundance and Cannes (where it largely received raves). In preparation for the splashy TIFF premiere, the studio has released a longer trailer and teased a gorgeous poster for the film.
Chung has signed on to headline Megan Griffiths’ gritty independent drama Eden. Though the title hints at paradise, the plot suggests anything but, as Chung would play a girl kidnapped by human traffickers who is forced into prostitution for two very long years.
Inspired specifically by Times media reporter David Carr, Rossi decided to spend a year inside the Times newsroom, focusing on
I got to sit down with Jacobs, with his wild hair and quiet demeanor, and ask him how he came to make his second film about a high
We had about an hour in the Las Vegas airport before boarding our red-eye flight and waking up in Queens at dawn. Sure, we're exhausted, but since Sundance began
Levinson stretches himself way too far as a first-time writer by creating 5 or 6 main characters with half a dozen more supporting
Briskly paced and very funny, The Future sneaks up on you with its weight, landing a series of devastating punches near the end that also don't belie the film's witty assessment of human faults
The real winners are the movies with distribution deals, the films those of us who weren't in Park City may actually have a shot at seeing in a movie
If you're as U.S.-centric as the rest of us, and want to keep an eye on the film most likely to be the Next Big Thing coming out of the festival, the big winner at last night's ceremony was Like Crazy
The movie only started getting buzz late in the festival, on something of a parallel track to Another Earth; both films star and were partially written by Brit Marling
Son of No One isn't just a bizarre choice for Sundance, a festival that at least tries to support the off-kilter and unusual in American filmmaking, it was a bummer of a closing night film, an utter mess
I talked to Yelchin about his chameleonic career switching between big-budget studio movies and independent films, how he used his own relationship experience to create Jacob, and, yes, a little bit about Star Trek 2
They're both comedies about teenagers who don't quite fit into their schools, though Terri adopts a very low-budget naturalistic
Focus Features announced today that they've not only acquired the worldwide rights to Dee Rees's debut feature Pariah, but that they've hired her to write a screenplay for a new feature film she'll
Jarecki lingers a while in Reagan's early years but never gets at any fundamental truth about the man himself-- the glowing interviews
There are still plenty of movies to see, and plenty of exhausted delirium to drive though, which is exactly what Matt Patches and I did when we got up this morning to see Resurrect Dead
Anyone who grew up on Sesame Street and the Muppets-- and if you're younger than 50, you almost definitely did-- will grin involuntarily through Being Elmo
OK, bear with me for a second while I tell you a confusing story. Morgan Spurlock, the documentarian behind Super Size Me, decided to make a documentary about product placement