We’ve had a few exciting weeks in a row, but this week steps back and makes some room for indie films and more. Criterion’s putting out a few big releases and Danny Boyle’s Trance is hitting the schedule in sets that are chock full of bonus features. There’s not a lot of big budget stuff out this week, but read on to learn about some of July 16th’s best releases, and maybe even a few that may have slipped under your radar.
Coppola plans to present TWIXT as a live performance, where he’ll edit the movie while people watch, changing what you’ll see depending on how each audience is responding to it. In theory, that means you’ll never see the same movie twice. In practice… well who the heck knows how this will play out. The new TWIXT trailer itself offers very few clues.
See Rachel Weisz and Ralph Fiennes in Fernando Meirelles' 360, Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen in Polley's Take This Waltz, Jason Segel and Ed Helms in the Jay and Mark Duplass's Jeff Who Lives At Home, and many more
Francis Ford Coppola, the 72-year-old director of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, is pretty much the opposite of your typical Comic Con audience. And yet, he's up onstage in the gigantic Hall H, captivating the crowd by wearing an Edgar Allan Poe 3D mask
Of course, this won't be the first time Fanning has teamed up with a Coppola-- before she dazzled audiences with her turn in this summer's Super 8, she was the quiet, slightly gawky soul of Sofia Coppola's Somewhere, playing the adoring daughter of Stephen Dorff's movie star character