Sundance Preview: Kim A. Snyder’s Haunting NEWTOWN Has World Premiere in U.S. Documentary Competition

NEWTOWN Kim Snyder’s Powerful Witness to A Small Town in the Aftermath of Unthinkable Violence Has World Premiere at Fest   There are no easy answers in Kim A. Snyder’s searing new documentary NEWTOWN – no words of compassion or reassurance that can bring back the 20 children and six educators who lost their lives […]

SUNDANCE Preview: Felix van Groeningen’s Boisterous BELGICA, Opening Night Film of World Narrative Competition

BELGICA The Musically Propelled Rise and Fall of One Glorious Nightclub By Academy Award-Nominated Felix van Groeningen Is Opening Night Film of the World Dramatic Competition   A propulsive, music-driven tale of the rise and fall of the glorious life of an incredible (albeit ficticious) nightclub, BELGICA – directed by Academy Award® nominee Felix van Groeningen […]

No Question About It! ‘Whiplash’ Will Compete in Original Screenplay

Venturing on as we continue to clear up all the burning questions that surround certain films in the Oscar race, we’ve received another exclusive confirmation today.    Just the other day we found that Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel will compete in Original Screenplay.  Following just 24 hours later, we exclusively brought you the […]

Official Poster and Clip of Shailene Woodley in ‘White Bird in a Blizzard

Magnolia Pictures will release WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD OnDemand September 25, 2014 and in theaters October 24, 2014. Written and directed by Gregg Araki Based on the novel by Laura Kasischke Starring Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, Shiloh Fernandez, Gabourey Sidibe, Thomas Jane, Dale Dickey, Mark Indelicato Sheryl Lee and Angela Bassett Kat […]

Watch the First Trailer for ‘Dear White People’

Written and Directed by Justin Simien, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE stars Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon P. Bell, Kyle Gallner, Malcolm Barrett, Brittany Curran, Marque Richardson, and Dennis Haysbert.  The trailer showcases the song “Sleeping at Night,” courtesy of recording artist Caught a Ghost, featuring the film’s co-star Tessa Thompson. DEAR WHITE PEOPLE will […]

Awards Profile: Whiplash

Directed by: Damien Chazelle Written by: Damien Chazelle Cast: Miles Teller, J. K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser, Austin Stowell, Jayson Blair, Kavita Patil Synopsis: A young jazz drummer strives for greatness under the tutelage of an aggressive instructor in one of the best music schools in the country. Why it might succeed: If you had […]