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Film Review #3: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (★★★½)

I had my reservations before watching director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s adaptation of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. No, not because I’ve read the novel (a...

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Awards Profile: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as...

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Sundance Acquisition: Tribeca Film picks up ‘Misery Loves Comedy’

Park City, UT – (January 23, 2015) – Tribeca Film announced today it is acquiring North American rights to Kevin Pollak’s directorial debut Misery Loves...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Under the Circuit: Brendan Gleeson

Will Brendan Gleeson ever strike gold with an Oscar nomination?

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First Trailer for ‘Hellion’ with Aaron Paul Hits

One of the more interesting titles to have played at the most recent Sundance Film Festival, Hellion is a film that I’ve been keeping an eye on, as it offers up a...

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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...

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‘Whiplash’ is among the latest additions to the Cannes lineup

There were very few films out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival that I wish I could have seen more than Damien Chazelle‘s Whiplash. Besides apparently...

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Check Out the First Trailer for Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’

Oh boy, do I want to just block out three hours of my life right now and watch what Richard Linklater achieved with Boyhood. We all know the extraordinary way in which...

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IFC Films picks up ‘Camp X-Ray’ starring Kristen Stewart

Though it debuted to somewhat mixed reviews at the Sundance Film Festival, Camp X-Ray was one of the more anticipated films to screen in Park City. Starring Kristen...

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Magnolia Acquires the Roger Ebert documentary ‘Life Itself’

Apparently a little bit of a bidding war had broken out recently for the Steve James documentary Life Itself, which of course is about the beloved late film critic Roger...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 82: DGA-Oscars Link, Sundance Winners, Academy Idol Top 6 Results

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. What a week it has...

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Sundance Film Festival Winners – ‘Whiplash’ and ‘Rich Hill’ Win Honors

U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic – “Whiplash,” directed by Damien Chazelle U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary – “Rich Hill,”...

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Magnolia Pictures Acquires ‘Frank’ with Michael Fassbender for North America

Read the Press Release: Park City, UT (January 24, 2014) – The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired North American rights...

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IFC Midnight Takes US and Latin American Rights to Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Babadook’

Read the Press Release: PARK CITY, UTAH (January 25, 2014) – IFC Midnight announced today from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival that the company is acquiring U.S....

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IFC Films Picks Up U.S. Rights to John Slattery’s ‘God’s Pocket’

Read the Press Release: PARK CITY, UTAH (January 22, 2014) – IFC Films announced today from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival that the company is acquiring U.S....

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Fox Searchlight Pictures Acquires ‘I Origins’

Read the Press Release: PARK CITY, UT January 20, 2014 – Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced today that the company has...

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New Clip and Images for Anton Corbijn’s ‘A Most Wanted Man’

We have a clip and images from Anton Corbijn’s “A Most Wanted Man” starring Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright,...

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Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ Close to Being Picked Up by Focus Features

Hot on the heels of Whiplash being the first big deal made over at the Sundance Film Festival this year, Zach Braff‘s much anticipated sophomore feature Wish I Was...

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‘Whiplash’ is the First Acquistion of the Sundance Film Festival

Ah the Sundance Film Festival, what a fond memory. Even though I’m not in Park City this year, I am following the developments at Sundance closely. One of the...

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Sundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Read the Press Release: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally to Host Feature Film Awards Ceremony, Livestreamed on January 25 at http://www.sundance.org/live Park City,...

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International Trailer for Anton Corbijn‘s ‘A Most Wanted Man’

The international trailer for Anton Corbijn‘s third film, A Most Wanted Man, has arrived and it looks rather riveting. The film is based on a novel by John le Carre,...

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Sundance Film Festival Announces PREMIERES

Full press release: Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres...