Terrence Malick’s Song to Song To Open SXSW Film Festival

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After forty years of making spell-binding cinema, American auteur Terrence Malick is premiering his next feature Song to Song in his hometown of Austin, Texas. And it's a happy coincidence that the city is also home to SXSW – one of the world's biggest media … [Read more...]

Terrence Malick’s IMAX Doc Voyage of Time Gets Fall Release

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Terrence Malick's IMAX documentary Voyage of Time is hitting the jumbo sized screens this fall. The Badlands director, whose latest film Knight of Cups is released in the UK this week following mixed reviews in the U.S., has been working on the picture for the past … [Read more...]

Terrence Malick’s New Project Titled Weightless

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Terrence Malick's eight feature film in over 40 years is currently in post-production and is titled Weightless. According to fan site One Big Soul (via The Film Stage) a credit sheet belonging to Supervising Sound Editor Joel Dougherty listed the project, alongside … [Read more...]

New Trailer: Terrence Malick’s Knight Of Cups, Starring Christian Bale

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The trailer for Terrence Malick's latest picture Knight of Cups, starring Christian Bale, has landed online. Set to premiere at the Berlin Film Festival in February, Knight of Cups also features fellow Oscar winners Natalie Portman and Cate Blanchett. Almost … [Read more...]

Jerry Bruckheimer To Lose Final Cut On Pirates 5

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) In Hollywood, it really doesn't matter how much success you have had, you are still only as good as your last hit. Just ask mega producer Jerry Bruckheimer, who despite being responsible for over $13 billion at the box office, is on the verge of losing his final cut … [Read more...]

Jessica Chastain takes another risk in her meteoric rise from obscurity

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Brent Lang - LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - From "Take Shelter" to "The Debt," Jessica Chastain is an actress who feeds off risks. But in a still relatively young career that has seen her push the boundaries while working with demanding auteurs like Terrence Malick and Kathryn Bigelow, the … [Read more...]

Strong U.S. Presence In Venice

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The Venice film festival is seen as the nicer relative of its Cannes counterpart. While the French have no issue in objecting verbally and even physically sometimes to a film that does not meet their exacting standards, their Italian cousins are much more accommodating, … [Read more...]

Terrence Malick’s To The Wonder To Appear At Venice

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Terrence Malick's career has been unconventional to say the least. Indeed, maybe only the late James Dean is equal in influencing American cinema so much, with so little. After making two of the best and most beautiful films of the 1970s in Badlands and Days of … [Read more...]

Will "The Artist" run into talkies problem as it expands?

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By JOSHUA L. WEINSTEIN LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Will 'The Artist' run into a "talkies" problem when it expands into twice as many U.S. theaters this weekend? According to reports out of England, some audience members at a movie theater in Liverpool didn't realize that "The Artist" was … [Read more...]

"Melancholia", Dunst, Pitt win film critics awards

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - The apocalyptic psychological drama "Melancholia" was named the year's best film on Saturday by the National Society of Film Critics, which chose its star Kirsten Dunst as best actress and Brad Pitt as best actor for the baseball drama "Moneyball" as well as … [Read more...]

"Tree of Life" tops Online Film Critics awards

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By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life," which has already been named the year's best film in a number of critics' polls, picked up another victory on Monday when it was named number one by the Online Film Critics Society. The OFCA, which consists of … [Read more...]

Ready for a six-hour version of "Tree of Life"?

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By Chris Willman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - A six-hour "Tree of Life"? Filmgoers with a love for master filmmaking that tends toward the semi-linear embraced "The Tree of Life" in a big way. So when word got out the original screenplay was three inches high and six hours long -- and when … [Read more...]

"Beginners," "Tree of Life" win Gotham Film Awards

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By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" and the Christopher Plummer film "Beginners" shared the top prize for best feature film on Monday at the Gotham Awards, a key event for independent movies which also marks the start of the film-awards season culminating in … [Read more...]

“Tree of Life” & Award Signal Return of Doug Trumbull, Natalie Wood’s Last Director

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In a recent spate of news stories about the re-opening of the 1981 drowning case of three-time Oscar nominee Natalie Wood, "Brainstorm," her final film with Christopher Walken, is often mentioned. Ironically, her last director, Douglas Trumbull, has also had a kind of re-emergence. This week, … [Read more...]

Gotham Awards nominate "The Descendents," "Take Shelter"

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By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Alexander Payne's "The Descendants," Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" and Sean Durkin's "Martha Marcy May Marlene" are among the top nominees for the Gotham Independent Film Awards, one of the two major film awards devoted to independent film. In … [Read more...]