Tag: terrencemalick

Review: Terrence Malick's A HIDDEN LIFE Beguiles and Begets

Drawn from real-life, Terrence Malick directs a gorgeous film in his own inimitable style.

Friday One Sheet: A HIDDEN LIFE

You are always guaranteed a great poster for the films of Terrence Malick. A Hidden Life premiered at Cannes in May, but here is a teaser poster for its Toronto International Film Festival screening. Set in World War II, and...

First AWAKEN Trailer Feels Like a Cool Breeze on a Hot Day

As I watched the gorgeous first trailer for Tom Lowe's Awaken, I was reminded of the films of Godfrey Reggio (Koyaanisquati) and Terrence Malick (especially Tree of Life) and hey, what do you know, both those gentlemen serve as executive...

Review: SONG TO SONG, Where Angelic White People Have A Devil Of A Time

And so the prostitute says, "Create the Illusion, but don't believe it."  I am not sure if that is Terrence Malick's thesis with Song To Song, an elliptical fairy tale of despondency, but the film does feature Val Kilmer wielding a...

70s Rewind: DAYS OF HEAVEN, Still Astonishing

Terrence Malick's latest film, Song to Song, opened quietly in the U.S. recently, and it's very much an example of populist experimental cinema. As I sat in a theater yesterday afternoon, struggling to stay awake and pay attention to the...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's THE NEW WORLD Worthy of Discovery

“Come, spirit, help us sing the story of our land. You are our mother. We, your field of corn. We rise from out of the soul of you.” The wind blows. The crickets gently chirp. The grass crunches ever subtly...

CAFE SOCIETY, ELLE, WILDERPEOPLE and More at Hong Kong Summer Film Fest

This year's Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival - curated by the HKIFF Cinefan programme - revealed its line-up this morning, with Woody Allen's Cafe Society announced as opening film and Paul Verhoeven's Elle closing festivities which run from 16-30...

Review: KNIGHT OF CUPS, A Malick For The New Day

Rejoice ye fans of Terrence Malick - your wily transcendentalist has emerged again! And though the film doesn't equal (ahem... transcend) his previous highs, Knight Of Cups at least finds the idiosyncratic auteur trying something new. Malick's style remains the...

Berlinale 2015 Review: KNIGHT OF CUPS Sees Malick Repurposed

Rejoice ye fans of Malick - your wily transcendentalist has emerged again! And though the film doesn't equal (ahem... transcend) his previous highs, Knight Of Cups at least finds the idiosyncratic auteur trying something new. Malick's style remains the same;...

NOBODY WANTS THE NIGHT to Open Berlinale '15

Spanish auteur Isabel Coixet's latest film, Nobody Wants the Night, will open the 65th edition of Berlinale, as well as being part of the official competition.Starring Juliette Binoche, Rinko Kukuchi, and Gabriel Byrne, little is known of the plot of...

Trip Out With KNIGHT OF CUPS Trailer From Terrence Malick

The first trailer for Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups is as trippy as anything in The Tree of Life. The film stars Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Brian Dennehy, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Wes Bentley, Isabel Lucas, Teresa Palmer,...

The Stack: THE ART OF ELYSIUM, THE DAMNED, ERRORS OF THE HUMAN BODY, THE HOUSE OF SEVEN CORPSES, ISHTAR, And More

The August 13 edition features The Art of Elysium from Titan Books, the classic French post-war thriller The Damned from Cohen Media Group, winner of the 1933 Best Picture Academy Award, Calvacade, the Blu-ray debut of Ishtar from Sony, and...

Opening In Mexico: Terrence Malick's TO THE WONDER

The legendary Terrence Malick is currently working on two films - Knight of Cups and a still untitled effort - but in Mexico his Tree of Life follow-up film, To the Wonder, has been only exhibited in the Riviera Maya...

Terrence Malick Sued By Investors For Not Going On His VOYAGE OF TIME

An investment group that gave director Terrence Malick millions of dollars to direct a project he described as "one of my greatest dreams" is now suing him, alleging that he has forgotten to produce said project. The project is Voyage of...

LA Happenings: JAWS & Friends, NINJA TURTLES, Plus L'AVVENTURA In 35mm!

Get the scoop on special and repertory screenings happening this July 4th weekend and beyond in Los Angeles. ...

TTTT: Cruise at Earth's End: Watch it Spin Round to a Beautiful Oblivion

Hey, it's another TTTT column, where I, Jim Tudor, take you along on one of Tudor's Twitchin' Travel Tours! For this one, we leave the planet via bubbleship, only to return to to find it an abandoned post-apocalyptic wreck. That's...

Review: TO THE WONDER Swirls With Grace

"Pourqoi pas Toujours?" (Why not always?) is the question on the mind of Terrence Malick in his latest emotive cinematic meditation -- it could have easily been the title. Here the elusive auteur is less overtly concerned with the connections...

70s Rewind: DEADHEAD MILES, A Trucker Comedy Written By Terrence Malick

Lately, Terrence Malick has been dividing audiences with To the Wonder, another visual exercise on which he is said to have tossed the script, or most of it. (Our own Kurt Halfyward weighed in on the film when it screened...

Lots Of Wide Angle Ben Affleck, Must Be The TO THE WONDER Trailer

What has Terrence Malick wrought in his recent period of unprecedented productivity? While it seems like The Tree Of Life follow up To The Wonder was in progress ages ago the fact is that's only because Malick has been so...

Magnolia Takes US Rights For Malick's TO THE WONDER

Heads up, Terrence Malick fans: Magnolia Pictures have taken on all US rights to the auteur's latest offering, To The Wonder, and will be bringing it to US screens soon.New York, NY - September 28, 2012 - The Wagner/Cuban Company's...