‘Dark Night’ Director Tim Sutton on Violence in America and the State of Indie Film

Tim Sutton is a filmmaker with a distinct visual style, which he brings into the heart of the gun control debate with Dark Night, an entrancing, terrifying exploration of the moments before a horrible ...

What ‘American Honey’ Catches (Beautifully) About the Kids: They’re Not All Right

What ‘American Honey’ Catches (Beautifully) About the Kids: They’re Not All Right “American Honey” is a movie that takes the temperature of youth culture in a way that no movie has in years. It tells a good story, about a girl named Star (Sasha Lane), 18 years old, with Rasta ...

Why Shia Labeouf and Joel Edgerton are the Born-Again Stars of Cannes

Why Shia Labeouf and Joel Edgerton are the Born-Again Stars of Cannes At a film festival, an exciting new actor can become the talk of the town. But there are also moments when that star-is-born magnetism gathers around a performer who is already well-established. He ...

Tiff 2011 Announces New Films From Andrea Arnold, Nacho Vigalondo, Joel Schumacher, Yorgos Lanthimos and Many More

After three separate announcements (here, here and here), the Toronto International Film Festival has announced the final line-up for their Galas and Special Presentations, as well as a few other ...

The Dark Knight: Heath Ledger News & Sky-High Ticket Sales

Heath Ledger passed away tragically in January, the loss of this soul felt around the world. One of his last gifts to us, the movie-goer, was his role as the Joker in the upcoming movie, The Dark ...

Sci-fi genre finds success with human touch

Sci-fi genre finds success with human touch Broadcasters traditionally have regarded science fiction as a niche genre. But following the success of both ABC's Lost and NBC's Heroes, the networks may be re-thinking sci-fi's mainstream potential. ...