Movie Trailers This Week: 'Late Night,' 'Brightburn,' 'Dark Phoenix' and More

Movie Trailers This Week: 'Late Night,' 'Brightburn,' 'Dark Phoenix' and More In addition to the Zachary Levi-led Shazam! and Elizabeth Banks with Jackson A. Dunn in Brightburn, Sophie Turner and Jennifer Lawrence lead Simon Kinberg's highly anticipated X-Men film, Dark ...

Body of work by Anne-Katrin Titze

Touch Me Not director Adina Pintilie: "Einstürzende Neubauten and Blixa Bargeld it's very important. It has always been. In particular the piece that you hear in the film. Melancholia speaks about the ...

New to Streaming: ‘Bad Times at the El Royale,’ ‘Mid90s,’ ‘The Turin Horse,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’re highlighting the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

‘Piercing’ Exclusive Trailer: Mia Wasikowska Won’t Be Killed Without a Bloody Fight

‘Piercing’ Exclusive Trailer: Mia Wasikowska Won’t Be Killed Without a Bloody Fight Nicolas Pesce earned critical acclaim for his directorial debut “The Eyes of My Mother,” a twisted serial killer drama widely regarded as one of the best horror films of 2016, and now he’s back in ...

Where to Stream the Best Films of 2018

As 2018 winds down, like most cinephiles, we’re looking to get our hands on the titles that may have slipped under the radar or simply gone unseen. With the proliferation of streaming options, it’s ...

New to Streaming: ‘Damsel,’ ‘Maniac,’ ‘Clouds of Sils Maria,’ ‘Custody,’ ‘The Witch,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’re highlighting the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

Damsel – Review

Robert Pattinson in Damsel, a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. In the weird Western indie comedy Damsel, Robert Pattinson plays Samuel Alabaster, a nattily dressed ...

Elliptical in nature by Anne-Katrin Titze

David Zellner and Nathan Zellner: "When people confuse appreciation with appropriation. That fits into the whole damsel theme and the objectification theme. That was something that just kept circling ...

Small Grants Help Filmmakers Make Giant Leaps, Richard Linklater Says

Small Grants Help Filmmakers Make Giant Leaps, Richard Linklater Says Emerging filmmakers can parlay even the smallest of financial grants into major career-advancing moves, per director Richard Linklater. Interviewed by Variety film critic Peter Debruge, the helmer ...

Podtalk: Co-Directors David & Nathan Zellner Rescues the Western in ‘Damsel’

Chicago – The familiar archetypes of the Hollywood Western… the dusty town, the swinging saloon doors and the cowboys looking the part… are all present and accounted for in “Damsel,” written and ...

Robert Pattinson to Receive Award at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Robert Pattinson to Receive Award at Karlovy Vary Film Festival Robert Pattinson, best known for the “Twilight” franchise and more recent movies like “Good Time,” will receive the President’s Award at the closing ceremony of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival July 7, ...

Robert Pattinson, Taika Waititi to attend Karlovy Vary

Robert Pattinson, Taika Waititi to attend Karlovy Vary Waititi’s ’What We Do In The Shadows’ and ’Hunt For The Wilderpeople’ previously screened at the festival. Robert Pattinson will receive the honorary festival president’s award at the closing ...

‘Damsel’ Gives Robert Pattinson the Most Shocking Moment of His Career, and He Loved Every Second of It

‘Damsel’ Gives Robert Pattinson the Most Shocking Moment of His Career, and He Loved Every Second of It The following article contains spoilers for “Damsel.” Robert Pattinson is no stranger to surprising his fans. Whether he’s having sex in a limousine with Juliette Binoche (“Cosmopolis”) or making out ...

‘Boundaries’ Has Tepid Indie Box Office Launch After Peter Fonda Tweets

After it made headlines in Hollywood for the wrong reasons, Sony Pictures Classics’ “Boundaries” is off to a tepid start at the indie box office, as it opened on five screens this weekend. Directed by ...

‘The King’ Reigns Over Mixed Weekend of Openers; ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Expands Robustly: Specialty Box Office

‘The King’ Reigns Over Mixed Weekend of Openers; ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Expands Robustly: Specialty Box Office With summer tentpoles in full thrust, specialty distributors are maintaining their seasonal role offering up alternative programming for moviegoers not dazzled by the latest studio blitz. The final ...

A dimension of complexity by Anne-Katrin Titze

‪David Zellner‬ on Mia Wasikowska as Penelope in Damsel: "We're so happy. She was amazing. The film has a lot of stylization to it. From the kind of mythic quality of the West, but we like the idea of ...

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2018 Review – Damsel

Damsel, 2018. Written and Directed by David Zellner and Nathan Zellner. Starring Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, Joseph Billingiere, David Zellner, Nathan Zellner, and Robert Forster. Synopsis: ...

‘Kumiko’ Directors David and Nathan Zellner Got Offered Horror Movies, But They Made a Feminist Western Instead

‘Kumiko’ Directors David and Nathan Zellner Got Offered Horror Movies, But They Made a Feminist Western Instead David and Nathan Zellner had been making oddball shorts and features out of Austin, Texas for more than 15 years when their 2014 Sundance-winning “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” became an unexpected ...

Epic in scope by Anne-Katrin Titze

David Zellner and Nathan Zellner with Anne-Katrin Titze: "We love Westerns and we always wanted to do one but we didn't want to just copy what's been done before." Photo: Ally Navolio The Kumiko, The ...

‘Damsel’ Film Review: Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska Dazzle in Audacious Western

‘Damsel’ Film Review: Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska Dazzle in Audacious Western The label “revisionist Western” has been lobbed around for so long, and in so many movies, that it seems to have lost most of its bite. After all, it’s pretty hard to call a Western “revisionist” if ...

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