The 20 Best Plot Twists of the 21st Century, Ranked

The 20 Best Plot Twists of the 21st Century, Ranked It’s the shock of seeing Norman Bates, knife in hand, clad in his mother’s clothes, grinning maniacally in the swinging lamplight. It’s the realization that Kevin Spacey spun us a bunch of lies, and ...

Abbas Kiarostami’s ’24 Frames’ Is A Moving Farewell From A Legendary Filmmaker — Cannes 2017 Report

Abbas Kiarostami’s ’24 Frames’ Is A Moving Farewell From A Legendary Filmmaker — Cannes 2017 Report Abbas Kiarostami, the great Iranian postmodernist who died last summer at the age of 76, used to say that he preferred the kind of movies that put their audience to sleep. “Some films have made me ...

New to Streaming: ‘Cameraperson,’ ‘Aquarius,’ ‘Christine,’ ‘It Follows,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

Dustin Hoffman Reflects on ‘The Graduate,’ ‘Amy’ Director Visits Criterion, James Gray’s New Ad, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, videos, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the ...

Faith-Healing Drama Aloft Is a Little Humorless, But I Liked It Anyway

Faith-Healing Drama Aloft Is a Little Humorless, But I Liked It Anyway In the opening scenes of the brooding Aloft, a young boy carrying a falcon rushes along with his mom (Jennifer Connelly) across a bleak, frozen stretch of road in the Arctic, on their way to see a ...

'Aloft' Trailer Starring Jennifer Connelly & Cillian Murphy

'Aloft' Trailer Starring Jennifer Connelly & Cillian Murphy The troubled past between a mother and son is unearthed in the first trailer for Aloft, starring Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy. The story follows this mother (Jennifer Connelly) and her child ...

Watch: New Trailer For Claudia Llosa’s ‘Aloft’ Starring Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy & Melanie Laurent

If you've seen films like "Madinusa" and "The Milk Of Sorrow," then you are already familiar with the work of Claudia Llosa. If not, then "Aloft" will be your entry point to her films, and like many ...

‘Close-Up’ is a Beguiling Fraud of a Film That Introduced Iranian Cinema to the World

Close-Up Written and Directed by Abbas Kiarostami Iran, 1990 Jean-Luc Godard is attributed with a quote from one of his films, “Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.” Film is made to ...

2015 Sundance Film Festival - Park City At Midnight Movie Lineup and More

Whenever I go to the Sundance Film Festival, the movies that I look forward to seeing most are the Park City At Midnight films. Those are the crazy fun genre movies that a lot of you would also enjoy ...

Interview with John Nein on International Films at Sundance Film Festival 2015

John Nein was not always a Senior Programmer at the Sundance Film Festival — it’s only been eight years. When he began at Sundance in 2002 he was always watching movies of course. More than that, like ...

Sundance 2015 slate adds ’99 Homes’, ‘Knock Knock’ and more

99 Homes Following yesterday’s announcement of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival’s In-Competition films, the festival has released its lineup of Spotlight, Park City At Midnight and New Frontier Films. ...

Sundance 2015: First Images from 6 Desires, Aloft, Eden, and Girlhood

Our Sundance 2015 pre-coverage continues with some first look images and synopses from a collection of films that will have their world premiere in the Spotlight category the 2015 Sundance Film ...

Sundance ’15: Bahrani, Slaboshpytskiy, Szifrón & Hansen-Løve Fill Spotlight

We’ve been appreciating the clearly defined, distributor friendly, solid eight Spotlight section since it’s inception a couple of years back. In 2014 we had sugary, critic darlings from the world film ...

Sundance 2015: Festival Reveals Spotlight, Midnight & New Frontier Slates

Sundance 2015: Festival Reveals Spotlight, Midnight & New Frontier Slates It’s less than two months until the streets and theaters of Park City are going to be packed with filmmakers, film fans and buyers attending the 2015 Sundance Film Festival from January 22 to February ...

Sundance 2015 Spotlight entries include Cannes winner, Foreign Language Oscar contender

Sundance 2015 Spotlight entries include Cannes winner, Foreign Language Oscar contender One day after announcing the World and Us Drama and Documentary Competition entries for both, Sundance revealed the films in the Spotlight and Park City at Midnight programs, as well as the films and ...

Sundance unleashes Midnight, Spotlight

Sundance unleashes Midnight, Spotlight The 2015 selection includes a strong Latin American flavour, led by Eli Roth’s Chilewood psychosexual Park City At Midnight entry Knock Knock starring Keanu Reeves and Lorenza Izzo. Mexico-based Dark ...

The 50 Definitive Relationship Dramas: 50-41

Before I met my wife, my longest relationship lasted a span of only three months. I wasn’t afraid of commitment; I was too committed too early. I fell fast and hard. Every time. But that doesn’t mean ...

Telefilm Canada Supports New Feature Films

Telefilm Canada has confirmed its financial support of nearly $13 million of Canadian tax payers' money towards the production of nine English-language feature films through the 'Canada Feature Film ...

Berlin: Sony Pictures Classics Takes Claudia Llosa's 'Aloft,' Film Movement Nabs 'To Kill a Man'

Sony Pictures Classics made the first major deal of the Berlinale, nabbing Us and Latin America rights to the competition title "Aloft." The film is the English-language debut of Peruvian filmmaker ...

First Images from Aloft Starring Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy, Mélanie Laurent and William Shimell

News out of Berlin has Sony Pictures Classics acquiring U.S. and Latin American rights to writer-director Claudia Llosa's Aloft.  The drama stars Jennifer Connelly as Nana, a struggling mother who is ...

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