Rushes: Lynch and FlyLo, Chinese Women Filmmakers, Robert Altman

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSTerrence Malick's A Hidden Life.The various lineups for Cannes 2019 have been announced: the ...

‘When They See Us’ Official Trailer: Ava DuVernay’s Netflix Series Takes a Stirring Look at Central Park Five

Following a highly effective teaser trailer in March, Netflix has debuted the soul-stirring official trailer for Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us.” The four-part limited series brings the ...

Does ‘Game of Thrones’ Have an ‘Ozark’ Problem? Season 8 Is So Dark It’s Hard to See

Does ‘Game of Thrones’ Have an ‘Ozark’ Problem? Season 8 Is So Dark It’s Hard to See Of all the reactions to the “Game of Thrones” Season 8 premiere that landed on social media during its initial airing, one of the best came from Rolling Stone film editor David Fear. “Seriously ...

Recommended New Books on Filmmaking: The Best Movie Year Ever, Orson Welles, Sam Peckinpah & More

Winter and spring 2019 have seen a number of gorgeous art and making of books, along with some indispensable looks at Hollywood icons. Plus, we finally have the definitive look at the films of 1999, ...

Spike Jonze Directing Beastie Boys Live Show, but There Will Only Be Three Performances

Spike Jonze Directing Beastie Boys Live Show, but There Will Only Be Three Performances Spike Jonze isn’t ready to announce any new movies just yet, but he is set to return with a brand new project next month. The “Her” and “Being John Malkovich” director will direct the Beastie Boys in ...

Watch: Spike Jonze Advocates for Marijuana Legalization in New Bradford Young-Shot Short Film

It’s now been over half-a-decade since we last got a feature film from Spike Jonze and there’s no word yet when he may return with a new movie, but it doesn’t mean we haven’t seen new work from the ...

Spike Jonze Directs Short Film Advocating for Marijuana Legalization — Watch

Spike Jonze Directs Short Film Advocating for Marijuana Legalization — Watch Spike Jonze has still not announced any new feature filmmaking efforts since the release of his Oscar winner “Her” in 2013, so fans will just have to settle for this surprise two-minute short film at ...

Spike Jonze & Bradford Young Team For Pro-Marijuana Short Film, ‘ The New Normal’

Film nerds all across the world were salivating at the thought of director Spike Jonze working with cinematographer Bradford Young. This pairing was teased by fellow filmmaker Mark Romanek on ...

‘When They See Us’ First Trailer: Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five Series Gets Release Date

‘When They See Us’ First Trailer: Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five Series Gets Release Date The creative partnership of Ava DuVernay and online streaming giant Netflix has already led to an increased attention to the history of racial injustice in America. Now, a dramatized version of one of ...

Kamasi Washington on Creating a Visual Companion to ‘Heaven and Earth’ with His Sundance Premiere ‘As Told To G/D Thyself’

On the festival circuit, one section that often goes overlooked is the short films that are presented, sometimes in their own, curated block and sometimes at the top of a programmed feature. It is a ...

Terence Nance and Bradford Young Explain Their New Filmmaking Collective — Sundance

Filmmakers have banded together to form filmmaker collectives throughout history, from Dogme 95 to Borderline Films. This year’s Sundance Film Festival screened the results of another promising new ...

Sundance 2019 Short Film Preview: 10 Must-See Gems, From Vampires to Emily Mortimer

Sundance 2019 Short Film Preview: 10 Must-See Gems, From Vampires to Emily Mortimer Vampires, poltergeists, and all sorts of beasts of the night can be found haunting the short film programs at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Additionally, stunning new work by cinematographer ...

Film Independent selects 30 for diversity mentorship programme

Film Independent selects 30 for diversity mentorship programme Initiative spans nine months of filmmaking, workshops, networking. Film Independent has selected 30 filmmakers for Project Involve, the body’s diversity mentorship programme whose alumni include ...

The Best Performances of 2018

Following our top 50 films of 2018, it’s time to zero in on the best performances of the year. Rather than divide categories into supporting or lead–or even male or female–we’ve written about our ...

Roger Deakins Won’t Be Working on Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune,’ Greig Fraser to Shoot

Roger Deakins Won’t Be Working on Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune,’ Greig Fraser to Shoot One of the most highly anticipated upcoming tentpoles officially has a cinematographer attached: Greig Fraser is set to work with Denis Villeneuve on his ambitious “Dune” remake. The “Arrival” ...

‘The Old Man & The Gun’ Dp Joe Anderson Gives Camera A “Twinkle In The Eye” For Memorable Robert Redford Tribute

‘The Old Man & The Gun’ Dp Joe Anderson Gives Camera A “Twinkle In The Eye” For Memorable Robert Redford Tribute In his first film as David Lowery’s cinematographer, The Old Man & the Gun’s Joe Anderson got the opportunity to work with a legend—to celebrate a career’s worth of magnetic turns from the iconic ...

Highlighting The Silent Close-Ups In The Films Of Denis Villeneuve

One of the profound stylistic elements of a Denis Villeneuve vehicle is the camerawork. Over his career, Villeneuve has worked with cinematographers Bradford Young, Andre Turpin, and recent ...

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Production ‘Good Boys’ Accused of Using Blackface on Stand-In Actor

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Production ‘Good Boys’ Accused of Using Blackface on Stand-In Actor Is blackface makeup standard shooting procedure? That’s the question dogging “Good Boys,” the upcoming comedy directed by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky and produced by Seth Rogen and Evan ...

‘Solo’ In-home Release Will Be Loaded With Extras

Solo: A Star Wars Story is ready to fly into your home in under twelve parsecs! The Ron Howard film is hitting in-home release in September with digital, 4K Ultra HD pack and Multi-screen Edition. You ...

Underappreciated Solo hits Home Video in September

Burbank, Calif. — Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story, directed by Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Ron Howard—the creator of unforgettable films, such as A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, Parenthood and ...

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