Film News Roundup: Eric Bana to Star in Australian Police Drama ‘The Dry’

Film News Roundup: Eric Bana to Star in Australian Police Drama ‘The Dry’ In today’s film news roundup, Eric Bana will star in Australian drama “The Dry,” Magnolia buys “Hail Satan?,” and South Africa’s Oscar entry “Sew the Winter to My Skin” gets U.S. distribution. ...

God Knows Where I Am, a new Documentary from Juno Films

God Knows Where I Am Coming to DVD October 23rd from Juno Films A woman’s body was found in an abandoned farmhouse along with a diary that documents her mental collapse and death “Beautiful, ...

PBS Picks Up Feature Documentary ‘God Knows Where I Am’, Directorial Debut Of Jedd And Todd Wider

Exclusive: PBS has picked the critically acclaimed and truly heartbreaking documentary God Knows Where I Am, narrated by actress Lori Singer. It marks the directorial debut of Emmy- and ...

Record 170 Documentary Features Will Vie for 2018 Oscar

Record 170 Documentary Features Will Vie for 2018 Oscar One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards. That’s 25 more than 2016. Assuming they all book their qualifying ...

Record 170 Documentary Features Will Vie for 2018 Oscar

Record 170 Documentary Features Will Vie for 2018 Oscar One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards. That’s 25 more than 2016. Assuming they all book their qualifying ...

2017 Ida Documentary Awards Nominees Announced, Including ‘Icarus,’ ‘The Keepers,’ and ‘The Vietnam War’

The International Documentary Association has announced its initial round of nominees for the 2017 Ida Documentary Awards, including special mentions and nods for limited series, curated series, ...

‘God Knows Where I Am’ Filmmaker Wants the Audience to Be Shaken by Poor Treatment of Mental Illness in the U.S.

‘God Knows Where I Am’ Filmmaker Wants the Audience to Be Shaken by Poor Treatment of Mental Illness in the U.S. When filmmaker Todd Wider read about the story of Joan Bishop in a New Yorker article, he knew he wanted to make a film about it. “God Knows Where I Am,” the resulting documentary, takes the viewer ...

Why ‘mother!’ Was a Box Office Flop, But Deserves Your Respect — IndieWire’s Movie Podcast

Why ‘mother!’ Was a Box Office Flop, But Deserves Your Respect — IndieWire’s Movie Podcast One of the most anticipated fall season movies was Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!”, and many of the critics who saw it at the earliest screenings on the festival circuit confirmed that it was worth the ...

How Tiff Changed the Oscar Race — IndieWire’s Movie Podcast (Screen Talk Episode 165)

There were 255 movies in this year’s Toronto International Film Festival lineup, but only a handful of them will continue to generate conversations this fall, and just a fraction of that crowd will ...

Doc Corner: 'God Knows Where I Am'

by Glenn Dunks The discovery of a woman’s lifeless body in an abandoned New Hampshire farmhouse next to a diary that reads how she, if found dead, was the victim of domestic abuse is the starting ...

Entertainment or Propaganda? A Brief and Critical Look at 'Christian Films'

Christian movies: Starring Nicolas Cage, the widely panned 2014 apocalyptic thriller 'Left Behind' was a box office bomb – unlike (relatively) recent popular 'faith movies' such as 'Heaven Is for ...

God Knows Where I Am documentary review: into her mind

MaryAnn’s quick take… A meditative, enormously sad, and sometimes angry-making portrait; provides a stark peek into a mind mentally ill yet remarkably confident and determined. I’m “biast” (pro): I’m ...

Weekly Update for April 7: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

Films About Women Opening This Week“Their Finest” Their Finest — Directed by Lone Scherfig; Written by Gaby Chiappe “Their Finest” sees Gemma Arterton as Catrin, a young woman hired to write lines ...

The Boss Baby Dethrones Beauty and the Beast Box Office Streak

The Boss Baby Dethrones Beauty and the Beast Box Office Streak It's almost impossible to perfectly predict the weekend box office grosses, and more often than not, some movies manage to come in either far above, or far below expectations. A few days ago, we ...

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Lures Crowds to Jessica Chastain and World War II

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Lures Crowds to Jessica Chastain and World War II Hungry for fresh nourishment, specialty audiences flocked to new World War II drama “The Zookeeper’s Wife” (Focus Features), directed by Niki Caro and starring Jessica Chastain. While smart-house ...

Weekly Update for March 31: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

Films About Women Opening This Week“The Zookeeper’s Wife” The Zookeeper’s Wife — Directed by Niki Caro; Written by Angela Workman The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero ...

Jessica Chastain Is ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’; ‘All This Panic’ Chronicles N.Y. Teens – Specialty Box Office Preview

Focus Features is taking The Zookeeper's Wife starring Jessica Chastain into well over several hundred theaters this weekend, the highest-profile Specialty release in a weekend that includes the ...

Ghost In The Shell And Boss Baby Take Another Crack At The Box Office Beast -- The Weekend Warrior

Welcome back to the Weekend Warrior, your weekly look at the new movies hitting theaters this weekend, as well as other cool events and things to check out. Two Very Different Movies Look to Divide ...

Will Ghost in the Shell Top or Flop at the Box Office?

Will Ghost in the Shell Top or Flop at the Box Office? While predicting box office grosses week in and week out is certainly not an exact science, some movies' blockbuster potential is much easier to identify than others. Hardly anyone was surprised that ...

Beauty and the Beast Beats Power Rangers and Life in Weekend #2

Beauty and the Beast Beats Power Rangers and Life in Weekend #2 After shattering box office records last weekend with an amazing debut of $174.4 million, nothing was expected to stand in the way of a second straight weekend win for Beauty and the Beast. The live ...

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