The Best Scores & Soundtracks of 2019

As Martin Scorsese once said, “Music and cinema fit together naturally. Because there’s a kind of intrinsic musicality to the way moving images work when they’re put together. It’s been said that ...

The Best Movie Posters of 2019

“Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover” is a proverb whose simple existence proves the fact impressionable souls will do so without fail. This monthly column (with a special year-end retrospective today) ...

2020 Sundance Film Festival: Omniboat, Lawrence Michael Levine, Heidi Ewing & Danny Madden in the Next Section

The Death of Dick Long, Give Me Liberty, Selah and the Spades and Alistair Banks Griffin’s The Wolf Hour (which is receiving its theatrical release this Friday) are just some of the items that we ...

New to Streaming: ‘The Death of Dick Long,’ ‘Mister America,’ ‘The Art of Self-Defense,’ and More

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

‘The Death of Dick Long’ Director Daniel Scheinert on the Explosion of the Nuclear Family & the Emotion of 2000s Rock

After a string of shorts and music videos, writer-director Daniel Scheinert—along with his frequent collaborator Daniel Kwan—broke into feature films with Swiss Army Man. Casting Daniel Radcliffe as a ...

‘Low Tide’ Film Review: Coming-of-Age Tale About Buried Treasure Digs Up Promising Talent

‘Low Tide’ Film Review: Coming-of-Age Tale About Buried Treasure Digs Up Promising Talent First-time filmmaker Kevin McMullin drew on his own background to tell a Jersey Shore story in “Low Tide,” and the personal connection shows. His coming-of-age tale doesn’t break new ground, but it ...

“The Sadder We Made It Look, the Funnier It Became”: Gaffer Daniel April Lights The Death of Dick Long

I first saw The Death Of Dick Long at a press screening at Technicolor Postworks. It is the second feature film from one of Swiss Army Man’s co-directors, Daniel Scheinert, whose kooky debut portends ...

“The Sadder We Made It Look, the Funnier It Became”: Gaffer Daniel April Lights The Death of Dick Long

I first saw The Death Of Dick Long at a press screening at Technicolor Postworks. It is the second feature film from one of Swiss Army Man’s co-directors, Daniel Scheinert, whose kooky debut portends ...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Interview: Director Daniel Scheinert on The Death Of Dick Long

Easily one of the more surprising movies of Fantastic Fest was The Death of Dick Long, and that’s probably an understatement and a half. But considering the film’s director, Daniel Scheinert, is ...

‘Insidious’ Actress Stefanie Scott, Odessa Adlon, Jess Weixler Star In Horror Indie ‘Hell House’

‘Insidious’ Actress Stefanie Scott, Odessa Adlon, Jess Weixler Star In Horror Indie ‘Hell House’ Exclusive: Stefanie Scott, Odessa Adlon, and Jess Weixler are set to star in Hell House indie along with Gene Jones and Michael Abbott Jr.. Andrew Gori wrote and will direct the film which is ...

‘Judy’ Debuts To Pitch Perfect $3 Million, ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Flies High As #1 Indie Platform Release of 2019 – Specialty Box Office

‘Judy’ Debuts To Pitch Perfect $3 Million, ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Flies High As #1 Indie Platform Release of 2019 – Specialty Box Office Clang, clang, clang went the box office! The Roadside Attractions’ musical biopic Judy starring Renee Zellweger had an over-the-rainbow debut this weekend to the tune of an estimated $3,091,417. Even ...

‘Judy’ Sings at Box Office as ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Tops ‘The Farewell’

Roadside Attractions’ launch of musical “Judy” gave the weak specialized box office a much-needed boost. The bravura performance by Renée Zellweger along with sustained interest in Hollywood icon Judy ...

When the Emmys Sank and ‘The Irishman’ Soared: It’s the IndieWire Weekly Recap

When the Emmys Sank and ‘The Irishman’ Soared: It’s the IndieWire Weekly Recap This week came in like a lamb as the Emmys season ended and went out like a lion as critics lost their minds at the press screenings of Martin Scorsese’s New York Film Festival ...

‘Judy’ Aims For Awards Season Rainbow; ‘Death of Dick Long’ Lives This Weekend – Specialty B.O. Preview

‘Judy’ Aims For Awards Season Rainbow; ‘Death of Dick Long’ Lives This Weekend – Specialty B.O. Preview Of all the films opening this weekend at the specialty box office, all eyes will be on Judy, the biopic about Hollywood icon Judy Garland. The film made its premiere at Telluride and played the ...

Box Office Preview: ‘Abominable’ Opens Wide as ‘Judy’ Opens Oscar Season

Box Office Preview: ‘Abominable’ Opens Wide as ‘Judy’ Opens Oscar Season After a week that saw the success of three wide-release openings with “Downton Abbey,” “Ad Astra,” and “Rambo: Last Blood,” we are back to one this week with “Abominable” from DreamWorks Animation. ...

‘The Death of Dick Long’ Film Review: Offbeat Tale of a Disastrous Guys’ Night Out Mixes Humor and Compassion

‘The Death of Dick Long’ Film Review: Offbeat Tale of a Disastrous Guys’ Night Out Mixes Humor and Compassion A cringe-worthy movie of Alabama backwater haplessness that could easily earn a promotional tie-in with the annual excellence-in-stupidity honors known as the Darwin Awards, “The Death of Dick Long” ...

Film Review: ‘The Death of Dick Long’

Film Review: ‘The Death of Dick Long’ There’s a certain breed of scuzzy inept criminal yokel — he’s the sap trying to hide what he did, but doing it in such an amateur way that his scheme devolves into a shambolic mess — who has become ...

‘Swiss Army Man’ Directors Didn’t Take a ‘Deadpool 2’ Meeting for a Very Good Reason

‘Swiss Army Man’ Directors Didn’t Take a ‘Deadpool 2’ Meeting for a Very Good Reason This weekend, you can catch The Death of Dick Long, a dark comedy with some oddball charm directed by Daniel Scheinert. The filmmaker is best known for working with fellow director Dan Kwan as a duo ...

“Hey, Y’all Motherf*ckers Wanna Git Weird?” Witness The Death Of Dick Long in Theaters Tomorrow

It wasn’t the scariest film to play at this year’s Fantastic Fest in Austin, but it’s definitely one of the hardest to forget. From A24 is releasing The Death of Dick Long in select theaters this ...

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: The Death Of Dick Long, Tremendously Funny Backwoods Noir

When a filmmaker's breakout debut is a movie about a guy who finds and befriends a flatulent corpse, you know there are a few screws loose upstairs. Director Daniel Scheinert was one of the two ...

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