Today on indieWIRE, we chatted up David Lynch about his new album “Crazy Clown Time,” spoke to Anton Yelchin about “Like Crazy” and indie filmmaking, saw what Wes Anderson’s “Scream” might look like and much more!
INTERVIEW | David Lynch Talks “Crazy Clown Time” and Why Singing Is “So Embarrassing”
Nigel M. Smith chats with David Lynch about his new album and what else he’s been up to lately while not making movies.
SXSW Unveils First Round of Session Spotlights for 2012 Festival
Five months out from the fest, the SXSW Film Conference and Festival unveiled the first round of confirmed sessions for the March conference portion of the event.
INTERVIEW | Anton Yelchin On Why “Like Crazy” Made Him Want to Finance Indies of His Own
Eric Kohn speaks with Anton Yelchin about his latest movie “Like Crazy” and how it made him want to make indies of his own.
Video of the Day: What if Wes Anderson Directed “Scream”?
Beyond sharing a first name, there isn’t much that Wes Anderson and Wes Craven have in common. But what if it had been Anderson who had tackled Craven’s 1996 hit horror flick “Scream”?
Tim League to Deliver Keynote at 5th Annual, Pre-Sundance Art House Convergence
Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League will deliver the keynote address at the 5th annual Art House Convergence in Midway, Utah, taking place January 16 – 19, 2012.
“Dragonslayer,” “Senna” and “Project Nim” Among the 2012 Cinema Eye Honors Nominees
The Cinema Eye Honors unveiled its nominations for the fifth annual awards show spotlighting non-fiction with six films competing for the CEH’s Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking prize.
In Case You Had Any Doubt, ‘Shame’ Is Officially Rated NC-17
“Shame” has officially been given an NC-17 grade by the MPAA.
INTERVIEW | “The Rum Diary” Director Bruce Robinson is Grateful for Johnny Depp, Hunter and Withnail
D.R. Stewart talks to director Bruce Robinson about his new film, “The Rum Diary.”
Steve Jobs Doc “One Last Thing” To Premiere on PBS
“Steve Jobs – One Last Thing,” a one-hour expose on the life and career of the recently deceased Apple mastermind, will premiere on PBS, November 2.
Glenn Close to Receive Career Achievement Award at 23rd Palm Springs International Film Festival
The Palm Springs International Film Festival will present its Career Achievement Award to actress Glenn Close at its Awards Gala on January 7, 2012.
Critical Consensus: Sundance-Winning Romance “Like Crazy” Is The Pick of the Week
One of the most anticipated American indie releases of the year, Drake Doremus’s romantic drama “Like Crazy” is the pick of the week for opening specialty films, according to the folks polled on criticWIRE.
Lucy Walker, Eddie Schmidt and More Join Cinelan and GE’s Focus Forward Doc Initiative
Cinelan and GE have announced additional filmmakers set to join their Focus Forward documentary initiative.
“Kevin” and “Wish Me Away” Top Awards at Wichita’s Tallgrass Film Festival
This weekend, at the close of Wichita’s Tallgrass Film Festival, the 9th edition of the festival announced its 2011 winners, with Lynne Ramsay’s Tilda Swinton-starrer “We Need to Talk About Kevin” as well as Bobbie Birleffi and Beverly Kopf’s documentary about country star Chely Wright’s coming out, “Wish Me Away,” taking home the festival’s programming awards.
San Francisco Film Society Names Hearst Finalists
The San Francisco Film Society has announced the nine finalists for the Hearst Screenwriting grant.
iW’s Project of the Day: Fly on the Wall Tour Documentary about Bobby Bare, Jr.
Here’s your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.