Today on indieWIRE, Lars von Trier make a shocking statement, Juno Temple opened up about “Dirty Girl” while remaining tight lipped on “The Dark Knight Rises,” a war doc won over the critics and much more.
Lars von Trier Questioned by Police; Swears Off All Interviews and Public Statements
It’s come to this. Lars von Trier has declared that he will no longer do interviews or release public statements from this day forward.
REVIEW | Documentary “Hell and Back Again” is the Best War Movie of the Year
There have been plenty of combat documentaries over the last 10 years, but photojournalist Danfung Dennis’ “Hell and Back Again” adopts an original conceit.
INTERVIEW | “Dirty Girl” Juno Temple on Sex, Violence and “The Dark Knight Rises”
In January, iW caught up with British actress Juno Temple at Sundance where she had two films (“Little Birds” and “Kaboom”) playing. We touted her back then as an up-and comer, but now, who are we kidding.
Critical Consensus: War Doc “Hell and Back Again” Is The Pick of the Week
Coming off an acclaimed run on the festival circuit, Danfung Dennis’s war doc “Hell and Back Again” is hitting theaters today via Docurama Films, and it’s the pick of the week, according to the folks polled on criticWIRE.
How to Make a Documentary About a Band, Fishbone Style
If a filmmaker is committed to being honest, no band’s story worth telling is easy. If it’s a look backward, you only (!) have to contend with multiple, often volatile, personalities.
Austin Film Fest to Spread “Butter” Opening Night
The 18th Annual Austin Film Festival will open on October 20 with a screening of Jim Field Smith’s political satire “Butter.” The festival will also include a Centerpiece screening of Jay and Mark Duplass’ “Jeff Who Lives at Home” and close on October 27 with Nancy Savoca’s “Union Square.”
Iran Bans “Absolutely Tame Is a Horse” from Screening at Montreal Fest
The Festival du Nouveau Cinéma said Wednesday that Abdolreza Kahani’s “Absolutely Tame Is a Horse” will not be screening due to a ban on the film’s international distribution by the Iranian government.
MPAA Chief Chris Dodd and Verizon Exec Named to AFI Board
Former Senator Chris Dodd, the current CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) as well as Verizon Digital Media Services president David Rips have been elected to the AFI Board of Trustees the organization said Wednesday.
Reel Politik | 10 Years of War: “Hell and Back Again” review
The 10th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan—10/7/2001—has a special place in my heart. My wife and I got married on the 6th, and were on our way to the airport on the 7th for our honeymoon when we learned that American fighter jets began bombing targets and killing people in Afghanistan. Needless to say, our flight was mostly empty.
NYFF REVIEW | “Paradise Lost 3” Ends a Saga of Injustice, But Many Questions Remain
“Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory” premiered in September at the Toronto International Film Festival in an unfinished form because the film’s real ending arrived, unexpectedly, a few weeks earlier.
New “Adventures of Tintin Trailer” Rocks The Boat
Check out the action-packed new trailer for “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn” (December 25)