By Indiewire Staff | Indiewire July 19, 2011 at 8:58AM
Today on indieWIRE, "The Myth of the American Sleepover" got graded, we got excited about Captain Planet, Elle Fanning went goth for "Twixt" and much more.
Take a Look Back on 15 Years of Film Distribution and Our Panel
indieWIRE and the Film Society of Lincoln Center packed the new amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center on Satuday for a panel on “15 Years of Distribution,” tied to iW’s 15th anniversary over the weekend.
Eric Kohn Sure Likes “The Myth of the American Sleepover”
"When delineating the quality of teen dramas, there’s no handier reference than John Hughes. In the case of David Robert Mitchell’s enjoyably peculiar ensemble piece, “The Myth of the American Sleepover,” the Hughes comparison requires more complex modifiers," wrote Eric Kohn in his review of the charming comedy. Full review here.
Captain Planet is Back
With a TV series, toys, comics and video games already developed out of media mogul Ted Turner‘s brainchild, Captain Planet, the do-gooder environmentalist superhero is finally getting the big screen treatment.
First Look At Elle Fanning In Francis Ford Coppola’s Indie Gothic Pic "Twixt"
Elle Fanning looking like Helena Bonham Carter, a score by Dan Deacon and a potential Halloween release sounds like a fantastic recipe for Francis Ford Coppola's upcoming "Twixt." Take a peak at the first official still.
From the iW Vaults | Jonathan Caouette Talks “Tarnation”
This month indieWIRE turns 15. In honor of our decade and a half in the game we’ve dug through our vaults to uncover some old goodies. Every day this month check back on indieWIRE for some old classics. Today, we’ll step back to 2004 with an interview Brandon Judell had with Jonathan Caouette upon the release of his directorial debut “Tarnation.”
Spike Jonze & the Beastie Boys & Santigold, Oh My!
Every day, indieWIRE scours the internet looking for an online video we think our audience will appreciate. Here's our video for today, the latest collaboration between Spike Jonze and the Beastie Boys.
New DVD Releases!
This week hitting the small screen, Catherine Deneuve pairs up with Gerard Depardieu, Eva Green “Cracks,” a new French classic gets remastered in high-def and much more.
Are You Into Novice Intergalactic Captain Dramas? Check Out Our Project of the Day
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.
Film Forum’s Fall/Winter Lineup is Hot Off the Press
Already counting down the days until fall? Check out Film Forum's fall/winter lineup of upcoming releases.