Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Derek Cianfrance

  • Indiewire
    77 comments
    tweet

    Sundance Wish List 40 Films to Watch For

    Sundance 2012 Wish List: 40 Films that May Head to Park City

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet

    Max Martini On Board 'Pacific Rim'; Emory Cohen Joins 'Place Beyond The Pines'

    Boston Rapper Slaine Also A Part Of 'Cogan's Trade'A couple casting tidbits on a few projects we've been keeping a very keen eye on.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    7 comments
    tweet

    Dane DeHaan Joins Derek Cianfrance's 'Place Beyond The Pines' As The Son Of Gosling & Mendes

    A typically strong indicator of an inexperienced up-and-comer going places is landing a role in a high-profile film. It was something that happened with Mia Wasikowska a couple of years ago when the former "In Treatment" actress burst onto the scene with a trifecta of films, "Alice In Wonderland," "...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet

    It Keeps Getting Better: Ray Liotta Joins 'A Place Beyond The Pines'

    If you weren't already pumped for "A Place Beyond the Pines," director Derek Cianfrance's follow-up to "Blue Valentine," you'd better be now. Variety reports that Ray Liotta, one of the most manic and entertaining actors working today, will be joining 'Pines' which already includes "Blue Valentine"...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet

    Derek Cianfrance Calls 12-Year Wait To Make 'Blue Valentine' A Blessing & 4 Other Things We Learned

    The Oscars are only a few days away and for "Blue Valentine" director Derek Cianfrance, he's had the kind of experience over the past year that most filmmakers could only dream of. "Blue Valentine" was picked up at last year's Sundance Film Festival and made its way around the festival circuit throughout 2010, picking up accolade after accolade. It found a champion in Harvey Weinstein, who not only acquired the film, but protected it during the highly publicized battle with the MPAA over their initial NC-17 rating for the film, and now it heads into the weekend vying for an Oscar for Michelle Williams for Best Actress. It's been a long, crazy...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet

    Exclusive: Derek Cianfrance Talks Doo-Wop Christmas Soundtrack To First Feature 'Brother Tied'

    With Derek Cianfrance spending the last year picking up critical acclaim and awards recognition for "Blue Valentine" it's easy to forget that it's actually his second feature film. His first attempt at filmmaking came in 1998 with the sibling rivalry tale "Brother Tied." It played the Sundance Film Festival that year and earned strong word of mouth, but never made it to theaters. The years have worn on and recently, Cianfrance said he has a 35mm copy of the film sitting in his father's basement but that the biggest hurdle facing a proper release for the picture was the $300,000 price tag surrounding the doo-wop music in the film. We recently ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet

    Exclusive: Derek Cianfrance Spills Details On "Epic" 'The Place Beyond The Pines' With Ryan Gosling

    Project Said To Be A Cross Between 'The Deer Hunter' & 'The Godfather'; Hopes To Shoot This SummerIt's hard to believe that it was just over a year ago that "Blue Valentine" premiered at Sundance to rave reviews, kicking off one helluva year for director Derek Cianfrance and the picture's stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. The film became a favorite at festivals around the world, racked up critical acclaim and awards season recognition. And with the relationship drama making a final hurrah at the upcoming Oscars where the "Blue Valentine" team will be crossing their fingers for Best Actress nominee Michelle Williams, Derek Cianfrance i...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet

    Derek Cianfrance Working Toward Releasing His Lost Debut Feature 'Brother Tied'

    Director Needs About $300,000 To Clear Rights For Doo-Wop SoundtrackWith his sophomore feature "Blue Valentine" a hit with critics and audiences alike, Derek Cianfrance's "lost" debut "Brother Tied" is now starting to draw some attention, particularly the story behind its critically acclaimed festiv...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    5 comments
    tweet

    film review: Blue Valentine

    Two daring performances make Blue Valentine a standout, even if the film’s reach somewhat exceeds its grasp. Director and co-writer Derek Cianfrance attempts to explore the beginning and end of an intimate relationship, hopscotching back and forth in time from the couple’s first meeti...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet

    'Blue Valentine' Director Derek Cianfrance Developing Body Building Comedy For HBO

    Earlier last month, during the extensive press rounds for "Blue Valentine," director Derek Cianfrance began chatting up what was next after the twelve year odyssey it took to bring his relationship drama to the big screen. On the film front, the wait won't be so long as he plans to hopefully shoot "...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • A Farewell to CriticwireCriticwire
  • High-RiseElisabeth Moss Will Tell 'The Handmaid's ...The Playlist
  • Joy-Ann ReidJoy-Ann Reid Takes Over MSNBC Weekend ...Shadow and Act