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

Paradise

  • The Playlist
    86 comments
    tweet
    0

    The 20 Worst Films Of 2013

    You know us, dear reader, we’re on the side of the angels. Most days of the year will find us, Pollyanna-like, looking on the bright side of the movie world, championing the weak, giving succour to the neglected and finding the silver lining to every cinematic cloud. But not today. Today, screw that...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Contest: Win 'Paradise' Poster & DVD Signed By Diablo Cody, Julianne Hough & Octavia Spencer

    Screenwriters turning directors is not a new phenomenon and it's also something we covered recently in this extensive feature. The latest scribe to give it a whirl is Diablo Cody ("Juno," "Young Adult") with "Paradise" featuring Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman and other...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    9 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Diablo Cody's Insipid & Cloying Directorial Debut 'Paradise'

    ​The prestigious fall film festival, in which anyone who remotely mattered in cinema (or Hollywood), trotted about their latest vehicle. But one name, an Academy Award-winner with a brand spanking new movie, was conspicuously absent. While plenty of unknowns, first-timers and even actors-turned-dire...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Diablo Cody on Feeling Vulnerable About Her Directorial Debut 'Paradise' and Directing While Pregnant

    Diablo Cody is terrified. Her directorial debut, the heartwarming comedy "Paradise," opens in select theaters this Friday (it's currently available to watch on VOD) and Cody is feeling vulnerable. This coming from a woman who won an Oscar for "Juno," her screenwriting debut, seven years back.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Surprises, Oscar Clout & The "Magical Negro" Trope: Diablo Cody, Octavia Spencer & Julianne Hough Talk 'Paradise'

    For such a notable first-time event from one of our favorite screenwriters, Diablo Cody's directorial debut “Paradise” certainly stuck a soft landing. First popping up under the title “Lamb of God” with an odd blend of cast members—Russell Brand, Octavia Spencer, and Julianne Hough—it then promptly ...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    LatinoBuzz: Interview with Dir. Mariana Chenillo on her film 'Paraiso' (Paradise)

    Following her debut feature Nora's Will, Mexican director Mariana Chenillo presents her sophomore effort 'Paraiso' (Paradise) a love story that defies physical appearances and has plenty of heart.

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LatinoBuzz Review: Paraiso (Paradise)

    "Paraiso" is a smart, warm, and entertaining film that for all its crowd-pleasing intentions also packs crucial, not preaching, social commentary.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    "What's The Magical Negro" Narrative Convention? Watch The First 2 Clips From Diablo Cody's 'Paradise'

    "Young Adult" rules, the wry '80s teen horror homage "Jennifer's Body" would have fared far better with another director, and "Juno"—regardless of what you think of that film and its pop-culture referencing protagonist—has become an indie film classic (haters, let us remind you it won an Academy Awa...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Diablo Cody’s Directorial Debut ‘Paradise’ Is A Cloying After School Special

    ​The prestigious fall film festival season is in full swing and anyone who remotely matters in cinema (or Hollywood) is represented in some shape or form—especially at the celeb-friendly Toronto International Film Festival which accepts over 250 films. But one name, an Academy Award-winner with a br...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Watch: Julianne Hough Lets Her Hair Down (And Cuts It Off!) in Trailer for Diablo Cody's Directorial Debut 'Paradise'

    Diablo Cody is back with her directorial debut (which she also wrote) called "Paradise," the story of a sweet and religious girl next door (Julianne Hough) who goes to the Las Vegas Strip to experience life after recovering from a terrible accident. She is accompanied by a charming bartender (Russel...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Pasolini, DafoeTIFF First Look: Willem Dafoe Is 'Pasolini,' ...The Playlist
  • Watch Spike Lee Unravel His Slave Ancestry ...Shadow and Act
  • A Little Chaos-Alan Rickman-Kate-WinsletTIFF First Look: Kate Winslet In 'A ...The Playlist