Today on indieWIRE, Netflix made a risky announcement, we learned how to start a film festival and much more.
Netflix Announces a 60% Price Hike, Splits DVD and Streaming into Two Businesses
Is this going to be as bad of an idea as it sounds?
The Lost Projects And Unproduced Screenplays Of Terrence Malick
While the popular myth is that Terrence Malick simply disappeared between “Days of Heaven” and “The Thin Red Line,” as always, the truth is a bit more blurry. He continued to write screenplays and two projects had progressed considerably. Full story here.
Our Daily Flashback
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 2003 with an interview Erin Torreo had with Gasper Noe upon the release of his controversial “Irreversible.”
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.
Spice Up Your Afternoon with the “Autoerotic” Trailer
What do you think of when the name Joe Swanberg comes to mind? Our guess: sex. The indie stalwart’s latest, “Autoerotic,” co-directed by Adam Wingard is a mumblecore relationship dramedy that features a lot of flesh. View the scandalous trailer here.
Another Saucy Trailer, This One for “Sex and Zen 3D”
In case that last trailer wasn’t spicy enough, here’s another.
Today’s 5 Must-See Releases on DVD/Blu-ray
You can now check out Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s surrealist dream-of-a-movie “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives,” among other gems, on this week’s small screens.
Always Wanted to Start a Film Festival? Here’s How:
Our very own Peter Knegt recounts his experience of starting the Picton Picturefest.
Now Watch Our Online Video of the Day, Winner of the Picton Picturefest Challenge
Check out our video of the day from our very own Peter Knegt’s and Jennifer MacFarlane’s Picton Picturefest challenge.
World of Wonder’s Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato: “No is the beginning of yes”
What’s the secret behind the success of Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, the duo responsible for “Becoming Chaz” and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and recipients of the 15th Annual Outfest Achievement Award? According to Tori Spelling, who moderated Outfest’s panel with the producing partners on July 9th, it’s their motto: “No is the beginning of yes.” Read the article here.