This week on Indiewire, we were honored to be chosen as this year’s Webby winner in the “Movie & Film” category. In more sombre news, Adam Yauch, founder of Oscilloscope and member of the Beastie Boys, passed away late this week. Also this week: Tribeca wrapped; Kathleen Turner chatted about returning to the screen in “The Perfect Family”; Cannes added a few more titles to its lineup; we told you what to check out on VOD and DVD/Blu-ray; and we shared out preview of the 20 indie movies that you must check out this summer.
Click through below for all the best news, reviews, and features from Indiewire this week.
Oscilloscope Founder and Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Has Died at 47
Beastie Boy member Adam Yauch, who went on to found the independent film distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories, has died today, Rolling Stone has reported.
Indiewire Wins Webby Award for Movie and Film
The winners for the 2012 Webby Awards were announced this morning and Indiewire was selected as the winner in the “Movie and Film” category.
Seattle International Film Festival Sets Lineup
The Seattle International Film Festival announced its full lineup representing 75 countries with screenings of 273 feature films and 187 shorts.
Here is Everything You Need to Know About the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival came to a close on Sunday. Indiewire was on the scene for the 11th edition of the event.
Cannes Adds Seven More Titles to Lineup; SXSW Winner ‘Gimme the Loot’ Among New Additions
The upcoming 65th Cannes Film Festival has added seven more titles to its lineup.
What to See, What to Skip: New Reviews This Week
The summer movie season has officially begun.
Here Are 15 Reviews of Tribeca Film Festival Titles
Indiewire was on the scene at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival to grade this some of the most anticipated titles and hidden gems playing at the event.
‘Sherlock’ Star Benedict Cumberbatch On the Sleuth’s Sexuality and How His Own Stock Has Increased
The BBC’s “Sherlock,” the popular and critically acclaimed modern day take on the iconic British sleuth, returns for a second season this Sunday on PBS (9pm ET) in the US.
Kathleen Turner Talks ‘The Perfect Family,’ Clicks Her Tongue
Kathleen Turner is, more or less, exactly how you’d expect her.
FUTURES: ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Breakout Tena Desae
It takes talent to stand out in an ensemble that includes the likes of Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton and Tom Wilkinson; and newcomer Tena Desae does just that.
Brit Marling Talks ‘The East,’ ‘Sound of My Voice’ and Delivering on the Hype
The last time Indiewire caught up with writer/actress Brit Marling was at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, where the Georgetown Economics grad made quite the first impression by wowing critics and audiences with two breakthrough turns in “Another Earth” and “Sound of My Voice” (both of which she also co-wrote).
Summer 2012 Movie Preview: The 20 Indies You Must See
The summer movie season isn’t exactly best known for independent film.
The 11 Indie Films You Must See This May
May is about to offer quite the selection to movie-goers, with over 30 films listed on Indiewire’s May calendar.
The Top 10 Indies to Watch on VOD This May
Indiewire has weeded through the films hitting VOD this month to bring you 10 to look out for.
Is There Really No Escaping Cable?
“Cord-cutters” — people who don’t subscribe to cable or satellite TV and instead get their shows through the internet, whether that means iTunes, Netflix, Hulu or (cough) less legal means — are the bane and the inevitable future of the television industry.
Critic’s Notebook: Has Tribeca Improved? Yes, Depending Where You Look.
Here’s the good news: In its 11th year, Tribeca has significantly improved by offering a range of satisfying possibilities. Of the 27 features I saw — about 30% of the 89-feature program — a few were terrific.
Why Ebertfest is One of America’s Great Film Festivals
There’s an unmistakably homey feel to Ebertfest, the annual event hosted by Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz.
Why ‘Haywire’ Tops Indiewire’s 5 DVD Picks This Week
This week on DVD/Blu-ray…