Film Independent Announces Filmmaker Grants

Today, Film Independent has announced the five winners of this year’s filmmaker grants given out as part of the Independent Spirit Awards. Chloé Zhao (The Rider) won the inaugural Bonnie Award, Jonathan Olshefski (Quest) won the Jeepâ Truer Than Fiction Award, Justin Chon (Gook) received

Surreal Comedy THE RELATIONTRIP Gets a Trailer

The Orchard has released the trailer for C.A. Gabriel and Renée Felice Smith‘s upcoming comedy The Relationtrip, which stars Smith alongside Matt Bush as friends who decide to head out on an ant-relationship road trip together only to fall in love and have some

John Curran’s CHAPPAQUIDDICK Trailer

A new trailer and poster have been released for John Curran‘s Chappaquiddick, which recounts the scandal involving senator Ted Kennedy and the car crash he caused, resulting the death of a young woman. The film stars Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Jim

Nash Edgerton’s GRINGO Trailer

Amazon Studios has released a new red band trailer for Nash Edgerton‘s upcoming crime-comedy Gringo, starring David Oyelowo as a down on his luck company man bamboozled into delivering a new weed pill to a cartel in Mexico. The film also stars Joel

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Criterion Announces March 2018 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced their March 2018 titles with new Blu-ray releases of Martin Scorsese‘s The Age of InnocenceCarl Theodor Dreyer‘s The Passion of Joan of ArcVolker Schlöndorff‘s BaalJohn Murray Anderson‘s King of Jazz, and Ken Russell‘s Women in Love. Take a look

Alex Garland’s ANNIHILATION Gets a New Trailer

Paramount has released a new trailer for Alex Garland‘s (Ex Machina) upcoming sci-fi thriller Annihilation, starring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac. The film, based on the book series by Jeff VanderMeer, revolves around a team


Film Comment Names GOOD TIME Best Film of 2017

Film Comment has released their top films of 2017, with Josh and Benny Safdie‘s Good Time taking the number one spot. The number two and three spots went to Terence DaviesA Quiet Passion and Olivier AssayasPersonal Shopper respectively.

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2018 Golden Globe Nominations Announced

The nominees have been announced for this year’s Golden Globes, with Guillermo del Toro‘s The Shape of Water nabbing the most nominations with seven- including Best Motion Picture- Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins),

Robert Rodriguez’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Trailer

20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for the upcoming sci-fi action film Alita: Battle Angel, directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron. The film stars Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, and

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Slamdance 2018: Beyond Program and Shorts Announced

I hope you’re all getting excited as the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival draws near, taking place January 19-25th in Park City, UT. Today, the Beyond features and and Shorts lineup has been revealed, featuring a bevy of notable releases you should definitely

Andrew Haigh’s LEAN ON PETE Trailer

A24 has released the trailer for Andrew Haigh‘s (Weekend) Lean on Pete, starring Charlie Plummer as a young man on a mission to save an aging racehorse from slaughter. The film also stars Steve Buscemi, Chloë Sevigny, and Travis Fimmel.

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Carla Simon’s SUMMER 1993 Trailer

Oscilloscope has released the trailer for Carla Simon‘s upcoming drama Summer 1993, which is Spain’s submission for this year’s Academy Awards. The film tells the autobiographical story of a young girl who must acclimate to a new life with her aunt, uncle,

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Ben Lewin’s PLEASE STAND BY Gets a Trailer

Magnolia has just released the new trailer for Ben Lewin‘s (The Sessions) upcoming dramatic comedy Please Stand By, starring Dakota Fanning as an autistic woman who goes on a cross-country road trip to deliver a 500-page Star Trek script she wrote. The


Here’s an exclusive clip from the newly released music doc Above Ground Level: Dubfire, which takes an inside look at famed DJ/producer Ali Shirazinia. The film is currently available on VOD platforms now.

As one-half of the Grammy Award-winning duo Deep Dish,