OSLO, AUGUST 31ST Review 7.5


MPAA Rating:  Not Rated
Director: Joachim Trier
FilmPulse Score: 7.5/10

Oslo, August 31st is the newest adaptation of the novel Le feu follet by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. The novel was adapted for the screen before in 1963 by none other


The Film Pulse Podcast Episode 1

In the first full episode of The Film Pulse Podcast, Kevin and I discuss the Oscars, Kill List, The Innkeepers, Chronicle, and a bunch of other movies, and we introduce a new segment called “Ryan Watches a Movie” with A Serbian Film.

Sundance Winners

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ was awarded the grand jury prize in the US dramatic competition, with Eugene Jarecki’s ‘The House I Live In’ winning the grand jury prize in the US documentary competition.

For a full list of the winners.

Sundance Updates

‘The Surrogate’ was picked up by Fox Searchlight for $6 million, making it the biggest acquisition, so far, at Sundance. John Hawkes plays journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, who is afflicted with Polio and lives most of his life in an iron

Sundance Updates

The North American theatrical rights for Katie Aselton’s sophomore effort, “Black Rock”, have been bought by LD Distribution. Scripted by Aselton’s husband Mark Duplass and also executive produced by the Duplass brothers, “Black Rock” is a taut thriller that takes