‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Trailer

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Trailer

This year’s most acclaimed film at Sundance was undoubtedly Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild, which won the Grand Jury prize at the festival. Today, we saw the first trailer for the film, which will be released on June 27. From

‘Restless City’ Trailer

‘Restless City’ Trailer

I first heard about Andrew Dosunmu’s feature-film debut, Restless City, on the Shadow & Act blog over at Indiewire. Honestly, if you would like to follow everything about African and African-American cinema, you need to check out Shadow

‘Safety Not Guaranteed’ Trailer

‘Safety Not Guaranteed’ Trailer

Safety Not Guaranteed played earlier this year at Sundance and now will be hitting theaters on June 8th. Colin Trevorrow’s debut narrative feature starring Mark Duplass, Aubrey Plaza and Jake Johnson centers on Kenneth (Duplass), who puts an ad in the newspaper

OSLO, AUGUST 31ST Review 7.5

OSLO, AUGUST 31ST Review

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

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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