Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Wonderstruck

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Ed Lachman, ASC, has seen his ongoing collaborative relationship with director Todd Haynes yield myriad artistic dividends, including critical acclaim and industry honors for such features as Far From Heaven and Carol, as well as the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce....

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Looking to open up a new world via parallel stories set 50 years apart, director Todd Haynes found his own crew members on Wonderstruck (Amazon Studios) personally discovering and being moved by that very same world almost as if life were imitating the art they were trying to create....

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

For devoted fans of certain prestige directors, it's always a little disarming to see them make a true children's film. Expectations have to be readjusted in real time as you submit to something else, something different. That exercise can yield disappointment, but sometimes, maybe even most of...

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, has unveiled its official program selections. Among the world premieres will be Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ Battle of the Sexes, Angelina Jolie’s First They Killed My Father, Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour...

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Films by Greta Gerwig, Sean Baker and Agnes Varda are headed to the 55th New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the selections of 25 films for its main slate on Tuesday, including eight directed by women.

The festival, held annually at Lincoln Center, is one...

Friday, May. 26, 2017

It's a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns.

The Oscars aren't much on the minds of the filmmakers or attendees in Cannes; the festival is its own achievement, with nearly as much...

Saturday, May. 20, 2017

For many younger moviegoers, "Wonderstruck" will be their first Todd Haynes film.

"Depends on what kind of parent you are," Haynes chuckled while sitting in a shady rooftop corner of the Cannes Film Festival's hub, the Palais.

The director's other options aren't quite kid-friendly...

Thursday, May. 18, 2017

The cacophony of the Cannes Film Festival was tamed Thursday by a deaf 14-year-old actress, Millicent Simmonds, whose screen debut is being hailed as a breakthrough.

Todd Haynes' partly wordless fable "Wonderstruck" premiered in competition at Cannes, bringing the festival one of its most...

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

Amazon Studios might have a streaming component, but executives say the company is fully committed to the theatrical experience.

The young studio in its second year at CinemaCon, an annual gathering of theater owners and exhibitors, reiterated its commitment to preserving the theatrical...

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