a oeTo the Wondera virtually drips with art
One difficult thing for a film critic to do can be captured in a two-part question: How do you review a film that, 1, is more of a mood piece than an example of narrative storytelling and, 2, resists your every effort to describe it without giving too much away? Faced with that challenge, I came up with the following for my review of Terrence ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
After the Shakespearean conflict of Shotgun Stories and the apocalyptic rumblings of Take Shelter, the modest scale of Jeff Nichols's Mud comes as a surprise.
Wed May 15, 2013
Cannes 2013: 20 Films for Our 40th Festival
Workers roll out the red carpet before the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2013, in Cannes, France When the Corlisses first visited this Riviera resort in 1973 - we were practically infants then - the Cannes Film Festival was a comely 26.
Christian Bale and Natalie Portman hit the beach in first 'Knight of Cups' image
If the response to Terrence Malick 's The Tree of Life was mixed, the reviews for his follow-up To the Wonder were absolutely brutal.
Tue May 14, 2013
Globe and Mail
Angelina Jolie turns spotlight on a tough cancer dilemma
Actress Angelina Jolie arrives on the red carpet for the screening of the film "The Tree of Life", by director Terrence Malick, in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 16, 2011.
Waiting for Terrence Malick
IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR, celebrity gossip website TMZ uploaded a video of Benicio del Toro on a sidewalk in Los Angeles.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cinema Blend News
Terrence Malick's Myths And Rumors Explored In Fantastic New Article
Terrence Malick is a human wormhole: once you start to try and understand the complex philosopher behind such devastating works of storytelling art as Badlands , Days of Heaven and The Tree of Life , it's nearly impossible not to get sucked into a vortex of fascinating research and innuendo.
Special-effects master Trumbull pushes new movie format
Douglas Trumbull is one of the most famed special-effects experts in Hollywood history.
Fri May 10, 2013
'Upstream Color': Worms, pigs and Shane Carruth
Shane Carruth is the writer, director, cinematographer, co-editor and co-star of the strange "Upstream Color." He also wrote the original score.
Thu May 09, 2013
Elusive wonder: Director's bold vision gets last Ebert thumbs up Comments
Released less than two years after his The Tree of Life , an epic that began with the dinosaurs and peered into an uncertain future, Terrence Malick's To the Wonder is a film that contains only a handful of important characters and a few crucial moments in their lives.
Capitol Hill Times
Watching a filmmaker's personal struggles play out in their work can be fascinating, vicariously cathartic, or frustrating.
Wed May 08, 2013
Colorado Springs Independent
If you didn't like The Tree of Life, avoid To the Wonder
Terrence Malick has often been considered a genius, but never a prolific filmmaker.
Tue May 07, 2013
Parenthood is scary. To have absolute and sole responsibility for the life of another for years before they're minimally self-sufficient is a very daunting a task.
Mon May 06, 2013
Plot falls flat in new Malick flick, "To the Wonder"
It's impossible to talk about "To the Wonder" without bringing up Terrence Malick's previous film, "The Tree of Life." The ever-reclusive Malick has with each film he's both written and directed, six in total over the last 40 years, further refined his unique style of emphasizing soft-spoken and introspective overhead narration and stationary shots ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
'Mud': Tye Sheridan's breakout
If you've read or heard anything about Mud , writer/director Jeff Nichols' tale about two boys who encounter a fugitive hiding on an island in the Mississippi River, it's most likely been about Matthew McConaughey, who gives an electric performance as a handsome rogue named Mud who's wanted by the authorities after a crime of passion.
Fri May 03, 2013
Breathtaking cinematography creates mood in 'To the Wonder'
After their recent experience at "The Tree of Life," many moviegoers now know that director-screenwriter Terrence Malick is not your typical cinematic storyteller.
Salt Lake Tribune
Friday movie roundup: - Iron Man 3' launches summer
The summer blockbuster season begins for real today, with Robert Downey Jr. and a red-and-gold suit leading the charge.
Thu May 02, 2013
Alamogordo Daily News
'Things People Do' will be filming in New MexicoFrom reports
New Mexico Film Office director Nick Maniatis said production will be centered in early May in and around Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, employing at least 25 New Mexico crew members and 100 New Mexico principals and background talent.
The Kansas City Star
a To the Wondera : Flawed but heavenly | 3 stars
Neil and Marina drift through "To the Wonder" pondering questions such as "Where are we when we're there?" and "What is this love that loves us?" He might be the most sought-after, high-budget art-house filmmaker on the planet, a director whose talent for cinematic poetry and free-form improvisation gives him virtually the pick of Hollywood's ... (more)
The best animator you've never heard of
His delightful blend of dot-eyed stickmen and dizzying existentialism - showcased in 2012's It's Such a Beautiful Day - makes Hertzfeldt an unstoppable force in stop-motion cinema We take Gromit's eyebrows for granted.