Winter’s Bone was screened at Sundance yesterday and the first reviews are pretty positive. Some snippets below.
A teenage girl’s resilience in the face of seemingly insurmountable physical and emotional obstacles just barely wards off the icy chill that cuts through “Winter’s Bone,” director Debra Granik’s bleak and exemplary sophomore feature. Following its brave heroine (an [...]
Winter’s Bone will have its international premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, which runs from February 11 to 21 this year. It will be screened as part of the official program.
For all the info, head over to the Berlinale site.
The U.S. premiere at Sundance is only a few days away. The first screening is on [...]
Because I never get tired of these:
“Dr. Horrible” [and Deadwood and John from Cincinnati and Fringe] writer Zack Whedon will be tackling considerably darker fare in his upcoming “Terminator” miniseries from Dark Horse. The writer, who is the younger brother of “Dollhouse” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” creator Joss Whedon, is no stranger to science [...]
Manila Bulletin has an interview with Joel Torre, a Filipino actor who will play a character named Rafael in Baryo, while the local Inquirer talked to director John Sayles.
Joel is in the thick of preparations for his on-and-off-screen participation in American independent filmmaker John Sayles’ historical war drama, “Baryo,” which will start its six-week shoot [...]
Movieset.com has posted seven short clips from Winter’s Bone.
Here is the scene with Garret and Jennifer Lawrence:
And here are all the clips together:
Uploaded by azmovies. – Classic TV and last night’s shows, online.
Cinematical talked to Debra Granik recently and they have a new article about Winter’s Bone, as well as a few more pictures from the film here.
And this is the preview that was posted on Sundance Institute’s YouTube Channel (Garret briefly appears about a minute into the clip):
Looks like Icon Distribution is doing a great job promoting the film in the UK.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has released the long list of nominees for this year’s BAFTA Awards and The Road has been nominated in nine categories: Best Film, Leading Actor (Viggo Mortensen), Adapted Screenplay (Joe Penhall), Cinematography (Javier [...]
Stephen King has posted a list of the Top 10 Films of ’09 on his column at Entertainment Weekly. He put The Last House on the Left at #2 and The Road at #3. His number one is The Hurt Locker. Here is what he wrote about the films:
2. THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT
I’m posting the site statistics for 2009, mostly just for personal reference and for anyone who is curious about these things, so if you’re looking for news, you won’t be missing out on anything if you skip this post.
In 2009, the site had 43,103 page views from 14,442 visitors from 108 countries. The greatest number [...]