Beasts of the Southern Wild took home the dramatic Grand Jury Prize at this year's Sundance, where it was lauded by critics who often compared the film's contemplative naturalism to the work of Terrence Malick, which is pretty high praise, because people love that guy. As per the official Sundance description, the apocalyptic film focuses on "Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink, in 'the Bathtub,' a southern Delta community at the edge of the world." Beasts comes from first-time feature director Benh Zeitlin, and stars a cast of non-actors led by young Quvenzhané Wallis, but it lacks in notable names and star power, it makes up for in horned, prehistoric boar things. Because did I mention this has those? Yeah, that's what that thing behind the girl is. Somehow those work into this thing, too. Have a look in the trailer below.
Sunlight peeking from behind things! Fields shot during the magic hour! Contemplative voiceover! An overarching feeling of drifting through nature's splendor! Suddenly-prolific Tree of Life director Terrence Malick has done all that again with To the Wonder, an artful study of ... / Continue →
Filled with the kind of beautiful, carefully-shot imagery usually reserved for selling you things on TV, the trailer for Terrence Malick long-awaited film, The Tree of Life, is finally here for the watching. Let me tell you: the story of Brad Pitt raising child Sean Penn looks ... / Continue →
Born from a muddy CGI womb cradled amid Ghosts of Mars, 300, and a Sega CD cutscene from Sewer Shark, Riddick returns Vin Diesel to his role as a muscle-bound mole-man and drops him on a desolate, entirely Vin Diesel-colored planet. There, both bounty hunters and the even more ... / Continue →