If one wants a prime example of a production company that’s doing things right in the world of cinema, one doesn’t need to look further than Megan Ellison and her Annapurna Pictures. After releasing their first feature in 2012, they’ve quickly established themselves as the go-to outfit for quality dramas that sway to the adult demographic. Like they did last year, with Killing Them Softly, Zero Dark Thirty, The Master, Lawless, and more, this year brings another sizzle reel celebrating their work.
Featuring all the films they either produced or released theatrically last year — accounting for Spring Breakers and The Grandmaster showing up again — this one also technically provides our first official footage from Foxcatcher, after a leaked trailer was quickly taken down. While we expect that film to land in the fall, one can see the “Hustle Reel” below, also including Her and David O. Russell‘s film, as well as Django Django‘s Firewater.
What was your favorite Annapurna Pictures release last year?
I’m not sure I’d think much about diving into the work of Les Blank if only given a plot synopsis. His films, including a plethora now available in a stunningly thorough Criterion set, take on the esoteric sides of America, from bluegrass musicians to the wonders of polka to the taste of Creole cooking. These […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
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