The late artist Jeff Buckley is returning — in two feature films. While one is currently in pre-production and just switched directors, another featuring the musician just premiered at Toronto. As we reviewed last week, Dan Algrant’s Greetings from Tim Buckley simultaneously tracks the artistic development of musician father and son Tim and Jeff Buckley at around the same times in their lives, as both died too young on the edge of perhaps greater success.
We’ve got the first trailer today, which looks to be an early promotional look clocking in over three minutes. We get a strong glimpse at Penn Badgley, playing Jeff Buckley in a performance we praised, but overall we were mixed on the film due to the cliche-filled screenplay, something I can glean from this look. Check it out below for the film also starring Imogen Poots.
Greetings From Tim Buckley played at TIFF but has yet to acquire US distribution.
With summer winding down, more often than not August has us wishing we could simply skip ahead a month to kick off the fall festival season. This year, however, there’s a handful of worthwhile options, including Marvel’s best offering yet, peculiar festival titles that are finally arriving in theaters (some 15 months later), and much […]
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 […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
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