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.
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
Since any New York City cinephile has an almost suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not [...]
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