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Watch: Kristen Stewart Blazes Through L.A. in Video for the Rolling Stones’ “Ride ‘Em on Down”

The Rolling Stones release Blue & Lonesome, their first album in eleven years, today, and this occasion is marked well: with a music video in which Kristen Stewart barrels a Mustang GT down Los Angeles’ abandoned streets and waterways while rocking out to “Ride ‘Em on Down,” the band’s cover of an Eddie Taylor tune. The shot-in-two-days, François Rousselet-directed […]


Mia Hansen-Løve’s 10 Favorite Films

She’s only been making feature films for less than a decade — and truly only gained international recognition this decade — but it seems as if the talents of Mia Hansen-Løve as a writer-director are already fully formed.


‘Toni Erdmann’ Leads Sight & Sound’s Top 20 Films of 2016

It may just be the start of December, but there’s already no shortage of best-of-2016 lists. While ours won’t arrive until closer to year’s end, one of the most astute organizations have delivered theirs today. The BFI magazine Sight & Sound polled over 150 UK and international film critics on their favorite films of the year and […]


John Waters’ Top 10 Films of 2016 Includes ‘Krisha,’ ‘Everybody Wants Some!!,’ ‘Elle,’ and More

The best of 2016 lists keep on coming and today we have what is certainly the most eclectic. As he does every year, John Waters has named his favorite films of the last 12 months. Ranging from the ultra-obscure to the arthouse to one studio feature, it’s another varied batch of movies to either put on your radar or […]


First Reactions to Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Arrive; Full Score Available to Stream

There is silence no more. After screening for hundreds of priests at the Vatican yesterday, the floodgates for reactions to Martin Scorsese‘s Silence have now opened. While an official review embargo is still set for later this month, select critics in New York and Los Angeles had the chance to see the director’s long-gestating adaptation […]


Sundance Film Festival 2017 Reveals Competition Line-Up

Entering its 33rd year, Sundance Film Festival has unveiled its official competition and NEXT line-ups for the 2017 edition of the festival. At first glance, initial highlights include Alex Ross Perry’s Queen of Earth follow-up Golden Exits and two David Lowery projects (his small-budget A Ghost Story starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara as well as […]


Giveaway: Win Mica Levi’s Stunning ‘Jackie’ Score on CD

Following up her work on Under the Skin, Mica Levi has delivered another stunning score with Pablo Larraín‘s Jackie. Perfectly placing us into the mind of Natalie Portman‘s character during the harrowing days after JFK’s assassination, we can’t imagine a bolder, more distinctive score to come this year. Now available to pre-order ahead of a December 16 release, […]


Adam Driver Talks the “Extreme” Experience of Filming ‘Silence’ as New Images and Poster Arrive

Quite soon you can stop playing the trailer on loop as in just three weeks Martin Scorsese‘s Silence will finally be released. To kick of the promotional tour, the director stopped by the Vatican to hang out with Pope Francis this morning for about 15 minutes, discussing Shūsaku Endō‘s novel (which the Pope has read) and “the […]


Joaquin Phoenix Eyes Reunion with Gus Van Sant For John Callahan Biopic

After breaking into acting under his birth name Leaf Phoenix, 1995 heralded the return of the newly minted Joaquin Phoenix to the world of filmmaking. The feature was Gus Van Sant’s To Die For, which he starred alongside Casey Affleck, Matt Dillon, and Nicole Kidman. Now, over two decades later, the star and director may have found a […]


Pablo Larraín’s 10 Favorite Films

He’s been working as a director for over a decade, but 2016 heralds the international break-out for Pablo Larraín. Not only did the Chilean filmmaker’s subversive drama The Club finally get a U.S. release earlier this year — the Berlinale premiere of which led to talking with jury member Darren Aronofsky, who would present him with what […]

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