To you, the sight of Javier Bardem dressed as a priest might elicit a spontaneous barrel roll out the confessional door, assuming, as you would, that you’d been targeted as part of some No Country for Old Men 2: Still No Country From Old Men assassin scenario. For the actual ... More »
Terrence Malick is a singular director. Not just in his exploration of the metaphysical through surreal imagery and meditative voiceover, but in his filming style. Malik will often shoot hours of footage with no grand plan in mind, only “finding” the film in the edit bay. Show More Summary
Chris Wiley on “Thy Kingdom Come,” a new short film by Eugene Richards featuring unused footage he shot for Terrence Malick’s “To the Wonder.”
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. Show More Summary
By Jacob Oller The filmmaker’s camera always seems to move towards the light. errence Malick isn’t really a down-to-earth guy. That’s not his capacity as a director, nor as a human. He’s decided to embrace the poetry of life in all its forms, which sometimes means his films can feel a little bit flighty. Show More Summary
By Jacob Oller The wheat-loving poet creates touching interactions between his characters. hile they may not technically be quiet fields and heartfelt voiceover, the actors in director Terrence Malick’s flowy films share the same intimacy as Malick himself and things like grain or khaki cargo pants. Show More Summary
“Fuck the system. We have our own system. We make our own rules. We don’t answer to no one.” —Terrence Malick, “Song to Song” For more than a century, humans who go to the movies have relied on essentially the same set of narrative conventions for comfort, catharsis and entertainment. Show More Summary
Cinematographer John Toll, who has collaborated with filmmakers such as The Wachowskis, Ang Lee, Mel Gibson, Francis Ford Coppola and Terrence Malick, is set to be honored with the Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 25th anniversary edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography. Show More Summary
Wow. This looks totally mesmerizing. An official trailer has debuted for a new documentary titled Awaken, a visual experience around the world. Awaken is the latest film from filmmaker Tom Lowe (of the time lapse film TimeScapes previously), and it's produced by Terrence Malick and Godfrey Reggio. Show More Summary
New on Blu-ray “Song to Song” (Broad Green DVD, $26.99; Blu-ray, $29.99; also available on VOD) Even Terrence Malick’s staunchest defenders have had trouble mustering up enthusiasm for “Song to Song,” a long-gestating project set in and around the Austin, Texas music scene. But while it hardly...
Look, you don’t need us to tell you that Wonder Woman is a good movie (though we have, a few times, actually). Just look at its Rotten Tomatoes score, which sits at an admirable 93 percent. You know who might be jealous? Terrence Malick,...Show More Summary
By H. Perry Horton Building a better movie from the lens out. The article How to Make a Shot List Like Terrence Malick appeared first on Film School Rejects.
As the films of Luis Buñuel, Alain Resnais, Terrence Malick, and Chantal Akerman proved decades ago, there’s no such thing as realism. Filming events that could plausibly have happened in the lives of a movie’s characters, if they were...Show More Summary
"There's a lot of strain when working without a script because you can lose track of where you are," he recently told an audience in D.C. "It’s very hard to coordinate with others who are working on the film. Production designers and location managers arrive in the morning and don’t know what we're going to […]
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A.V. Club film critics A.A. Dowd and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky are fans of Terrence Malick, the legendary (and legendarily reclusive) American director behind Days Of Heaven, The Tree Of Life, and The New World. But is there a limit to how...Show More Summary
In Terrence Malick’s Song to Song, set amid the Austin music scene, Michael Fassbender plays one point of a very good-looking love rhombus that also includes Ryan Gosling, Natalie Portman, and Rooney Mara. But his character, Cook, isn’t exactly trying to Keep Austin Weird: He’s a music mogul who wants ... More »
What Are You Watching? is a weekly space for The A.V Club’s film critics and readers to share their thoughts, observations, and opinions on movies new and old. Unlike my colleague Jesse Hassenger, who gave it a positive review in these fine digital pages, I thought Terrence Malick’s Song To Song was ass-numbing drivel. Show More Summary
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"Song to Song" is Terrence Malick's latest cinematic experiment, a romantic drama set against the music scene of Austin, Texas. Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender and Natalie... For more, visit our blog !