Today on indieWIRE, we checked out the trailer for 'Weekend,' 'Our Idiot Brother' got reviewed, and the criticism just keeps on comin' to Terrence Mallick's 'Tree of Life,' even from his own actors.
- indieWIRE's Weekend Recap: Here Are Eight Stories You May Have Missed: In case you were away from your computer this weekend, here's a tidy package of our weekend coverage that includes this week's indie and mainstream box office reports, Pixar news and more.
- REVIEW | Paul Rudd Outshines Mediocrity in 'Our Idiot Brother': Hiding behind a shaggy beard and a stoner grin, Paul Rudd plays an amusingly oblivious shlub in 'Our Idiot Brother,' but the movie can't keep up with his comic inspiration.
- Box Office: 'One Day' Struggles; 'Senna' Scores In Sophomore Frame (UPDATED): Focus Features unleashed its critically challenged British romance 'One Day' on a wide 1,721 screens this weekend and the results were slightly more spectacular than the film's reviews.
- FIRST PERSON: How a Burn Pile of Scripts Led Vera Farmiga to Make 'Higher Ground': In a first-person feature for indieWIRE, Oscar-nominee Vera Farmiga opens up about how her directorial debut, 'Higher Ground,' came to be, and why she decided to go behind the camera.
- indieWIRE's Project of the Day: Narrative Feature 'fenêtre' Raises Awareness About Child Marriage: Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
- INTERVIEW | Guillermo del Toro, Part I: Videogames, Transmedia and Here's His E-mail: Guillermo del Toro's name adorns posters for the horror remake 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark,' which opens this week, but the director has a lot more on his mind aside from how to scare people.
- iW's Online Video of the Day: Ryan Gosling Saves a Life (Well, Kinda) in NYC: We all know Ryan Gosling is a great actor, charming as all hell and has abs that can cut steel. Turns out the Canadian heartthrob is a good Samaritan as well. Go figure.
- Gus Van Sant Retrospective at Astoria's Museum of the Moving Image: Award-winning American director Gus Van Sant will have his work featured in a retrospective at the Museum of the Moving Image from Sept. 9-30.
- Financing Nears On 'Lunatic at Large'; 2 More Unmade Kubrick Projects Continue Toward Production: Almost as legendary as the films Stanley Kubrick did complete in his lifetime are the numerous projects that went unmade, but a few of those are getting a new lease on life.
- Anatomy of a High-Brow Art Debate: Sean Penn and the Bitch-Slapping of Malick's 'Tree of Life': It goes like this. Sean Penn talks to Le Figaro and implies (Exhibit A) that Terrence Malick underutilized him in 'The Tree of Life.'
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