Sony Pictures Classics News
6:14 PM 5/7/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
If you liked the cycle of attraction, repulsion and desperate rekindling that Richard Linklater and Kim Krizan began with 1995’s Before Sunrise, you’ll likely appreciate Before Midnight, the third film in the series written and produced by Linklater and starring cowriters Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. It’s painful and beautiful and true, and like many relationships, you’ll ask yourself:
1:13 PM 4/26/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
At Any Price is the newest and biggest film by the man who made Goodbye, Solo and the still championed Chop Shop. Sadly, the heft of the film's cast and the social issues it raises drown the drama out of what’s otherwise an old fashioned family potboiler.
1:15 PM 4/9/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
The sole female of the Dogme95 legacy, Oscar Winner Susanne Bier enters international waters for a fluffy winter romance with all the traditional flourishes, and so much charm it’s unchartable.
collider.com – Sony Pictures Classics has announced that they've acquired the rights to Mike Leigh's upcoming untitled film currently referred to as "Untitled Mike Leigh 13". The film will focus on English artist J.M.W. Turner (1775 – 1851). Per Wikipedia, "Turner was considered a controversial figure in his day, but is now regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to an eminence rivaling history painting." 9 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
2:59 PM 2/2/2013 by Binh Ngo
Production has begun on The Raid 2, the sequel to Gareth Evans' 2012 actioner The Raid: Redemption, PT Merantau Films and XYZ Films announce. The shoot is scheduled for a little over 3 months in Jakarta, Indonesia. Evans returns to direct from his own script.
fb.indiewire.com – Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to the Ralph Steadman documentary “For No Good Reason” directed by Charlie Paul. Steadman is most well known for the illustrations he contributed to the writings of Hunter S. Thompson when they were developing their Gonzo style of journalism in the 1970s. 16 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Classics is closing a deal for multiple territories on Kill Your Darlings, the John Krokidas-directed drama that stars Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Ben Foster, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston and last year’s Sundance festival darling, Elizabeth Olsen. Scripted by Austin Bunn and Krokidas, the drama is an untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs at Columbia University in 1944, providing the spark that led to the birth of the Beat generation. 17 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
1:32 AM 12/20/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Just days after watching Naomi Watts heroically survive a tsunami, I watched Michael Haneke’s newest drama Amour, and found myself oddly haunted by what Haneke had done to Watts in Funny Games. That magazine glossy artfilm gave more to torture porn than any chainsaw that ever came out of Texas.
9:47 AM 12/19/2012 by Jeff Giles
What is love, anyway? Faithful devotion? Resigned acceptance? Foolishness?