Sony Pictures Classics is extending its long relationship with Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar by acquiring all North American rights to his upcoming comedy I’M SO EXCITED. Written and directed by Almodóvar, it began production this month is set for release in summer 2013. The plot is being held as a closely guarded secret but the casting is not. The director reunites with favorites Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Paz Vega. The film also stars Javier Cámara, Cecilia Roth, Lola Dueñas, Raul Arévalo, Carlos Areces, and Antonio de la Torre. Expect a Cannes premiere next May.
First-time director Maya Forbes uses her life story to craft a poignant tale of growing up with a manic depressive, father in Boston. Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”) delivers an Oscar-quality performance as Cam Stuart, the “polar bear”-a child’s way of saying … Continue reading
Under the Dome is a film by Chinese journalist Chai Jing that focuses on China’s flawed environmental regulations and the devastating effect its having on the nation’s people. What makes this film so powerful is it was released in Communist … Continue reading
It takes a New York native and NYU Film School graduate to capture the marginalized world of two black transgender prostitutes (“trannies”) living on the seedy streets of Los Angeles. Sean Baker, who directed and co-wrote this authentic tale, shot … Continue reading