Night House, The: David Bruckner’s Supernatural Thriller, Starring Rebecca Hall

Searchlight is acquiring the worldwide distribution rights to The Night House, a supernatural thriller that premiered to strong reviews at this year’s Sundance Film Fest. Directed by David Bruckner and starring Rebecca Hall, the deal is valued at roughly $12 million. If you want to know more about Sundance and Independent Cinema, please read my […]

Sundance Film Fest 2020: What Kind of Market? What Players

Will Sundance 2020, which starts January 23, offer a repeat of last year’s explosive market, when a record four films sold for more than $13 million apiece, totaling $56 million? All four films were either critical and/or commercial disappointments. New Line’s Blinded by the Light and Amazon’s Late Night, The Report and Brittany Runs a […]

Nest, The: Sean Durkin’s New Family Drama

Almost a decade after “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” Sean Durkin returns to the 2020 Sundance Film with the family drama The Nest, starring Jude Law as an 1980s-era businessman.

Kajillionaire: Miranda July’s New Indie

Quintessential indie filmmaker Miranda July has not been to the Sundance Film Fest since 2011. Her new film, “Kajillionaire,” teams Evan Rachel Wood, Debra Winger, Gina Rodriguez and Richard Jenkins in a story about grifters, who introduce a new member to their team.     Share this:

Bad Hair: Justin Simien’s Horror Film

Anticipated follow-up films include one from Miranda July, who has not been to Sundance since 2011. Her “Kajillionaire” teams Evan Rachel Wood, Debra Winger, Gina Rodriguez and Richard Jenkins in a story about grifters who introduce a new member to their team. Almost a decade after “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” Sean Durkin returns with the […]