Blue Valentine Reviews, Interviews & More

Interview: Derek Cianfrance On His 12-Year Project Blue Valentine

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Derek_Cianfrance12-27-10
"This isn't a medicated movie." As I said right after I saw this film at Sundance, beware it's brilliance (read the full Sundance review). This is a real film, made by a group of passionate filmmakers who set out to make something honest, something alive and most importantly something void of any kind of sedation. The film itself has a realistic quality that many directors try to...

MPAA Changes Blue Valentine NC-17 Rating

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After putting up a good fight against the MPAA regarding their decision to give Blue Valentine an NC-17 rating, The Weinstein Company can celebrate because the board has overturned their ruling. The film will now be released in theaters with a slightly less offensive rating according to Deadline, who said the final vote to change the original decision was...

Weinstein Fights MPAA on Blue Valentine and The King's Speech Ratings

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Enough is enough! We can watch vampires dry hump but we can't watch a real relationship unfold? We heard a while ago that The Weinstein Company planned to fight for two of their films, but threats weren't enough, they now have had to hire lawyers to challenge the MPAA's NC-17 rating of Blue Valentine and the R rating of The King's...

Weinstein Company Fighting Blue Valentine NC-17 Rating

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The other day we reported on the MPAA's decision to stamp the upcoming drama Blue Valentine with a big NC-17. The ruling was met with much confusion from the film community, especially those who were lucky enough to see it at Sundance. No one really thinks it deserves such a harsh rating most notably its producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein. They won't...

Blue Valentine Gets NC-17 Rating and a Trailer

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Earlier this morning it was reported (via Deadline) that the MPAA had given the indie drama Blue Valentine an NC-17 rating. This pretty much ensures that this critically acclaimed Oscar contender won't receive a wide opening and won't be seen by the general public. If we've learned anything from the Hatchet II scandal, it's that theater...

Sundance 2010: Blue Valetine - Beware its Brilliance

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***Update: Check out interview with the director Derek Cianfrance*** When everyone told me that Blue Valentine was "great but depressing" I automatically expected someone to be raped, murdered, tortured, something... I never expected to see such a simple and yet honest portrayal of a broken relationship. Whether you're a man or a woman, if you have ever loved and...

Weinstein Co Buys Blue Valentine at Sundance

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Harvey and Bob Weinstein aren't letting the recent demise of Miramax get them down, their current label The Weinstein Company, has just picked up the indie film, Blue Valentine. The film premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival and stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. It's just one of two projects the studio has purchased including the...