Derek Cianfrance Reviews, Interviews & More

News Roundup: Meryl Streep Gets Witchy In 'Into The Woods' Photo,...

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Disney has released the first photo of Meryl Streep as the The Witch in Rob Marshall's film adaptation of Into The Woods. Streep is completely transformed (as seen above) in witchy attire and beyond messy hair. Also, a trailer for Foxcatcher, starring a very serious and overweight Steve Carell has hit the web. We also have updates on Tarzan,...

News Roundup: Tom Hiddleston Steps Into 'Crimson Peak,' First 'The Double'...

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Guillermo Del Toro has finally found a replacement for the leading role in his upcoming thriller Crimson Peak. Late last month, the filmmaker lost Benedict Cumberbatch, but now the awesome Tom Hiddleson has stepped in to replace him. More details on that below. Also, the first trailer for Richard Ayoade's The Double, starring Jesse Eisenberg, has hit the web....

The Place Beyond The Pines: Movie Review

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Derek Cianfrance's follow-up to the bittersweet  Blue Valentine is the generational epic The Place Beyond The Pines. The film reunites him with Ryan Gosling, who delivers a riveting performance as a bad boy biker. This ambitious melodrama starts off as an intimate character study, but finishes as a triptych about fathers, sons and sins that...

1:1 Interview: Derek Cianfrance on 'The Place Beyond The Pines,' Bradley...

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Derek Cianfrance made a name for himself with Blue Valentine, a film that chronicles the rise and fall of a marriage. The Place Beyond The Pines – the filmmaker's latest – tells the story of sons and fathers. Once again, Cianfrance zooms in on family relationships, and shows us the not-so-pretty picture. While talking to the director, we learned that he's been telling...

'The Place Beyond The Pines': New Footage Features Ryan Gosling and Bradley...

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Now that Ryan Gosling's The Place Beyond The Pines has been purchased by Focus Features, two brand new clips have hit the web. This is the first video footage of Derek Cianfrance's follow-up to Blue Valentine, which reunites him with his long-lost lookalike brother, Mr. Gosling. The videos below will give you a hint of the tone and scope of...

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

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"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...