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Terrence Malick working on TWO new films with Christian Bale
Having been slaving away over The Tree Of Life  for the better part of a decade, Terrence Malick looks set to drastically increase his workload with the announcement that he will shoot two films back to back in 2012.Both will star Christian Bale, and he’ll be joined by the likes of Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in the pair of films.[FOR THE FULL STORY ON THE TWO NEW PROJECTS, CLICK ON BALE AND MALICK OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Terrence Malick working on TWO new films with Christian Bale

Having been slaving away over The Tree Of Life  for the better part of a decade, Terrence Malick looks set to drastically increase his workload with the announcement that he will shoot two films back to back in 2012.

Both will star Christian Bale, and he’ll be joined by the likes of Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in the pair of films.

[FOR THE FULL STORY ON THE TWO NEW PROJECTS, CLICK ON BALE AND MALICK OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

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Tree Of Life Behind The Scenes Video

The glorious five-star Tree Of Life is finally released in the UK tomorrow. We thought we’d celebrate by sharing this lovely Behind The Scenes video. You’re very welcome.



23 Slow Movies That Deserve Your Patience
Last Days (2005)
The Plodding Plot: Michael Pitt plays a depressed rock  star (modelled upon Kurt Cobain) drifting towards suicide as his friends  and hangers-on party around him. Anyone hoping for a sex, drugs and  rock ‘n’ roll blowout will be disappointed: this is a mournful riff on  the nature of depression rather than a Cobain biopic. Rewarding Pay-Off: Less obscure then the tedious Gerry,  Van Sant’s return to indie filmmaking works a treat here, his  observational, detached style the perfect medium by which to portray a  man adrift. Disorientating, yes. Pointless, no.Action-Packed Alternative: Pining for jangling guitars and sex with groupies? Almost Famous is a more conventional portrayal of the rock star lifestyle…

23 Slow Movies That Deserve Your Patience

Last Days (2005)

The Plodding Plot: Michael Pitt plays a depressed rock star (modelled upon Kurt Cobain) drifting towards suicide as his friends and hangers-on party around him. Anyone hoping for a sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll blowout will be disappointed: this is a mournful riff on the nature of depression rather than a Cobain biopic.

Rewarding Pay-Off:
Less obscure then the tedious Gerry, Van Sant’s return to indie filmmaking works a treat here, his observational, detached style the perfect medium by which to portray a man adrift. Disorientating, yes. Pointless, no.

Action-Packed Alternative: Pining for jangling guitars and sex with groupies? Almost Famous is a more conventional portrayal of the rock star lifestyle…

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Cannes 2011: Tree Of Life wins the Palme d’Or
Terrence Malick’s sweeping epic The Tree Of Life has won the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.Malick’s fifth film received a mixed response upon its premiere at the festival, with audience members awarding it both a smattering of applause and boos as the credits rolled.This marks the second occasion that Malick has won the coveted award at the ceremony (it’s basically Cannes’ Best Picture trophy), having also scooped the Palme d’Or back in 1978 with his stunning sophomore feature Days Of Heaven.Other big winners at Cannes this year were also revealed yesterday after two weeks of film premieres. Despite all the controversy surrounding Lars von Trier’s Nazi comments, his star Kirsten Dunst won Best Actress for his film Melancholia.

Cannes 2011: Tree Of Life wins the Palme d’Or

Terrence Malick’s sweeping epic The Tree Of Life has won the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Malick’s fifth film received a mixed response upon its premiere at the festival, with audience members awarding it both a smattering of applause and boos as the credits rolled.

This marks the second occasion that Malick has won the coveted award at the ceremony (it’s basically Cannes’ Best Picture trophy), having also scooped the Palme d’Or back in 1978 with his stunning sophomore feature Days Of Heaven.

Other big winners at Cannes this year were also revealed yesterday after two weeks of film premieres. Despite all the controversy surrounding Lars von Trier’s Nazi comments, his star Kirsten Dunst won Best Actress for his film Melancholia.

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Cannes 2011: The Tree Of Life first reaction
Terrence Malick’s long-awaited The Tree Of Life has finally screened in Cannes – to a mixed reaction.We’d say the cheers/catcalls ratio at the film’s end was roughly 70/30.Both sides will agree that it’s the US auteur’s most abstract meditation to date on life, the universe and everything.While the bulk of the film is set in the ‘50s, it also flashes all the way back to the birth of life as we know it. Yes, the rumours are true: there are dinosaurs.If the CG dinos aren’t the most impressive ever seen, there will be few films this year to beat Tree Of Life’s overall visual splendor.

Cannes 2011: The Tree Of Life first reaction

Terrence Malick’s long-awaited The Tree Of Life has finally screened in Cannes – to a mixed reaction.

We’d say the cheers/catcalls ratio at the film’s end was roughly 70/30.

Both sides will agree that it’s the US auteur’s most abstract meditation to date on life, the universe and everything.

While the bulk of the film is set in the ‘50s, it also flashes all the way back to the birth of life as we know it. Yes, the rumours are true: there are dinosaurs.

If the CG dinos aren’t the most impressive ever seen, there will be few films this year to beat Tree Of Life’s overall visual splendor.

The Tree Of Life (2011)
Been waiting two years for this. Finally. Tomorrow.

The Tree Of Life (2011)

Been waiting two years for this. Finally. Tomorrow.

20 Amazing Cannes 2011 Films

10) The Tree Of Life (2011)

In A Nutshell: Terrence Malick’s closely guarded ’50s-set art-drama stars Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain. A young Texan boy’s parents take very different approaches in preparing him for the vagaries of life in the big bad world.

Take Note: Specific plot details are rarer than unicorn turds, but rumours abound of wild surrealist flourishes - including dinosaurs.

Cannes 2011 line-up announced
The Cannes International Film Festival 2011 line-up has been announced. The movie calendar’s most glamorous festival is now less than a month away: it opens on May 11th, to be precise.
Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life (pictured), Jodie Foster’s The Beaver, Nicolas Winding-Refn’s Drive and, er… Rob Marshall’s Pirates of the Caribbean 4 are among the more mainstream movies in attendance. Check out the full list at Total Film.

Cannes 2011 line-up announced

The Cannes International Film Festival 2011 line-up has been announced. The movie calendar’s most glamorous festival is now less than a month away: it opens on May 11th, to be precise.

Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life (pictured), Jodie Foster’s The Beaver, Nicolas Winding-Refn’s Drive and, er… Rob Marshall’s Pirates of the Caribbean 4 are among the more mainstream movies in attendance. Check out the full list at Total Film.

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Tree Of Life trailer debuts

It’s been a long time coming, but the first trailer for Terrence Malick’s Tree Of Life has finally been released online. Malick’s fifth film, and his first since 2005’s The New World, Tree Of Life looks set to continue the celebrated auteur’s romance with dreamy visuals and intimate human drama.

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Days of Heaven 

Will watch ASAP!

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fuckyeahmovieposters:

Days of Heaven 

Will watch ASAP!