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3 French Posters For Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • December 24, 2012 10:15 AM
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It's nice to see the Yeti that is Terrence Malick come out of hiding these last few years. Ever since "The Tree Of Life," Malick's not only been working at an uncharacteristically quick clip, he's actually been finishing films at a rapid pace. His latest, the romance drama "To The Wonder" is already in the can (here's a recent French trailer). Starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams and Javier Bardem (and several cameos, some of which never made the film), reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival and Venice were decidely divided -- some accusing the film to be a culmination of Malick's worst tendencies, others describing it as a work of beauty.

Watch: French Trailer For Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder' Features New Footage, Olga Kurylenko Voiceover

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 21, 2012 11:52 AM
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It's kind of a bummer to see so many dismissing Terrence Malick's upcoming "To the Wonder" with jokes about shots of wheat fields and sighs over the trademark camerawork he employs with Emmanuel Lubezski. But it speaks to the film itself, which is free from cynicism, and a deeply earnest and soulful look at love and loss, which some may have let their guard down to embrace.

Watch: Soaring Trailer For Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder' With Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko & Javier Bardem

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 19, 2012 8:02 AM
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If you weren't one of those who saw the film in Venice or Toronto this year, you've likely seen very little of Terrence Malick's "To The Wonder," the director's uncharacteristically fast-in-arriving follow-up to his wildly acclaimed "The Tree Of Life." Two images from the film have been released, but those who've been avoiding the reviews might not yet have much of an idea of what to expect.

Olga Kurylenko Says Cast Was Instructed To Burn Scripts On Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 14, 2012 9:24 AM
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The mercurial methods of Terrence Malick tend to affect his actors in various ways. Christopher Plummer vowed to never work with him again, Ben Affleck said the experience "was a wash" in terms of learning or gaining anything, while Christian Bale seems to love the whole process, starring in "The New World" and now leading Malick's next two pictures. The director's methods are as unique as they are baffling, and Olga Kurylenko, star of his upcoming "To The Wonder" shared some of his unique requests.

George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' Gets Oscar-Ready Release Date; Spring Set For Malick, Almodóvar & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 7, 2012 4:23 PM
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Well, duh. A WWII story with a cast that includes Daniel Craig, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Jean Dujardin, John Goodman, Matt Damon Hugh Bonneville, and Bob Balaban, George Clooney's "Monuments Men" (which he'll also take a role in) is now slated for a "Hey-pay-attention-to-me-awards-season" date of December 20, 2013.

Richard Gere Suggests Terrence Malick's 'Days Of Heaven' Was Shot Twice, Ben Affleck Says Making 'To The Wonder' Was "Half-Crazy"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 16, 2012 2:15 PM
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While at one time Terrence Malick seemed to be an enigma we would know little about, his recent prolific jaunt that sees him working with nearly every actor in Hollywood suggests that for years to come, we're going to keep getting more and more anecdotes about the man and his films, even if he remains elusive to the press. Indeed, his approach to filmmaking, which often involves tossing out the script and shooting whatever the day or moment inspires, has been either freeing, baffling or anger-inducing depending on who you ask (Christopher Plummer is not a fan). And Richard Gere, who starred in the Malick's sophomore effort, "Days of Heaven," has not been shy about his own frustrations with the film.

Terrence Malick May Take You 'To The Wonder' In April, U.K. Release Eyed For February

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 13, 2012 3:19 PM
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Don't let that happy smiling couple deceive you. Raw-nerved and heartbreaking, Terrence Malick's "To The Wonder," starring Ben Affleck and Olga Kurylenko, is a tremendously earnest (which has earned it a fair share of detractors) and moving look at relationship in slow decline. And of course, mixed in are Malick's usual themes of faith tested and love abandoned. And it looks like it's getting ready to gorgeously shake you up next spring.

Terrence Malick Goes VOD? Magnolia Pictures Picks Up ‘To The Wonder’ For 2013 Release

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 28, 2012 11:12 AM
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So, will Terrence Malick fans not in major markets have to watch the director's latest on VOD? That will be the big question as Magnolia Pictures have picked up the U.S. rights to "To the Wonder."

5 Fall Festival Films That Still Need Distribution

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 18, 2012 11:00 AM
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TIFF remains one of the biggest distribution markets in the world, and with the festival now over, some distributors are walking away with some big prizes. Focus Features took "The Place Beyond The Pines," Lionsgate and/or Roadside Attractions bought a wealth of pictures, including "Imogene," "Thanks For Sharing" and "Stories We Tell," Anchor Bay landed Rob Zombie's "The Lords Of Salem," IFC Films grabbed "Frances Ha" Magnolia won "The Brass Teapot" Dimension picked up "Aftershock," and Sony Pictures Classics took "Wadjda," and these are just a few of the deals that went down at the festival.

Rachel McAdams & Olga Kurylenko Discuss The Challenges & Thrills Of Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 14, 2012 10:57 AM
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Anyone who says that actors are an afterthought in a Terrence Malick film are doing a serious injustice to the director and his work. It would be somewhat surprising to find A-listers queueing up to work with the filmmaker if he wasn't someone who worked well with his performers, and one doesn't have to think very hard to come up with memorable turns in his pictures -- Sissy Spacek in "Badlands," Richard Gere in "Days Of Heaven," Jim Caviezel in "The Thin Red Line," Q'orianka Kilcher in "The New World," Hunter McCracken in "The Tree Of Life" -- even if the landscape and imagery is just as important.

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