Netflix — dipping into the indie film world again — has acquired “The OA,” an hour-long drama series from thesp-scribe-producer Brit Marling and director-writer-producer Zal Batmanglij, who…
Drafthouse Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Julia Hart's Western “The Keeping Room,” three months after its world premiere at Toronto. Daniel Barber directed from Julia Hart’s…
A potentially gripping story of empowerment through armed resistance is almost totally undermined by studied, self-conscious storytelling.
SundanceTV is teaming up with U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 for “Babylon,” a new scripted drama described as a biting workplace satire set inside a modern police force. Six episodes are being…
‘I Origins’ stars Michael Pitt and Brit Marling talk about the movie and what drew them to the project. Director Mike Cahill talks about why he makes the films he does.
Stars of Fox Searchlight's "The East" — including Alexander Skarsgard, Patricia Clarkson, Brit Marling and Ellen Page — gathered May 28 at the Arclight, where the talk was of the Occupy Wall Street…
Fox Searchlight's “The East” takes on Wall Street, and at the May 20 premiere in Gotham, the cast and creatives were also unafraid of criticizing that bastion of greed gone wild. “The whole idea…
South by Southwest has set Zal Batmanglij's thriller "The East," starring Brit Marling, as its closing night film on March 16, two months after its premiere at Sundance.
The second picture in Zal Batmanglij's fascinating collaboration with producer-writer-star Brit Marling, this clever, involving spy drama builds to a terrific level of intrigue before losing some…
Robert Redford's unabashedly heartfelt but competent tribute to 1960s idealism won't spark riots at the box office.