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Sundance London Sets 2019 Dates, Returns To Picturehouse Central

Sundance London will return to the UK capital for a fifth edition from May 30 – June 2, 2019.The Sundance Film Festival offshoot will once again be held at Picturehouse Central by Piccadilly Circus. This year’s event screened 12 features from the Utah festival, including surprise film American Animals.The programme featured the UK premieres of […]

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Chloë Grace Moretz Becoming a Director Thanks to ‘Miseducation of Cameron Post’

For a 21-year-old, Chloe Grace Moretz has already racked up quite an impressive amount of work — and an ambition to do more. Since making her big screen debut in 2005’s “Amityville Horror” reboot, starring a rather ripped Ryan Reynolds, Moretz has, by her own account, appeared in over 60 movies. But as she told […]

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Back to One, Episode 30: The Miseducation of Cameron Post‘s Chloë Grace Moretz

From her breakthrough in Kick-Ass through great roles in Let Me In, Hugo, and Carrie, Chloë Grace Moretz has become one of the hottest young actors in Hollywood. In this half hour, she talks about her recent decision to take time to “reassess who I am and find myself within my roles again,” which led […]

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‘Boy Erased’ Review: Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman Lead Joel Edgerton’s Powerful Gay Conversion Drama

“Boy Erased” is neither the first, nor the best, of this year’s films about the crucible of gay conversion therapy, but Joel Edgerton’s adaptation of Garrard Conley’s memoir is most interesting for the ways that it differs from “The Miseducation of Cameron Post.” Although it’s fortunate we have both, and tragic that we need either, […]

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Telluride Film Review: ‘Boy Erased’

Who benefits from gay conversion therapy? Do the parents, who send their queer and questioning kids to be “cured” of their same-sex attractions? Do the young people who are brainwashed into denying the urges they believe to be sinful? Does God? The answer, at least according to Joel Edgerton’s earnestly anti-heteronormative drama “Boy Erased,” appears […]

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‘Madeline’s Madeline’ from Oscilloscope & ’Magnolia’s Skate Kitchen’ Bow Strong in Exclusive Runs: Specialty Box Office

Two specialty releases played to good opening numbers in exclusive showings over the weekend. Sundance ’18 debut Madeline’s Madeline by Josephine Decker grossed $20,225 in the three-day from its playdate at the Quad Cinemas in New York via Oscilloscope, while fellow Sundancer Skate Kitchen by Crystal Moselle opened at IFC Center via Magnolia Pictures for […]

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‘The Addams Family’ First Look: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, and More Will Voice Animated Reboot of Goth Classic

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, and they’re coming to theaters next fall. On Tuesday, MGM President Jonathan Glickman revealed the famous voices behind the studio’s upcoming animated remake of “The Addams Family.” Oscar Issac and Academy Award-winner Charlize Theron (“Monster”) will lead the cast, collaborating for the first time as spouses Gomez and Morticia Addams.Playing […]

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‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ Review: The Coming of Age Film We Need Right Now

Perhaps it goes without saying, but The Miseducation of Cameron Post, based on the Ya novel of the same name, isn’t your average coming of age film. Still, that doesn’t stop director Desiree Akhavan from slyly playing with the expectations of the genre from the very start. Miseducation begins at what is usually the climax […]

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‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ Review: A Quiet Queer Triumph [Tribeca]

A teen fidgets nervously with the pages of a Bible. This is the first image glimpsed in Desiree Akhavan’s sophomore effort, an equal parts melancholy-and-optimistic gay conversion drama. The antsy teen sits alongside several Bible Study peers – including high-schoolers Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) and Coley (Quinn Shephard), whose budding, secret romance the film keeps […]

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