Following last fall’s world premiere at Toronto, Wild Rose made its US premiere this March during SXSW. The US premiere came on the heels of actress Jessie Buckley being among the five finalists for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. While she did not win, that’s a name you need to remember.
I sat down to chat with Buckley and director Tom Harper during SXSW to talk about their movie. Now, several months later, Wild Rose has hit theaters. Enjoy our conversation about making this gem of a movie how country music has gotten so popular in Scotland.
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Worried that trailers for some smaller films might have fallen through the cracks? Worry no more! The following trailer roundup gathers together the odds and ends of the movie preview world, and brings them together in one convenient location. Talk about a deal! Indie comedies, documentaries, biopics, horror and more all await you below.
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising?
This week we reflect on the Wu-Tang Clan, figure out the shortest distance between Scotland and Nashville, navigate some troubled waters, get weirded out, and mourn Alec Baldwin’s career. Read More »