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1:00 PM on 04.11.2013

Review: To the Wonder

First let me get this out of the way: if you didn't like Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, steer clear of To the Wonder. The untethered camera lingers like mad, and To the Wonder is rife with various other Malickisms. There...

Hubert Vigilla


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7:00 PM on 03.01.2013

First clip from Terrence Malick's To the Wonder

This first clip for Terrence Malick's To the Wonder may not be the stuff of excitement, but it does demonstrate some wonderfully subtle film making and cinematography. There's hardly any dialogue, and what is spoken sou...

Thor Latham

9:00 AM on 12.27.2012

Three new international posters for To The Wonder

I have to admit that I've never actually seen any of Terrence Malick's films. Not a single one. But these three new international posters for his upcoming film To The Wonder caught my eye because I glimpsed the faces of ...

Thor Latham

7:00 PM on 12.19.2012

Trailer: To the Wonder

I think I'm the only Flixist editor who enjoyed Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. I still don't know how I'd rank it against Badlands, but I found it remarkably moving. Yet while enjoying the movie, I also understood (with...

Hubert Vigilla

4:00 PM on 05.15.2012

Next Terrence Malick movie renamed, rated, synopsisized

The Tree Of Life was an existential epic, considering the nature of all creation, the balance between the empathy of divine grace and the cruelty of natural selection, and also dinosaurs. Unfortunately, despite the gorgeous c...

Xander Markham

1:00 PM on 03.26.2012

Hunger Games posters as directed by Bay, Herzog and more

I'm such a sucker for these sorts of things. Below are a bunch of mock-posters for movies that could-have-been if this past weekend's blockbuster The Hunger Games had been directed by other famous Hollywood directors than the...

Liz Rugg

8:00 AM on 11.03.2011

New plot details for untitled Terrence Malick movie

New plot points have surfaced for the untitled Terrence Malick movie currently in post-production. At one time titled The Burial, the movie stars Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Javier Bardem, Olga Kurylenko and Rachel Weisz. Th...

Liz Rugg



Malick announces next two films: Knight of Cups, Lawless photo
Malick announces next two films: Knight of Cups, Lawless
by Liz Rugg

Terrence Malick has officially announced his next two film projects! Fans of the director may be surprised by his move of taking on not one, but two movies in 2012, because the man is famously reclusive, and sometimes spreads out his projects over many years.

Reportedly, Malick and Glen Basner's FilmNation will be shopping the projects around at the American Film Market later this week. As of yet, we don't know much of anything about the plots of the movies, but we know that Knight of Cups will star Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett, and Lawless will star Ryan Gosling, as well as Bale, Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Haley Bennett. Expect more details on the projects as we get them!

[Via The Hollywood Reporter]

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8:00 PM on 08.26.2011

Ryan Gosling said to be working with Terry Malick

Ryan Gosling is at the top of his game this year. He seems to have put himself out there as a potential comedian and potential action star following a career marked by straight drama, and succeeded with both. When looking to ...

Glenn Morris

7:00 PM on 08.22.2011

Terrence Malick, Sean Penn don't understand Tree of Life

Although the announcement of another Terrence Malick film can certainly be seen as exciting, let us not forget about the travesty that was Tree of Life. To reiterate the fact that the film makes no goddamn sense, Sean Pe...

Alec Kubas-Meyer

5:30 PM on 08.19.2011

A new Terrence Malick film with Christian Bale

Terrence Malick has the strangest pattern of movie making magic coursing through his essence. The guy makes two films, then disappears for two decades. He comes back with three more, each taking years just to edit, but now su...

Glenn Morris







Feast your eyes on this Tree of Life clip photo
Feast your eyes on this Tree of Life clip
by Liz Rugg

Fox Searchlight has kindly released this clip from the creation sequence from Terrence Malick's Tree of Life. However, I feel as though I must impress a heavy warning on this clip: if you have not seen tree of Life yet, you probably don't want to watch this. If you haven't experienced the glory of these shots in the theater, don't even attempt to waste your time here. Stop, right now, and go buy a ticket to see it in a real theater.

There was even a bit of a debate between us editors as to whether we should even put this clip up or not. Some of us were hesitant for fear of destroying the "majestic" quality of the video and I couldn't agree more. However, personally, as someone who liked the film, I was a bit excited to have this clip because it reminds me - quite viscerally - what it felt like to actually see this scene in theaters. And opera makes me emotional.

So there you go! Watch at your own risk! And don't say we didn't warn you!

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3:00 PM on 06.17.2011

Malick might make six-hour cut of Tree of Life

The idea of a six-hour long version of Tree of Life may make some people dry-heave and others a little bit aroused, but despite it's sensational nature, the evidence to support this claim is actually a bit weak. Apparently Tr...

Liz Rugg

6:05 PM on 06.07.2011

Tree of Life UK dates set

Did you read our review of Tree of Life and wished you could put your two cents in, but you find yourself living across the pond? Well, you're in luck! Deadline is reporting that the official release date for the UK has been ...

Geoff Henao

10:00 AM on 05.31.2011

Brad Pitt is still working with Terrence Malick

Apparently Brad Pitt doesn't read Flixist, because otherwise he would know that Terrence Malick is a terrible filmmaker. Ignorant of the objective fact that is Flixist's review score, Pitt has decided to continue work with Ma...

Alec Kubas-Meyer



Review: The Tree of Life photo
Review: The Tree of Life
by Alex Katz

When Terrence Malick makes a movie, it's a big deal. He's only made five movies since 1973, and they are always films that have something unique to say. Malick is probably the most mainstream, high-impact art film auteur in the business.

His latest, The Tree of Life, comes six years after his last movie. It has been called “a meditation on life and death” and recently won the Palm d'Or at Cannes. But that fails to ask the ask the all important question: is it any good?

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2:00 PM on 05.25.2011

The Tree of Life gets staggered limited release dates

Following its awarding of the Palm d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the hype for Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life has grown tremendously. Granted, a lot of hype surrounded the film prior to Cannes, but actually win...

Geoff Henao

1:00 PM on 04.14.2011

2011 Cannes Film Festival lineup revealed

The headline films of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival selection have been revealed, with the likes of Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodovar, Gus Van Sant, Takashi Miike, Lars Von Trier and Woody Allen all represented in the main com...

Xander Markham

10:00 AM on 03.14.2011

Have a LOT of Tree of Life stills for your morning

It may not be as exciting as the gorgeous trailer, these stills from The Tree of Life just add to my already bursting excitement to see this film. Now, unfortunately, none of the pictures are from the rumored creation of the ...

Alex Katz

8:00 AM on 02.24.2011

Terrence Malick's next movie isn't a decade away

If you were to tell me that Terrence Malick may possibly be releasing two films in the same year, I’d probably laugh all the way to the Impossible Factory, where impossible things are made. Well, he may not be making re...

Alex Katz