New York Critics
The NYFCC also did right by "The Kids Are All Right," giving it three wins, the most of any movie this year. The Focus Features comedy took home kudos for actress Annette Bening, supporting actor Mark Ruffalo and screenplay (by Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg)...
OscarWatch: Best Actress
Earlier this week I posted a clip of Natalie Portman from Black Swan, a film that will certainly earn her a Best Actress nomination. The other front-runner in the race this year is obviously Annette Bening for her fierce turn as a red wine-loving mom in The Kids Are All Right...
Nick Stahl and Rachel Nichols
Solve a Murder in Meskada
Trailer for "Meskada", a small-town murder mystery from writer/director Josh Sternfeld ("Winter Solstice")...
Lisa Cholodenko Talks About
Marriage, Casting, and Oscars
Lisa Cholodenko, who made a name for herself with such indie faves as "High Art" and "Laurel Canyon," took a few years off from her career to bear a child with her partner, using an anonymous sperm donor...
Indie film group unveils
Gotham award nominees
"The Kids Are All Right" picked up two nominations, best film and ensemble cast, with its comedic tale of two lesbian parents whose children were conceived by artificial insemination and who want a relationship with their father...
Annette Bening and Julianne Moore
Battle for The Kids Are All Right Best
It’s never too early to start thinking about the Oscars. Just yesterday it was revealed that summer darlings Annette Bening and Julianne Moore would both be submitted as Best Actress candidates...
Women are making
progress in the film
HollywoodNews.com: Earlier this year, “Hurt Locker” filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow made history as the first female to win an Oscar as Best Director — in addition to being the first so honored by the Directors Guild of America, and winning numerous other accolades...
Malin Akerman on "The Romantics"
When we all last heard from Malin Åkerman, she was preparing for the hometown premiere of her fiery drama, The Bang Bang Club, in Toronto. But for at least one more weekend, she’s keeping an eye on her darling, The Romantics, as it expands into limited wide release...
Holmes heads up stylish pic promo
'Romantics' cast does fashion for J.CREW
With a fashion-forward cast led by Katie Holmes, Anna Paquin and Josh Duhamel, the potential for stylish marketing tie-ins seemed like a natural fit. It's no wonder then that Four of a Kind, the production shingle and distributor behind last weekend's opener "The Romantics,"...
'The Romantics' is the most
stylish movie of the year
It’s the most fashionable movie of the season, and the clothes came straight off the rack from New York area stores, which won’t wallop your wallet. “The Romantics,” starring Katie Holmes, Anna Paquin and Josh Duhamel...
Harvard Students are
New York Times film reviewer Stephen Holden calls “The Romantics,” a movie about Harvard grads convening at a wedding, “a formulaic rom-com with an Ivy League pedigree and a higher than average SAT verbal score...
Box Office: “Romantics”
and “Heartbreaker” Lead Debuts
Two indie romantic comedies led this very busy weekend of debuts at the specialty box office. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, Galt Niederhoffer’s “The Romantics” and Pascal Chaumeil’s “Heartbreaker” found excellent numbers in very limited openings...
Marketing ‘The Romantics’:
A Case Study in Branded Partnerships
To help promote her drama “The Romantics,” writer- director Galt Niederhoffer decided to take matters into her own hands — literally. Out of the Sundance Film Festival, her film was presented with two vastly different distribution offers...
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise Explain
The Romantics’ Ending, Sort Of
We hope it's not spoiling too much if we tell you that this weekend's The Romantics — in which Katie Holmes, Adam Brody, Malin Akerman, Elijah Wood, Josh Duhamel, and Anna Paquin play college friends...
'The Romantics' Premier Photos
Photos from 'The Romantics' New York Premier, September 7th, 2010.
Quite the bundle of talent convened in New York this morning to discuss The Romantics, the ensemble dramedy about a group of college friends who gather roughly 10 years after graduation to celebrate a wedding among them. Or maybe not "celebrate"...
'The Romantics' Trailer
Have Us Excited For September 10
One of the films we have been most excited for out of Sundance was the Katie Holmes and Anna Paquin-starring "The Romantics," which follows seven college friends as they reunite for one of their weddings. After seven months of waiting, we finally have a trailer for the film's wide release...
Katie Holmes Gets All Dawson's
Creek-y in The Romantics
First Katie Holmes was afraid of the dark. Now she's afraid of losing the man of her dreams. Fortunately, that's familiar acting territory for her. Making things awkward for her ex (Josh Duhamel and his fiancée (Anna Paquin) in the days leading up to their wedding...
'Romantics' Clothes Unite Art,
Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel and Malin Akerman are among the well-dressed stars of upcoming film "The Romantics," which is all about friends reuniting for a wedding with a few wounds still not healed. Here, fashion isn't just playing a supporting role — it's a key marketing partner for the film.
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT PREMIERE
Yesterday, June 17, Focus Features' 'The Kids Are All Right' premiered during the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival held at Regal Cinemas at LA Live Downtown in Los Angeles, California...
Paramount Pictures back in the
indie biz with "Romantics"?
Screen International reports that Paramount Famous has made its first acquisition of Galt Niederhoffer's Sundance premiere "The Romantics" – an all-star film with Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel, Anna Paquin, Malin Akerman, Adam Brody...
"Kids" & "Despicable" Bookend
Los Angeles Film Festival Lineup
Over 200 features, shorts and music videos are on tap for the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival, taking place at its new home at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. Focus Features Sundance 2010 feature “The Kids Are All Right” will open the event June 17...
murder and manufacturing in a small town
Like many a film that has its premiere at Tribeca, "Meskada" is earnest and unremarkable, with a cast stacked high with semi-known actors, like Nick Stahl as small-town detective Noah Cordin, or Rachel Nichols...
Tribeca Festival Interview:
Feature Film Meskada
A longtime fan of police drama, Sternfeld wanted to make a feature film that used similar elements, but could bring something new to the classic genre. He turned to American history. He found brutal wars of land and territory...
Kellan Lutz, Kim Cattrall,
'Shrek' Top Our Tribeca Must-See List
These days, it feels like every major city - and more than a few minor ones - has its own film festival. But few can approach the credibility, level of quality and star-studded pleasure of the annual Tribeca Film Festival...
The Kids Are All Right
The Kids Are All Right Trailer:
Annette and Julianne's Modern Family
You may remember that at Sundance this year, Movieline flipped for Lisa Cholodenko’s comedy The Kids are All Right, which stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as lesbian parents, Mia Wasikowska and Josh
Tribeca Unveils Complete Lineup
Stories about real-life people will take center stage at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival as a diverse cast of characters are explored through narrative features and documentaries, from "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" to Billy Joel in "Last Play at Shea" to "Vidal Sassoon The Movie."
Sundance 2010: "Kids Are All Right"
Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson interview (movie clip)...
Katie Holmes on Her
Wedding Nerves and "The Romantics"
Elijah Wood and Katie Holmes interview (movie clip)...
Julianne Moore and Annette Bening
lesbian comedy takes Berlin gay prize
A US comedy starring Julianne Moore and Annette Bening as a lesbian couple whose kids seek out their sperm donor won the Teddy prize for best gay movie at the Berlin Film Festival, organisers said today...
The Kids Are All Right picks up
Berlinale Teddy Award
Lisa Cholodenko’s The Kids Are All Right has picked up the Teddy Award for Best Feature Film at the the Berlin film festival, the Berlinale. The award was conferred yesterday as the 12-day mega-festival drew to a close...
Lesbian Film Takes
Home Berlinale Gay Prize
The film stars Academy Award nominees Julianne Moore and Annette Bening as a lesbian couple whose kids seek out their biological fatherThe Kids Are All Right has won the Teddy Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival, also known as Berlinale...
Moore, Bening team up in
lesbian family comedy
BERLIN - Julianne Moore and Annette Bening team up in "The Kids Are All Right" in which they play a long-term lesbian couple whose lives are turned upside down when their two teenage children contact their biological father...
Julianne Moore's Kids Are All Right
Premiered at Berlinale
The 60th Berlin International Film Festival has been used by Focus Features to premiere one of their films "The Kids Are All Right." On Wednesday, Feb 17, Julianne Moore has supported the promotional effort by attending the special screening which took place at Festival Palace in Berlin, Germany...
cinemadaily | Towards Berlin
The 2010 Berlinale begins tomorrow. indieWIRE has the competition lineup which includes Sundance titles like Lisa Cholodenko’s "The Kids Are All Right" and Michael Winterbottom's "The Killer Inside Me," as well as the world premieres...
Can Sundance's Hits Fly
Outside Park City?
A late selection at the festival, director Lisa Cholodenko's dramatic comedy about a lesbian couple (played by Annette Bening and Julianne Moore) confronted with their kids' hippy sperm donor (Mark Ruffalo) was an undisputed hit of the festival...
Two Moms and a Hot Movie
The biggest bidding war of this year's Sundance Film Festival focused on a movie about two kids with two mommies and their sperm donor. "The Kids Are All Right," which stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as two mothers raising their teenage children in California, sold to Focus Features...
Can The Kids Are All Right Be
the Female Brokeback?
It’s not news that gay and lesbian films struggle to get out of the niche and be seen as mainstream entertainment and make serious box office dollars. We all know that many films have gay characters, but films that star and are driven by gay people - male or female...
Sundance 2010: Kids Are All Right
comes into Focus
In a move that would mark the second significant acquisition of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Focus Features appears to have closed a deal to acquire rights to Lisa Cholodenko's family dramedy "The Kids Are All Right," according to a person familiar with the negotiations. Focus paid $5 mil...
On the Set of "The Romantics"
'The Romantics': Anna Paquin and
Katie Holmes are old girlfriends,
at war over old boyfriend
The Romantics premiered Wednesday, and I think has potential to be one of the festival's breakoutsKatie Holmes will steal your man, Anna Paquin. Watch out!
Sundance 2010: Katie Holmes, newly
dramatic star? (The Romantics)
It's been a long time since Katie Holmes has had a lead film role, let alone a noteworthy one. She last appeared on the big screen as a co-lead in the critically eviscerated "Mad Money" two years ago, and before that had a respectable...
The Kids Are All Right
Parked by wonderfully lived-in performances from Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo, "The Kids Are All Right" is alright, if not up to the level of writer-director Lisa Cholodenko's earlier pair of new bohemian dramas, "High Art" and "Laurel Canyon."
Katie Holmes on the career comeback
trail in 'The Romantics' at Sundance
Mrs. Tom Cruise is at the Sundance film festival promoting not one, but two films, according to the Los Angeles TimesShe's been out of the limelight for a few years, but it looks like Katie Holmes is ready to take center stage again...
THE ROMANTICS' GALT NIEDERHOFFER
Galt Niederhoffer is no stranger to Sundance, having produced films that won awards there beginning in 1997, when Morgan J. Freeman’s Hurricane Streets won the Audience Award. As a founding member of Plum Pictures, one of New York’s most active independent film production companies...
Anna Paquin Film The Romantics
Selected for Sundance Film Festival
Anna Paquin’s upcoming film, The Romantics, seems like good practice for real life! As she thinks about what she might want for her own wedding to True Blood costar and fiance, Stephen Moyer, she portrayed a character preparing for her wedding
"The Romantics" cast at Sundance
Focus Features Acquires Rights
to 'The Kids Are All Right'
Following its acclaimed world premiere at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Focus Features has acquired domestic and select international rights (the U.K., Germany, and South Africa) to Lisa Cholodenko's The Kids Are All Right. Focus Features CEO James Schamus made the announcement today...
Sasie Sealy Talks "SarahN_12"
“Find Your Voice” Competition
SarahN_12, Netflix “Find Your Voice” Competition Two-time Tribeca Winner Director Sasie Sealy is currently a finalist in the Netflix competition “Find Your Voice”, with her first feature film project: SarahN_12...
Reel Women Series Carolina Women
in Film: Spotlight on Sasie Sealy
Behind the scenes, the innovative and important contribution women have made and contine to make in the field of film and video is growing. Women filmmakers now comprise a high percentage than ever...
Salute Your Shorts: Elephant Garden
The Elephant Garden. Dir. Sasie Sealy, 19 min: This deftly visualized and beautifully performed Southern suburban tweener’s identity crisis is a welcome short-film program rarity: a student movie that holds its own alongside the non-student offerings.
Short Stuff: Elephant Garden
Director Sasie Sealy atmospheric coming-of-age tale, shot in North Carolina, is a vision of childhood bliss that’s on the verge of vanishing: Eleven-year-old Chloe realizes that her older sister Elisabeth now seems a lot more interested in boys than in her younger sibling...
Starring Nick Stahl (HBO’s "Carnivale") Rachel Nichols ("GI Joe" "Star Trek") Kellan Lutz ("Twilight") Vincent D’Onofrio ("Law and Order" "Brooklyn’s Finest") and Mary-Kate Olsen ("The Wackness"), Meskada tells the story of small-town detective, Noah Cordin...
Credits and Cast, Director's Statement, Synopsis, Actor Bio