Today on indieWIRE, we share the details on 'Paradise Lost,' Part II of the Guillermo del Toro interview, TOH!'s interview with chameleon Jessica Chastain, festival updates and a look at taboo films that will offend you (or at least spoil your lunch) ...
- Critical Consensus: 'Circumstance' is the Pick of the Week: 'Circumstance' -- which won the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival -- is also the pick of the week, according to the folks polled on criticWIRE.
- Meirelles' '360' to Open London Film Festival; What Will Close?: Fernando Meirelles' '360' will be the opening night film at the 55th BFI London Film Festival, which will be the last under the stewardship of artistic director Sandra Hebron.
- HBO Is Ready for a Fourth 'Paradise Lost' Movie, but the Directors Might Not Be: HBO is prepared to greenlight a fourth documentary in the 'Paradise Lost' saga. Peter Jackson says he's still funding an investigation into the real culprits behind the murders. However, 'Paradise Lost' directors Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky say they aren't ready to commit to shooting another doc about the West Memphis Three.
- Recut 'Paradise Lost 3' and Oliver Stone's U.S. History Doc Added to New York Film Festival: The new ending to Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's 'Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory' will have its world premiere at the upcoming 49th New York Film Festival.
- So Taboo: Four Upcoming Films That Promise to Offend: Plenty of provocative and disturbing films pass through the festival circuit. But of those that really tug at societal taboos, it's a select few that make it to theaters.
- Guillermo del Toro, Part II: "The most important element of filmmaking is your freedom.": In Monday's first installment of indieWIRE's two-part interview with Guillermo del Toro, the director talked about the evolution of storytelling, explaining his interests in video games and transmedia.
- Chameleon Jessica Chastain Talks 'Tree of Life,' 'The Help,' 'The Debt,' 'Coriolanus': Anne Thompson interviews the rising star and her loaded slate of films.
- 'Tucker & Dale,' the Hillbilly Horror Buddy Comedy You Never Knew You Wanted: ThePlaylist reviews 'Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil,' Eli Craig's directorial debut.
- Women Lose Ground as TV Writers: Women on Hollywood's take on the current stage of women in TV land.