The Tree of Life

The Critics Choice Movie Awards started dumping awards outside the theater before most of us tuned in, an hour before the broadcast officially began. Among the honors swept under the red carpet was a significant tie. Best Cinematography (tie): Emmanuel ...

Time to revisit one of the crowning glories of 2011.   Reviews of the disc find the video and audio quality are flawless. (From an Oscar angle, Fox Searchlight announced a couple of days ago that all the actors in The ...

DVD/Blu-ray combo pack is the only option. (No standalone edition for either format). No details about special features yet, except for a 30 minute making-of documentary, Exploring the Tree of Life, to focus mainly on Malick.

After months of false promises and discouraging legal snarls, it now seems that The Tree of Life will reach theaters in the UK on July 8. “We knew this was an amazing film from the moment we saw it,” Gilula ...

Four 1-minute clips from The Tree of Life (via Rope of Silicon).

(View full-size on the Flickr stream of the photographer, colonelchi. Enlargement after the cut) Photographic evidence of a rare sighting of the elusive Terrenece Malick at during the ovation at the end of The Tree of Life for its Cannes ...

Can the Tree of Life go all the way to Oscar’s Big Ten?  It’s a tough one, and ultimately a little depressing to think about in all honesty.  Coming out of the Cannes Film Fest, it seems that the year’s ...

Lucky residents of New York and Los Angeles will be able to see Terrence Malick’s Palme d’Or winner The Tree of Life in theaters this Friday. Over the next 6 weeks the film will expand to major markets across the ...

The Guardian‘s Vanessa Thorpe says some believe Cannes has been desperate to give Terrence Malick the prize for 30 years. Hanging over the jury’s last-minute deliberations on the Riviera is an even bigger question. Will the favourite, Terrence Malick, turn ...

The climax of the Cannes Film Festival, at least from this American’s point of view, was yesterday’s screening and gala for Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life. It started out being the most anticipated title, and it ended up being the ...

If behavior at some of the screenings in Cannes sounds rowdy, you should see the press conferences — especially when publicity-shy prey manage to evade some of the hyenas. The Playlist has a few ravenous examples: Moderator Henri Behar asked ...

Some films aren’t designed to be watched and absorbed in two hours. They need repeated viewings over the years; they beg for their audience to grow along with them, their meaning evolving over time. Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 is one of ...

The premiere screening for The Tree of Life is underway right now. We should begin seeing first reports from Cannes on Twitter in about 2 hours (1:30 a.m. PT). While we wait, a few more photos from Sasha’s travelogue gallery.

Peter Bradshaw at the Guardian names 10 films to keep an eye on at Cannes. For this preview he’s choosen titles with enough mainstream brandname appeal to ensure they’ll keep generating interest throughout the year. The Skin I Live In ...

I think not. Though Brad Brevett at RoS finds this rather baffling news on Blu-ray.com: Blu-ray MoviesFrench distributors EuropaCorp have announced that they will release on Blu-ray acclaimed director Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life (2011), starring Brad Pitt (Twelve ...

A more traditional poster for The Tree of Life stirs ripples across generations by invoking another Brad Pitt movie about fathers and sons: A River Runs Through It. (full-size after the cut) Brief samples from Alexandre Desplat’s score can be ...

Disappointing news I’m sorry to report for all our UK readers. Hard to understand why Icon would try to push for a pre-Cannes release date when Summit was clearly never going to allow that to happen. The film was originally ...

Rise of the high-res dinosaur. (via filmstage)

(view larger) For several weeks, day by day, Fox Searchlight has been slowly doling out images from The Tree of Life on a tumblr site mysteriously called “two ways through life“. Today we get signposts to those two paths (“the ...

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