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‘Wendy’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

THR review: 'Wendy,' Benh Zeitlin's long-awaited follow-up to 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' is a reimagining of J. M. Barrie’s 'Peter Pan.'

‘Wendy’ Trailer: Young Girl Runs Away to Mysterious Island in ‘Peter Pan’ Reimagining

Wendy and the lost boys take over a mysterious island in the first trailer for Fox Searchlight's 'Peter Pan' reimagining 'Wendy.'

Rooftop Films Helped Launch Lena Dunham and Benh Zeitlin: Who’s Next?

The program director of New York's beloved outdoor festival points THR to the indie films and filmmakers Hollywood should be watching.

‘Mediterranea’: Cannes Review

This year's alarming death toll of illegal immigrants attempting the crossing from North Africa to Europe adds charged relevance to Jonas Carpignano's first feature.

Indie-Supporter Rooftop Films Kicks Off 18th Season With Sundance Breakout ‘Obvious Child’

The outdoor festival is known for generating early buzz for up-and-coming filmmakers and using ticket sales to fund filmmaker grants.

Sundance 2014: 8 Thoughts, Predictions and Trends to Look for at This Year’s Fest

Breakout stars, doc trends, the emergence of female directors: THR anticipates what to expect from indie film's biggest week.

How San Francisco Film Society Became a Non-Profit Game-Changer

The "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Fruitvale Station" funder reveals to THR the secrets of their selection process.

‘Beasts’ Oscar Nominee Benh Zeitlin Teases Imaginative Follow-Up

The director's next film follows "a young girl who gets kidnapped onto a hidden ecosystem where a tribal war is raging."

Oscars: What’s Next for the Nominated Directors

David O. Russell heads to the 1970s, Ang Lee wants Angelina Jolie in "Cleopatra" -- and Steven Spielberg's still undecided.

Oscars 2013: 16 Icons Come Together for THR’s Oscar Issue

Academy Awards contenders, current and past, meet, mingle.

Michelle Obama Honors ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ Raves About Quvenzhane Wallis

Joined by director Benh Zeitlin and stars Quvenzhane Wallis and Dwight Henry, the first lady called the movie "beautiful, joyful and devastatingly honest."

Oscars 2013: Steven Spielberg, David O. Russell Reveal Tricks of the Trade

From wrangling costumed pigs to tackling 3D, this year's nominated directors -- who also include Ang Lee, Michael Haneke and Benh Zeitlin -- spill secrets behind the making of their acclaimed films.