Home Tags Tim sutton

Tag: tim sutton

Dark Night Directed by Tim Sutton Opens February 3 at the Alamo Drafthouse A contemporary look at the disaffection and desensitization that have long been native to American suburbia, the unsettling independent film Dark Night describes a world of vast parking lots, manicured lawns, and latent violence. The third feature by Brooklyn-based writer-director Tim Sutton, which premiered last year in the low-budget NEXT sidebar of Sundance, imagines a sort of alternate-history version of the movie-theater massacre that...
As ever, the eighth annual BAMcinemaFest, running June 15-26, shines a spotlight on the best of American independent film, from hot-topic documentaries to studio-supported rising stars and regional gems. Also as ever, this year’s lineup includes new features from some of our favorite local filmmakers. Zach Clark is the director of Little Sister, a family dramedy set in the period leading up to the 2008 election. What neighborhood do you live in, and how long have...
In its current and most recognizable iteration, that affiliated with Robert Redford, the Sundance Film Festival dates back to 1991, which means that many filmmakers who presented their earliest works at the festival are now cohabiting with a newer generation they’ve likely influenced. Included in that year’s lineup were novices Todd Haynes and Richard Linklater, alongside Barbara Kopple, who had already won an Oscar for Harlan County, USA, and canonical documentarians the Maysles....
With his new movie Memphis, opening Friday, Tim Sutton, who lives in Park Slope, confirms his status as a major new American indie filmmaker. The film retains the engrossingly elliptical storytelling rhythms of Sutton's 2012 debut, Pavilion, the lightly connected narrative of which tagged along with a few different adolescent boys as they spent their summer vacation in upstate NY and Arizona. In Memphis, soul singer Willis Earl Beal plays a same-named character, undergoing a...

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!