“I really wanted to transmit something of what those years had been, because they have been so terribly misunderstood. It was both crazier and more serious than it had been made out to be”: In this SundanceNOW original video interview, Olivier Assayas talks about revisiting 70s youth activism in his autobiographical new film, Something in the Air.
News and notes.
We’ve made it through one-quarter of 2012 (take that, Mayans!) and the box office is up an encouraging 20% from this time last year. Though big films like The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises are still to come, the year has already been marked by unanticipated hits that have raked in the dough for studios and theaters, as well as some spectacular misses.
Almost three months in 2012, things are looking good for the monkey business…