Derek Cianfrance
Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best Films of 2010
11 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010
4 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.

//Reviews

'The Light Between Oceans' Is Dimmed by Predictable Melodrama
2 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Cianfrance’s adaptation of the popular novel is an agonizing and deathly cold slog in shallow waters.

'The Place Beyond the Pines' Is Three Stories Linked by Grit, Father Issues and Family Foes
7 Aug 2013 // 5:10 PM

This is a powerful film offering a fascinating insight into the father and son complex.

//Blogs

'Blue Valentine' Trailer and Clip (2010, dir. Derek Cianfrance)
20 Oct 2010 // 2:00 AM

The MPAA just slapped the dreaded "NC-17" rating onto this Weinstein year-end release, leading many prognosticators to sound the death knell for the film's Oscar

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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