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INDIE OUTFIT ORCHARD FILM GROUP, producer of “Meeting Gorbachev” and “Halston,” renamed 1091

1091 was chosen as a nod to history

Los Angeles, Calif. – The company formerly known as The Orchard Film Group has officially launched today as 1091, a new global commercial distribution platform company for independent film and television content creators. The new company will invest in technology, new delivery options and business intelligence that will offer superior levels of transparency for its clients. The announcement was ... more >

Marisa in Venice

Who loves Marisa Tomei? We do.

The beautiful Marisa Tomei will be starring opposite George Clooney and Ryan Gosling in "Ides of March," which will premiere at the next Venice Mostra. ... more >

Cyrus

 [rating=4] “Cyrus” is a movie so loveable in its honesty and performances that you can’t help but think this is going to be a real winner for director brothers Mark and Jay Duplass, indie filmmakers with a quirky sensibility. Here they have a cast of Jonah Hill, John C. Reilly, Marisa Tomei, and Catherine Keener, which shouldn’t hurt its marketability either. Reilly plays John, a sad sac still ... more >

The Wrestler

The passion of the ram
Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood
Directed by Darren Aronofsky

Using unorthodox strangleholds, filmmakers have long wrestled with the figure of Christ. Few achieve the full body slam as strangely as The Wrestler, an outstanding tag-team combo of professional wrestling, Rocky, and The Passion of the Christ. Robert Bresson presented Christ as a mule in 1966’s Au Hasard Balthasar. Here, Darren Aronofsky presents the Savior as a Ram – Randy “Ram” Robinson (a ... more >