Search results for "Todd Haynes"

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Far from Heaven (2002) RT 87% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 2003

In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Patricia Clarkson

I'm Not There (2007) RT 76% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2008

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Heath Ledger  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ben Whishaw

Velvet Goldmine (1998) RT 56% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 1999

Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Christian Bale  •  Toni Collette

Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988) RT Audience 86%

The final 17 years of American singer and musician Karen Carpenter, performed almost entirely by modified Barbie dolls. The first film from Todd Haynes (Velvet Goldmine, I'm ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Merrill Gruver  •  Michael Edwards  •  Melissa Brown  •  Rob LaBelle

Safe (1995) RT 85% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Carol, a typical upper middle-class housewife, begins to complain of vague symptoms of illness. She "doesn't feel right," has unexplained headaches, congestion, a dry cough, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Peter Friedman  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Dean Norris

Dottie Gets Spanked (1993) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Paying homage to his childhood fascination with "I Love Lucy", Haynes' film tells the story of a highly feminine six-year old boy in pre-hippie 1960s America who endures ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  J. Evan Bonifant  •  Barbara Garrick  •  Julie Halston  •  Robert Pall

Poison (1991) RT 76% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Edith Meeks  •  Millie White  •  Buck Smith  •  Anne Giotta

Six By Sondheim (2013) RT 100% / Audience 78%

This intimate documentary explores the life and career of the stage legend Stephen Sondheim through six of his best-known songs.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  James Lapine  •  Autumn de Wilde  •  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Audra McDonald  •  Darren Criss  •  Jeremy Jordan  •  America Ferrera

Carol (2015)

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Rooney Mara  •  Kyle Chandler  •  Sarah Paulson

Wonderstruck (2017)

The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Oakes Fegley  •  Millicent Simmonds  •  Julianne Moore  •  Michelle Williams

He Was Once (1989)

This bizarre parody of the animated religious children’s show Davey and Goliath uses actors but looks like Claymation because of the stop motion, distorted voices, giant ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mary Hestand
CAST:  Todd Adams  •  Salvador Barone  •  Susan Norman  •  Emma Strahs

Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

A chronological look at films by, for, or about gays and lesbians in the United States, from 1947 to 2005, Kenneth Anger's "Fireworks" to "Brokeback Mountain". Talking heads, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Lesli Klainberg  •  Lisa Ades
CAST:  Randy Barbato  •  Dan Bucatinsky  •  Alan Cumming  •  Donna Deitch

Great Directors (2010) RT 65% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Features conversations with ten of the world's greatest living directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Liliana Cavani, Stephen Frears, Agnes Varda, Ken Loach, Todd Haynes ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Angela Ismailos
CAST:  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Catherine Breillat  •  Liliana Cavani  •  Stephen Frears

Swoon (1992) RT 63% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Tenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. and Richard Loeb share a dangerous sexual bond and an amoral outlook on life. They spend afternoons breaking into storefronts and engaging in petty ...  (more)

CAST:  Daniel Schlachet  •  Craig Chester  •  Ron Vawter  •  Michael Kirby

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