Review: Suicidal Man Seeks Mystery Woman for ‘Entanglement’

February 8, 2018Entanglement, Thunderbird Releasing

Jeannette Catsoulis/ The New York Times Indie romantic comedies are swarming with aimless, emotionally damaged men seeking meaning in the arms of confident young women. Sometimes, like Ben (Thomas Middleditch) in “Entanglement,” these sad specimens are permitted clinical passes for their weird behavior; but whether in need of restraints, medication or simply a decent barber, … Read More

Thomas Middleditch finally lands onscreen role in Canada after U.S. success

February 7, 2018Entanglement, Thunderbird Releasing

Victoria Ahearn/ The Canadian Press TORONTO — Emmy-nominated “Silicon Valley” star Thomas Middleditch has taken the opposite career path of many Canadian actors. Instead of starting his career here and then moving to the U.S., the Nelson, B.C., native went south first about a decade ago and is finally finding his footing on this side of the border with the new … Read More

Jess Weixler Channels Her Inner Marilyn Monroe in Thomas Middleditch Rom-Com ‘Entanglement’ (Exclusive)

January 31, 2018Entanglement, Thunderbird Releasing

Philiana Ng/ Entertainment Tonight   Entanglement is the ultimate alternative to the typical romantic comedy. In the quirky indie film, directed by Jason James and written by Jason Filiatrault, Silicon Valley star Thomas Middleditch plays Ben Layten, a 30-something divorcee suffering from mental illness who uncovers a family secret that leads him to a mysterious woman named Hanna (Jess Weixler). When the two unexpectedly fall in … Read More

7 New Romantic Comedies to Watch in 2018

January 30, 2018Entanglement, Thunderbird Releasing

DeAnna James/ Harper’s Bazaar  Calling all hopeless romantics: these are the films you’ll want to swipe right on. ‘Entanglement’ Suicide and incest -> not the most orthodox source material for a romantic comedy. But thanks to a doo-wop heavy soundtrack, a little magical realism, and a pair of promising leads (Jess Weixler and Thomas Middleditch), … Read More

Thunderbird Receives 22 Canadian Screen Award Nominations

January 16, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

News Release/ Thunderbird Entertainment  The Canadian Screen Awards nominations were announced at a press conference in Toronto today. Vancouver’s Thunderbird Entertainment received 22 nominations across the companies. The Kim’s Convenience team received a total of 12 nominations, including Best Comedy Series, and Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series. In the film category, Never Steady, … Read More

Baftas 2018: Distributor Nominations

January 9, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Tom Grater/ Screen Daily  Six companies secured a solitary nod: Arrow Films for The Ghoul; Paramount for An Inconvenient Sequel, Picturehouse Entertainment for God’s Own Country, Thunderbird Releasing for My Life As A Courgette, Trafalgar Releasing for Elle, and Vertigo Releasing for Jawbone.

‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Mudbound,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Land ASC Cinematography Nominations

January 9, 2018Blade Runner, Thunderbird Releasing

Kristopher Tapley/ Variety  The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has revealed nominations in film and television categories for 2017. In the theatrical fields, three-time ASC winner Roger Deakins was nominated for “Blade Runner 2049” alongside Bruno Delbonnel for “Darkest Hour,” Hoyte van Hoytema for “Dunkirk,” Dan Laustsen for “The Shape of Water” and Rachel Morrison … Read More

Walk With Me review – Cumberbatch narrates quiet doc about mindfulness teacher

January 4, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Peter Bradshaw/ The Guardian 3 out of 5 Stars Benedict Cumberbatch narrates this thoughtful documentary about zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, whose teachings have popularised the mindfulness movement. It is a relief, and a palate cleanser, to watch a documentary concerned with quietness, stillness and contemplation. Yet however slowly paced, a film’s grammar and … Read More