Clickonline writes: "After just three films, 34 year old American filmmaker Jeff Nichols has made his mark as a talent to watch. With his latest feature Mud in cinemas this week, we’re taking a look back at his career so far."
As Jeff Nichols premieres the civil rights drama Loving here at Toronto this weekend, he’s preparing to take a less obvious look at the subject of racism. Nichols is making a deal …
If all goes well, 2016 should wind up as a very good year for Jeff Nichols. This past weekend saw the theatrical premiere of his first major studio film “Midnight Special” (our review), and he’s got a surefire awards contender in “Loving” set to be released in November. And with “Midnight Special” coming off a strong box office showing in limited release, hopefully that means it won’t get lost in the shuffle when “Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice” comes out this Friday.
ges-sa.com | "Writer/Director Jeff Nichols returns for his third feature film, and the announcement of this film definitely had me excited! After his masterpiece, ‘Take Shelter’, I will not miss any of his future films. Nichols is definitely one of those film-makers that thrive on their own work, because I don’t see how anyone else could direct his writing or why he would direct a screenplay written by someone else. Mud was screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and competed for the Palme d’Or. It was also shown at the Sundance Film Festival. So, how does this compare to his previous film? It doesn’t, it’s a very different story but ‘Mud’ is just as brilliant!"