Helen Mirren soars, but not much else does in “Woman in Gold.”
THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY is overflowing with epicurean delights and narrative sprawl.
Directed by first-timer Dan Scanlon, Monsters University reunites the beloved voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi while introducing a powerhouse supporting cast! It is my pleasure to report that real Pixarian heart and humor are back for summer 2013.
If you loved the movie Red, which had an allstar cast of incredibly awesome actors and actresses, you’ll be excited for the sequel! Check out the trailer for Red 2, which stars Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Byung Hun Lee, Brian Cox, and Neal McDonough (much
There is not much time left in the Oscar race. The most important awards announcement of the week came on Wednesday when the Producers Guild of America (PGA) revealed its nominees for the Daryl F. Zanuck Award for Producer of the Year in Theatrical Motion Pictures, which are: Argo, Beasts
Each of the top eight races boasts a front-runner or two, but what about the other three or four nominees in each race? It’s both a frustrating change of pace and a welcome one. It makes predicting the Oscars more difficult, but it also makes pinpointing the season a bit more exciting, doesn’t it?
We’re at the point where it’s better to throw in and summarize some official predictions, updating them as we move along, than to summarize the events of the week. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, the most nominated film at the Screen Actors Guild’s SAG Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globes,
We might as well talk about some actual awards. The New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review both announce their picks next week, but the indie circuit brought the major awards updates of the week. The Gotham Independent Film Awards took place on Monday night and offered
Hitchcock takes us on a ride through the making of Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho, but this film focuses a bit more on his marriage with Alma Reville, played by Helen Mirren. Director Sacha Gervasi takes a risk, in my opinion, with showcasing the marriage between Alfred and Alma and how much Alma really was
I had the chance to see Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winning Amour (Love) over the weekend. It also played the AFI Fest – and we’ll be talking about that in a bit – but I saw it here on the East Coast. The French-language aspect might hinder its chances at Oscar
I almost devoted the majority of this week’s Oscar Watching to Ben Affleck’s fact-based thriller Argo. But we talked about that one upon its Telluride premiere. The film still merits some space here since it opened this past weekend, but again, we’ve known where that one stands for some time,
Oscar watchers, you don’t want to miss this! HITCHCOCK is already building up buzz and it seemingly came out of nowhere. With the high caliber talent involved, it’s no wonder Fox Searchlight pushed the release date up so it could garner some major award recognition. Hitchcock buffs and enthusiasts will obviously be interested,