Clouds of Sils Maria offers an important lesson in the art of perception and seduction.
How many saw this coming? J.C. Chandor’s crime drama A Most Violent Year unexpectedly won the National Board of Review’s (NBR) awards for film, director, actor for Oscar Isaac (who tied with the Birdman’s Michael Keaton) and supporting actress for Jessica Chastain. Less surprising were the honors bestowed by the
The Independent Spirit Award nominations hit on Tuesday, and as always, they’re a hot topic of conversation. Birdman leads with six nominations, while Boyhood, Nightcrawler, and Selma are just behind with five bids each. But eligible awards contenders like The Imitation Game and Wild were nowhere to be found. It’s
The “official” kickoff of the awards season may have been last week, but it more or less showed us that Robert Duvall, Chris Rock, and Shailene Woodley will hit the campaign trail harder than we expected… Regardless, the awards part of awards season kicks off over the next two weeks.
It’s the time of the year many movie lovers fear but fills others with cheer. Folks, the season’s kicking into gear. Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman hits theaters across the United States this weekend, while Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash gets an expansion to about 400 screens. Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher and Tommy Lee
Stiles White’s low-budget horror flick Ouija barely won the weekend box office over Nightcrawler – Dan Gilroy’s takedown of today’s entertainment press, but the real story of the weekend is Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman. Following raves out of the Venice Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, and New York Film Festival,
Actors Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund, and director Walter Salles have a number of things in common. Some of their similarities are run-of-the-mill—for example, they all like to play pool and are all very attractive gentlemen. One thing they share, however, is quite special: each played an important role in the lengthy process of translating Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road from book to film for the first time.
Finally brought to the silver screen by director Walter Salles and screenwriter José Rivera, ON THE ROAD is a beautiful portrait of social and emotional disillusionment starring Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Danny Morgan, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss, and Viggo Mortensen.
Today we’ve got a great News Invasion lined up for your enjoyment. Included are stories about The Walking Dead, After Earth, Kristen Stewart and much more.
Still of Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty. Photo by Jonathan Olley – © 2012 – Zero Dark Thirty, LLC. This Chick’s Flicks logo: © 2012 Kristal Bailey. . Dear Readers, I don’t know about you, but for me, December is shaping up to be a fairly expensive month. And not just
Dear Readers, When thinking about what I could possibly add to the immense body of writing about The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, it seemed somehow wrong for me to write about Breaking Dawn – Part 2, or any other member of The Twilight Saga, without first sharing something with you. It’s
Let’s just get this out of the way: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 is the best of the series. While previous installments are purely fan enjoyment, the films helmed by Bill Condon have a broader appeal thanks in part to actually being well-crafted, enjoyable fare. While Part 1 dealt
Blu-Ray/DVD Round-up 9/11: SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, GIRL IN PROGRESS, VAMPIRE DIARIES, CASTLE and more!
This week there are plenty of shows to choose from, so all the TV show junkies out there can get their fix, and one of the summer’s big hits Snow White and the Huntsman is also out. You still have time to enter the Blu-Ray and Prize Pack contest for
This week’s Entertainment Weekly broke *HUGE* news for fans anxiously awaiting the November release of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. According to Stephenie Meyer (Twilight series author) and Melissa Rosenberg (screenwriter of all the Twilight films), audiences will get a “pretty big shock in the final third” of Breaking Dawn –