All posts tagged "Carey Mulligan"

  • Editor
    Oscars 2016: Is Best Actress Going Back to the Younglings or Are Veterans Taking Over Again?

    Julianne Moore has an Oscar.  Just wanted to remind you all of that wonderful fact. This year, the...

  • News
    Nicolas Winding Refn next film will be ‘I Walk With The Dead’

    I know that filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is becoming a bit of a love him or hate...

  • News
    Nicolas Winding Refn is making a horror movie?

    Filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is one of the more unique voices in the business, so anything he’s...

  • News
    Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ Will Open May 1, 2015

    Add this to your 2015 calendars.  Another push back for Fox Searchlight Pictures.  It was officially announced...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Far From the Madding Crowd

    Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg Written by: David Nicholls Cast: Carey Mulligan, Juno Temple, Michael Sheen Synopsis: Far...

  • Article
    Best of 2013: Davis Awards Choose Breakthrough and Body of Work Mentions

    The next phase of the Best of the Year citations continue with some highlights of many actors...

  • Film Reviews
    Inside Llewyn Davis (Multiple Reviews)

    By: Joey Magidson (★★★★) Going into my initial screening of Inside Llewyn Davis back at the New York...

  • News
    Warner Bros. Launches Awards Site – ‘Gravity’ and ‘Her’ Set for Oscar Play

    Warner Bros. sent out e-mails to all major awards guilds, including the Broadcast Film Critics Association, today...

  • Editor
    Inside Llewyn Davis (★★★★)

    NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: I am completely smitten.  I have long admired Joel Coen and Ethan Coen and what they have...

  • Editor
    2013 New York Film Festival Preview – Finding the Awards Season Heat Part 1

    The 51st New York Film Festival kicks off on Monday for Press and Industry analysts around the...

  • Festivals
    TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL: The Coen Brothers’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Receives Praise

    There are few films I am anticipating seeing as much as The Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis,...

  • Article
    Women in Film: Hilary Rodham Clinton and Hollywood’s Beauty Pageant

    With an Oscar race that’s filling up with actresses portraying pop culture icons (Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, Naomi Watts as Princess Diana), it was only a matter of time before we moved onto one of the current figureheads of female empowerment: Hilary Rodham Clinton.  Clinton has as many supporters as she...

  • Article
    Playing the Veteran Card – Cannes Favorites That Could Translate to Oscar!

    Just prior to the festival, in the latest round of Oscar Predictions, Bruce Dern emerged in the #1 spot on the Best Actor list.  Thinking he could build some goodwill for himself after an illustrious career that has only resulted in one sole nomination and an unmeasured celebrity status.  Judging by the...

  • Film Reviews
    The Great Gatsby (**½)

    Baz Luhrmann sure knows how to bring the bombast to his take on The Great Gatsby, but in the end he’s just the latest filmmaker to fail in his attempt to bring the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald to life. Luhrmann, along with co-writer Craig Pearce, relishes in trying to both...

  • News
    New Images from the Coen Brothers’ New Film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

    CBS Films recently announced that the newest Coen Brothers film, Inside Llewyn Davis, would have a December 6 release date, right in the heart of awards season (after its debut at the Cannes Film Festival). This bodes well for those (including myself) who have the film in their Best Picture predictions, as well...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Inside Llewyn Davis

    Directed By: Joel and Ethan Coen Written By: Joel and Ethan Coen Cast: Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, and F. Murray Abraham Synopsis: A singer-songwriter navigates New York’s folk music scene during the 1960s.

  • Trailer/Clips
    Trailer for Coen Brothers’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Leaks Online

    Get it while it’s hot! I don’t expect this to be online long before it is removed, but check out the trailer for the latest Coen Brothers film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which has dropped before schedule online. I am more than excited for this film loosely based on folk singer Dave Van Ronk (Oscar...

  • Trailer/Clips
    New Trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’

    After debuting a set of new posters, Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby.  Opening in May 2013, Luhrmann’s film stars potential Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio along with Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, and Isla Fisher. The film was originally scheduled to come out on Christmas...

  • Article
    Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Preview

    Tomorrow morning, the Critics Choice Awards will bestow their nominees for the world to see.  While it might sound biased, I very much respect the organization’s choices more times than not.  While their known for predicting the outcome of the Academy Awards, they do reward powerful and eclectic cinema when everyone else seems to...

  • Article
    Ten Films by Ten Women Directors

    With the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray release of Sarah Polley’s second directorial feature, Take This Waltz, the Canadian-born writer/director builds upon the promising foundation of her filmmaking career. Polley follows up her acclaimed and Oscar-nominated debut, Away from Her (2006), with a simply honest portrayal of a woman’s struggle to fill the gaps in...

  • Article
    “Best” Actress Award or “Whatever We Have Left Over”

    Trying to sand down the rough slate that is the Actress categories is an intimidating task.  The past few years, the category has produced the likes of Natalie Portman in her career-topping performance in Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan and Marion Cotillard’s transformation like no other in the Foreign Language film, La Vie...

  • News
    Warner Brothers pushes ‘The Great Gatsby’ to 2013!

    Big news has dropped today folks. Early on in the year ‘The Great Gatsby’ was thought by just about everyone to be gunning for a whole lot of Oscar love, and it still might, but it’ll have to wait a year. Yes, The Hollywood Reporter writes here that Warner Brothers has moved...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit: “It’s the time of the season”

    The second half of the year is upon us.  The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike.  Our John Foote will be in attendance at the Toronto International Film Festival and many films will be unveiling themselves to critics alike.  There is a very unclear...

  • Editor
    Oscar Circuit: “Right Category, Right Time”

    Cannes is over.  We have a possible Best Picture contender in Michael Haneke’s Amour, which you can see added to the Oscar Tracker.  In the past month, trailers for big Oscar contenders have dropped like Roger Michell’s Hyde Park on Hudson, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, and even as late as yesterday with Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables....

  • Trailer/Clips
    First Trailer for ‘The Great Gatsby’

    Here is the first trailer from Baz Luhrmann’s (Moulin Rouge!) The Great Gatsby, an adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel that stars Leonardo DiCaprio (in the titular role), Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, and Joel Edgerton. It looks decent enough for a first teaser, and while it may be too soon...