All posts tagged "Jodie Foster"

  • Elysium (***)

    The rare summer blockbuster these days that manages to run under two hours and avoid 3D, Elysium gets points for those two factors even before...

  • First Trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s ‘Elysium’

    You can pretty much jot this one down as one of my most anticipated films this year. The trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s sophomore effort, Elysium,...

  • New Poster for Neill Blomkamp‘s ‘Elysium’

    Neill Blomkamp turned a lot of heads with his first feature film, District 9, which went on to receive a surprise Best Picture nomination. Since then,...

  • The Golden Globes: Best Dressed

    Does it every cross your mind what persuaded someone to pick a certain outfit to wear on the red carpet? Over the years I’ve grown...

  • 70th Annual Golden Globe Award Winners!

    The stars didn’t just align tonight — they congregated! The celebrity-filled awards show ended with a huge victory for a film we all thought had...

  • Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. Demille Award from HFPA

    Two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster will be honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with their prestigious Cecil B. Demille Award.  Announced today by...

  • 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...

  • Comic-Con Panel: Sony presents Total Recall, Looper and Elysium

    Perhaps the most anticipated panel on Friday, Sony previewed footage from their three scifi films, Total Recall, Looper and Elysium before a packed Hall H....

  • Neill Blomkamp’s new film ‘Elysium’ gets an official plot synopsis!

    It’s arguable that only a handful of directors have exploded onto the scene the way that Neill Blomkamp did. With ‘District 9′, Blomkamp established himself...

  • Foster sending out screeners of ‘The Beaver’ to the Academy?

    Yes, you read that right…Jodie Foster is sending out copies of ‘The Beaver’ (one of my favorite films of 2011, by the by) to every...

  • Carnage (**½)

    A violent act on a playground between two middle school boys is all that’s needed to launch into Carnage, the cinematic adaptation of a Tony...

  • Carnage (***)

    Roman Polanski has created some of the most heart-wrenching and prolific films of the past four decades.  In his newest film, Carnage, Polanski examines two...

  • Massive Oscar Tracker Update!

    With the recent announcements of Keira Knightley from David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method being campaigned in the Lead Actress category and every actor from Roman...

  • Trailer: “Carnage”

    A new trailer for Roman Polanski’s Carnage has hit the web. The reviews that have been shared have been positive but no one really seems...

  • The “Double” Possibilities

    11 times in the Academy’s history, an actor or actress has been nominated twice in the same year.  With the notable exception of Barry Fitzgerald...

  • The Beaver (****)

    Regardless of what you think of Mel Gibson and his personal issues, there’s only one thing to be said about his performance in Jodie Foster’s...