All posts tagged "Jodie Foster"

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Money Monster

    Directed By: Jodie Foster Written By: Alan DiFiore, Jim Kouf, and Jamie Linden Cast: George Clooney, Jack...

  • Article
    Best Horror Film Series: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Everyone has those films that you watch at a young age that mold you into a film...

  • Television
    2014 Emmys Circuit: Final Analysis and Predictions

    The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy awards air on NBC this Monday night.  While a ton of awards...

  • Film Reviews
    Elysium (***)

    The rare summer blockbuster these days that manages to run under two hours and avoid 3D, Elysium...

  • Trailer/Clips
    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, has dropped, and it looks terrific. Is it just me or does it have kind of a District 9 meets The Matrix vibe going on? Either way,...

  • Poster
    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, many have been looking forward to his next effort. We now have a poster for his second film, Elysium, starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, and Sharlto Copley, which opens August...

  • Article
    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 to love fashion, and if I had the money to dress better I would, but alas I do not. Although, it’s free to judge our many famous...

  • Golden GLobes
    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 been out of the running for the Best Picture Oscar. Check out the entire list of winners below, and a huge thanks to everyone who watched the...

  • News
    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 Simon Baker and Kristen Stewart,  Foster is the first woman to be awarded with the organization’s highest honor since Barbara Streisand in 2000.  Not only is she...

  • 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
    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. Total Recall was first up and with the main cast in attendance, director Len Wiseman previewed a 7 minute reel with a ton of action sequences. The...

  • News
    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 as a director to watch, and now his sophomore feature ‘Elysium’ is getting some juicy new details. The film stars Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, among others,...

  • News
    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 member of the Academy, despite it not being up for any Oscars. An odd move, to say the least. Here’s the story from Deadline: In an unprecedented...

  • Film Reviews
    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 Award winning play about two sets of parents who are brought together to work through a situation their children have forced them into. Directed by Oscar-winner Roman...

  • Editor
    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 couples as they discuss an altercation between their two children all in real time.  Alan (Christoph Waltz) and Nancy (Kate Winslet), married with their son, have a...

  • Editor
    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 Polanski’s Carnage being campaigned in the Supporting categories by Sony Pictures Classics, the Awards Circuit’s Oscar Tracker has been updated. What do these announcement’s mean awards-wise?  Knightley...

  • Editor
    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 to be calling it one of the frontrunners. Relationship dramas have had a hard time getting in with Oscar the past few years (Revolutionary Road, Closer). Acting...

  • Article
    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 in 1944 getting cited in Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for Going My Way, it’s always been for two different films (in fact, the rule making...

  • Film Reviews
    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 film The Beaver, and that’s simply that it’s the best performance of his career.  Foster’s direction is sublime and able to take a premise that for all...