All posts tagged "Roman Polanski"

  • Venus in Fur (★★)

    Roman Polanski has driven some of the most stylistically haunting films in cinema history.  He has a handle on his craft in a way that...

  • 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...

  • Polanski set to direct French adaptation of ‘Venus in Fur’, wife to star

    The last movie Poman Polanski filmed was an English language adaptation of a Broadway play originally written in French. Well now Polanski is set to...

  • NYFF: Uneven “Passion,” Solid “Bay,” and “Roman” Documentary

    Greetings again from the New York Film Festival! Today brought a trio of very interesting films (2 Main Slate selections and a Midnight Movies sidebar),...

  • Martin Scorsese’s “Gangs of New York” – Ten Years Later

    Has an entire decade passed since Martin Scorsese’s massive and flawed, and massively flawed Gangs of New York (2002) thundered onto screens for the first...

  • 2002 ACCA & Davis Award Winners!

    2002 ACCA Winners Best Picture – Chicago Runner Up – Adaptation Best Director – (TIE) Peter Jackson for The Lord of the Rings: The Two...

  • 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...

  • Directors of the 70′s: Still Showing ‘Em How It’s Done

    One can easily imagine Paul Thomas Anderson, the Brothers Coen, Kathryn Bigelow, David Fincher, Darren Aronofsky or Alexander Payne sitting in theatres in the seventies...