Director Florian Zeller on his film ‘The Father’: ‘Anthony Hopkins took me in his arms. We knew the miracle had happened’
March 28, 2021 | Breaking News
The French director and dramatist reveals how he pushed Hopkins into giving one of the most wrenching performances of his career
“Falling” is unpretentious and perfectly accessible to mainstream audiences. Mortensen’s patience, his way with actors and his trust in our intelligence are not unlike late-career Eastwood, which isn’t a bad place to be so early in one’s directing career.
Though Pitsenbarger’s heroism and personal sacrifice was immense, what the film truly reveals is the deep shame and trauma vets contend with as survivors who did their best under extreme violence and duress and have to live with those choices
Kudos for another Cinesky title – this time from the Venice Film Festival
Three titles from Cinesky are chosen for Gala Presentations at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)
A World Premiere Gala Presentation at TIFF is a major coup for any film and is a good sign of success in the future
‘Pavarotti’ has real Oscar possibilities
Michelle Monaghan heads a strong cast in a timely true story about an Afghani woman seeking U.S asylum
Monaghan’s modest, energetic performance makes Saint Judy — which might have been a dry textbook lesson — engaging and moving
Official Secrets is an ace-level piece about pressure, courage & hard political elbows from ‘Eye in the Sky’ director Gavin Hood
This is a movie star who knows how to stay the course, no matter how twisty, tangled or down and dirty it gets. She’s dynamite!
RED JOAN : Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson take turns playing a communist agent who plied her trade for over 40 years
The hook here is the juxtaposition of the sweet old granny protagonist with a plot which juggles scientific secrets and sex scandals
Playing an L.A.P.D. cop haunted by her past, Kidman digs deep into a woman who “wears her ugliness on the outside.”
Butterflies aren’t free – we talk to Danish director Michael Noer about his latest project “Papillon’
“What intrigued me most as the bond between the two men, I was totally hooked because, for me, Papillon is a love story”
“Every day I’m reading about children getting separated from their families and it breaks my heart because that’s exactly what happened to indigenous people.”
The always reliable Jessica Chastain gives another strong performance
Like McQueen’s designs, it is thrilling, troubling and tinged with tragedy.
Excellent performances grace this fast-paced, lucid screen version
Bale, in a piercing, quietly devastating performance, holds the film’s center with commanding authority.
There isn’t a weak link in a pitch perfct ensemble cast.
Catherine’s arrival at Standing Rock didn’t change history, but by bearing witness, she became one more voice among those calling for change