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With riveting performances in films such as Hell or High Water, The Messenger and 3:10 to Yuma, Ben Foster established himself as an intensely serious actor who goes all-in for a role. With this year’s Leave No Trace, Foster takes that same intensity and brilliantly turns it inward, portraying a laconic veteran who suffers from PTSD and survives in the woods of Oregon with his teenage daughter, played by Thomasin McKenzie. Foster talks about working with McKensie to establish the connection they needed, why he took performance enhancing drugs to play Lance Armstrong, and the “emotional erectile disfunction” of over-directing. [...]
Tue, Nov 06, 2018
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The 21st SCAD Savannah Film Festival (October 27 – November 3) featured a strikingly eclectic abundance of Specialty Series discussions and workshops this year. There was “In Conversation” (one with Barry Jenkins, another with Armie Hammer), a three-part Below the Line Panel Series (Casting, Costume Design and Production Design), and Animation Corner: Art in Motion. There was also the TV Sidebar (Starz’s Outlander was the focus, with creators and cast from the show in town — even a costume exhibit at the SCAD Museum of Art), and a Writers Guild of America-affiliated program (Writers on Writing: The Front Runner featured [...]
Tue, Nov 06, 2018
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Celebrating its fifth edition, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival’s Docs to Watch Roundtable is the number one reason I’ve been making the late October pilgrimage to Georgia’s charming city of (Spanish moss-draped) squares for the past few years. (That and the festival’s abundance of southern hospitality, of course. In addition to being the only fest I’ve ever been to that provides buffet-style breakfasts, lunches and dinners, guests are treated to some truly top-notch lodging. In my case, it was the lovely, Savannah River-adjacent Kimpton Brice Hotel, a mere five-minute walk from the fest’s Marshall House headquarters and the majority of [...]
Mon, Nov 05, 2018
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Filmmaker David Lynch on Tuesday issued an open letter to President Trump to clarify a quote the president and his supporters have latched onto in recent days. [...]
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
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NATALIE Portman reveals what she did to become arguably the most famous First Lady of them all in Jackie. [...]
Wed, Jan 11, 2017
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REVIEW: Natalie Portman’s mesmerising performance of Jackie Kennedy in the aftermath of her husband’s assassination is one for the books. [...]
Wed, Jan 11, 2017
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IT attracted Oscar-worthy talents Helen Mirren, Will Smith and Kate Winslet, but Edward Norton admits he wanted no part of new film Collateral Beauty. [...]
Wed, Jan 11, 2017
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SIENNA Miller knew the sex scenes for her latest film would be intense, but she says she really didn’t think her co-star Ben Affleck would go this far. [...]
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
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NATALIE Portman may as well start polishing up a spot on the mantelpiece next to her first Oscar because she is absolutely transcendent in Jackie. [...]
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
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REVIEW: The lead character might be pigeon-toed, but the team behind Ballerina have animated this ‘toon with the sure-footed grace of a gazelle. [...]
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
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REVIEW: Embarrassing slapstick, terrible dialogue and an annoying gang of minor characters leaves us with little to laugh about in Railroad Tigers. [...]
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
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REVIEW: Natalie Portman’s portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy is as much a poetic evocation of a traumatic national event as it is a character study. [...]
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
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REVIEW: Movie critics are sure to be collateral damage in this big, life-affirming weepie. Not even the A-list cast can save this flick from tanking hard. [...]
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
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CAN’T decide what movie to see this week? National movie reviewer Leigh Paatsch has every current release covered to make your choice easier. [...]
Thu, Jan 05, 2017
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Team Trump tries to use Michael Moore’s anti-Trump film as an endorsement
In a scene from his new anti-Trump film, “Michael Moore in TrumpLand,” the Oscar-winning filmmaker predicts that Donald Trump will win the Nov. 8 presidential election because the middle class is fed up with the establishment and will vote for the Republican nominee as a “f*** you” to Washington. “He is the human Molotov cocktail they have been waiting for,” Moore says. [...]
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
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