Olivia Colman & Peter Mullan in Tyrannosaur trailer

Paddy Considine and Olivia Colman interviewed after the cut.
Posted On 13 Oct 2011

Best Actress Tightens the Circle – Can Olivia Colman Get In?

Stu Van Airsdale’s latest Oscar column has shifted the Best Actress contenders around a bit, with Michelle Williams coming in second to Meryl Streep.  He’s got Viola Davis coming in third, followed by Glenn Close, Tilda Swinton, Charlize Theron, and Elizabeth Olsen....
Posted On 13 Oct 2011

Nathaniel on the Breakthroughs and the Newbies of this Year

From our friend Nathaniel at The Film Experience: Hey Awards Daily readers. Nathaniel here from The Film Experience. I’m been talking to Sasha off blog a bit about the race between the newbie actresses Rooney Mara vs. Elizabeth Olsen vs. Felicity Jones… and I’ve...
Posted On 12 Oct 2011

Early Raves for Michelle Williams in My Week with Marilyn

The film itself is being received with respectful politeness.  But its star, Michelle Williams, gets high marks from Variety: But the film belongs to Williams, whose tour-de-force turn conflates three Marilyns: the lost, damaged little girl who seeks to escape others’...
Posted On 09 Oct 2011

OscarWatch – Meryl Streep and Glenn Close

If you came of age in the 1980s, you lived through a time when American actresses did not depend on conventional, youthful good looks, or hotness, to get on the A list.  The good parts went to those who took the craft seriously.  A lot has changed since then.  If you look at the...
Posted On 07 Oct 2011

Viola Davis, Emma Stone and Octavia Spencer on The Help

Nice to hear the cast members dig into the themes in The Help.
Posted On 06 Oct 2011

Working with Meryl Streep – "No Ego"

Meryl Streep’s co-star Olivia Coleman in The Iron Lady on Streep: “I couldn’t quite believe I was in the same room or city as Meryl Streep. I was quite grateful that she was covered in prosthetics so she didn’t quite look like her, otherwise I don’t...
Posted On 06 Oct 2011

Young Adult Trailer Drops

By now, it looks like we’ve seen almost every trailer for the Oscar movies upcoming. Here is Young Adult, via Rope of Silicon: ADDED: Alternate naughtier version after the cut. Just one line different but it’s better.
Posted On 06 Oct 2011

My Week with Marilyn Trailer

From The Film Stage (looking good for Michelle Williams):
Posted On 05 Oct 2011