Trouble in Mind – Diving Down Deep with Best Actress

  Three of the year’s strongest female performances threaten convention, the one that says females are usually cast as supporting, loving, noble characters who give of themselves in the service of the male lead.  It’s not always the case, especially not so in the...
Posted On 30 Dec 2011

Streep, Close, Williams, Swinton, Theron, Mara and … Davis

Jeff Wells has gone to bat for Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady: You can dribble the Viola Davis basketball all over the court and shoot swish shots to your heart’s content, but that won’t change the fact that Meryl Streep’s freakishly dead-on performance as...
Posted On 22 Nov 2011

Oscarwatch: For Your Consideration

Why does it seem like the beginning of October is already too late to push through an Oscar contender?  If you’re a big star in a big movie you’re already on the radar of those who write about Oscar buzz, a thing that increasingly has no there to it.  But if...
Posted On 26 Sep 2011

Oscarwatch: Best Actress Heats Up

There probably isn’t a better actress working in Hollywood who hasn’t yet won an Oscar than Glenn Close.  Charlize Theron, Jennifer Connelly, Jennifer Hudson, Marisa Tomei, Sandra Bullock have all collected their Oscars.  So to say that Close’s Oscar worthy role...
Posted On 15 Sep 2011

UK trailer for We Need to Talk About Kevin

The concept and editing work is simply stunning on the 2 Kevin trailers we’ve seen this week. Watch the international version again after the cut.
Posted On 14 Aug 2011

New poster for We Need to Talk About Kevin

Huge improvement. A few days ago we were shown a disappointing generic template design. Now upgraded to one of the best posters of the year. Compare after the cut.
Posted On 10 Aug 2011

We Need to Talk About Kevin, international trailer & poster

We Need to Talk About Kevin Bande-annonce by toutlecine
Posted On 08 Aug 2011

Oscilloscope picks up We Need to Talk About Kevin

Oscilloscope Laboratories has picked up distribution rights to Lynn Ramsey’s We Need to Talk About Kevin following its Cannes premiere. Oscilloscope acquired Meek’s Cutoff earlier this year and is building a solid reputation showcasing quality indie productions. They...
Posted On 23 May 2011

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Some Mother’s Son: We Need to Talk About Kevin So many times now we‚Äôve had to endure another tragic news story – some disgruntled teen has shot the whole school down and then killed himself. ¬†Sympathy goes to the victims and their parents, as well it should. Hatred...
Posted On 12 May 2011