October 28, 2016
        Ten Contenders will compete for Best Documentary Short Subject                "The Circle" and "The Lost City of Z": Which potential 2016 contenders got bumped to 2017?                Natalie Portman, Janelle Monáe, Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez, Stacy Keach at Hollywood Film Awards                Viola Davis will be campaigned in Best Supporting Actress for "Fences"                Mel Gibson to be Honored with the Hollywood Director Award at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Michael Moore drops a surprise new film with "Michael Moore in TrumpLand"                Hollywood Contenders: New Oscar Predictions for October                Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Naomie Harris, Lily Collins get Honors at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                "Manchester by the Sea" leads the Gotham Award nominations                Tom Ford, Marc Platt and Kenneth Lonergan to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Tom Cruise is in his action hero comfort zone with "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back"                "Moonlight" could be A24's big Oscar horse this year                Ewan McGregor steps behind the camera with "American Pastoral"                Hollywood Contenders: A second crack at Golden Globe predictions for 2016                "The Accountant" seeks to help give Ben Affleck another blockbuster        

Roman Polanski’s “Carnage” unveils brilliant French poster – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: The French poster for Roman Polanski’s anticipated “Carnage” is a blissful, emotion-laden tribute to Andy Warhol’s pop art that shows the director’s A-list cast morphing from pleasure to pain in the span of three simple squares.

It’s glorious. It says so much about the film, which we are dying to see (and hopefully will catch soon enough). And it contradicts the dark tones we are expecting from Polanski’s adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play … which, in a way, heightens our expectations of Polanski’s work.

The one sheet is below, courtesy of IMP Awards:

Polanski’s “Carnage” follows two couples as they discuss an incident that occurs between their children at a local park. His characters are played by Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly, which, alone, makes us want to see it.

Then you add in the fact that Reza’s play dominated the theater scene a few years back, and you just know we are in store for heavy lifting.

Sony Pictures Classics is handling the film’s distribution. As of now, “Carnage” is set to premiere at the Venice Film Festival, then open the New York Film Festival in September.

Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.

Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News

About Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC FilmCritic.com, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.