Tag Archives: Hamish Linklater

Hollywood Contenders – “The Big Short” continues to impress on the precursor circuit

About a month or so ago, The Big Short first started making the pre release rounds, building up buzz and goodwill. Then, critics were able to begin chiming in, speaking about how fond they were of Adam McKay’s film. Now, in the past few days, the precursors have supported the[...]

Hollywood Contenders – “The Big Short” is trying to crash the Oscar party

Almost every year, we get a late breaking contender into the Oscar race that hopes to upend things and carve out a spot for itself across the board. Last year, that hopeful was American Sniper, and we all know how well that did (no sarcasm there, for once). This year,[...]

Groundswell Productions and Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for LOLA VERSUS began today in New York City

hollywoodnews.com: Groundswell Productions and Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for LOLA VERSUS began today in New York City starring Greta Gerwig (GREENBERG), Zoe Lister-Jones (BREAKING UPWARDS), Joel Kinnaman (AMC?s “The Killing”), Hamish Linklater (THE FUTURE), three time Academy Award® nominee Debra Winger (RACHEL GETTING MARRIED) and Bill[...]

Sundance Failures: “Ledge,” “Cedar Rapids,” “Salvation,” “Future”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: I told you all about the really good films we saw at Sundance 11 –”The Details,” “The Devil’s Double,” “Higher Ground,” the Morgan Spurlock and Harry Belafonte docs, etc– and some of the even mildly interesting ones– “Martha Marcy Ray Marlene,” and so on. Here[...]

Liam Neeson agrees to sink Peter Berg’s “Battleship”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Peter Berg’s “Battleship” finally has a credible, award-winning actor on its roster, and it’s Liam Neeson. Fresh off his turn in Joe Carnahan’s “The A-Team,” Neeson continues to feed his hunger for popcorn blockbusters by starring as Admiral Shane, according to Variety. Neeson joins Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard,[...]