Tag Archives: Inside Llewyn Davis

Oscar Isaac might be the most exciting actor in Hollywood

For my money, there are few actors right now doing better work than Oscar Isaac currently is. Since he’s burst on to the scene and transitioned from a working character actor to a scene stealer and leading man, he’s taken the industry by storm. For those unaware, X-Men: Apocalypse is[...]

Oscar Isaac continues to show his range with “Ex Machina”

In a relatively brief period of time, Oscar Isaac has more or less shot to the top of the film industry. He’s a borderline A-list actor, someone about to take part in two huge franchise sequels, yet someone super comfortable in independent fare and always knocking on the door of[...]

Does the Academy need a Best Cast Ensemble category?

Whenever the subject of new Oscar categories is brought up in conversation, one of the first ones mentioned is a Best Cast Ensemble category (along with recognition for Stunt Coordinators). Personally, I’m rather intrigued by an Ensemble addition, though it really depends as much as anything on what kinds of[...]

Star Wars casts some future Oscar nominees

One of the most interesting things that I took away from yesterday’s official casting news about Star Wars: Episode VII is just how great the cast will look a decade down the line (that and how much the powers that be must have enjoyed Inside Llewyn Davis when they saw[...]

12 Years a Slave wins three London Critics Circle Film Awards

Across the pond another in the sometimes seemingly endless stream of precursor awards was given out, and this one was the London Critics Circle Film Awards. Last night, 12 Years a Slave took home three big prizes, including the Film of the Year award. The other wins were for Chiwetel[...]

Cannes Film Festival Announces 2013 Lineup

Cannes Film Festival announces 2013 Lineup. There were 1,858 submissions this year, according to festival chief Thierry Frémaux. Some titles will be added in the coming weeks: In Competition Opening Film Baz LUHRMANN THE GREAT GATSBY (H.C.) *** Valeria BRUNI-TEDESCHI UN CHÂTEAU EN ITALIE Ethan COEN, Joel[...]

We are back. The 2014 Oscars. Leo DiCaprio will be returning

The next Oscars? The new season begins, like, now, with “The Sapphires” opening on March 22nd. Pencil it in for Golden Globe Comedy/Musical, and if it takes, off, well, who knows what else? Mainly next winter we will be looking hard at Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep in “August: Osage[...]