Tag Archives: John C. Reilly

“The Lobster” is one of the most unique films this year

For anyone who has seen Dogtooth, it’s no secret that filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos has one hell of a unique outlook on the world. He’s also a brilliantly talented director and writer, so anything he puts out into the world is well worth taking notice of. This week, after a fruitful[...]

“Tale of Tales” is the rare collection of fairy tales for adults

Even though fairy tales themselves have often been dark throughout the years, the translation to film from book form has almost exclusively been directed towards young audiences. Occasionally we get more adult themed fairy tales, but they tend to be few and far between. Lost a bit in the Tribeca[...]

Which films could play this year at the Cannes Film Festival?

When it comes to film festivals, there is arguably none more prestigious than the Cannes Film Festival. Each year, critics and the like descend on the south of France hoping to discover the classiest in cinema, which in turn can begin to fuel the impending Oscar speculation. 2015 likely will[...]

“Guardians of the Galaxy”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: James Gunn Written by: James Gunn and Nicole Perlman Main Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel (voice), Bradley Cooper (voice), Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio del Toro, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, Josh Brolin (voice), and more… Past Oscar relations: Benecio del Toro won[...]

Good Films you missed – 13 Assassins, The Skin I Live In, Tree of Life, Warrior

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com:This is the third of several year-end wrap essays detailing the year in film. This time, it’s about highlighting the good or great films that slipped under the radar somehow. Some got rave reviews and wide releases but stiffed at the box office while some never[...]

“We Need to Talk About Kevin” features a career-peak Tilda Swinton

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It would be argued that Lynne Ramsay’s bracing We Need to Talk About Kevin is among the least literal pictures since Inception. By that I mean it can be (correctly?) interpreted any number of ways, or it can be appreciated at face value for the tale[...]

Tilda Swinton in “We Need to Talk About Kevin” – TIFF 2011

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Our preview coverage of the 36th Toronto International Film Festival continues as we approach the Thursday, Sept. 8 launch of this year’s event. In an effort to streamline our coverage, we’re writing about the films we’re eagerly anticipating, knowing that there are bound to be some surprises[...]

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[...]

Roman Polanski ‘Gods of Carnage’ sells off Euro territories

HollywoodNews.com: Roman Polanski’s latest production has secured notable financing after selling a number of territory deals across Europe. Entitled “Gods of Carnage,” the film was written by Polanski and French playwright Yasmina Reza, based on her Tony-winning play. “Carnage” follows “a meeting between two sets of parents who get together[...]

The Top 10 Scariest Horror Films from the last 20 years

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The goal of this list is pretty simple. I’m sure we’re all sick and tired of seeing countless ‘scariest movies of all time’ lists every Halloween that basically include some combination of the same several movies. Among the movies that will not be on this list: “Psycho,”[...]
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