Tag Archives: Lynne Ramsay

The Hunger Games: The hunt for a new director is on

HollywoodNews.com: The Playlist doesn’t break news all that often, merely seeing fit to be a one-stop shop for the movie news that everyone else breaks during the day (I don’t mean that as an insult, The Playlist is the site I go to if I only have time to surf[...]

“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[...]

Stellar “Kevin” trailer drops ahead of Savannah premiere – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You’re supposed to “leave ‘em laughing,” as the old saying goes. So maybe the programmers at the Savannah Film Festival should have reversed tonight’s double feature, which begins in Trustees Theater with the ensemble comedy “Butter” before transitioning into Lynne Ramsay’s visceral “We Need to Talk About[...]

British Indie Film goes with “Shame,” “Tinker” and “Tyrannosaur” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The British Independent Film Awards announced nominees for its 14tht annual awards ceremony, which will be held on Dec. 4 in London, and three films led the charge with seven nominations apiece. Steve McQueen’s “Shame,” Tomas Alfredson’s “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” and Paddy Considine’s “Tyrannosaur” each nabbed seven[...]

“We Need to Talk About Kevin” takes top prize at BFI London – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Interesting developments out of London, where Lynne Ramsay’s provocative parental drama “We Need to Talk About Kevin” took home the Best Film prize at the BFI London Film Festival Wednesday night. Ramsay’s film — which has amassed a strong critical following with screenings at Cannes, Telluride and[...]

“Melancholia,” “We Need to Talk About Kevin” kick start TIFF 2011 coverage – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival is underway, and I’m staring at back-to-back, five-movie days Thursday and Friday. But where else in the world can a voracious cine-geek move from one Cannes buzzer (Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia”) to another (Lynne Ramsay’s “We Need to Talk About Kevin”)[...]

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[...]

Cannes critics speak highly about Tilda Swinton, “Kevin”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Cannes Film Festival is just now getting underway, and already, a film has won over the usually harsh critics and is scoring early praise. Lynne Ramsey, director of “Ratcatcher” and “Morvern Caller,” has wowed critics with her latest, “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” and most[...]

“We Need to talk About Kevin” starts filming this week

Production begins this week in Connecticut on the psychological thriller We Need To Talk About Kevin, which is being directed by acclaimed filmmaker Lynne Ramsay (Ratcatcher, Morvern Callar) and produced by Jennifer Fox (Michael Clayton, The Informant!), Luc Roeg (Mr. Nice) and Robert Salerno (21 Grams). We Need To[...]