Tag Archives: Malcolm McDowell

Oscars: Michel Hazanavicius talks Frank Capra, the Coens Brothers and “The Artist” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “The Artist” shouldn’t work in 2011. At a time when giants of the cinematic art form such as Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese are experimenting with cutting-edge 3D technology, Michel Hazanavicius turns back the clock, delivering a black-and-white, predominantly silent ode to Hollywood’s Golden Age. The story[...]

Kubrick’s “Clockwork Orange” getting anniversary Blu-ray

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 1971 film “A Clockwork Orange” turns 40 this year and will commemorate the anniversary with a Blu-ray edition loaded with behind-the-scenes clips and extensive “Making of” features. Warner Home Video’s two-disc set, due out on May 31, includes “two newly-produced bonus features: ‘Turning Like[...]

Ben Affleck’s ‘The Town’ takes the weekend with $23.8M

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In a stupidly crowded weekend at the box office, we had four major wide releases and at least two major limited debuts. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Coming in at number one was Ben Affleck’s crime thriller “The Town.” With $23.8 million, the Affleck-directed picture out-grossed[...]

‘Star Trek 2’ wish list hinted by actor Bruce Greenwood

HollywoodNews.com: As J.J. Abrams keeps any kind of news about the “Star Trek” sequel under wraps, Bruce Greenwood, who played James T. Kirk’s mentor Captain Pike in the film, would love to be in the film; in fact he’d love the character to have his own franchise. Speaking with Collider, Greenwood[...]

Helen Mirren on ‘Caligula’: McDowell could have been nominated for an Oscar

Hollywoodnews.com: It was 30 years ago that the controversial movie “Caligula” actually had the chance to flicker in a moviehouse. “Caligula” gets a footnote in movie history because it was originally conceived as a prestigious sword and sandal epic about the flawed emperor written by high-brow literary dude Gore[...]

SXSW: Chloe Sevigny out of her comfort zone in ‘Barry Munday’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL “I still don’t think I’m that comedic in this film,” Chloe Sevigny said with a laugh. That’s not exactly what you want to hear from the star of a comedy. But Sevigny, in all honesty, might be the sixth or seventh funniest person in the all-star “Barry Munday”[...]

SXSW Announces Closing Night Film

BY STAFF The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival has announced Chris Morris’ pitch-black satire Four Lions as its Closing Night film, to play on Saturday, March 20 at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. SXSW also released additional feature and short titles or the 2010 event, which[...]

MacGruber leads SXSW 2010 Features Lineup

BY STAFF The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the complete features lineup for this year’s Festival, March 12 – 20, 2010 in Austin, Texas. Over the course of nine days, 119 features will screen at the festival, with 55 of those having their[...]