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Tag Archives: Olivia Thirlby

“Between Us” is one of the top entries at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

Every year when attending the Tribeca Film Festival, I wait for one movie to stand out from the rest of the pack. This year, so far that title, without question, is Between Us, a relationship drama/dramedy that hit me pretty hard. This is the sort of festival entry that might[...]

“The Stanford Prison Experiment”: One of the best indie films of 2015 so far

True life dramas are sometimes inherently less thrilling because you might already know the outcome. In the case of The Stanford Prison Experiment, the film is as riveting as the actual study was, and perhaps even more so. Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez and his amazing ensemble cast do real justice[...]

Movies to look forward to at the Sundance Film Festival

This week, the Sundance Film Festival gets underway, seeking to highlight the best in independent film. I won’t be in Park City this year, sadly, though I have been in the past and can vouch for it as a really unique and enjoyable (if exhausting) festival to attend. In honor[...]

Aliens crush Moscow in first “The Darkest Hour” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’re starting to learn more about “The Darkest Hour,” a sci-fi thriller starring Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby and Max Minghella that’s due in theaters over the Christmas break. Opening in 3D and 2D, the film follows five young people who “find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to[...]

Robert De Niro, Paul Dano begin Flynn’s memoir

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Production began today on Paul Weitz’s as-yet-untitled film adaptation of Nick Flynn’s 2004 memoir entitled “Another Bulls—t Night in Suck City.” The Focus Features stars Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Paul Dano, Dale Dickey (“Winter’s Bone”), Lili Taylor and Olivia Thirlby. It tells the story of Nick Flynn[...]

Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson projects going to Lionsgate

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Lionsgate is filling its slate with a trio of titles that it will distribute in partnership with IM Global, and we are starting to get a few more details about each project, thanks to Variety. Jason Statham will headline “Safe,” which is currently in production. Written and directed[...]

“Breaking Upwards”: A gem of an indie film

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS When Daryl Wein informed Zoe Lister-Jones that he was thinking of writing a screenplay about a 20-something New York Jewish couple who experiment with an “open relationship,” she didn’t exactly warm to the idea. In fact, Wein recalled, “Zoe did not like that at all.” And who’d blame her?[...]

Natalie Portman, Shia LaBeouf love ‘New York’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘New York, I Love You’ Producer Emmanuel Benbihy gets credit for the concept: Choose a major metropolis, then turn loose teams of creative filmmakers[...]