"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: Sean Durkin

Oscars: Jitters building for Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master starring Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman

HollywoodNews.com: The second half of the year is upon us. The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike. Our John Foote will be in attendance at the Toronto International Film Festival and many films will be unveiling themselves to critics alike.[...]

Gotham goes with “Descendants,” “Martha Marcy” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Nominees for the 21st Gotham Independent Film Awards were revealed this morning, and Fox Searchlight’s bound to be pleased. Two films the studio will be pushing through the awards season – Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants” and Sean Durkin’s “Martha March May Marlene” – lead the pack with[...]

Elizabeth Olsen could be on Oscar list for indie film

HollywoodNews.com: If Jennifer Lawrence‘s Oscar nomination last season for “Winter’s Bone” is any indication, Lizzie Olsen is headed for one this year. Olsen, the younger sister of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, debuted last night at long last in “Martha Marcy May Marlene.” The title is a mouthful, but this[...]

“The Descendants,” “Shame” leading pack of Austin Film Fest selections – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A handful of stellar titles with Oscar aspirations have been programmed into this year’s Austin Film Festival schedule, which begins on Oct. 20 with an as-yet-unnamed Opening Night selection. In between, AFF audiences will get their first looks at Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants,” Steve McQueen’s “Shame,” Lynne Ramsay’s[...]

“Martha Marcy May Marlene” director Sean Durkin on cults, Elizabeth Olsen and TIFF 2011

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sean Durkin loves the Arsenal team and football. So sitting down to speak with him about his haunting film “Martha Marcy May Marlene” as the final minutes of an Arsenal game tick away is cruel. For complete Oscar and Festival coverage, visit our Awards Alley Arsenal’s up 1-0, and[...]

Sundance: “MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE” sold to Fox Searchlight Pictures

HollywoodNews.com: Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula announced today that the company has acquired worldwide rights to the suspenseful drama MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE. Written and directed by Sean Durkin, MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE stars Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, John Hawkes and Hugh Dancy. Maybach[...]