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Online Film Critics go with “The Tree of Life,” “Drive” — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: If the critics had any say, Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life” would be a shoo-in for a Best Picture nomination next year. The film topped this year’s “Sight and Sound” poll of international critics. It landed on the lists of multiple critics’ organizations. And earlier this[...]

“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[...]

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[...]

Movie Awards’ Projections For August: Contenders for the 2011 Awards Season – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: With “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” tearing up box office records and the last of the summer blockbusters preparing to drop — “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” appears to be the last major tent pole on the horizon — now seems like[...]

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[...]