Tag Archives: Elizabeth Olsen

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” prepares for an epic big screen fight

Sort of quietly and without nearly the fanfare of some other properties, Marvel has seen their Captain America series of films become some of the most popular in their cinematic universe. With the release this week of Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU) might very well[...]

“I Saw the Light” is another would be Oscar biopic

Back in the midst of 2015, it seemed like the Hank Williams biopic I Saw the Light was all set to be a big Academy Award player. Considering how small this week’s platform release of the film is, as well as its middling festival circuit reception, that seems less than[...]

“Captain America: Civil War” dropped a top notch new Trailer

Yesterday morning, Marvel delivered a powerful new Trailer for their upcoming blockbuster sequel Captain America: Civil War. Almost a pseudo Avengers film, this impending epic sees the beloved Civil War comic storyline adapted for the screen, another milestone/seminal moment for superhero cinema and its fans. The debut of the new[...]

Rooney Mara: Looking at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders

As you fine ladies and gentlemen must all know by now (since I’ve pretty much hammered it into your heads), it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions in order to see what folks like myself think will happen this winter, but it’s a whole separate thing to actually[...]

Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” begins to roll out worldwide

All this week, we’ve seen Marvel slowly begin to allow reviews to trickle out about Avengers: Age of Ultron, in advance of the global release this weekend, followed by the U.S. next week. So far, the early word has been pretty solid, with some out and out raves and almost[...]

The 85th Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

Today I’ll be going back once again and looking at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories. I mentioned that potentially I could do this once a week with previous Academy Award ceremonies, and while I’m going to[...]

“Godzilla” won’t contend for a Best Picture nomination…but it should

Last night I finally saw the reboot of Godzilla at a press screening here in New York and boy oh boy was I blown away. The once campy monster has gotten a serious, Christopher Nolan-esque treatment from up and coming filmmaker Gareth Edwards, and the results are insanely satisfying. Much[...]

Elizabeth Olsen in first “Silent House” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Elizabeth Olsen turned so many heads with her gripping performance in “Martha Marcy May Marlene” that most of us are waiting to see what he has to offer next. Turns out, it will be “Silent House,” a U.S. remake of a Uruguayan horror film. The first trailer[...]

Elizabeth Olsen wins Best Actress at Ghent Film Fest – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Elizabeth Olsen, the breakout star of Sean Durkin’s mysterious Sundance hit “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” won the Best Actress award at the 38th annual Ghent Film Festival, it was revealed on Wednesday. Olson plays Martha, an impressionable woman who falls under the watchful eye of a charismatic[...]

“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[...]