Tag Archives: Isabella Rossellini

“Joy”: Is the third time the charm for Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell?

Few filmmaker/acting teams have gotten the recent attention that Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell have received, with equal parts love and derision coming their way. As a fan of their collaborations American Hustle and Silver Linings Playbook, I was greatly looking forward to Joy, potentially as the instance where[...]

Jennifer Lawrence looks like a major Best Actress threat in the latest Trailer for “Joy”

As one of the very last unseen Academy Award contenders this year, David O. Russell’s film Joy is among the most scrutinized of 2015 holiday releases. More than just another shot for Russell to score that elusive first Oscar after a bevy of recent nominations, it’s also a high profile[...]

“Joy” is the latest Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell project in the Oscar hunt

Between Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle, it’s undeniable that Jennifer Lawrence and filmmaker David O. Russell have a tremendous thing going. Their working relationship is as strong as any other in the business. I’m of the opinion that they’ve put forward two Oscar worthy projects, one of which was[...]

Cannes Film Festival: Un Certain Regard 2015 Awards Announced

Un Certain Regard 2015 presented in competition 19 films hailing from 21 different countries. Four of the works were first films. The Opening film was An by Naomi Kawase. Under the presidency of Isabella Rossellini (filmmaker – United States, Italy), the Jury was comprised of Haifaa al-Mansour (director – Saudi Arabia),[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Black Swan” set to soar in Savannah

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” will open the Savannah Film Festival tomorrow night, Oct. 30. The eight-day event boasts gala screenings of “Rabbit Hole,” “Blue Valentine,” “Made in Dagenham,” “Another[...]

“Black Swan,” “127 Hours” headline star-studded Savannah Film Fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: While it doesn’t quite have the stature of such festivals as Toronto, Venice, or Telluride, the annual Savannah Film Festival held in gorgeous Savannah, Georgia still manages to attract awards-season contenders and high-profile stars. This year, lucky No. 13 for the fall festival, Liam Neeson, Sir Ian[...]

Isabella Rossellini tapped to lead Berlin film festival jury

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Berlin International Film Festival announced this morning that Isabella Rossellini will lead the festival jury for the 61st annual event, which will be held Feb. 10-20, 2011. “It’s fantastic that Isabella Rossellini will be the President of the Berlinale Jury in 2011,” said festival director Dieter Kosslick.[...]