Tag Archives: Kazuo Ishiguro

“Never Let Me Go” clips reveals previously secret plot point

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Opening in four theaters last weekend, Mark Romanek’s “Never Let Me Go” performed wonderfully, pulling in an average of $27,000 per theater and giving Fox Searchlight a strong platform on which to expand. Based on Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel, the films stars Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan[...]

TIFF ’10: ‘Conviction’ fights the good fight, while ‘Never Let Me Go’ offers sci-fi from the heart

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sometimes you know exactly what you are going to get from a film before you even step foot in the theater. Tony Goldwyn’s “Conviction” delivers that type of movie-going experience. What you see in the official synopsis is what you will see on the screen. Nothing[...]

TIFF ’10: Keira, Carey and Andrew in Mark Romanek’s “Never Let Me Go”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is it. My last entry in the ongoing “Road to Toronto” feature before I board a plane and head north for the madness that is the 35th Toronto International Film Festival. The fest begins Thursday, and I’ll be reporting regularly from the wilds of the[...]

Telluride Film Festival Buzz Roundup

HollywoodNews.com: As the fall film festival circuit begins to warm up award season, here’s a snapshot of what’s been talked about at Telluride: The Way Back directed by Peter Weir. Jeffrey Wells of Hollywood Elsewhere is hearing that Weir’s survival drama isn’t similar to his previous wide releases, i.e. “Master[...]

“Never Let Me Go” splits Telluride critics

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Man, it’s difficult covering Telluride in the days before Toronto. I’m not in Colorado for the former festival, but I am heading to Canada for the latter. So I’m trying to collect critical reactions to the films premiering in the mountains while avoiding crucial spoilers before[...]

Keira Knightley’s ‘Never Let Me Go’ releases emotional trailer

HollywoodNews.com: Pride & Prejudice’s Keira Knightley and An Education’s Carey Mulligan have teamed up to star in the film Never Let Me Go. The film is based off a novel by British author Kazuo Ishiguro and is set to open in theaters on October 1. The film is directed by[...]