Tag Archives: Nicole Holofcener

Spirit Awards 2011 predictions and Joel McHale comments

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The day before the annual Academy Awards ceremony belongs to the Spirit Awards, when Hollywood’s independent film community – which currently reflects the Oscar community thanks to double-dipping films like “Black Swan,” “Winter’s Bone” and “The Kids Are All Right” – takes to the sands in Santa[...]

REVIEW: Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet ask indie audiences to “Please Give”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Please Give (** out of 4) An obsession with death casts a pall over “Please Give,” an Upper East Side slice of navel gazing from Manhattan-born writer-director Nicole Holofcener (“Friends with Money,” “Lovely & Amazing”). Catherine Keener, who has appeared in all four of Holofcener’s films, wears her[...]

Paul Rudd to star in “My Idiot Brother”

HollywoodNews.com: Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced that Paul Rudd has signed on to star in “My Idiot Brother,” a comedy about family and the sacrifices it takes to deal with them. Based on a screenplay by Evgenia Peretz and David[...]