Tag Archives: Rodrigo Garcia

Glenn Close receiving Hollywood Career Achievement Award – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’ve been beating the drum for Glenn Close ever since seeing the Oscar-nominated actress’s meticulous performance in Rodrigo Garcia’s tender, hopeful “Albert Nobbs.” Now it sounds like people are listening. Close will receive the Hollywood Career Achievement Award at the 15th annual Hollywood Film Festival and[...]

“The Descendants,” “Shame” leading pack of Austin Film Fest selections – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A handful of stellar titles with Oscar aspirations have been programmed into this year’s Austin Film Festival schedule, which begins on Oct. 20 with an as-yet-unnamed Opening Night selection. In between, AFF audiences will get their first looks at Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants,” Steve McQueen’s “Shame,”[...]

Glenn Close on the long, heartfelt journey of “Albert Nobbs” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Glenn Close first played the character of Albert Nobbs in an off-Broadway production in 1982. Ever since, she has been fighting to bring the sympathetically tragic character to the silver screen. Finally, after years of obstacles and delays, casting collapses and budget cuts, “Albert Nobbs” is[...]

More “Albert Nobbs” reaction from Telluride – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Update: Rodrigo Garcia’s period drama “Albert Nobbs,” which held its world premiere in Telluride over the weekend, has found a vocal supporter in New York Times film critic A.O. Scott. Calling the film “a lovely and surprising movie,” Scott raves about Glenn Close’s transformation into the[...]

Film Independent Announces Jury Award Winners of 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival

hollywoodnews.com: Today Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced its 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival award winners at a brunch at CHAYA Downtown. Audience award winners will be announced tomorrow afternoon at the Closing Night film, Despicable Me. The[...]

Exclusive: Samuel L. Jackson and Annette Bening talk ‘Mother and Child’

As a filmmaker and storyteller, Rodrigo Garcia offers something to audiences that few others do. Looking strictly at the characters and story of his films, including Nine Lives and the upcoming Mother and Child, he manages to chronicle the lives of characters we seldom see, with uncommon sensitivity; but looking[...]