INTERVIEW: ‘Red Riding: 1974’ director Julian Jarrold

Posted by · 3:17 pm · February 8th, 2010

Nearly a year after they first landed on UK television screens, the three feature-length films that comprise the “Red Riding” trilogy have reached American audiences – and in the theatrical environment where they belong, no less. IFC is marketing and distributing “Red Riding,” an adaptation of David Peace’s decade-spanning quartet of crime novels inspired by […]

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TECH SUPPORT: Best Costume Design — Volume One

Posted by · 11:29 am · October 9th, 2008

The Academy Award for Best Costume Design recognizes, shock of shocks, the clothes and accessories worn by actors in a film.  Clothing can add to the story and express the nature and situation of the characters who wear them. If a single word could be used to describe this category, it would be “period.”  31 of […]

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‘Cheri’ to be released in 2009

Posted by · 3:35 pm · June 30th, 2008

In response to the most recent Oscar update I received a note from Miramax publicity this afternoon, regarding Stephen Frears’s “Chéri.”  It seems the film is staying in 2009, narrowing the studio’s awards hopefuls to Mike Leigh’s “Happy-Go-Lucky” and John Shanley’s “Doubt.” The critically thumped “Blindness” is still lingering as a possibility, while Julian Jarrold’s […]

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