INTERVIEW: Mark Boal

Posted by · 11:44 am · September 9th, 2009

For a man more accustomed to the dirt-under-the-fingernails highs of hard journalism, the red carpets, photo calls and cosseted hotel suites of film promotion clearly represent a very different kind of strain for Mark Boal, the journalist-turned-screenwriter who on Monday won the prestigious Gucci Group Award at the Venice Film Festival. Back in August, on […]

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More buzz for Brolin

Posted by · 5:00 pm · October 8th, 2008

The mixed notices for Oliver Stone’s “W.” — some of which seem to be simultaneously admiring and bewildered — make it quite clear that the film isn’t going to be a player in the top categories. But we pretty much knew that all along. Josh Brolin’s performance, however, is another story altogether. After the stunning […]

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