TORONTO: Martin Landau and Ellen Burstyn talk ‘Lovely, Still’

Posted by · 11:22 am · September 9th, 2008

When Chris Cooper accepted his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 2003, he pointed out that his co-star Meryl Streep had a great deal to do with his victory.  “We made great jazz together,” he said. “It’s easier when you like the person,” Martin Landau says, smiling.  “I’ve had to work with actors I could […]

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‘Lovely, Still’ clips

Posted by · 6:43 am · September 9th, 2008

Variety’s Anne Thompson has scored a few clips from Nik Fackler’s “Lovely, Still,” already generating stellar notices at the Toronto Film Festival.  Could Martin Landau and/or Ellen Burstyn become formidable acting contenders int his year’s Oscar race?

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TORONTO: ‘Lovely, Still,’ ‘Blindness’

Posted by · 8:57 pm · September 7th, 2008

Finally, a great little film… I love it when a film comes out of nowhere, from an unlikely source, a new talent, old talents re-discovering their gifts, or something that just plains shocks the hell out of the audience with its audacity and brilliance. That happened to me today with the wonderful, heartbreaking love story […]

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