Rebecca Miller talks ‘Pippa Lee’

Posted by · 9:34 am · September 18th, 2009

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Herzog, Moore, Coens plan a stop at TIFF

Posted by · 11:05 am · July 28th, 2009

Some exciting announcements out of Toronto today (still no “Road”).  The festival is shaping up to be very, very cool this year. The film I am most excited about, announced today, is Werner Herzog’s remake “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” with Nicolas Cage in the role that Harvey Keitel made legendary. No in […]

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Frears’ ‘Chéri’ to premiere at Berlin

Posted by · 4:07 am · January 16th, 2009

New works from Costa-Gavras, Bertrand Tavernier and Andrzej Wajda are among the 14 titles that have just been added to the Competition programme at next month’s Berlinale, meaning 25 of the 26 slots have been confirmed. The most high-profile inclusion, however, is Stephen Frears’ period romance “Chéri,” which was at one point mooted as a […]

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Don’t give up on Maria Bello

Posted by · 3:15 am · August 3rd, 2008

It is a well-known fact (okay, okay, this writer’s opinion) that Maria Bello was robbed of a 2005 Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her taut, unnerving performance in Cronenberg’s “A History of Violence,” despite a gong from the New York critics and a (lead) nomination at the Globes. (She wasn’t far off for […]

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