Our Kind of Traitor: So-So Screen Version of John Le Carre Novel, Starring Ewan McGregor, Skarsgard, and Damian Lewis
In Our Kind of Traitor, Ewan McGregor, the ever-likable and ultra- modest actor, plays a poetry professor recruited by MI6 to bring a Russian mafia accountant (Stellan Skarsgärd) in from the cold. It’s hard to tell whether McGregor has been miscast, or misdirected by Susana White, working from a screenplay by Hossein Amini Adapted from […]
International sales and finance house WestEnd Films has launched a brand aimed at female audiences called WeLove, with new projects from Agnieszka Holland and Alexis Zegerman as part of its launch slate.
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Directed by Paul Greengrass. Starring Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, and Tommy Lee Jones. Universal Pictures releasing on July 29, 2016.
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Why ID4: Resurgence failed so miserably in the U.S.: lack of star power (Will Smith’s absence)? Silly and repetitive picture? bad reviews? negative word of mouth?
Nate Parker will receive the Sundance Institute’s Vanguard Award at Night Before Next, a summer celebration benefiting the Institute and its artists August 11, on the eve of Sundance’s Next Fest at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Parker’s impressive directorial debut, The Birth of a Nation premiered at the 2016 Sundance […]