At TheWrap’s Award Series screening, the investigative war reporter disregarded “elite journalists” questioning the film’s credibility
“There was tragedy and comedy going on at the same time. It was the double thing that I really liked and thought was very, very...
- By Greg Gilman on December 18, 2013 @ 12:38 pm
The “Seinfeld” actress has been nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance opposite James Gandolfini in Nicole Holofcener’s film
“We wanted the world to be without colors,” said writer/director Adrián Saba
TheWrap Screening Series: Georgian Oscar Hopeful ‘In Bloom’ Mixes Pubescence With Post-Soviet Politics
The co-directors of Georgia’s Oscar entry talked about rebounding fortunes for both young women and their post-Soviet film industry
TheWrap Screening Series: ‘The Book Thief’ Star Geoffrey Rush Heaps Praise on Co-Star Sophie Nelisse (Video)By Todd Gilchrist on December 6, 2013 @ 9:11 pm
“To suddenly work opposite someone who is 12 who was just mind-blowingly focused, graceful, effortless, disciplined, deeply moving, I found it shifted the goalposts for...
TheWrap Screening Series: Can Russia’s 3D Epic ‘Stalingrad’ Appeal to Oscar Voters and Michael Bay Fans, Too?
Cast members of Russia’s biggest movie ever talked about balancing spectacular IMAX images with still-contentious Russian/German relations
- By Todd Gilchrist on December 5, 2013 @ 5:34 pm
The hard-to-pin-down actress says “certain things that make sense to me when they’re on the page”
The director of “The Good Road” discussed the hardships of making non-Bollywood dramas — and the surprise of beating front-runners for India’s Oscars slot
TheWrap Screening Series: ‘The Rocket’ Director Kim Mordaunt on Dodging Bombs and Casting Street KidsBy Todd Gilchrist on December 3, 2013 @ 2:47 pm
“Their imaginations were so pure, so alive, that I thought, if I make another film, I want it to be about these kids”
The ‘Crazy Heart’ director’s affinity for suggestion over exposition informs everything about the brutal drama starring Christian Bale and Woody Harrelson
At TheWrap’s foreign-film awards-series screening — as everywhere — Italy’s foreign-film Oscar entry provoked inevitable comparisons to “La Dolce Vita”
TheWrap Screening Series: How Oscar Isaac’s Incredible Luck Made Him the Serially Unlucky ‘Llewyn Davis’
The “Inside Llewyn Davis” star tells TheWrap screening-series crowd that so much went right — especially that first meeting with T Bone Burnett
- By Josh Dickey on November 20, 2013 @ 6:11 pm
Chris Meledandri on Pharrell’s contributions: “The role those two songs play in establishing Gru’s character and defining the tone for the movie is extraordinary”
TheWrap Screening Series: ‘Neighboring Sounds’ Director Borrowed Polanski’s Style for Brazilian Social Realism
At TheWrap’s foreign-film series screening, Brazil’s most acclaimed young director explained how mundanity and cinematic tension go hand-in-hand
The German historical drama and Oscar hopeful’s filmmakers say the journey is about “not judging” people — no matter how awful their past
Team ‘Gabrielle’ is also challenged with upholding the new tradition of Canadian films at the Oscars
- By Tony Maglio on November 13, 2013 @ 1:38 pm
“We’ve been f—ed for 200 years, now it’s your turn,” McQueen said of one uncommon movie scene from his film
Wrap Screening Series: ‘Captain Phillips’ Director on Authenticity, Casting Somali Pirate – ‘I Didn’t Want Johnny Depp’ (Video)By Tony Maglio on November 6, 2013 @ 12:37 pm
Paul Greengrass also maintains Richard Phillips is getting a raw deal in the press
TheWrap Screening Series: ‘Fruitvale’ Director Ryan Coogler Says Black Films Have ‘Plenty of Room to Go’ (Video)By Greg Gilman on November 5, 2013 @ 9:51 am
The writer/director also says his $1 million movie hinged on star Michael B. Jordan: “This film would live or die by whoever was in that...
Cullen Hoback expresses a little hope about rolling back the Patriot Act — if not Facebook’s increasingly lax privacy standards — at TheWrap’s Awards Screening...