TORONTO -- Cloud Atlas, a mind-blowing film adapted from David Mitchell's best-selling 2004 novel and directed by Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski (the siblings responsible for The Matrix films) and Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run), had its highly anticipated world premiere Saturday … [Read more...] about Toronto 2012: ‘Cloud Atlas’ Earns Lengthy Standing Ovation, but Are Oscars in the Cards?
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This story first appeared in the Feb. 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.Hugh Jackman's image long has been that of a sunny-side up Australian -- a singing, dancing, easygoing actor, husband and father who can instantly transform from Academy Awards host (2009) to … [Read more...] about Hugh Jackman on His Surprising Hollywood BFFs and Mother’s Abandonment
The Guardian recently republished a 1988 profile of Nick Cave in which the infuriated musician veered over the course of days from open, insightful and analytical to infuriatedly seething “I have to spend hours talking to fucking idiots like you who have no kind of notion … [Read more...] about “Set Up like Drama, Shot like Documentary”:
Ever since her work on 2008’s Sundance award-winner Frozen River, cinematographer Reed Morano has been a prominent voice in American independent film, with credits including Little Birds, Kill Your Darlings and The Skeleton Twins. Her method of creating what she calls … [Read more...] about A Hole in the Heart
For sheer dramatic power, the true stories documentary filmmakers unearth are hard to top. And with small-screen news media increasingly driven by sound bites, these do-it-yourself artists are stepping into the void to chronicle our times."This is truly the area where the public … [Read more...] about Documentary filmmakers chronicle difficult stories