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New York Film Critics Circle Announces 2019 Winners

The New York Film Critics Circle will be announcing its yearly awards Wednesday morning.The 85th ceremony will be held Jan. 7 at the New York Film Critics’ annual gala.Last year, “Roma” was named best film with Alfonso Cuarón taking the top directing prize. Other best film winners have included “Lady Bird,” “La La Land,” “Carol,” […]

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David O. Russell Confirms He’s “Writing Something” For Jennifer Lawrence To Star In

Filmmaker David O. Russell has had a pretty great string of projects in recent years. Going back as far as 2010’s “The Fighter,” the writer-director followed that up with films like “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Hustle,” and most recently, “Joy.” The latter three serving as star vehicles for Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence. And it appears that […]

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David O. Russell Writing New Project For Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell took a walk down memory lane with Tribeca Film Festival attendees to discuss their trio of pics together —Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle and Joy, with the five-time Oscar nominated filmmaker telling the actress at the end of tonight’s talk, “I’m writing something for you now.” No further details […]

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Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell on How She Almost Wasn’t in Two of His Movies

Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell make up perhaps one of today’s most famous director-actor duos. But that partnership almost didn’t happen.Speaking at the Tribeca Film Festival Saturday night for its Directors Series, Russell revealed that Lawrence was the last person cast in both their first movie together, “Silver Linings Playbook,” and their second, “American […]

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Brian Tyree Henry Circling Jennifer Lawrence’s A24 Film, First Plot Details Revealed

Little is known of Jennifer Lawrence’s secretive A24 project, but at least we now know a little more. Collider reports that Brian Tyree Henry, fresh off a breakthrough year that saw him steal scenes in “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Widows,” has been offered the lead role opposite Lawrence. In addition, a few plot […]

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Jennifer Lawrence Picks Next Movie: A Drama With Acclaimed Theater Director

Jennifer Lawrence will star in an untitled film for IAC Films and A24 to be directed by acclaimed theater director Lila Neugebauer, who will make her feature film debut.The script was written by first-time screenwriter Elizabeth Sanders. Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are producing, with Lawrence and Justine Polsky.This marks the first film to which […]

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Actors Who Haven’t Won an Oscar

After Olivia Colman upset the heavily favored Glenn Close to win the best actress Oscar on Sunday, Close became the new record-holder among actresses for most Oscar nominations without a win.Colman gave a gracious acceptance speech, admitting she wished the veteran actress took home the big prize: “Glenn Close, you’ve been my idol for so […]

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‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Review: Melissa McCarthy Gets More Real Than Ever as a Legendary Fake [Tiff]

“Who’s the master, the painter or the forger?” asked Christian Bale’s Irving Rosenfeld in American Hustle as he looked at a fake Rembrandt hanging on the walls of a major museum. Director Marielle Heller’s Can You Ever Forgive Me? asks the same question, albeit from a much less cynical perspective. The film tells the true-life […]

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Robert De Niro Praises Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born,’ but the First-Time Director Owes His Success to Lady Gaga

After starring opposite one another in four films — “Limitless,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Hustle,” and “Joy” —Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro reunited for a one-on-one conversation at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. The hourlong discussion found Cooper looking back at his Oscar-nominated career and included David O. Russell being invited onstage to co-moderate. […]

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Robert De Niro And Bradley Cooper Swap Stories, With An Unplanned Assist From David O. Russell – Tribeca

Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro shared a halting but affectionate hour onstage at the Tribeca Film Festival this evening, with director David O. Russell joining them halfway through to keep the dialogue going. The conversation, which was live-streamed on Facebook, focused mostly on the work the two actors have done together, including films like […]

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