Leviathan

Leviathan

Andrey Zvyagintsev, dir & co-script w/Oleg Negin Starring: Aleksei Serebryakov (Kolia), Elena Lyadova (Lilya), Vladimir Vdovichenkov (Dmitri), Roman Madyanov (Vadim, the mayor), Sergey Pokhodaev (Roma) Mix the Book of Job with a contemporary tale of political...
Still Alice

Still Alice

Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland, co-directors and scriptwriters Starring: Julianne Moore (Alice Howland), Alec Baldwin (John Howland), Kristen Stewart (Lydia), Kate Bosworth (Anna), Hunter Parrish (Tom) Awards: Julianne Moore has already won the Golden Globe...
American Sniper

American Sniper

Clint Eastwood, director Jason Dean Hall, script based on Chris Kyle’s memoir Cast: Bradley Cooper (Chris Kyle), Sienna Miller (Taya Renae Kyle), Max Charles (Colton Kyle), Luke Grimes (Marc Lee) Awards: Oscar buzz for Cooper. The American Film Institute and the...
Two Days, One Night

Two Days, One Night

Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, directors & scriptwriter Starring: Marion Cotillard (Sandra Bya), Fabrizio Rongione (Manu Bya), Olivier Gourmet (Jean-Marc) Awards: Marion Cotillard has already won Best Actress prizes at the European Film Awards and with the critics...
Winter Sleep

Winter Sleep

Nuri Bilge Ceylan, director and co-script w/Ebru Ceylan, based on two short stories by Anton Chekhov Cast: Haluk Bilginer (Aydın), Demet Akbağ (Necla), Melisa Sözen (Nihal) Awards: Winter Sleep won the Palme d’Or at the 67th Cannes Film Festival. At previous...
Selma

Selma

Ava Du Vernay, director Paul Webb, script Starring: David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr.; Tom Wilkinson (Lyndon B. Johnson), Tim Roth (George Wallace), Common (James Bevel), Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Bayard Rustin) Carmen Ojogo as Coretta Scott King; Cuba Gooding,...