Saturday, December 10, 2016

Trumbo

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Four time Emmy winner Jay Roach will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 52nd Annual CAS Awards on February 20, at the historic Millennium-Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles.

“Jay has invited us to think and laugh as a storyteller and...

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

There’s an Academy Award pedigree to the four editors behind director/writer/producer David O. Russell’s Joy (Twentieth Century Fox): Tom Cross, ACE, the Best Editing Oscar winner last year...

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

The Hollywood blacklist drama “Trumbo” has a leading three Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for best ensemble, best actor for Bryan Cranston, and best supporting female for Helen Mirren. On the TV front, also scoring three noms was “House of Cards”--for...

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality.

It's no wonder the 1950s are all over movie screens.

Whether by fortune or fate, movie theaters are alive with stories — from the...

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

The subpoena came like a death sentence.

Dalton Trumbo, the famed Hollywood screenwriter, knew what it meant when he was officially summoned to appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947. He knew they would pry into his...

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

Sitting in a bathtub with a pen in one hand and glass of whiskey in the other, a long cigarette holder dangling beneath his wiry moustache, Dalton Trumbo wrote countless Hollywood screenplays. From B-movies to Oscar winners, he remained prolific throughout his...

Monday, Sep. 14, 2015

Bryan Cranston looks no less gobsmacked the morning after Hellen Mirren, at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of their film "Trumbo," called him "one of the greatest living American actors."

"I didn't know she felt that way," Cranston...

Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2015

Hank Williams, Dan Rather and Lance Armstrong: The fictional guest list to the 40th Toronto International Film Festival is a curious group.

As the largest launching pad to the fall movie season, the Toronto Film Festival is a regular home to the...