Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Bennett Miller

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

On one hand, director Bennett Miller was in line with history when he earned a Best Director Oscar nomination today for Foxcatcher despite not being one of the DGA Award nominees named earlier in the week. Only five times in the 67 years of the DGA Awards...

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Long before Steve Carell was showered in acclaim for his startling transformation into John du Pont for the true-crime drama "Foxcatcher," he was walking home from set, commiserating with co-star Mark Ruffalo.

 

"We both looked at each other...

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Over a plate of pasta, Bennett Miller is trying to explain how a movie goes from an idea to an actual thing.

"When you get hooked onto something like the notion of 'Foxcatcher,' for me...

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has unveiled the nominees for the 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards by IFP. As the first major awards ceremony of the film season, the Gotham Independent Film Awards by IFP provide critical early recognition and...

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The first round of titles premiering in the Galas and Special Presentations programs of the 39th Toronto International Film Festival has been announced. The 2014 Toronto Festival runs from September 4-14.

Of the 13 Galas and 46 Special Presentations...

Saturday, May. 24, 2014

The richly ruminative Chekhovian drama "Winter Sleep" was awarded the Palme d'Or on Saturday, bestowing the Cannes Film Festival's top honor on an intimate, wintery epic set on Turkey's Anatolian steppe.

Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan accepted the award...

Monday, May. 19, 2014

Featuring a startlingly dramatic turn from Steve Carell, Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" premiered Monday at the Cannes Film Festival to largely rave reviews and early Oscar predictions.

"Foxcatcher" is based on the true story of Olympic gold medalist...