The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the newsroom drama SPOTLIGHT as the best film of 2015, according to the results of its 22nd annual critics’ poll. This year’s awards are presented in memory of Philip Wuntch, the longtime Dallas Morning News film critic who passed away in October. Rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were THE REVENANT (2), CAROL (3), SICARIO (4), MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (5), […]
LOVE AND MERCY
NAME OF FILM: LOVE AND MERCY
DIRECTOR(S): Bill Pohlad
STARRING: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti, Jake Abel, Kenny Wormald, Joanna Going, Dee Wallace, Erin Darke, Brett Davern, Jonathan Slavin, Graham Rogers, Bill Camp, Diana Maria Riva
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: The life of reclusive Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy. The film features brilliant cross-cutting between stirring performances by Paul Dano as the younger idealistic, bright-eyed Wilson and John Cusack as the older, wounded, world-weary, paranoid Wilson. The Beach Boys music contained an almost other-worldly amount of joy and Brian Wilson paid an almost inconceivable price for it.
The Sarasota Film Festival announced its full line-up, including its Narrative Feature Competition, Independent Visions Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, its Sundance/Gate Foundation Shorts, its Centerpiece and Spotlight films, and its Best of the Web Program for the 2015 Festival taking place April 10th Through April 19th, 2015. Emmy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award-Winning British-American actress Jane Seymour (LIVE AND LET DIE, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) will be in attendance to showcase Evangelos Giovanis and […]
Berlinale Special of 2015 Berlin International Film Festival presents recent works by contemporary filmmakers, biopics of renowned personalities.