Melissa Leo – Down by the Frozen River
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Melissa Leo – Down by the Frozen River

Melissa Leo Down by the Frozen River by Brad Balfour There was early Oscar® buzz about the work veteran actress Melissa Leo has done in Frozen River ever since the feature won last year’s Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for director Courtney Hunt (her feature film debut). Now, of course, her first nomination for Best Actress … Continue reading

Naomi Watts Takes On Kong
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Naomi Watts Takes On Kong

NAOMI WATTS TAKES ON KONG by Brad Balfour For Australian-raised Naomi Watts, taking on the challenge of playing Ann Darrow – the role made famous by Fay Wray in the original King Kong – was both daunting and a career move as well. Having been known as industrious actress willing to do anything from the sexually provocative Mullholland … Continue reading

Mark Ruffalo, Peter Krause, Laura Dern and John Curran – Adultery Education
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Mark Ruffalo, Peter Krause, Laura Dern and John Curran – Adultery Education

Mark Ruffalo, Peter Krause, Laura Dern and John Curran Adultery Education by Jay S. Jacobs We Don’t Live Here Anymore is a haunting, sometimes even devastating, look at modern marriage.  Based on two short stories by Andre Dubus (“We Don’t Live Here Anymore” and “Adultery”), the movie focuses on two couples.  The film chronicles the casually cruel … Continue reading