With The Hurt Locker, it’s no question that director Kathryn Bigelow helped skyrocket the career of her lead Jeremy Renner. Now for her latest film Zero Dark Thirty, which chronicles the hunt for Osama bin Laden, her next lead Jessica Chastain is clearly well-established thanks to a stellar 2011, but sight unseen, the actress’ latest role could certainly lead to some additional, deserved exposure. If anyone had doubts, Sony has released a new batch of stills and Chastain is most definitely in the spotlight, contending for the Best Actress statue. Check them out below, and one above featuring Kyle Chandler, for the drama that arrives one month from today.
Zero Dark Thirty opens in limited release on December 19th.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
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