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.
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With a domestic box office gross of just under $4 million and a theatrical roll-out of around 300 theaters, chances are strong only a small portion of those reading this article got to experience Andrew Dominik‘s The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford on the big screen. In the six years since [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week writer Danny King and I are joined by our Editor-in-Chief, Jordan Raup. First we talk about the new Disney film, Frozen, then jump into a discussing the revival of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Following that we launch into our [...]
Over the course of more than thirty years, Abel Ferrara’s films have shocked and challenged audiences with their uncompromisingly personal vision of death, family, evil, and faith. On the occasion of the theatrical and VOD re-release of one of his earliest films, the female revenge picture Ms. 45, he joined us over the phone from [...]
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