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Michael Shannon

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  • Today’s first interview: Michael Shannon

     
    He's off in Arkansas, filming “Mud,” his third collaboration with rising star of the Southern cinema Jeff Nichols. “Take Shelter” is showing in some cities, and hits Orlando Nov. 4. I'm a huge Michael Shannon fan. He's in “...
  • Shea Whigham joins the cast of ‘The Silver Linings Playbook’

     
    I caught up this morning with Lake Mary native Shea Whigham, who is on perhaps the hottest streak of his acting career, with a co-starring role in “Boardwalk Empire,” a scene-stealing turn in “The Lincoln Lawyer” and brilliant...
  • Exclusive: Michael Shannon talks about ‘Man of Steel’

     
    Michael Shannon's played a few heavies over the years, mixed in with his twitchy, tortured souls. But he's in the middle of playing an iconic I’ve been on a little hiatus from ‘Man of Steel.’ Shannon plays General Zod, a major Superman...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ray McKinnon relishes being the movies’ designated Southerner

     
    You can’t take a seat in a movie theater this fall without getting a load of that tall, gangly, drawling Georgian Ray McKinnon. He was the school teacher who lets the young hero get extra credit for taking care of an injured dolphin in “...
  • Orlando gets ‘Take Shelter’ Nov. 4, ‘Skin I Live In’ Nov. 11, ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ Nov. 18

     
    An update for the folks who have been asking about the Cannes award winner indie “Take Shelter,” starring Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham and Ray McKinnon, and “The Skin I Live In,” the latest teaming of Pedro...
  • Movie Review: Take Shelter

     
    In days of old, they might have thought Curtis a prophet of doom, or possessed by the Devil. But since he's a modern working class Joe, drilling test holes for a contracting firm, these dreams Curtis is having provoke a modern response. Is he seeing the...
  • Reviews — mixed to positive for ‘Tower Heist’ and ‘Harold & Kumar’

     
    Well, knock me over with a feather. That's how surprised I am at the fact that more reviewers didn't enjoy “Tower Heist” and that more weren't bored and generally unamused by “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.” One is a caper...
  • With George Clooney et al, lead actor Oscar race is up for grabs

     
    Oscar races: A look at the lead actor race for the Oscars, which includes George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gary Oldman and more....
  • George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio in tight Oscar race

     
    George Clooney seems to be solidly holding on to a lead actor Oscar nomination slot (and is the leading candidate for the win at the moment). But "The Artist's" Jean Dujardin, a leading French actor, is climbing in popularity as well. And with Leonardo...
  • Report: Michael Shannon cast as villain in next 'Superman' movie

     
    Left, Michael Shannon in 2008's "Revolutionary Road." According to a report in the Hollywood Reporter, Michael Shannon, the longtime Chicago actor and A Red Orchid ensemble member, has been cast as the villain in the upcoming "Superman" movie. According...
  • Michael Shannon to play Zod in Superman movie, 'Man of Steel'

     
    Warner Bros. announced Saturday that the highly anticipated and highly scrutinized new Superman movie, directed by Zack Snyder, will be titled simply "Man of Steel,"......