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  • J.C. Chandor, Oscar Isaac fill a big canvas with 'A Most Violent Year'

    J.C. Chandor, Oscar Isaac fill a big canvas with 'A Most Violent Year'
    Meeting up after a triumphant opening-night premiere of "A Most Violent Year" at Los Angeles' recent AFI Fest, actor Oscar Isaac and director J.C. Chandor didn't look like the creative team behind one of the most complex, rewarding American films of the year. Rumpled, smiling and blinking in the light of the morning, they looked like two friends who'd gotten away with something. Isaac ("Inside Llewyn Davis") was unshaven with a mustache for his upcoming part in "Show Me a Hero," David Simon's HBO project about Yonkers, N.Y. Chandor ("Margin Call," "All Is Lost") was wearing a green baseball cap emblazoned with the logo of the Standard heating-oil company that Isaac's character, Abel Morales, runs with his wife, Anna (Jessica Chastain), resulting in a struggle that plays out against the chilly background of 1981 New York.
  • Filmmakers turn John Wojtowicz's crazy tales into 'The Dog'

    Filmmakers turn John Wojtowicz's crazy tales into 'The Dog'
    It was 2006, and documentarians Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren had just seen their main character succumb to cancer. After spending four years visiting a dingy New York apartment to hear John Wojtowicz — the real-life subject of Sidney Lumet's...

    At the AFI Fest in Los Angeles, a world of ideas come calling

    At the AFI Fest in Los Angeles, a world of ideas come calling
    "A Most Violent Year," written and directed by J.C. Chandor, stars Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac in an explosive story of a couple struggling to grow their heating oil business that is part crime saga, part domestic drama. It's very much a New York...

    Hollywood Post Alliance To Fete Alan Heim, Randy Roberts With Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced that picture editors Alan Heim and Randy Roberts will receive the org's Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014. Heim's credits and awards span television and feature film work. He won an Academy Award for editing...

    Martin Scorsese to Present Martha Pinson's 'Tomorrow'

    Martin Scorsese is to executive produce "Tomorrow," the directorial debut of Martha Pinson, his long-time script consultant. The film, which explores the difficult reintegration into normal society of battle-worn soldiers, starts production in London...