Martin Scorsese’s Silence Sets Oscar-Friendly Release Date

Silence - Andrew Garfield & Shinya Tsukamoto sliceWe’ve been expecting the announcement for months, and now Paramount has finally confirmed that Martin Scorsese will be back in the Oscar race this year. His long-awaited film Silence, a passion project that he’s been developing since the early ’90s, has been set for a limited release this December. That qualifies it for the upcoming awards season, with a wide release following in January. Continue reading

Cannes 2016: Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake Wins the Palme d’Or

Cannes 2016 Winners - I, Daniel Blake wins Palme d'OrCannes has long been a mainstay for Ken Loach on the festival circuit, with more than a dozen of his films making appearances there over the years. Ten years ago, he won his first Palme d’Or for The Wind That Shakes the Barley. And yesterday he walked away from Cannes 2016 with his second Palme d’Or in hand for his very well-received drama, I, Daniel Blake. Continue reading

First Look at Liam Neeson in Martin Scorsese’s Silence, Cannes 2016 Debut Eyed

Liam-Neeson-in-Silence-sliceMartin Scorsese’s Silence has been more than twenty years in the making, and now it’s finally come to fruition. Paramount boarded the project last summer to distribute in the US, and while a release date is still to be confirmed, it’s already expected to be a major player during next year’s awards season. Continue reading

First Look at Andrew Garfield in Martin Scorsese’s Silence

Andrew-Garfield-Shinya-Tsukamoto-in-Silence-sliceMartin Scorsese has been trying to adapt Shūsaku Endō’s acclaimed novel Silence for years. Principal photography is now wrapping up out in Taiwan, and the first official still from the production of lead actor Andrew Garfield has been released. Continue reading