Articles tagged julianne moore

‘Still Alice’ Tells the Story of Alzheimer’s From the Patient’s Perspective

Still Alice is a perceptive film about the tragic ways illness impacts identity, and Julianne Moore is the sole reason for its success.

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‘Maps to the Stars’ Brings Back Some Classic Cronenberg Horror

While not in the vein of Cronenberg's classic body horror thrillers, the bleak showbiz satire Maps to the Stars could well be a horror film after all.

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‘Still Alice’ Is the Story of a Mind in Search for Words and Self

Julianne Moore's luminous performance as a woman with early onset Alzheimer's reveals how the disease makes it difficult to find oneself.

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5 Dec 2014 // 9:38 AM

Julianne Moore works to find the person inside the struggle

Julianne Moore has a no-nonsense, down-to-earth style that avoids typical actor platitudes (a trait that made her turn as a phony has-been actress in David Cronenberg’s upcoming “Maps to the Stars” all the more ironic).

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The Thinking Man’s Man-Candy: Nicholas Hoult in ‘A Single Man’

Young British actor Nicholas Hoult, at 20, has already been acting for 17 years. Currently, in A Single Man, he is romancing Colin Firth. Hoult recently spoke about being an object of desire, growing up on film sets and the multitude of amazing actresses with whom he has shared the screen.

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Arthur Miller’s granddaughter has written and directed some unique female-centered stories (Personal Velocity and the underrated The Ballad of Jack and Rose), so hopefully

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Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.

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1 Mar 2009 // 7:59 PM

Woolf at the Door

Both Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours offer an illuminating look at the choices we make, the roles we play, and the hours that hinge our lives together.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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2 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Blindness

If its political metaphor is plain, the aesthetic allusions are more intriguing, as Blindness works to show what can't be shown, to find a visual language for what's not visual.

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2 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

In the Land of the Blind

Fernando Meirelles’ adaptation of Jose Saramago’s Blindness fails because the source material doesn’t easily lend itself to cinema, and because the filmmaker is clearly out of his depth.

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Fable Feels ‘Blind’ to its Own Illogic

Before Star Wars, serious science fiction survived on the allegorical. Take a typical situation, instill it with some sort of out of this world premise,

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The Big Lebowski: 10th Anniversary Edition

A generation-defining comedy about peace and brotherhood, set in a world of backstabbers, liars, and semi-professional bowling leagues.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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8 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

I’m Not There, and Neither Are You

The Bob Dylan film, I’m Not There, shows that the main puzzle behind pop music’s most enigmatic personality resides right here, within us all.

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5 Jun 2008 // 5:24 AM

Fast chat with ‘Savage Grace’ star Julianne Moore

NEW YORK - Julianne Moore is wearing little to no makeup and killer platform boots. And her laugh - she laughs a lot - is

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28 May 2008 // 2:00 AM

Savage Grace

Based on the Baekelands' true and infamous story, Tom Kalin's Savage Grace, like his wondrous Swoon (1992), considers the dysfunctions produced by wealth and leisure.

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.

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3 Dec 2007 // 9:00 PM

Movies 101

Movies101invites you to audit the NYU course with a Special Edition, four-DVD box set with interviews with 16 recent guests including Martin Scorsese, Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney, Willem Dafoe, and Julianne Moore.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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