The Bottom Line Should you see it? Yes. Why? Few films probe taboo subjects at all, never mind one as compelling as the evil nature of a child. A confrontational nightmare of a film, We Need to Talk About Kevin is equal parts horror, family drama, and psychological case study. Of course, the subject matter would need to be this profound to interest Lynne Ramsay, the exceptional Scottish director who essentially took a 10-year hiatus after winning acclaim for Ratcatcher and Morvern Callar...Read Full Story
February 24, 2012 by Simon Kinnear in At Home with 0 Comments
The Blu-ray is out on Monday, with reds that have never looked redder, symbolism that has never looked more symbolic and extras that really ought to be better.
We Need To Talk About Kevin(Lynne Ramsay, GB, 2011)
We need to talk about Lynne Ramsay’s inability to let the emotional violence speak for itself with thuddingly obvious symbolism
The near-misses are always the most disappointing. In many ways, We Need To Talk About Kevin...Read Full Story
Director quits Natalie Portman film by not showing up on the first day.
People quit in Hollywood all the time. Guillermo del Toro left The Hobbit due to continual delays and studio MGM’s financial woes. Joaquin Phoenix famously ‘quit’ acting to become a rapper, only to reveal later it was a ruse concocted for the half-baked pseudo-documentary I’m Still Here. Madonna, in a Christ-like act of mercy, quit acting after she realised she couldn’t actually act and was costing people a lot of people...Read Full Story
On the first day of shooting...Surprising news from the New Mexico set of Natalie Portman Western Jane Got A Gun, as the film has been hit with yet another problem. With cameras set to start shooting yesterday, March 18, director Lynne Ramsay opted not show up and has apparently dropped out of making the movie.Deadline brought word from producer Scott Steindorff (who is backing the movie alongside Portman) that the crisis hit after a weekend of unspecified acrimony between Ramsay and her...Read Full Story
Director Lynne Ramsay has left the new film Jane Got A Gun on the very first day of shooting, leaving producers scrambling to find her replacement.
Natalie Portman, Jude Law and Joel Edgerton are just some of the stars slated to appear in the Western, which will focus on a woman who fights to protect her farm and husband from an outlaw gang with the help of an ex.
“I’m shocked and so disappointed someone would do this to 150 crew members who devoted so much time, energy, commitment and...Read Full Story
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