Posts tagged "Paul Dano"

Cannes Film Festival: Youth

Directed by Paolo Sorrentino Starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda by Joanna Orland Stunning, nostalgic, powerful and divisive, Italian director Paolo Sorrentino has created a dazzling piece of cinema with his latest English language film Youth – a film difficult to review as it must be experienced, not described. […]

Berlinale 2015

February 5th – 15th, 2015 Berlin, Germany by Joanna Orland The Berlin International Film Festival is a staple in the film industry’s diary.  Every year, the Berlinale showcases roughly 400 films, mostly international and European premieres.  More importantly for the film industry, the European Film Market (EFM) holds around 400 companies and over 8000 film […]

Berlinale: Love & Mercy

Directed by Bill Pohlad Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti by Joanna Orland Love & Mercy is a portrait, not a biopic, of The Beach Boys auteur Brian Wilson. Choosing to cast his film anthologically rather than logically, director Bill Pohlad has decided on very different actors to play Brian, representing […]

Berlinale: Photo Gallery

Berlinale 2015 Photo Gallery February 6-10, 2015

12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave Directed by Steve McQueen Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch and Brad Pitt by Ruth Thomson Coming relatively hot on the heels of Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Spielberg’s Lincoln, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave jumps headlong into the slave trade – heading south to the cotton plantations of Louisiana […]

Ruby Sparks

Directed by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris Written by Zoe Kazan Starring Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Chris Messina, Elliott Gould, Annette Bening & Antonio Banderas in UK cinemas from October 12th by Joanna Orland Paul Dano plays Calvin, a young novelist struggling to write a follow up to his hugely successful first novel.  Dealing with […]