Laura Linney: Articles


'Sully' Movie: Tom Hanks Is Latest Clint Eastwood 'All-American Hero'

Sully movie with Tom Hanks as US Airways pilot Chesley Sullenberger: Clint Eastwood homage to the “noble and decent American” threatened by a “heartless government.” 'Sully' movie review: 'Taut, straightforward' drama features Clint Eastwood's latest all-American hero When considering Sully, Clint Eastwood's taut, straightforward account of heroism on trial, it […]


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'Sully' Movie: Tom Hanks Is Latest Clint Eastwood 'All-American Hero'



'Kinsey' Movie Review: Liam Neeson as Controversial Sex Researcher

Kinsey movie with Liam Neeson, Laura Linney At one point in Kinsey, Liam Neeson's polemical Dr. Alfred Kinsey tells a reporter that it would be “useless” to make a film of his 1948 book on male sexuality. Be that as it may, Kinsey would probably have recognized that his extraordinary […]


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'Kinsey' Movie Review: Liam Neeson as Controversial Sex Researcher



SAG Awards: Jeremy Piven & Anthony Hopkins + Meryl Streep & Penélope Cruz

SAG Awards: Laura Linney Holly Hunter Dev Patel, Freida Pinto Photos: Lester Cohen (Hunter), Kevin Mazur (Patel/Pinto), Michael Buckner (Linney) Sean Penn Kate Winslet, Sally Field Meryl Streep Photos: Kevin Mazur (Field/Winslet, Penn), Michael Caulfield (Streep) Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick Penélope Cruz, Kate Winslet Photos: Kevin […]


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SAG Awards: Jeremy Piven & Anthony Hopkins + Meryl Streep & Penélope Cruz



Kate Winslet Beats Penélope Cruz: Golden Globe Winners + Meryl Streep Breaks Record

Kate Winslet, Leonardio DiCaprio in Revolutionary Road (top); Winslet, David Kross in The Reader (bottom) There were few surprises among the 2009 Golden Globe winners. The biggest one was Kate Winslet's best actress, drama, win for Revolutionary Road. Pundits everywhere – including those in this blog – were predicting either […]


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Kate Winslet Beats Penélope Cruz: Golden Globe Winners + Meryl Streep Breaks Record



Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban + Robert Osborne & Miley Cyrus: The Oscars

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman on the red carpet at the 2008 Oscars. Nicole Kidman has been nominated for two Best Actress Academy Awards: Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! (2001), with Ewan McGregor, and Stephen Daldry's The Hours (2002), with Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore. Kidman […]


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Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban + Robert Osborne & Miley Cyrus: The Oscars



Catherine Deneuve & Laura Linney Tributes: AFI FEST

Catherine Deneuve with Ludivine Sagnier, Virginie Ledoyen, Danielle Darrieux, Isabelle Huppert, Firmine Richard, Emmanuelle Béart in François Ozon's delightfully off-kilter 8 Women. The all-female cast shared best actress honors at both the 2002 European Film Awards and at the Berlin Film Festival. The AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (AFI […]


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Catherine Deneuve & Laura Linney Tributes: AFI FEST



Muslim Father-European Son Road Movie Tops Mar del Plata Festival + Tiburon Winners

Mar del Plata Film Festival winner 'Le Grand Voyage,' with Mohamed Majd and Nicolas Cazalé. Muslim father-'Europeanized' son drama is Best Film at 2005 Mar del Plata Film Festival On March 20, the French-Moroccan clash of cultures and father-son love drama Le Grand Voyage (“The Long Journey”) was awarded the […]


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Muslim Father-European Son Road Movie Tops Mar del Plata Festival + Tiburon Winners



Johnny Depp Family Movie Tops Highly Eclectic National Board of Review Awards

Johnny Depp family movie Finding Neverland. Directed by Marc Forster, and starring Johnny Depp as Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie and Kate Winslet as Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, the audience-friendly, truth-distorting period piece Finding Neverland was the National Board of Review Awards' Best Film winner. Making his screenwriting debut, David Magee […]


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Johnny Depp Family Movie Tops Highly Eclectic National Board of Review Awards