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The Tree of Life (2011): Articles


Emmanuel Lubezki: ASC Award Winner

Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life Following numerous US-based critics' citations, Emmanuel Lubezki's work on Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life has earned him the American Society of Cinematographers' Award at the ASC's 26th annual awards. The ceremony was held Sunday night at the Hollywood […]


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Emmanuel Lubezki: ASC Award Winner



Film Critics Awards: Jessica Chastain & Korean Surprise + Michael Bay Bomb & Cosmic Consciousness

I Saw the Devil with Lee Byung-hun. Released in August 2010 in South Korea, Kim Jee-woon's psychological action thriller I Saw the Devil stars Blue Dragon Award nominee Lee Byung-hun as a National Intelligence Service agent out to avenge the gory death of his fiancée. Written by Kim and Park […]


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Film Critics Awards: Jessica Chastain & Korean Surprise + Michael Bay Bomb & Cosmic Consciousness



Film Critics Awards: Cosmic Family Drama & British Spies + Iranian Actress Surprise

The Tree of Life with Brad Pitt. Notwithstanding its Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or win, Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life has not been taking home all that many U.S. film critics awards this season. Most groups have gone either for Michel Hazanavicius' Old Hollywood homage The Artist or Alexander […]


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Film Critics Awards: Cosmic Family Drama & British Spies + Iranian Actress Surprise



Vanessa Redgrave & Tilda Swinton: British Actors Rule SF + Ryan Gosling Thriller Tops 2 Disparate Groups

Vanessa Redgrave in Coriolanus, with Harry Fenn as the young Caius Martius, later known as Coriolanus. In actor-turned-director Ralph Fiennes' modern-day film version of William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, veteran Vanessa Redgrave plays Volumnia, the mother of the title character (played by Fiennes), a Roman general who, thanks to the encouragement of […]


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Vanessa Redgrave & Tilda Swinton: British Actors Rule SF + Ryan Gosling Thriller Tops 2 Disparate Groups



Gotham Awards: Philosophical Terrence Malick & Gay Dad-Straight Son Nominations Tie

Mélanie Laurent, Ewan McGregor, Beginners The 2011 Gotham Awards were full of surprises: Favorites didn't win; winners' speeches were often interesting, humorous, and/or moving; and some of the jokes were quite funny. (Not every joke was funny, though. “That's a switch, the banks bailing us out,” actress Judy Greer told […]


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Gotham Awards: Philosophical Terrence Malick & Gay Dad-Straight Son Nominations Tie



'Super 8' Box Office: Overperforming

Kyle Chandler in J.J. Abrams' Super 8 June 12 If studio estimates are correct, J.J. Abrams' Super 8, a Spielbergian horror flick co-produced by Steven Spielberg himself, performed better than expected at the North American box office this weekend (June 10-12), raking in $38 million – including $1.5 million from […]


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'Super 8' Box Office: Overperforming



Robert De Niro 'Mushrooms' & Other Palme d'Or Highlights

Maïwenn, Mélanie Laurent, Kirsten Dunst, Edgar Ramírez, Marisa Paredes, Dede Gardner, Pablo Giorgelli, Bill Pohlad, Jean Dujardin, Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Nicole Garcia, Jane Fonda, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Nicolas Winding Refn, Robert De Niro, Maryna Vroda There were several worthwhile quotes at the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or […]


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Robert De Niro 'Mushrooms' & Other Palme d'Or Highlights