CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: Accepted wisdom in Hollywood these days holds that ‘drama’ is something of a dirty word, not nearly as fascinating or alluring as either ‘genre’ or ‘superhero’, or even ‘teenage.’ (The greatest word of all, of course—the...
Pitt's veteran performance sparks winning treatment.
During Moneyball, director Bennett Miller (Capote) repeatedly shoots his leading man, Brad Pitt, in tight close-ups. The actor’s familiar face, once blissfully handsome, now has character – i.e. signs of ageing – and framed from chine to forehead...
A compelling film that rises above traditional biopics by focusing on a specific period in its central character's life.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman is picking up swags of awards for his role in Capote, including Best Actor at the BAFTA's, Screen Actor's Guild Awards and a best actor nomination at the Oscars. He plays author, Truman Capote, who found fame with his...