21 search results for Gavin O'Connor

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    Two 'Breaking Bad' episodes earn Directors Guild nominations, but not 'Ozymandias'

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Jan 9, 2014

    Bryan Cranston and Beth McCarthy-Miller are double-nominees
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    Troubled Natalie Portman western 'Jane Got a Gun' gets release date

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Nov 25, 2013

    Controversy-plagued film to hit theaters next summer
  • The Bride of Frankenstein - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Sunday, Sep 13, 2009

    This greatest of all Frankenstein movies begins during a raging thunderstorm. Warm and cozy inside their palatial villa, Lord Byron (Gavin Gordon), Percy Shelley (Douglas Walton), and Shelley's wife Mary (Elsa Lanchester) engage in morbidly sparkling conversation. The wicked Byron mockingly chastises Mary for frightening the literary world with her recent novel Frankenstein, but Mary insists that her horror tale preached a valuable moral, that man was not meant to dabble in the works of God. Moreover, Mary adds that her story did not end with the death of Frankenstein's monster, whereupon she tells the enthralled Byron and Shelley what happened next. Surviving the windmill fire that brought the original 1931 Frankenstein to a close, the Monster (Boris Karloff) quickly revives and goes on another rampage of death and destruction. Meanwhile, his ailing creator Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) discovers that his former mentor, the demented Doctor Praetorius (Ernst Thesiger), plans to create another life-sized monster -- this time a woman! After a wild and wooly "creation" sequence, the bandages are unwrapped, and the Bride of the Monster (Elsa Lanchester again) emerges. Alas, the Monster's tender efforts to connect with his new Mate are rewarded only by her revulsion and hoarse screams. "She hate me," he growls, "Just like others!" Wonderfully acted and directed, The Bride of Frankenstein is further enhanced by the vivid Franz Waxman musical score; even the film's occasional lapses in logic and continuity (it was trimmed from 90 to 75 minutes after the first preview) are oddly endearing. Director James Whale was memorably embodied by Ian McKellen in the Oscar-winning 1998 biopic Gods and Monsters. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
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    'Jane Got a Gun' producers sue director Lynne Ramsay

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013

    A production already tainted with controversy just got uglier
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    Dear John - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2010

    Channing Tatum is a young soldier who falls in love with idealistic college girl Amanda Seyfried
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    Joel Edgerton heading to India for Johnny Depp's 'Shantaram' adaptation

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Sep 5, 2013

    Screen version of the 2003 Gregory David Roberts novel finds its leading man
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    10 Stories you might have missed: 'Tropic Thunder's' Robert Downey Jr. and Ben Stiller ready for 'Pinocchio'?

    Type: Gallery | Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013

    "Tropic Thunder" principals Robert Downey Jr. and Ben Stiller may b...
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    20 notoriously troubled film productions

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013

    'Jane Got a Gun' isn't the first movie to suffer from controversy
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    10 Stories you might have missed: J.J. Abrams talks about his abandoned Superman idea

    Type: Gallery | Date: Saturday, Mar 23, 2013

    Before he became Lord of the Franchises, with a stake in such hit film series...
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    'Warrior' director Gavin O'Connor takes over on 'Jane Got a Gun'

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

    But Jude Law is also out
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