American Hustle, Gravity and 12 Years a Slave lead Oscar nominations

Last year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voters shocked the film industry when they overlooked Ben Affleck in the best director’s category, this year they outdid themselves, snubbing safe potential contenders such as Emma Thompson, Robert Redford and Tom Hanks in the acting categories and Paul Greengrass in the directing category. Other … Continue reading American Hustle, Gravity and 12 Years a Slave lead Oscar nominations

The Great Gatsby to Open Cannes Film Festival

It has been announced today that Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby will open the 66th Cannes Film Festival, which will run May 15-24th. Adapted from the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald by Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce, the film follows the tragic figure Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) as he tried to re ignite a romance … Continue reading The Great Gatsby to Open Cannes Film Festival

Leonardo DiCaprio is taking a break from acting to reflect on his life – interview

Leonardo DiCaprio has been very busy this year, playing major roles in three movies back to back: Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby and Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf Of Wall Street. It’s not uncommon for the veteran actor to wrap more than one movie in one year, but he admits that this … Continue reading Leonardo DiCaprio is taking a break from acting to reflect on his life – interview