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‘James White’ Director Josh Mond on Getting Personal, Finding the Ending, Joachim Trier, and More

10 November 2015 12:14 PM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

In the five months found within James White, our title character is at the most difficult chapter of his life thus far. Grieving the loss of his father and attempting to assist his ailing mother, the drama authentically depicts the brutality of the process. After producing the gripping Sundance dramas Martha Marcy May Marlene and Simon Killer, Josh Mond diverts in some ways with his directorial debut. Providing yet another intimate character study of a fractured individual, James White also has a perhaps unexpected enveloping warmth.

I had the chance to speak with Mond upon the release of his debut, which arrives in limited theaters on November 13th. We discussed the personal connection everyone had on set, the intense camerawork, crafting one of the year’s most emotional scenes, finding the ending, being inspired by James Gray, Joachim Trier, Denis Villeneuve, and Wong Kar-wai, and more. Check out the full »

- Jordan Raup

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Listen to James Gray Talk Fellini, 'The Immigrant' and His Favorite Movies

6 July 2015 12:59 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

James Gray has, since 1994 debut "Little Odessa," enjoyed a fruitful American indie film career despite studio pressures and tussles, including TWC's infamous dumping of "The Immigrant," his 2013 Cannes premiere that became a critics' cause celebre.  Gray, now foraying into television with a hardboiled animated series for adults, joins host Peter Labuza on the latest episode of The Cinephiliacs podcast to unpack his work, thoughts on indie filmmaking and Federico Fellini's "Nights of Cabiria" whose streetwalker with a heart of gold played by Giulietta Masina influenced Marion Cotillard's tragic heroine of "The Immigrant." Listen to the podcast here. Read More: From 'The Immigrant' to 'Two Days, One Night': Oscar Nominee Marion Cotillard's Amazing Year »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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James Gray Bites Into 'Hard Apple' With '70s-Set Animated Crime Series

9 April 2015 1:32 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Well, here's something both unexpected and a little bit surprising. While James Gray is well-versed in crime drama ("Little Odessa," "The Yards," "We Own The Night"), he's not the first name you think of when you hear the word "animation." Given his unsatisfactory experience making "The Red Road," you might think television and the small screen wouldn't be an enticing proposition. But here's the thing, this time he's going to have a lot more control, and the material sounds pretty great. Read More: James Gray Talks 'The Immigrant,' Working With Marion Cotillard, The Late Harris Savides, And Much More Variety reports that Gray will executive produce and look over all the creative decisions on "Hard Apple." The animated show is geared towards adults and based on Jerome Charyn’s books that track Isaac Sidel, a fictional a detective who walks through three decades of law enforcement starting in the 1970s. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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James Gray Bites Into 'Hard Apple' With '70s-Set Animated Crime Series

9 April 2015 1:32 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Well, here's something both unexpected and a little bit surprising. While James Gray is well-versed in crime drama ("Little Odessa," "The Yards," "We Own The Night"), he's not the first name you think of when you hear the word "animation." Given his unsatisfactory experience making "The Red Road," you might think television and the small screen wouldn't be an enticing proposition. But here's the thing, this time he's going to have a lot more control, and the material sounds pretty great. Read More: James Gray Talks 'The Immigrant,' Working With Marion Cotillard, The Late Harris Savides, And Much More Variety reports that Gray will executive produce and look over all the creative decisions on "Hard Apple." The animated show is geared towards adults and based on Jerome Charyn’s books that track Isaac Sidel, a fictional a detective who walks through three decades of law enforcement starting in the 1970s. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Interview: James Gray Talks 'The Immigrant,' Diving Into TV With 'Red Road,' And His Own Favorite Films

8 April 2015 9:03 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Director James Gray is something of a cinematic chameleon. While his films to date could be broadly categorized as crime dramas ("Little Odessa," "The Yards," "We Own The Night") or romances ("Two Lovers"), those descriptors are often merely the cloak that hides deeply layered and complex character studies between fathers and sons, men and women, those chasing ambition, or trying to outrun fate. And while the beautifully produced "The Immigrant," on Blu-ray this week, is on its face a period drama, it's also so much more. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Renner, the film tells the story of Ewa, a Polish immigrant who crosses over to America in the early 1900s, only to discover her path to the American Dream thwarted by a charming, but deceptive, young man who forces her into prostitution. But hope lingers for Ewa, thanks to the attention of a magician who is eager to whisk her away. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Ten Best: Nicolas Cage roles

26 February 2015 3:29 PM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Cult favourite Nicolas Cage has carved out an eclectic and brilliant career spanning the decades and across genres, with forays into action, drama and comic book adaptations to name but a few. To celebrate the release of his latest film, Dying of the Light, out on Blu-ray and DVD from the 2nd March 2015 courtesy of Signature Entertainment, we take a look back at some of his greatest roles.

Dying of the Light (2015)

This brilliant thriller, directed by Paul Schrader and executive produced by cinematic wunderkind Nicolas Winding Refn, stars Cage as Evan Lake, a desk-bound Langley CIA agent, forced into retirement by signs of early onset dementia. At the same time he discovers that his former nemesis, Jihadist Muhhamed Banir (Alexander KarimZero Dark Thirty, TV’s Tyrant), is not dead as has been assumed for the last two decades, but alive and receiving experimental medical treatment. Banir’s exact »

- Phil Wheat

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