Oscar Isaac shows off his Spanish in ‘Triple Frontier’
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Isaac says he's pleased to be making more use of his Spanish in his newest film, "Triple Frontier ."
The Guatemalan-American star of "Star Wars" and "Ex Machina" plays...
Review: In ‘Triple Frontier,’ a special-ops heist goes awry
Job opportunities seldom diverge as greatly as they do for the former special forces operatives of J.C. Chandor's "Triple Frontier." There is selling condos or taking contract work in an African...
Ben Affleck defends Netflix
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. hopes to emulate Will Smith, DiCaprio and Eastwood
‘Operation Finale’ director: film capturing Nazi period is ‘cautionary tale’
Oscar Isaac on politicians’ language: ‘One has to stay vigilant’
Next ‘Star Wars’ animated series inspired by WWII fighter pilots and anime
Next 'Star Wars' animated series inspired by WWII fighter pilots and anime
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- While "Star Wars" fans eagerly await the details for a new wave of live-action movies and TV shows, production has begun on the saga's next animated series.
Oscar Isaac’s Academy Awards tradition: ‘I just spray myself in gold’
‘Annihilation’ is a sci-fi thriller that packs a wallop (review)
'Annihilation' is a sci-fi thriller that packs a wallop (review)
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- "Annihilation" is a science-fiction thriller that borrows from the best of the genre without losing too much of its own integrity. There are a couple of shameless grabs from other films, but "Annihilation" will have audiences discussing the implications of its plot long after the final credits have rolled.
Review: Portman grounds extraordinary ‘Annihilation’
As an emotionally wounded biology professor, Natalie Portman gives Alex Garland's sci-fi thriller the soul it needs
Strange things are afoot in "Annihilation," a beautiful, riveting sci-fi mystery that annihilates any notion of what a big-budget studio thriller can be.
Oscar Isaac recalls moment he knew his wife was the one
Oscar Isaac knew he wanted to marry his wife after he saw her take care of his sick mother whilst pregnant with their first child.
The 38-year-old actor wed Elvira Lind - with whom he has 10-month-old son Eugene - in March last year, and whilst he admits there were "tons of reasons" why he decided to marry the documentary filmmaker, one moment which stands out to him is watching the way she helped take care of Oscar's mother, who sadly passed away the month before their wedding.
Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker expected at the Oscars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker will be at the Academy Awards — or at least the actors who play them onscreen.
Oscar producers announced Wednesday that Gal Gadot and Mark Hamill will appear on the show, along with fellow "Star Wars" actors Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran.
Producers say Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Armie Hammer and Zendaya also have been booked as presenters.
Isaac: ‘Star Wars’ to film in the summer
Movie Minute: ‘The Last Jedi’ isn’t the only new film out this weekend
Movie Minute: 'The Last Jedi' isn't the only new film out this weekend
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- What's new in theaters this weekend? Just a little film called "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." Perhaps you heard of it?
Yes, Episode VIII in the saga set in the galaxy far, far away is expected to run away with the lion's share of the box office returns, but there two other new movies in the critically acclaimed drama "The Shape of Water" and the animated feature "Ferdinand" that deserve your attention as well.
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ on the IMAX screen at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
If you like your “Star Wars” super-sized on a six-story screen, you’ll want to see “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at the IMAX Theater at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
The aquarium’s IMAX Theater is one of only 10 venues in the country that will be showing this science fiction/fantasy film in old-school 70mm IMAX film projection. The next closest is in Philadelphia, making Norwalk the best place to see it in all of New England.
Oscar Isaac finds life without his mother "painful".
The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actor's beloved mother Eugenie died in February, a month before he and long-term partner Elvira Lind tied the knot and two months before the birth of their son Eugene, and he admitted the shift from being a song to a father was very "dramatic", especially as he'd hoped his mom would still be alive to see her grandson.
Matt Damon-Julianne Moore’s comic-drama ‘Suburbicon’ isn’t very funny or dramatic
If there were a criminal charge for Grand Theft Feature Film, Oscar Isaac would be facing a long, long sentence. He pops up for a couple of scenes as an insurance investigator halfway through Suburbicon, evolves on the spot from mild patience to testy suspicion followed by snide cynicism, then departs with the movie stolen and stuffed into his back pocket.
Stormtroopers on Soldier Field introduce ‘Last Jedi’ trailer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted in dramatic fashion during "Monday Night Football" halftime. Fireworks flashed and Stormtroopers marched onto Chicago's Soldier Field as the preview played onscreen.
Carrie Fisher features in new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer
Carrie Fisher features in the new trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.
The iconic actress - who starred as Princess Leia in the sci-fi movie series - passed away in December last year shortly after she stopped breathing during a transatlantic flight, and 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will mark her final on-screen appearance.
Carrie is joined in the new trailer by Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac, with the teaser footage lasting a little over two minutes.
Stormtroopers on Soldier Field introduce ‘Last Jedi’ trailer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted in dramatic fashion during Monday Night Football halftime. Fireworks flashed and Stormtroopers marched onto Chicago's Soldier Field as the preview played onscreen.
Rian Johnson reveals Luke Skywalker is the ‘last Jedi’
Rian Johnson confirmed Luke Skywalker is the "last Jedi" in the galaxy.
The 43-year-old filmmaker helms the upcoming eighth instalment of the 'Star Wars' space saga, and as soon as the new title 'The Last Jedi' was announced, fans have constantly speculated who the character is.
However, Johnson has now revealed that Luke - played Mark Hamill - is the titular character.
He said: "It's in the opening crawl of 'The Force Awakens'.
Oscar Isaac teases Carrie Fisher’s role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Princess Leia will act as a guiding light for Poe Dameron in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.
Actress Carrie Fisher - who passed away in December last year - will maker her last-ever appearance as the iconic character in the much-anticipated new movie and her co-star Oscar Isaac, who plays the part of Poe, has teased her role in the film.
He shared: "Poe is in some ways a surrogate son for Leia. But also I think she sees in him the potential for a truly great leader of the Resistance and beyond."
Oscar Isaac named his son after his late mother.
The 'Ex Machina' actor and his partner Elvira Lind welcomed a little boy into the world in April, and he has now revealed the tot is called Eugene in honour of his beloved mother Eugenia, who passed away in February.
And Oscar told the New York Times newspaper the little boy has his mother's lips and hands.
Oscar Isaac doesn't know who Gary Barlow is, despite the pair both having roles in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.
The 46-year-old Take That frontman revealed in March that he does have a small cameo role in the upcoming eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi franchise, which is due to hit cinemas later this year.
Whilst he claimed he won't be a Stormtrooper in the movie, he said: "But I am in it."
Oscar Isaac and his girlfriend Elvira Lind have welcomed their first child together.
Elvira's documentary 'Bobbi Jene' won three awards at the Tribeca Film Festival this week, including Best Documentary Feature, and the director sent a video acceptance speech, which showed her cradling the newborn in her arms.
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"The Circle" NEW
A young woman experiences success at the world’s largest technology and social media company and is encouraged to live her life completely in the open. With Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Patton Oswalt, Bill Paxton, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane. Written and directed by James Ponsoldt, based on the novel by Dave Eggers.
Review: Love triangle undoes historical epic ‘The Promise’
The Armenian Genocide is a curiously unexplored moment in our modern history, cinematically speaking. That fact alone makes director and co-writer Terry George's "The Promise " intriguing enough. Historical fiction generally has it over documentaries in inspiring mass interest, especially when actors as appealing as Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale and Charlotte Le Bon are involved.
In ‘The Promise,’ Christian Bale stars as an AP reporter
NEW YORK (AP) — The life of the wire service scribe has, traditionally, been to toil in anonymity. Christian Bale, however, is far from anonymous.
Path to screen for Armenian epic includes evading a knockoff
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Promise," the grandest big-screen portrayal ever made about the mass killings of Armenians during World War I, has been rated by more than 111,300 people on IMDb — a remarkable total considering it doesn't open in theaters until Friday and has thus far been screened only a handful of times publicly.
Sir Ridley Scott set to direct Battle of Britain film
Sir Ridley Scott is attached to direct a film about the Battle of Britain.
The 79-year-old British filmmaker - who is renowned for his work on sci-fi films, 'Blade Runner, 'Prometheus' and 'Alien' - has reportedly teamed up with 20th Century Fox to helm the World War II movie which is based on the historical battle.
According to Deadline, Scott will work closely with its screenwriter Matthew Orton, who penned WWII drama 'Operational Finale' starring Oscar Isaac, on the project.
Smart Rating: 17.6Genre: Historical Drama, RomanceStarring: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian BaleBrilliant medical student Michael (Oscar Isaac) meets beautiful dance instructor Ana (Charlotte Le Bon) in late 1914. Their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana's boyfriend (Christian Bale), an American photojournalist who's dedicated to exposing the truth. As the Ottoman Empire crumbles into war-torn chaos, their conflicting passions must be deferred as they join forces to get themselves and their people to safety.
Prosecutors: Man charged in fatal Plainfield street fight
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with a street fight that left a man dead.
Union County prosecutors say 24-year-old Jamie Castillo Castro, of Plainfield, is charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of 34-year-old Oscar Isaac Ramos Lopez.
Plainfield police found Lopez unconscious when they responded to reports of a fight late Thursday night in the area of Park Avenue and West 2nd Street. He was taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead there early Friday.