Alice Braga to join new sci-fi epic ELYSIUM

It's been announced that Alice Braga, the Brazilian actor best known for her turn opposite Will Smith in 2007's "I am legend," and more recently in "The Rite," has been cast to star in South African director Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi epic "Elysium," opposite Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and fellow Brasileiro Wagner Moura. Little is known about "Elysium" except that it is the follow-up to Blomkamp's ... more >

The Rite

Exorcism! Malfeasance!
With Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds and Alice Braga
Directed by Mikael Håfström

If you walk into “The Rite” without ever having seen another exorcism movie, then you might have a hell of a time. The odds are that it isn’t the case. These films have an unholy way of multiplying. As such, we know most of their moves. The habits of these films are now old hat on Linda Blair’s spinning head. Have you ever wondered how “The Exorcist” looked in 1973? For an audience raised on ... more >

Repo Men

You're fired!
Jude Law, Forest Whitaker and Alice Braga
Directed by Miguel Sapochnik

Paris Hilton got there first but Jude Law proves this material is just as bad with an A-list actor. Based on Eric Garcia’s novel “Repossession Mambo” (and Hilton’s off-key musical “Repo: A Genetic Opera”), “Repo Men” (scripted by Garcia and Garrett Lerner) takes place in a not-too-distant future where bodily organs are scientifically created and sold for a hefty price. Law plays Remy, the man ... more >

Alice Braga

Catching up with Brazil's most famous export

I recently caught up with Alice Braga by phone. We talked about her famous aunt Sonia and those pesky indie bands from Canada. Hi Alice! How are you? I’m very good, thank you, how are you? How was your weekend? Great. I’ve been trying to reach you for two days. (laughs) Oh I know, I’m so sorry. They told me that you tried to call me, I think there was something wrong with my phone. But I ... more >