Film was shown in the Un Certain Regard program
Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner
Directed by Taylor Sheridan

The name Taylor Sheridan will have a familiar ring to fans of “Sons of Anarchy." Sheridan played police officer David Hale on the FX series. There was a lot to the Hale character, an indication of Sheridan’s level as an actor and his keen ability as observer of the human genre. Sheridan, who directed "Wind River" which debuted at this year's Cannes Festival, got his break as screenwriter when he ... more >

“Liberal Arts”

Finding redemption in small-town love
Josh Radnor and Elizabeth Olsen
Directed by Josh Radnor

The most nagging flaw of "Liberal Arts," Josh Radnor’s self-consciously precious second film, comes to full fruition in a late scene, showcasing the hilariously tart-tongued Allison Janney (who also nearly saved "Juno" from its bout of cutesiness). Jesse (Radnor), an ill-at-ease thirty-five year-old college admissions director, has been straining to reconcile his conflicting feelings for an ... more >

Sundance in full effect

Elizabeth Olsen, the talented twenty-two-year-old star of Martha Marcy May Marlene and Silent House, was at the Sundance Festival to promote the thriller Red Lights on Friday night, January 20. Olsen was our Person to Watch last month. The Sundance Festival takes place between January 19-29. Visit the festival's site for full details and the latest news and photos. ... more >

Martha Marcy May Marlene

New York Film Festival in focus
Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson and John Hawkes
Directed by Sean Durkin

Judging from Martha Marcy May Marlene, one of the most talked-about feature films currently showing at the New York Film festival, relative newcomers writer/director Sean Durkin and actress Elizabeth Olsen (younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley) were born with the right gene. This new thriller is so tight and poised that it appears to be the work of long-collaborating veterans (it may prove ... more >

Elizabeth Olsen

Third Olsen sister an actress in her own right (and passionate about her craft)

Elizabeth Olsen (a.k.a Lizzie Holsen), the third Olsen sister, is emerging as the new Hollywood It Girl according to a recent Nylon magazine interview. What sets her apart from her business-savvy, television-star sisters, is her love of, and early involvement in, theatre. An actor who comes from a theatre background is going to have a broader frame of reference, and overall be better, than one who ... more >