2014. At its heart is Annette Bening, heartbreakingly empathetic as a woman out of time – too old for youthful bohemia and too young for her stuffy peers, and determined to raise her teenage son to be enlightened and brilliant.

If The Lovely Bones lives on in a strange purgatory defined both by horror and whimsy, perhaps that’s how it was meant to be. He went on to lament: “They get away with murder in this country – 20 to 50 serial killers are on the loose at any time, killing three or more victims.” (A Radford University study estimated that number to be between 15 and 30 in 2015 in the US.). GM.

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix contort themselves into primitive creatures of greed and desire. Latest. In a world not short of film opinions, here’s one that hasn’t been stated loudly enough: Stanley Tucci is astounding in The Lovely Bones. The Lovely Bones now stands out as a precursor of that trend. Top 10 Depictions Of The Afterlife In Movies. (Sebold’s first book, Lucky, was a memoir in which she discussed her rape at the age of 18 and its aftermath.) Showing all 29 wins and 54 nominations. GM, In 'Son of Saul' Geza Rohrig plays a Hungarian-Jewish prisoner tasked with the extermination of his fellow Jews.

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Who would have believed that a film set just as the Sixties in LA turned sour could be so uplifting? Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Ryan Gosling was originally supposed to portray Susie’s father, Jack Salmon, who grows obsessed with the investigation into his daughter’s murder. It’s a tribute to the domestic worker who director Alfonso Cuarón says raised him. It’s a wilderness tale on the very grandest scale. Certainly, you can question the decision to have Susie possess the body of her best friend to experience her first kiss, after which she may finally rest in peace.

That’s the revelatory power of Lynne Ramsay’s portrait of a PTSD-suffering vigilante, brought to life with incredible vulnerability by Joaquin Phoenix. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Ronan won a Golden Globe for her performance and the film went on to earn five Oscar nominations, including one for Ronan, two for Gerwig (directing, original screenplay), best supporting actress Laurie Metcalf and best picture.

AW, It’s important to occasionally remind yourself that Black Swan, a bonkers, uncompromising and horrifying ballet thriller, somehow grossed $329m at the box office.

These 10 films about the afterlife all have different takes on what happens after death. Lynne Ramsay (who eventually directed We Need To Talk About Kevin) was originally in charge of the project, but – according to a later interview with The New York Times – left after feeling pressured to stick closer to the novel’s narrative. CL, It feels remarkable, given how easy it is to turn away from evil, that The Act of Killing exists at all.

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Isn’t that what grieving is, after all – an uncomfortable cross between the violence of loss and the stories we tell ourselves to keep making sense of the world? The Lovely Bones Actress in a Leading Role. Presenting a crucial moment in Martin Luther King Jr’s life without dramatic embellishment or emotional manipulation, it lets his legacy speak for itself, as Ava DuVernay wields her camera like a weapon of truth. Shortly after wrapping The Lovely Bones, the actor dove into his very different part as Meryl Streep’s husband in Julie & Julia, which he called a “welcome antidote”. AW, Get Out sunk its teeth into culture in 2017, and hasn’t stopped biting.

It takes us deep inside the mind of its heroine, 11-year-old Riley, where her unconscious is shown as akin to a magical theme park; emotions like Joy and Sadness feature as characters. It’s not blind optimism, but something far more comforting – he believes deeply in people’s ability to weather even the worst of storms. Her following three nominations were for best actress for her leading roles in Brooklyn, Lady Bird and Little Women.

Geoffrey Macnab, The world isn’t scared enough of Scientology, but perhaps it would be if enough people had seen The Master. Saoirse Ronan earned her fourth Oscar nomination for her role as Jo March in Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Stanley Tucci, Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg and Susan Sarandon also star. Of all the decade’s films, Andrea Arnold’s American Honey feels the most hungry to exist independently on its own, ignoring the rules of storytelling and bursting at the seams with wildness and colour.

The thriller part contains some of the film’s most gripping scenes (see: the one in which a suspicious Lindsey searches George’s house, only to inevitably get caught by the killer). From the opening massacre to the snowbound denouement, it if full of moments that startle you with their violence and their beauty. Moonlight is ample proof of that: there are very few debuts that feel this transportive, that fill the screen with this much raw beauty and human vulnerability. Invictus Jeremy Renner. AW, Roma takes two stories – one heartwrenching and intimate, the other sweeping and political – and weaves them together so delicately that they become one.

“We had a different idea of how the character should look,” he told The Hollywood Reporter in 2010. No, The Lovely Bones is not based on a single true story. First, there’s the surface-level thriller in which 14-year-old Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is abducted and killed by her neighbour, George Harvey (Tucci) – who later moves on to Susie’s sister, Lindsey. Reclusive New England poet Emily Dickinson, who published only a handful of poems during her lifetime, is brought to life in vivid fashion by actress Cynthia Nixon in Terence Davies’s biopic. Deeply romantic, sexy and dramatic, it takes everything Haynes perfected in his Douglas Sirk-inspired drama Far from Heaven (2002), and maximises it. Upon her nomination for Brooklyn, Ronan became the second-youngest actress to receive two Oscar nominations at the age of 21, the youngest being Angela Lansbury (Gaslight, The Picture of Dorian Gray).
A soothing balm for all of our socio-political ills, Paddington 2 is the film we needed more than any other this decade. 20th Century Women is a small-scale comedy drama with the power of something bigger. Kirsten Dunst is remarkable as a bride in the grips of mental illness shortly before the world ends. Anderson lingers over objects of beauty throughout – the lines of a fabric, the mess of a breakfast table, the colourful residue left over after the ball drops on New Year’s Eve.