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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Oscar Isaac (‘The Card Counter,’ ‘Dune’ & ‘Scenes From a Marriage’)

Oscar Isaac is a Guatemalan-born Juilliard graduate who blew away industry insiders with his first leading screen role eight years ago, as the title character in Ethan Coen and Joel Coen‘s film Inside Llewyn Davis, and then two years after that shot to international superstardom as resistance flyboy Poe Dameron in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: […]

Critics’ Conversation: The Great Film Performances of 2021

THR critics celebrate career bests from Benedict Cumberbatch and Kristen Stewart, honor seamless ensembles and single out formidable turns from rising stars, character actors and clutch supporting players (all hail Aunjanue Ellis!)

Oscar Isaac on Working With “Punk Rock” Paul Schrader on ‘The Card Counter’

Oscar Isaac, fresh from HBO’s Scenes From a Marriage and the big screen’s Dune, focused on another new project, Paul Schrader’s The Card Counter, during a recent Q&A following an American Cinematheque screening of the gambling drama at Santa Monica’s Aero Theatre. The 42-year-old actor poked fun at the 75-year-old Schrader, saying, “Dude’s old — […]

SFFILM: Jane Campion, Reinaldo Marcus Green, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Oscar Isaac Set for Honors

The Power of the Dog writer/director Jane Campion, King Richard director Reinaldo Marcus Green, The Lost Daughter writer/director Maggie Gyllenhaal and The Card Counter and Dune star Oscar Isaac will be honored at the fifth annual SFFILM Awards Night, SFFILM announced on Friday. After being held virtually last year due to the pandemic, the event […]

Tye Sheridan on ‘The Card Counter’ and Reading ‘Ready Player Two’

[This interview contains spoilers for The Card Counter.] Tye Sheridan was just an 11-year-old kid from Texas when he was cast in Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, an experience he compares to “summer camp.” He wasn’t expected to learn lines or even give a performance, but Malick’s set put him on a trajectory towards […]