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“Like Crazy” tells the story of Anna (Felicity Jones) and Jacob (Anton Yelchin), two young lovers who embark on a sweet romance only to find themselves separated when Anna overstays her student visa and is forbidden to return to the US.  The film opens in a classroom, (presumably where the two met), then it follows with Anna making the first move. Jacob reciprocates the feelings and not too long after, they find themselves caught up in a whirlwind romance that’s summed up in a home video-esque montage of strolling inRead More
Expect to hear these names a lot over the next several months. The first awards show of the season has unveiled a partial list of honorees, and a few of our favorites will be receiving their first trophies next month. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, earning raves for his performance as a young cancer patient in dramedy “50/50”, will receive the Hollywood Breakthrough Actor Award at the annual Hollywood Awards, while Jessica Chastain, earning raves for all 40+ of her movies released this year, including “The Tree of Life” and “The Help”, willRead More
2011 was a big year for breakout female actresses, and especially so for British actress Felicity Jones. Jones won the Special Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival for her role as Anna in Drake Doremus’, Like Crazy, which follows the ups and downs of a relationship between a British student (Jones) and her American college sweetheart Jacob, played by Anton Yelchin, who are torn apart after Anna overstays her visa. In this new still from Like Crazy (courtesy of MTV), we see the two lovers on a beach,Read More

Posted On September 5, 2011By Linda GeIn Features

2011 Fall Movie Preview: Our 20 Most Anticipated

2011 has already been a banner year for movies, with even the typically brainless summer blockbuster season bringing it in terms of quality, satisfying films for even the most die-hard film buffs. Just try to argue that the likes of “Bridesmaids”, “The Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, “Captain America” and “The Help” are not a huge notch above their counterparts from previous years. The best part? Studios have not even begun releasing their “best” movies yet. The prestige pictures, the Oscar contenders, the A-List of movies aren’t releasedRead More
Matthew Daddario has replaced Nico Tortorella in director Drake Doremus’ untitled follow-up to his Sundance Grand Jury Prize winning “Like Crazy”, reports Variety. Elise Eberle is also in negotiations to join the ensemble cast led by Felicity Jones, Guy Pearce and Amy Ryan. The film centers around a high school teacher (Pearce), who begins contemplating cheating on his wife (Ryan) with a student (Jones). Tortorella had been in negotiations for the role of Aaron, the campus ladies man, but despite all efforts, his schedule on currently-filming “Odd Thomas”, in whichRead More
Mackenzie Davis and Nico Tortorella have joined the cast of Drake Doremus’ sophomore directorial vehicle, reports Variety. The untitled film reunites Doremus with his “Like Crazy” star Felicity Jones, and also stars Guy Pearce and Amy Ryan. Pearce plays a high school teacher who is tempted to cheat on his wife (Ryan) with one of his students (Jones). Newcomer Davis will play Pearce and Ryan’s daughter while “Scream 4” star Tortorella will play a ladies man on the high school campus. Doremus will direct from a script he wrote withRead More
Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones are young and in love in the first trailer for Sundance Grand Jury prize winner “Like Crazy”, set for release on October 28, 2011. In the Drake Doremus directorial debut, Jones is a British college student who falls for her American classmate. When she decides to overstay her student visa in order to spend the summer with him, she’s banned from returning after she leaves for home, thus separating the young lovers indefinitely. One of our most anticipated movies of the year, “Like Crazy” shouldRead More
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Awards Season 2012! As the summer blockbuster season begins to draw to a close, a different breed of films are getting ready to roll out across the fall festival circuit. Today Canada kicks off the race for Oscar by revealing its selections for the Toronto International Film Festival, where many an award winner has bowed, including last year’s Best Picture winner, “The King’s Speech.” This year, Toronto will play host to world premieres of early awards favorites and star studded ensembles alike as Brad PittRead More
2011’s breakout star Felicity Jones is going from strength to strength, and continues on with a lead role in director Drake Doremus’s next flick. Jones starred in Like Crazy – also directed by Doremus – which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Also starring Amy Ryan and Guy Pearce, the untitled film will start shooting next month, and follows a high school teacher (Pearce) who considers an affair with his high school student (Jones). Ryan would play the jilted wife. Jones just finished wrapping CheerfulRead More
The biggest winner to come out of Sundance – it took the Grand Jury Prize and a special jury prize for star Felicity Jones’ performance – “Like Crazy” will be released on October 28, 2011, smack dab in the middle of Awards season. It was snapped up after a bidding war upped the price to $4 million by Paramount Vantage, the art house and awards-friendly arm of Paramount that put out past Oscar nominees and winners like “No Country for Old Men”, “Babel”, “Into the Wild” and “Revolutionary Road”. “LikeRead More