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This week: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams all earned Oscar nominations for their performances in the period drama "The Master," writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's thinly disguised commentary on Scientology.
"Holy Motors" is so layered a film, we don't even know where or how to begin to describe it. It's so much easier to dissect an unpleasant movie than it is to praise a marvelous one. There are only so many times one can say, "It's awesome!" before people begin to realize there are a limited number of adjectives in a writer's vocabulary.
Yes, "Holy Motors" is awesome, but let's try this: writer/director Leos Carax has taken his love of avant-garde cinema to radical new heights. There, that should do it. Get More »
Well, sort of. Eva Mendes, probably best known for her role in the Will Smith comedy "Hitch," is about to get serious.
Word on the street is that the brunette beauty will shoot scenes next month for the upcoming film, "Holly Motors," from director Leos Carax (the French guy auteur behind the notorious "Pola X" and "Les Amants du Pont Neuf").