‘Juliet, Naked’ Review: Rose Byrne And Ethan Hawke Thrive In A ‘Waterloo Sunset’

Ethan Hawke, with a keyboard at the ready, sings The Kinks "Waterloo Sunset" during a standout moment in Juliet, Naked. These beautiful touches are sprinkled throughout this music infused story that's blessed with a trio of beautifully rendered performances (Hawke, Chris O'Dowd, and Rose Byrne). Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke) was an indie rock singer-songwriter who … Continue reading ‘Juliet, Naked’ Review: Rose Byrne And Ethan Hawke Thrive In A ‘Waterloo Sunset’

Ethan Hawke Goes Behind The Camera With Austin Based ‘Blaze’

  Ethan Hawke delivered one of his finest performances as jazz musician/singer Chet Baker in the underrated Born to Be Blue, and now he’s back in the music world (via cinema) as the director and co-writer of Blaze. The feature centers on Blaze Foley (Ben Dickey), a gone too soon country music legend who inspired … Continue reading Ethan Hawke Goes Behind The Camera With Austin Based ‘Blaze’

Blu-ray Pick: Johnny Simmons, Ethan Hawke Power Baseball Tale ‘The Phenom’

Now available on Blu-ray and DVD via RLJ Entertainment, The Phenom is a baseball movie that refreshingly breaks convention by not focusing on the sport itself. Instead , this subtly and evocatively rendered drama is a character study of the highest order, focusing on the little details that pushes talented and unassuming pitcher Hopper (Johnny … Continue reading Blu-ray Pick: Johnny Simmons, Ethan Hawke Power Baseball Tale ‘The Phenom’

Greta Gerwig Talks Carole Lombard & Movie Musical Love

  Opening in limited release Friday in New York and Los Angeles, Maggie's Plan centers on Maggie Hardin (Greta Gerwig), a thirtysomething New Yorker whose plans to have a baby with a sperm donor (Travis Fimmel) takes a left turn after she falls in love with an anthropology professor (Ethan Hawke). Complicating matters is the … Continue reading Greta Gerwig Talks Carole Lombard & Movie Musical Love

‘Regression’ With Emma Watson And Ethan Hawke Hits Blu-Ray In May

  Movies such as The Others, The Sea Inside, and Open Your Eyes (which was later remade by Cameron Crowe with Vanilla Sky) has showcased the storytelling acumen of filmmaker Alejandro Amenábar, and his latest film Regression hits Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand May 10. Set amidst a wintry 1990 Minnesota, a detective (Ethan Hawke) … Continue reading ‘Regression’ With Emma Watson And Ethan Hawke Hits Blu-Ray In May

Ethan Hawke Is “Born To Be Blue” In Chet Baker Film

  Ethan Hawke takes on one of his most challenging roles to date with Born To Be Blue, a look into the life of famed (and troubled) jazz trumpeter Chet Baker. Also known as for his mesmeric and smooth vocal stylings, Baker was one of the leaders of the West Coast jazz scene, and the … Continue reading Ethan Hawke Is “Born To Be Blue” In Chet Baker Film

Exclusive: An “Introduction” To Pianist Seymour Bernstein

"My ambition and my goal when I'm teaching and with myself is to amalgamate the musician with the person so that they're one and the same," says 88-year-old pianist Seymour Bernstein, the subject of Ethan Hawke's resonant documentary Seymour: An Introduction. The moniker is fitting, as cramming a person's life into an 81-minute feature is simply impossible. Still, we … Continue reading Exclusive: An “Introduction” To Pianist Seymour Bernstein

‘Boyhood’ Named Picture of The Year By Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Boyhood, director Richard Linklater's magnum opus of a young child's (Ellar Coltrane) subtle journey of self-discovery, was named Best Picture of the Year by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). “Originality was honored in this year’s awards from LAFCA, with several prizes going to Richard Linklater’s twelve years in the making Boyhood, and other important awards … Continue reading ‘Boyhood’ Named Picture of The Year By Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Ethan Hawke On ‘Boyhood’ & Acting: “I’m Not A Better Actor Now”

As one grows and matures into the world, many facets of one's life is expected to improve. For actors and filmmakers, learning and honing their craft, mixed in with a genuine curiosity, should only deepen their work. During the Boyhood interviews, Ethan Hawke was asked if he's become a better actor over the years, and his humble response … Continue reading Ethan Hawke On ‘Boyhood’ & Acting: “I’m Not A Better Actor Now”

“Boyhood” Is Blessed By The Cinema Gods & The Houston Astros

The oft-used term "film gods" blessed the Boyhood production in manifold ways, and considering director Richard Linklater and his crew devoted over 12 years of their lives to this epic storyline, a bit of positive karma was thankfully part of that experience. A portion of that goodwill was also generated by America's national pastime. Boyhood … Continue reading “Boyhood” Is Blessed By The Cinema Gods & The Houston Astros