The Playlist – Mr. Nerdista has made a terrific video essay exploring the somewhat-convoluted thought processes of the film’s eccentric billionaire, Isaac’s Nathan Bateman. By accepting the analogy that Nathan’s house is a metaphor for his mind —sequestered, organized and manipulated— we realize that everything, even the impromptu dance session with Sunoya Mizuno’s Kyoko, happened for a reason.
If you haven’t yet seen the film, this is a perfect companion piece to watch afterwards and provide an extra morsel of insight. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
Our gallery was updated with screencaptures of Ex Machina, film released on DVD last July/2015 starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander. The film was high rated at Rotten Tomatoes score with 92% (221 reviews) and 78 Metacritics score, with 48 reviews. It also received several award nominations specially on screenplay, visual effects (including the Academy Awards) and supporting actress.
Our gallery was – finally! – updated with screencaptures of A Most Violent Year. The film released in January/2015 and directed by J. C. Chandor stars Oscar and his Juilliard friend Jessica Chastain, following the lives of an immigrant family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities amid violence, decay and corruption. The film was high rated at Rotten Tomatoes score with 89% (195 reviews) and 79 Metacritics score, with 44 reviews. Oscar received a National Board of Review best actor award for this film, among other award nominations. Check the gallery for the screen captures:
Our gallery was updated with the first batch of pictures from last night. Oscar attended a post party offered by Warner Bros., which is pictured. He also attended a HBO party, but we don’t have HQ pictures of this one yet.
Isaac took home the Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television for Show Me a Hero, which told the story of a white middle-class neighborhood’s resistance to a federally mandated public housing development in Yonkers, New York. The show was based on Lisa Belkin’s 1999 book of the same name.
Isaac, scoring his second Globe nomination — the first was in 2014 for his work in Inside Llewyn Davis — beat out fellow nominees Idris Elba, Mark Rylance, David Oyelowo, and Patrick Wilson.
Mojave was released on DirecTV next month and will be on limited theaters next January 22nd. Directed by William Monahan, Mojave stars Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund and Walton Goggins. Watch the trailer below, and check images added in our gallery.
In this intense classical thriller, from an original screenplay by Oscar-winning writer William Monahan (The Departed), a violent artist Thomas (Garrett Hedlund) has an ominous encounter in the desert with a homicidal, chameleon-like drifter Jack, (Oscar Isaac). Jack follows Thomas back to his privileged L.A. home life, holding a dark secret over his head as he attempts to infiltrate and destroy his seemingly-perfect life. Thomas must come to terms with his own insecurities and self-doubt to protect himself and his family, and go head-to-head with his nemesis in a riveting two-man clash that plays out in exciting and unexpected ways.
The gallery was updated with a new portrait Oscar did back in December while promoting Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Los Angeles.