Sure, there's a message in Todd Haynes' luminous, lesbian-themed movie masterpiece: Love hurts, and keeps us alive
The following article first appeared in The National Book Review The movie Carol, starring Cate Blanchette and Rooney Mara, opened in New York and Los Angeles last weekend. Carol, which has gotten rave reviews and is generating Oscar talk, is based on The Price of Salt, a novel by Patricia Highsmith. By Erin G. Show More Summary
On the heels of an impressive opening weekend at the box office (in limited release), Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as a ‘50s-era suburban socialite and a shop girl who engage in a love affair, the film has nabbed six...Show More Summary
Carol has stolen our hearts. The film, based on Patricia Highsmith's 1952 lesbian novel and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as two women from very different backgrounds who have an affair, was released in select cities last weekend and immediately greeted with critical acclaim. Show More Summary
Carol is leading the pack of Spirit Award nominations this year, scoring nods for its two female leads, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. In case you're unfamiliar, the Spirit Awards are given for excellence in independent films, and the ceremony is always held the night before the Oscars. Show More Summary
Nominations for Film Independent’s 31st Annual Spirit Awards have been announced, and this year’s serious awards season contenders begin to take further shape. “Carol,” the critical darling starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, racked...Show More Summary
A new trailer and two new clips from Todd Haynes’ adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s Carol show a great deal of new footage. Starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, Carol tells of a soon-to-be divorcee (Blanchett) who befriends and falls… Read The post New Trailer and Clips from Todd Haynes’ Gay Costume Drama ‘Carol’ Show Loads of New Footage: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Director Todd Haynes proved his knack for capturing high gloss sumptuous period pieces with an underbelly of taboo love in 2002's "Far From Heaven." In his new film, "Carol," he brings to the screen Patricia Highsmith's novel "The Price...Show More Summary
Directed by auteur Todd Haynes and featuring riveting turns from Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, the 1950s love story is the best movie of the year (so far).
After debuting at Cannes way back in May, Carol is finally making its debut in U.S. theaters today and is currently getting praised all over the place. From its heartrending performances (Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, both at the top of their game) to its elegant, unfussy direction from Todd Haynes, there seems to be a lot to love about this movie. Show More Summary
In the period drama "Carol," Cate Blanchett plays the elegant, sophisticated, title character who resides in the tony suburbs outside New York City. Rooney Mara portrays the shy young salesgirl Therese who works in a Manhattan department store. The women have nothing in common until they fall in...
Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara will add sizzle to the indie box office this weekend with the theatrical roll out of Todd Haynes' Carol, based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt. The Weinstein Company release should add momentum...Show More Summary
Plus, director Todd Haynes and costar Sarah Paulson on the acclaimed new melodrama The post Carol Movie Interviews: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara are beautifully balanced in this love story, but Todd Haynes’ overstylized cinematography is downright distracting.
Happy Day-before-Carol! The gorgeous, already acclaimed film starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as two women who have an affair in the 1950s is just moments away from theaters, and we couldn't be more excited. In preparation, we've...Show More Summary
The Oscar buzz around Todd Haynes' new movie Carol may focus on the two women, Cate Blanchett's Carol and Rooney Mara's Therese, but Phyllis Nagy's adapted screenplay, from Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt, will surely garner an Oscar nod too. Show More Summary
The first image in the film "Carol" is a lingering shot on the intertwined, repeating pattern in a decorative fence. It's a sly, elegant symbol of the complex and contained social roles expected of the main characters, two women in love, yet locked in conscripted 1950s lives. In the new drama from...
When we first see Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, the leads in Carol, it’s from afar. The film begins following a man down the street until he gets to a restaurant and runs into their characters, Carol and Therese. From that moment, the perspective switches, telling the rare story of two... More »
It's the early 1950s, and Manhattan shopgirl Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) is on the phone with Carol Aird (Cate Blanchett), a married socialite who arouses feelings shy Therese can't articulate. "Ask me things," says Carol. And the way Blanchett, an actress of sublime beauty and brilliance, caresses the word "things,"...
Cate Blanchett flashes a big smile while attending the Museum of Modern Art’s 2015 Film Benefit Honoring Cate Blanchett at Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday (November 17) in New York City. The 46-year-old actress was joined by her Carol co-star Rooney Mara and their director Todd Haynes, as well as Martin Scorsese, who worked [...]