The Messenger Reviews, Interviews & More

Call To Action: Get Ben Foster Nominated

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I mean no disrespect for the incredible actors who have recently been nominated for Best Actor in all of the critics choice awards, SAG awards, and Golden Globes. But I do feel like someone has been left out... As always, there seems to be a million different awards to win, and yet the same people keep getting nominated over and over again. For the most part I agree with everyone who has been...

VOTD: Woody Harrelson Goes Bald for The Troops

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Woody Harrelson is taking his role as a soldier in this week's The Messenger very seriously. The actor recently appeared on the hit Comedy Central show, The Colbert Report to promote the movie and support the troops. To show his patriotism, he allowed host Stephen Colbert to shave his head, while they both performed a unique...

The Messenger: Movie Review

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This is it, with The Messenger in theaters, the time for possible Oscar films has begun! First time director and co-writer Oren Moverman shows us how to make a movie with his debut film, which is as subtle and beautiful as it is poignant and dramatic. From an amazing script, to beautiful performances he has unknowingly made himself Oscar-bait. Check out our...

Video Interview: Oren Moverman for The Messenger

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First time director and co-writer Oren Moverman shows us how to make a movie with his debut film The Messenger. With one of the best scripts I've seen all year laying the groundwork, by the time I start talking about the performances they are like a cherry on top of a perfect sundae. Moverman tells a touching and poignant story about war without using any...

Interview: Ben Foster for The Messenger

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A while ago, Ben Foster strutted his stuff in 3:10 to Yuma, stealing moments from both Christian Bale and Russel Crowe and I've been waiting for him to lead a film ever since. In writer/director Oren Moverman's film The Messenger, he finally gets his chance and he in no way disappoints. Talking to him, you realize that...

The Messenger Official Trailer

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The first official trailer for the Sundance hit, The Messenger has been released by Oscilloscope Laboratories. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Samantha Morton, and Jena Malone as a group of people dealing with the after effects of the Iraq war. A couple of weeks ago we brought you the first poster for the film, which was just as depressing as its subject...

Woody Harrelson in The Messenger Poster

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A new poster has been released for the Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster film, The Messenger. The film is the directorial debut of screenwriter Oren Moverman, and co-stars Samantha Morton and Jena Malone. The Messenger is an Iraq-based war drama that centers on the men who have the unbearable task of telling families that their relatives have died...

Comic-Con 2009 Video: Woody Harrelson Talks The Messenger

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During the press conference for Zombieland (watch videos) Woody Harrleson answered a question about his upcoming film The Messenger by up and coming director Oren Moverman. So far, there are whispers that Harrelson's performance could earn him an Oscar nod by the end of the year. The film itself has already won two awards at the Berlin Film...