Articles Tagged 'Control'

Control Is On a Roll: Ian Curtis Film Dominates the BIFA Awards

Ian Curtis biopic Control won five British Independent Film Awards, including Best Film, Most Promising Newcomer (Sam Riley), Best Director and Best Debut Director (Dutchman Anton Corbijn), and Best Supporting Actor/Actress (Toby Kebbell, who played Joy Division’s manager). (BBC) Ray Winstone‘s daughters, Lois and Jaime, brought a Goth edge to the BIFA red carpet. The […]

Before the BAFTAs, There’s the BIFAs. Plus: Reese Witherspoon as Heather Mills?

Ian Curtis biopic Control has received 10 nominations from the British Independent Film Awards. Heather Mills wants Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon to play her in a biopic. She’s really pushing this girl-next-door persona.(Daily Mail) James McAvoy as Kurt Cobain? That’s a casting decision I could get behind. Sir Anthony Hopkins has confirmed he will play […]

Ecstatic Reviews for Ian Curtis Biopic, Control

Five – count ’em – five big stars for Control (watch trailer) from The Guardian‘s Peter Bradshaw, who calls it the film of the year and adds, “What a fantastic film this is. [Director Anton] Corbijn famously started out as a photographer who recorded Joy Division‘s existence with still images, and, in triumph, he’s transferred […]