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written by Luciana on January 29, 2016

Oscar Isaac Is the Real Best Actor of 2015

TribecaFilm website has published an article talking about Oscar and his amazing performance at Show Me a Hero. It worth the reading!

Check some excerpts:

Every single one of these actors has achieved performances that should be continued topics of conversation among the Academy. But none of them have cut even nearly as deep as Oscar Isaac in Show Me a Hero, which is a wondrous and walloping characterization that ranks among the very finest performances in contemporary film…except that it aired on television.

HBO’s miniseries Show Me a Hero recounts a gripping episode of real-life communal schism, in which government-mandated efforts to build affordable public housing in 1980s Yonkers were met with resistance by the neighborhood’s predominantly white, middle-class residents. Equal parts historical docudrama, institutional survey, and Shakespearean tragedy, Show Me a Hero features one of the year’s absolute best ensembles, crammed with easily-recognizable veteran character actors plenty of fresh newcomers of color.

At the epicenter of the storm is Oscar Isaac, who over the course of Hero’s six exhilarating episodes solidified himself once and for all as the most fascinating actor of his generation. In Isaac’s skin, Nick Wasicsko is indeed an ambitious, committed, and charismatic political venturer, a proud and poised hometown boy done good. But there’s always a trace of unnerving desperation, a distinctive sense of unease that’s gradually chipping away at his confident surface from as early as the first episode. As Nick’s fall from grace only grows steeper, Isaac strips away layer upon layer of Nick’s outward cool, revealing a much more profound portrait of a man trying and failing to cover his torment and keep a level head. Much of this is due to Isaac’s skillful physical embodiment, which traces a character arc all on its own, from early, cock-of-the-walk pride to fidgety, slump-shouldered shame.

In short, this series needs Isaac, who has a preternatural yet underutilized ability to feel his characters’ inner anguish and then make us feel it through some sort of invisibly electric connective tissue between actor and audience. Isaac can take a question as potentially and impossibly treacly as “If I’m not the mayor of Yonkers, will you still love me?” and turn it into the most heartbreaking line reading of the year by simply saying it with uncommonly abundant sincerity.

Between Show Me a Hero, Ex Machina, the 2015 Tribeca selection Mojave, and that underdog little indie Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens, it has been a banner year for Isaac. I’d hand him six Oscars and at least as many Emmys on the sole basis of Show Me a Hero, an illuminating, involving, and ever-timely chronicle that I cannot possibly encourage more people to take a chance on, if only to experience an essential performance from an actor whose work we’ll certainly be talking about for decades to come.

Make sure to read the whole article at tribecafilm.com

written by Luciana on January 11, 2016

(Photos) 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

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.

written by Luciana on January 11, 2016

Oscar Isaac wins Best Actor in a Limited Series for Show Me a Hero at the Golden Globes

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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.

Congratulations!

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written by Luciana on October 19, 2015

Gallery: 2015 Appearances

Our gallery was updated with HQ images from missing events Oscar attended this year. You can check them all by clicking on the thumbnails.



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written by Luciana on September 01, 2015

Show Me a Hero: Parts 5 & 6 Screencaptures

Show Me a Hero has finished its row last night on HBO in a heartbreaking episode, combined with a stellar performance of Oscar Isaac as Nick Wasicsko. You can find screencaptures added in our gallery, and also watch the HBO’s Inside the Series Parts 5 & 6 video below:

written by Luciana on August 26, 2015

“Show Me A Hero” Parts 3 & 4

Screencaptures of latest two Show Me A Hero screencaptures has been added in our gallery. The final two episodes will be aired next Sunday on HBO.

Also, watch the Inside the Series Part 3 & 4 below:

written by Luciana on August 18, 2015

“Show Me A Hero” Screencaptures

HBO aired the first two parts of Show Me a Hero this Sunday, and the mini-series – specially Oscar – received great reviews. Our gallery was updated with screencaptures, and promotional images of Oscar as the embattled mayor of Yonkers, Nick Wasicsko.

Based on Lisa Belkin’s nonfiction account of the same name, Show Me a Hero takes its title from an F. Scott Fitzgerald quote that concludes, “and I’ll write you a tragedy.” In Simon and Zorzi’s mix of political drama, psychological portrait, and sociological study, the semi-accidental hero is real-life personage Nick Wasicsko, a 28-year-old Democratic city councilman who successfully runs for mayor by opposing the public-housing plans, then finds himself forced to defend them to a rabid mob of betrayed voters.

HBO will air the remained four episodes in the next two weeks, and you can check a resume on the last two episodes below:

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