Andrew Garfield hopes Breathe will help move the accessibility conversation forward

Andrew Garfield’s new film Breathe explores the life of Robin Cavendish, a former disability rights advocate who was paralyzed from the neck down after a bout with polio at age 28. Cavendish traveled the world and worked with his wife to improve the mobility and quality of life of people with disabilities. In the…

Andrew Garfield joins noble tradition of actors doing silly shit by saying he’s “a gay man”

The internet decided to perform its time-honored tradition yesterday of getting extremely mad about something that sounds bad out of context, but that probably didn’t quite deserve the place it was assigned on the “Silly-To-Serious Proportionate Response Outrage-O-Meter.” Entertainment Weekly reports Andrew Garfield,…

Martin Scorsese finally gets his solemn, powerful Silence off the ground

Silence, Martin Scorsese’s long-in-the-works adaptation of Shūsaku Endō’s same-titled novel about a Jesuit priest searching for his former mentor in shogun-era Japan, is a truly religious piece of filmmaking, in that it looks for meaning in the contradictions and absurdities of faith, instead of its assurances. One…

Things get loud in the first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Silence

Martin Scorsese has been working on Silence—his adaptation of Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 novel about Jesuit priests suffering a crisis of faith in 17th century Japan—for years now. (The script was reportedly completed back in 1996.) Now, we’re just a month out from the film’s premiere in Vatican City, which means its finally…

Andrew Garfield’s just as stoked about new Spider-Man as everyone else

Andrew Garfield doesn’t seem at all bitter that it’s starting to look like his Spider-Man movies are going to be regarded as the not-so-great ones when compared to the other stabs at the franchise. In an interview with Fandango, Garfield, adopting the parlance of a high school fanboy, said that he is “stoked” for the…

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Andrew Garfield to star in noir thriller from It Follows’ David Robert Mitchell

According Variety, Andrew Garfield has signed on to star in Under The Silver Lake, the next film from director David Robert Mitchell. The project is described as a “modern-day noir crime thriller set in Los Angeles,” and it’s based on an original script written by Mitchell himself. Around this time last year, Mitchell…

Andrew Garfield makes a Faustian pact with Michael Shannon in the 99 Homes trailer

“You think America gives a flying rat’s ass about you, or me? America doesn’t bail out losers,” Michael Shannon’s opportunistic real estate broker admonishes Andrew Garfield. This heavy-handed thesis about American capitalism comes at the climax of the trailer for Ramin Bahrani’s 99 Homes, and is part of what The A.V.…