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Out of the Furnace
Directed by Scott Cooper Written by Scott Cooper and Brad Ingelsby Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio Starring Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and Woody Harrelson Relativity Media Crazy Heart , actor-turned-filmmaker Scott Cooper's Oscar winning debut, told a story of small town people with dwindling prospects who, against all odds, achieved a level of ... (more)
21 hrs ago
Kevin Sousa to open farm-to-table restaurant in Braddock
If all goes according to plan, Chef Kevin Sousa could bring a game-changing installation to Braddock.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Film School Rejects
How 'Out of the Furnace' and 'Killing Them Softly' Make Sense of 2008's American Dream
The above summary is of an an impromptu speech The Wire showrunner David Simon delivered at "The Festival of Dangerous Ideas" in Sydney this week.
'Out of the Furnace': Actors bring the heat
Even though " Out of the Furnace " is one of the bleakest, vicious movies of the year, terrific performances from its nearly all-male cast make it worth your while.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Daily Democrat
Intense, brutal, moving journey comes 'Out of the Furnace'
In only his second feature film, director and writer Scott Cooper takes audiences on an intense, brutal journey into the heart of a dying Rust Belt town where dreams are fading fast in "Out of the Furnace."
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Are there any good, honest, inoffensive movies about the working class?
As cinema catches up with the Great Recession and serious filmmakers want to tell the stories of Americans who have long-suffered under crony capitalism, I'm curious to know what you all think are really good movies about the working class, that don't pander or engage in misery porn ? Did anyone see Out of the Furnace this weekend? It's a film ... (more)
The Winnipeg Free Press
"I don't have that thing where you get these sort of guys who give a smile that the women fall in love with them.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Film School Rejects
Passion Emerges From 'Out of the Furnace'
The film cost only $7m and went on to earn more than $47m worldwide, making it both a critical and financial smash.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Star-Studded Cast Fuels Gritty Crime Drama
The descent into the Rust Belt of steel-town America is dismally depicted in director and co-writer Scott Cooper's tragically realistic drama Out of the Furnace .
Out of the Furnace...and Into the Indie-Film Cliches
A decent man with not much luck, Russell Baze works in a steel mill in depressed West Braddock, Pennsylvania .
For Christian Bale 'Out Of The Furnace' Was A Welcome Change Of Pace [Trailer + Pictures]
Sometimes movie stars have trouble restarting their career after the role of a lifetime, but such is not the case with Christian Bale.
The York Daily Record
Gritty Pittsburgh suburb becoming Hollywood fave
"It shows Scott Cooper sees the story of Braddock as compelling as I do," said Mayor John Fetterman.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
Out of the Furnace comes a masterpiece
Christian Bale's Russell is recently out of prison and hoping to reunite with Zoe Saldana's Lena, who has taken up with the sheriff while Russell was away.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Review: 'Out of the Furnace' rusted over
This image released by Relativity Media shows Casey Affleck in a scene from "Out of the Furnace."
Out of the Furnace Movie Review
Christian Bale and Casey Affleck lead as the Baze brothers. Bale's Russell is the older of the two and does his best to sustain a standup lifestyle, dedicated to his job at the local steel mill, his girlfriend Lena , and his family.
The Huffington Post
Scott Cooper On 'Out Of The Furnace' And Its '70s Roots
Scott Cooper was born in Virginia in 1970, which is at least part of the reason why the writer-director set his sophomore feature, "Out of the Furnace," in the small town of Braddock, Penn.
Casey Affleck back onscreen with 'Out of the Furnace' after acting break
This year marked Casey Affleck's return to the big screen after the Oscar-nominated star took a break from acting for a while.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Woman pleads guilty to leaving twins in fire
A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to leaving her 3-year-old twins to die in a fire while she left the house to see whether her marijuana had been stolen by her 15-year-old daughter.
Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana, and...
Acclaimed writer and director Scott Cooper has long been drawn to the personal stories of people living on the margins of society.