New Les Miserables Posters, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe

Thanks to the Screen Teen and Jamie’s Place.
Posted On 10 Oct 2012

Gandolfini will Play Leon Panetta in Zero Dark Thirty, EW gets the Exclusive

EW’s Anthony Breznican gets to scoop the news that James Gandolfini will play Leon Panetta in Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty: James Gandolfini will appear as one of the highest-ranking government figures featured in the film — Leon Panetta, the current Secretary...
Posted On 10 Oct 2012

Ken Burns Evokes Reagan’s Support of Public – Private Funding for PBS

Wilshire and Washington points us to this great piece by Ken Burns, arguably one of the giants on PBS who makes, it should be said, non-partisan, much beloved documentaries like War, The Civil War, and the upcoming Dust Bowl.  I don’t want to live in a country that...
Posted On 10 Oct 2012

DuVernay Changes Landscape of American Film

If Ava DuVernay is nominated for an original screenplay Oscar for Middle of Nowhere — a slim possibility, if more people see it — she will be only the second black female screenwriter in 85 years of Oscar history to do so.  You have to yawn all the way back to 1972 to...
Posted On 10 Oct 2012

Hopkins, Mirren, Johansson click in Hitchcock trailer

I’ll confess, was not expecting to see such a light touch — but it works. Excited to see that’s the approach. This was an exuberant time in Hitchcock’s career — for one thing, it’s the year he became a millionaire — and it’s...
Posted On 10 Oct 2012