Venice Film Fest: Sofia Coppola on Somewhere

As Sofia Coppola prepares for her film’s debut in Venice. She talks at length with MTV’s Josh Horowitz and reveals that Papa Coppola didn’t help her at all with Somewhere: Coppola: I always am glad to have my dad when I need advice or mentoring. Sometimes...
Posted On 30 Aug 2010

Toronto Must-Sees

Nancy Kriparos will be covering Toronto for Awards Daily in the coming weeks. She asked me which films I was most interested in seeing and/or having her cover. Toronto can be an unwieldy beast. I think it’s important to always remind you, and myself, that it is not the...
Posted On 27 Aug 2010

Springsteen to Re-Release Darkness in Time for Documentary

Bruce Springsteen – “The Promise: The Making of ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’” Sneak Peek from Columbia Records on Vimeo. The Toronto Film Festival goers will get a look at the Springsteen doc in a few weeks. On November 16, Bruce and the E. Street...
Posted On 26 Aug 2010

Spitballing Best Actor

Cinematical’s Erik Childress has done another early Oscar article focusing on who’s here, who’s coming and what the Best Actor race might shape up to look like eventually, you know, if all goes well. As bloggers and critics sharpen their knives and their crystal...
Posted On 24 Aug 2010

David Lynch – First Ever Guest Artistic Director for AFI Fest

The wonderful and wacky David Lynch will serve as the AFI’s first-ever guest artistic director it was just announced. Lynch has also created artwork that will serve as the official image of the 24th annual festival. In addition, as Guest Artistic Director, Lynch will...
Posted On 24 Aug 2010

Inside Job, trailer

Sasha’s impressions of Inside Job on May 17, from Cannes.
Posted On 23 Aug 2010

Grisly graphics for Toronto After Dark Film Festival

Making the rounds this weekend is the poster to promote Toronto After Dark featuring the sticky friendship from guess which movie? Full-size after the cut.
Posted On 22 Aug 2010

Most Anticipated Films of Oscar Season 2010

With the Toronto and Venice Film Festivals looming on the calendar, dozens of the year’s best films will tumble out of the pipeline over the next 4 months. We know enough about most of these to make educated guesses about their chances, and most of us have already assembled...
Posted On 21 Aug 2010

Mickey Rourke & Megan Fox in Passion Play

Set in 1950s Los Angeles, Passion Play involves an angel trapped in a carnival sideshow at the mercy of a ruthless gangster. The angel is saved by a down-and out trumpet player. Mickey Rourke plays the trumpeter, and it’s obvious from this shot that Megan Fox plays the...
Posted On 18 Aug 2010