AFI Fest 2010 (“presented by Audi”) has announced that its opening gala kicks off November 4th with the world premiere of Love & Other Drugs. The week-long event will close on November 11th with a screening of Black Swan. Via Press Release: LOS ANGELES, CA, September 23, 2010 ¬æ... (Read More)
Watching the reviews come in for The Social Network is like watching Secretariat run that last race. How good will they get? Another 100 scorer. Manohla Dargis closes her review this way: Mr. Fincher pointedly abandons his smudged browns for a gauzily lighted sequence of the twins rowing at... (Read More)
Deadline reports that Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, and Matt Dillon will star in Roman Polanski’s new film, based on Yasmina Reza’s Tony award-winning play God of Carnage. Production begins next February in Paris. God of Carnage tells the story of two sets of parents who meet after their sons... (Read More)
It’s a little irritating that Metacritic doesn’t have Todd McCarthy yet on its list of critics for the Social Network because here is another 100 review to add to the list: ‚ÄúThe Social Network‚Äù is about so many things‚Äîthe primacy of an idea, the things that define a generation,... (Read More)
Watch the other over at YouTube. Thanks to Andrews for the link.
Last night Joaquin Phoenix made his first return visit to The Late Show with David Letterman since his faked meltdown 18 months ago. In explaining the genesis of the idea and his bizarre immersion in the fictional documentary I’m Still Here, Phoenix went a long way in convincing confused... (Read More)
Thanks to Bernard for the heads up!
The Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards have announced that they will be giving Sean Penn the “Hollywood Humanitarian Award” for his efforts in Haiti and his humanitarian efforts overall. You can join Penn in his efforts to salvage and revive Haiti (can’t do it alone), by visiting this... (Read More)
One of 2010′s most powerful docs is The Tillman Story, which finally tells the whole truth about what really happened to pro football player Pat Tillman when he was shot by friendly fire while hunting down the Taliban. The military tried to cover it up. Worse, they used his... (Read More)