The New York Times reports that Nicole Kidman will star in the Tennessee Williams play Sweet Bird of Youth. Kidman is perfect for this, as she seems perfect to be play any of Williams’ female characters; she would make a great Maggie and a great Blanche, now especially. The... (Read More)
Imagine there’s no haters It isn’t hard to do… Imagine all the people Living life in peace Stop dreaming. But this week critics came closer to that mellow state of mind than we’ve seen since forever. When reviews for The Town started coming on strong a few days ago,... (Read More)
Click over here, enter your email address for a free download of a five track sampler of the Social Network soundtrack. Meanwhile: This is what Atticus and I have been working on for the last few months. We had a great time working with David Fincher on this and... (Read More)
Everywhere I turn, there is Jon Hamm. Here he is in a clip from Howl:
Unless you’ve been actively pursuing the plot, you’ve no doubt been aware of the lure of the documentary Catfish. They’ve been successful keeping the plot on the downlow and everyone who’s seen it always says the same thing: you’re better off seeing it knowing nothing.
Following its acquisition of The Conspirator yesterday, Deadline says Lionsgate is finalizing a deal to distribute Rabbit Hole. Redford’s film won’t be released until 2011, but John Cameron Mitchell is on the fast track. Lionsgate needed a horse to ride in the [Oscar] race and Rabbit Hole is it.... (Read More)
What is it about boxing movies that pulls in Oscar voters? I sent the question out to Twitter to see how many films about or featuring boxing that ended up doing well, Oscar-wise, by winning or receiving at least one nomination. There were more than I remembered. The biggest... (Read More)
I don’t know why they have to call it The Nutcracker in 3D. Can’t it just be The Nutcracker? Anyway, kind of cute to see Elle Fanning in this and Somewhere else this year.
Toronto Festival Diary: Day 7 It was Helen Mirren Day at TIFF, with a screening of John Madden’s The Debt in the morning and a screening of Rowan Joffe’s Brighton Rock in the afternoon. The Debt tells the story of three Mossad agents, who in 1965 capture a... (Read More)