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Daily Archives: March 12, 2013
It goes into wide release late this month, this Stanley Kubrick “Shining” deconstruction. It got into a lot of festivals. Not a lot of awards. Film buffs still hold the Inscrutable Stanley the K in reverence, with some justification. I … Continue reading
Stephenie Meyer made her fortune by packing three hormonal teens into a love triangle. So it’s understandable that she’d be a little reluctant to stray too far from her “Twilight” formula for success with “The Host.” “This isn’t a love … Continue reading
An all-star comedy that leans on its stars to conjure laughs out of thin air, “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” is about veteran magicians who find themselves suddenly less relevant when Mr. New and Edgy shows up and upstages them on … Continue reading
Deadline.com is reporting that Disney is talking to Danny Boyle’s “Trance” screenwriter Joe Aherne about yet ANOTHER rendering of the “Beauty and the Beast” myth. It’s been animated, musicalized. It was on TV in the ’80s and brought back to … Continue reading
For a moment, I thought that Steven Spielberg was leaving his Hollywood comfort zone WAY behind to try something edgy, political, current in the extreme. He’s making a movie that’s set on the volatile border between India and Pakistan, where … Continue reading
I think the funniest interview I ever had was the day the producers of “Suicide Kings” paired up Jay Mohr and Christopher Walken, two of the film’s stars, for chats about it. Mohr, a very funny comic and wickedly … Continue reading