How director Walter Salles filmed the unfilmable: A racy adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES| Life+Style Editor Almost all Beat Movement literature is not adaptable to any form other than its original, precisely because the nature of Beat is about rhythm and mood and place, more than narrative or structure. Allen [...]
2013 has had a few exceptions: Mama was more thought-provoking than nightmare-inducing horror, and Side Effects, while not a hit, was smarter and livelier than director Steven Soderbergh’s 2012 winter release, Haywire. Add to that list Jack the Giant Slayer.
Filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk makes Black History Month a little gayer Gay filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk’s 2000 breakout debut film, Punks, became a hit on the LGBT film festival circuit, introducing moviegoers to a fresh new voice in cinema. He followed that up with the popular Logo TV series Noah’s Arc, which in turn led to the [...]
Magnolia brings back Oscar-nominated live action and animated short films Here is why we still need movie arthouses: So we can see the short subjects nominated for obscure Oscars and win the office pool. As always, Landmark’s Magnolia runs the live action and animated shorts (starting this weekend), giving you a chance to see the [...]
Echols came to his fame the hard way: As an unjustly accused murderer who became the subject of three documentaries — Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996), Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2002) and Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, which was nominated for a best documentary Oscar last year.
The Academy been trying desperately to shake up their Oscar nominations, and they finally succeeded, with noms packed tons of surprises
Handicapping the Oscar nominations before they are released Thursday morning
Jessica Chastain engages us with her Jodie Foster-esque inquisitiveness, and for the next two hours, she never lets us go. It’s the kind of performance Oscars were designed for.
Our critics rank the best of 2012 in film, stage and music, and name our 10th Actor of the Year ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Life+Style Editor 2012 was the year mainstream movies got gay and found God. Strangely, that duo ended up not being so unusual. But the depth to which characters in film embraced [...]
Just in time for our Hollywood Issue, Bette Midler chats about Parental Guidance (including its stance on bullying) and the “bittersweet”