British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen has been in the headlines as of late thanks to his new film, Shame with Michael Fassbender. The film has been rated NC-17 in the U.S., but hopefully all the acclaim it has received might be enough to give it some kind of wider distribution. McQueen started his career in the art world,...
"I sure do love poker. Every hand a different problem."
Tower Heist, directed by Brett Ratner (Rush Hour, X-Men: The Last Stand), is a star studded comedy about a bunch of rookie thieves attempting to steal from a Wall Street giant. Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) has been placed under house arrest for stealing nearly two billion dollars from his investors. Among the victims are the staff from his apartment...
Here’s your daily news wrap for Friday, October 28: Usher was attacked by a woman for parking in a handicap spot. Amy Winehouse’s death report has been released. Kelly Clarkson denies the insistent gay rumors on The View. Marie Osmond was rushed to a hospital in Las Vegas, but has since been released. Nikki Reed and Jackson Rathbone bring Breaking Dawn to Madrid. Is Frances...
Director Jacques Becker is not on most lists of the best or most well-known French directors, but three of his films have become well regarded classics. Casque d’or (1952) helped Simone Signoret become a world wide star, while Touchez pas au grisbi (1954; Don’t Touch the Loot in English) has gone down as one of the best gangster pictures...
Sony's delay for the film may have been caused by accusations of trying to help Pres. Obama get reelected
'The Pulitzer Prize winning novel becomes a vital, very great picture.'