The artist's entertaining perversity veils his broad influence
Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.
Sorry James Franco, this Oz is neither great nor powerful
"It's a 'What if?' play," said playwright Christopher Durang at yesterday's meet-and-greet for his comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which is moving to Broadway. "I thought, 'What if I had lived all my life [in a country home] with my sister and we were just miserable?" As a result, the ... More >>
Basterd makes good
Getting neither there nor back again
If you look that up, you'll generally find a list that includes a bunch of recent films, both animated and comic bookish, and all very large and loud. But boxofficemojo.com took the time to adjust all the domestic grosses for inflation, so this list that they posted is way more accurate. And sudde ... More >>
Looks like Bruce Willis's mining team from Armageddon could be employed again. In a relatively strange press release, according to the Wall Street Journal, a new, fittingly named company called Planetary Resources, Inc. has teamed up with none other than the high officials at Goo ... More >>
Sure, The Tree of Life won, but did it really win?
The King's Speech...along with those of other esteemed movieland pundits, as told to Goldderby.com. The gum-flapping gang has anointed The King's Speech, Colin Firth, Annette Bening, and Danny Boyle as the golden ones who will step up to the podium without that much in their way.
Back from the Lido, I learned that Somewhere, Sofia Coppola's slight, stringent, not-quite sentimental tale of a movie star on the edge of a nervous breakdown and the 11-year-old daughter that loves him, had won the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice Film Festival--the "unanimous choice" per jury ... More >>
On this latest wave of mediocre movies (and the classics that put them to shame)
The other Number 9Number 9The Maxim Hot 100 List is out. Yeah, we've been waiting for this all year! Not only that, but the Good Surgeon's Guide to the Top 10 Worst Celebrity Faces came out last week. And since we are connoisseurs of both beauty and hideousness here at Runnin' Scared, ... More >>
Prodigal Sons director Kimberly Reed fills me in.
There are some things that even money can't buy
South American director Sebastián Silva hangs with me and Eros. And The Messenger kills.
Palestinian Film and Oscar Eligibility