Here's Nick Pinkerton on two highly anticipated films from NYFF's main slate: Brian De Palma's Passion and Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha:
Brian De Palma and Noah Baumbach have become thick as thieves--odd when one considers that the two filmmakers' bodies of work seem, on the surface, to have positive ... More >>
Today in El Diario, that newspaper at your bodega you always wondered about...
Two recent crimes involving Scarface have left many wondering whether the gangster world is nostalgic about the movie, the Spanish-language daily reports.
And Kurt Russell!
According to the Hispanic fireball's new Broadway one-man show, Ghetto Klown, all those stars hit him on various movie sets, usually because Leguizamo was trying to jazz up the script and ad lib so he could become more of a breakout star.
The guy was punched around more th ... More >>
The 67th Venice Film Festival, where I'm currently on jury duty (although not on the jury headed by Quentin Tarantino) opened majorly pop with Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky's warmly received and borderline risible follow-up to his 2008 Golden Lion winner The Wrestler.
Although a generic horr ... More >>