The Spring Breakers director explains it all
photo by Nate "Igor" SmithThe Gregory Brothers at the Village Voice Web Awards in December 2010 Among the rusty Web 2.0 jokes, Anne Hathaway's cornball hooting, and all the precious air Oprah breathed, there were a few redeeming aspects to last night's Oscars. Coincidentally (or not?), they tended ... More >>
Courtesy ABCAnd now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:
In: Portman and Franco. Out: Moore and Wahlberg.
Social and economic turmoil? Don't ask. At least we had Lady Gaga to tell us what to do.
The results are in
via NY Daily NewsToday, Anne Hathaway and James Franco were named the hosts of this year's Academy Awards. The Daily News reports that Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer (the producers of the Oscars) said, "James Franco and Anne Hathaway personify the next generation of Hollywood icons -- fresh, exc ... More >>
On this latest wave of mediocre movies (and the classics that put them to shame)
Toy Story 3 is a smash hit that's reaped critical hosannahs suggesting it rightfully earns its place next to the first two Toy Story treats. But has a sequel ever actually been better than the movie it follows up?
Crafty People on the Internet are excellent at coming up with Elaborate Pieces of Crafty Internet Bullshit, and this cute little meme is no exception. See, there's this movie out in theaters right now called Toy Story 3, and it's apparently dredging up any and all nostalgia, sentimentality, e ... More >>
Everyone knew it was coming. It was just a matter of time before film criticism's reigning anti- anti- anti- king, Mr. Counterintuitive himself, chimed in. He's "a troll," in the words of Roger Ebert, who once tried to defend Armond White, this peculiar man, only to take it all back. He's "sm ... More >>
In its third installment, Pixar's juggernaut turns morose
I went to the cineplex to see a remake last night and got treated to trailers for a whole other bunch of remakes. Hollywood is clearly repeating more than a cheap burrito. There was a trailer for another Karate Kid, this time with Jackie Chan serving the chop socky and chop suey.