The women of Sin City live to suffer — and little else.
We're about four hours away from finding out who won those long, hard-fought caucuses in Iowa, which Rick Perry is trying like holy hell to win based on the newly minted video you'll find on the other side. It's quite the stars-and-stripes-and-church-cross spectacular -- like something Jerry Bruckhe ... More >>
You better watch out.
Speaking of Rick Perry video round-ups ...On the other side you'll find two clips. First up is last night's Daily Show, in which Jon Stewart dissects the Texas governor's entry into the presidential race over the weekend. Stewart, like Gawker, "confuses" Perry with Josh Brolin in W. But, look, sa ... More >>
Two entertainment notes to start your day, including news of a new CW TV show set in Dallas. Don't know the name yet, or even it will be filmed here (calls are in to Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burklund), but its roots are reputable enough: Endemol USA, the production company heretofore kn ... More >>
Gus Van Sant delivers a timely reminder about intolerance
Oliver Stone assigns motive to Dubya's m.o., but at this point, who cares?
Did someone say W? Because it's only a matter of weeks now till Oliver Stone's depictification of "George Bush Jr." stumbles into megaplexes with its drunk on. And, at last, some real footage from the movie's shown up all official-like: 1:15 worth of the day George (Josh Brolin) met Laura (Elizabeth ... More >>
By now, you're no doubt aware of my insatiable and irrational interest in Oliver Stone's W, which opens in October. So imagine my delight, then, to come across this item from late last week: extensive making-of footage from Lionsgate provided by Access Hollywood in which, for the first time, we real ... More >>
The Goonies makes us want to go on an adventure
Among the myriad chuckles from yesterday's Los Angeles Times piece on the making of W, Oliver Stone's biopic concerning once and future Dallas resident George W. Bush, was this note: Major League Baseball refused to cooperate with the production. Don't know how that will effect references to the Tex ... More >>
Yes, that is indeed Josh Brolin as the former co-owner of the Texas Rangers. And, yes, that is indeed Elizabeth Banks as a former Longfellow Elementary School teacher. Entertainment Weekly is graciously providing a sneak peek at this week's cover story, concerning Oliver Stone's W, about a certain f ... More >>
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum The Hollywood Reporter got its grubbies on a copy of W, Oliver Stone's forthcoming biopic about The President, and the movie-biz trade says it depicts George Dubya as "a foul-mouthed, reformed drunk obsessed with baseball, Saddam Hussein and the conflict ... More >>
AFI Dallas co-founder and artistic director Michael Cain Amidst all the small talk beneath the high ceilings of Neiman Marcus' flagship, where the AFI Dallas International Film Festival once more held its well-oiled and mightily lubricated kick-off jam, there was business to discuss first and foremo ... More >>
A scene from Battle in Seattle, AFI Dallas' closing-night film -- and the reason Charlize Theron and Andre Benjamin are coming to town next week It took all of one year, and several million dollars provided by the likes of Target, for the AFI Dallas International Film Festival to establish itself as ... More >>
At least I didn't run into Sean Penn in the bathroom ... So, which you like to hear about first -- what the AFI Dallas International Film Festival people are doing at the Toronto International Film Festival, or what I said to Sean Penn in the bathroom Saturday night after one of us had clearly had ... More >>
Verhoeven's invisible-man movie is a crass, Hollow effort
Retro high jinks leave the killing to others in a hit-and-miss redo
Mimic rehashes a familiar story line
Small films have their big night in '96