By most reasonable standards, Dirty Dancing is a terrible movie: a dopey, cliché-ridden, anachronistic, woefully predictable across-the-tracks romance. …Read More
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to ever earn a Nobel prize, is now the subject of a David Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman) directed documentary (set for U.S. release on October 2), and a new, poignant trailer for the film was released today.
This week’s wide releases are pretty much the kind of thing you’d expect for the last weekend of August: No Escape, wherein a white family must flee from a foreign country and its evil foreigners, and We Are Your Friends, which is somehow a movie that exists where Zac Efron plays an EDM DJ.
…Along with Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds, The New York Times reports. Of course, the honorary awards won’t be presented during the live broadcast in early 2016, but at the Motion Picture Academy’s Governor Awards this November. After just two nominations and no wins in Lee’s three-decade career, though, we’ll take what we can get.
Kristen Wiig and TV on the Radio Frontman Tunde Adebimpe Are Making a “Gayby” in ‘Nasty Baby’ Trailer
Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus director Sebastian Silva’s upcoming film, Nasty Baby
, has a particularly compelling cast: it stars TV on the Radio frontman Tunde Adebimpe and Kristen Wiig.
“It Comes From Male Anxiety and Fear”: Alex Ross Perry and Elisabeth Moss on Female Madness and ‘Queen of Earth’
If Queen of Earth has a keyword, it’s “claustrophobic.” The term came up again and again during Alex Ross Perry’s screening and discussion of his latest feature last night at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, whether the writer-director was describing his numerous influences — FSLC Programming Director Dennis Lim called Ross Perry “one of the most film-literate filmmakers around,” and with good reason — or the plot of the film itself.
Along with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as is tragedy’s unfortunate wont, the disaster on the Gulf Coast produced one of the most important bodies of nonfiction filmmaking in the recent American …Read More
The trailer for Love the Coopers is here, and it’s time for some mixed emotions. On one hand: great cast!