From Veep to Scandal to Political Animals, Washington insider politics are all over primetime TV in 2012. On February 1st, David Fincher is bringing this world and its intrigue to an even smaller screen: your computer. Exclusive to Netflix and developed in collaboration with playwright Beau Willimon and the show’s lead, Kevin Spacey, House of… Read More
1. In case you missed it, a new — and much more exciting — trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln debuted after last night’s presidential debate. Watch it here.
2. Netflix has announced that all 13 episodes of House of Cards — its original political drama that’s being executive produced by David Fincher… Read More
Tuesday night, the New York Film Festival celebrated the 25th anniversary of The Princess Bride (and the release of a new Blu-ray tied to said anniversary) with a special screening of the film, followed by a Q&A with several members of the cast and crew. The movie was raucously received by the rowdy audience: they applauded their favorite lines, cheered the entrances of its many memorable characters like old friends arriving at a party, and generally ate it up with a spoon. After the closing credits, director Rob Reiner, screenwriter William Goldman, and co-stars Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Carol Kane, and Chris Sarandon sat down for a Q&A with NYFF Associate Programming Director Scott Foundas. A few highlights from that chat after the jump. … Read More
Earlier today, we subjected you to an awful video of Lou Reed and Metallica talking about their terrible collaboration. We would like to make amends by showing you a wonderful video — it’s a clip of The Princess Bride cast reuniting for the 24th anniversary of one of the weirdest and most wonderful family movies of all time. Presented as the culmination of Good Morning America‘s “Totally Awesome ’80s Week” (guess they didn’t get the memo that we’ve moved on to ’90s nostalgia), the segment brings together Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal (in his Miracle Max hat!), Wallace Shawn, Carol Kane, and Chris Sarandon. Watch Elwes and Wright reminisce over their fateful kiss (“Can they see my heart beating so fast ’cause he’s so cute?” Wright recalls wondering) and Crystal tell a story about the time dearly departed co-star Andre the Giant “passed out in the lobby of the Dorchester Hotel,” after the jump. … Read More