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Rebecca Mead On “The Percy Jackson Problem”

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Rebecca Mead On “The Percy Jackson Problem”

Dave Itzkoff Gets The NYT Takeout On Interstellar, With McConaughey, Chastain, Hathaway

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Dave Itzkoff Gets The NYT Takeout On Interstellar, With McConaughey, Chastain, Hathaway

Renée Zellweger Sez She’s “Glad Folks Think I Look Different”

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

“I am different. I’m happy.”
Renée Zellweger Sez She’s “Glad Folks Think I Look Different”

Directors Guild Shuttering Chicago Office

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Directors Guild Shuttering Chicago Office

A “Slow Cinema” Discussion With Jonathan Romney, Lav Diaz And Ben Rivers, Only Two Years And Seven Months After It Occurred vid 1″42″17

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

A “Slow Cinema” Discussion With Jonathan Romney, Lav Diaz And Ben Rivers, Only Two Years And Seven Months After It Occurred vid 1″42″17

A Masterclass On The Low-Budget Monsters: Dark Continent

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

A Masterclass On The Low-Budget Monsters: Dark Continent

Good Dr. Bordwell & Kristin Thompson Dissect Gone Girl’s Narrative Strategies And Historical Precedents

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Good Dr. Bordwell & Kristin Thompson Dissect Gone Girl‘s Narrative Strategies And Historical Precedents

“How Should You Laugh At Renee Zellweger’s Face Today?”

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

“How Should You Laugh At Renée Zellweger’s Face Today?”

Production Company Providing Show To Cinemax Will Be Permitted To Sue Actress For Refusing Nude Scenes

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Production Company Providing Show To Cinemax Will Be Permitted To Sue Actress For Refusing Nude Scenes

Activist Investor Dan Loeb Gets Out Of The Sony Business

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Activist Investor Dan Loeb Gets Out Of The Sony Business

How Martin Scorsese Swained VICE News And The New York Review Of Books

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

How Martin Scorsese Swained VICE News And The New York Review Of Books

“Quintessential” Newspaper Editor, The Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, Was 93, Guided Woodward & Bernstein’s Watergate Coverage; Pre-Deceased By All The President’s Men Alter Ego, Jason Robards, Jr.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

“Quintessential” Newspaper Editor, The Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, Was 93, Guided Woodward & Bernstein’s Watergate Coverage; Pre-Deceased By All The President’s Men Alter Ego, Jason Robards, Jr.
And – David Remnick Remembers Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee As “the most charismatic and consequential newspaper editor of postwar America”; with one glorious punchline

The Washington Post Obit For Ben Bradlee

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The Washington Post Obit For Ben Bradlee

Former Publisher Don Graham Remembers “A Hero To The Newsroom”

Keanu Reeves Sez “It Sucks” Not Getting More Offers From Hw’d

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

“What I like about studios are the resources and the worlds that they can create. I want to keep going, making things, and telling stories. If we’re going to do a delineation between studio and independent, I was always hoping to do both.”
Keanu Reeves Sez “It Sucks” Not Getting More Offers From Hw’d 

Anne Helen Petersen Gets To The Core Of “What’s Really Behind The Ridicule Of Renée Zellweger’s Face”

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Anne Helen Petersen Gets To The Core Of “What’s Really Behind The Ridicule Of Renée Zellweger’s Face”

“Honestly, I’m going through exactly what Riggan is going through in this movie. I go, ‘Oh, you think you’re the greatest.’ Then someone says, ‘You’re the greatest. You’re wonderful.’ Then 20 minutes later, I’m going, ‘No, you’re not any of those things. You’re just plain Michael Keaton.’”

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

“Honestly, I’m going through exactly what Riggan is going through in this movie. I go, ‘Oh, you think you’re the greatest.’ Then someone says, ‘You’re the greatest. You’re wonderful.’ Then 20 minutes later, I’m going, ‘No, you’re not any of those things. You’re just plain Michael Keaton.’”

Steve Coll On CITIZENFOUR And “How Edward Snowden Changed Journalism”

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Steve Coll On CITIZENFOUR And “How Edward Snowden Changed Journalism”

Friends And Families Of Biopic Subjects May Have Differences With Filmmakers

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Friends And Families Of Biopic Subjects May Have Differences With Filmmakers

WIRED Goes Behind The Scenes With Pixar, Disney Animation And Big Hero 6

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

“John Lasseter is tearing up. His eyes are shining and his lashes are moist. He reaches out a warm hand to cover mine and looks deep into my eyes as he talks. He’s feeling things, powerful things, and it’s impossible not to feel them too.”
WIRED Goes Behind The Scenes With Pixar, Disney Animation And Big Hero 6

The Simple Reason ESPN Won’t Go Streaming Like HBO

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

“ESPN does not want the cable universe to go away.”
The Simple Reason ESPN Won’t Go Streaming Like HBO