Author Archive

Theory Of Everything’s Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Theory Of Everything‘s Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook

“Walt Disney is not backing down from providing female-centric entertainment to go alongside their Star Wars and Avengers entries.”

Friday, October 24th, 2014

“Walt Disney is not backing down from providing female-centric entertainment to go alongside their Star Wars and Avengers entries.”

Lucy Kellaway Lunches With Russell Brand

Friday, October 24th, 2014

“I always give money to drug addicts. It is a necessary reprieve. No one stops taking drugs ’cos they’ve not got money–they will steal.”
Lucy Kellaway Lunches With Russell Brand

“How did Sweden – a nation of 10 million people – become the ‘streaming’ capital of the world and the crystal ball for the future of the music industry?”

Friday, October 24th, 2014

“How did Sweden–a nation of 10 million–become the‘streaming capital of the world and the crystal ball for the future of the music industry?”

The Great Frank Mankiewicz Was 90; Press Secretary To RFK, Former Head of NPR, Son Of Citizen Kane Screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, Nephew Of All About Eve’s Joe Mankiewicz

Friday, October 24th, 2014

The Great Frank Mankiewicz Was 90; Press Secretary To RFK, Former Head of NPR, Tried To Get Walter Cronkite To Run As George McGovern’s Vice-President; Son Of Citizen Kane Screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, Nephew Of All About Eve‘s Joe Mankiewicz

WIRED On The Science Of Interstellar (3’38″)

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Christoph Huber Manifestos How He’s Going To Think About Film In A Post-35mm Era, And By Extension, How Other Critics Should As Well

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Christoph Huber Manifestos How He’s Going To Think About Film In A Post-35mm Era, And By Extension, How Other Critics Should As Well

Francine Prose And Ayana Mathis On The Most Terrifying Books They Ever Read

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Francine Prose And Ayana Mathis On The Most Terrifying Books They Ever Read

“Netflix, A Love Story,” As New Yorker, Humor

Friday, October 24th, 2014

“Netflix, A Love Story,” As New Yorker, Humor

Cable Programming Consolidates Further As AMC Networks Buys 49% Of BBC America And Takes Operational Control

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Cable Programming Consolidates Further As AMC Networks Buys 49% Of BBC America And Takes Operational Control

This Month, Watch Laura Poitras’ My Country My Country Free on SundanceNow Doc Club

Friday, October 24th, 2014

This Month, Watch Laura Poitras’ My Country My Country Free on SundanceNow Doc Club

“The Bookish World Of Birdman” As Seen By Co-Writer Alexander Dinelaris, Jr.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

“It’s an example of Aristotle’s theory of ‘surprising inevitability.’”
“The Bookish World Of Birdman” As Seen By Co-Writer Alexander Dinelaris, Jr.

Eric Hynes Surveys the Nonfiction of 2014 Toronto and NYFF

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Eric Hynes Surveys the Nonfiction of 2014 Toronto and NYFF

Amanda Hess Sez Renée Zellweger’s Face Is “Too Real”

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

“Plastic surgery is fake. So is the Hollywood fantasy where women over 40 just don’t exist.”
Amanda Hess Sez Renée Zellweger’s Face Is “Too Real”

Ever-Cool Canuck Keanu On The Nexus Of Consequence In Storytelling

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

“Maybe it’s part of our storytelling that we can identify if there an efficiency to the mission, the search, the consequence, the quest.”
Ever-Cool Canuck Keanu On The Nexus Of Consequence In Storytelling

Critic-Up Philip: J. Hoberman On Philip Roth’s 1957 Stint As The New Republic Film Cricket

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Critic-Up Philip: J. Hoberman On Philip Roth’s 1957 Stint As The New Republic Film Cricket

Documentarians Astra Taylor And Laura Poitras Talk CITIZENFOUR

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

“I identify as a visual journalist and as an artist. I don’t tend to identify myself as an activist or advocate. In my films, I’m really interested in the world that I document, and so there’s open-endedness, and people can come away with different conclusions.”
Documentarians Astra Taylor And Laura Poitras Talk Citizenfour
And“There are constraints that become blessings. That hotel room is a claustrophobic space where a few people are doing work that will transform everything outside. And then, when we break out, you see the shock waves. But when I first saw the room, my feeling was “White? Really, white?’”

The Riggio Wants The Bronx: Barnes & Noble To Stay In Borough At Least 2 More Years

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Riggio Wants The Bronx: Barnes & Noble To Stay In Borough At Least 2 More Years

France To Draft “Interesting And Simple” Blacklist Banning Alleged Piracy Websites

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

France To Draft “Interesting And Simple” Blacklist Banning Alleged Piracy Websites

Scorsese To Produce Amir Bar-Lev’s Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Doc

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Scorsese To Exec Produce Amir Bar-Lev’s Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Doc