Friday, December 31 1999
Ten movies we liked in 1999, in no particular order. Something we didn’t like is how Hollywood movies are still overwhelmingly white. We are calling
It’s hard to say how and when tv goes wrong, but it does seem to do so inevitably and every year. 1999 was no exception.
The ritual of year-end listing falls somewhere between purging and plugging, forgetting and remembering, a frustrating exercise in reduction and an entertaining way to recall
10. The Jenna Jameson CalendarPorn goes legit and looks beautiful. Also the only calendar in your dad’s workshop that’s got a model you KNOW
1. The Children of the Corn series:For heaven’s sake, as if the first King adaptation wasn’t bad enough, with garbled and incoherent dialogue
Warning: this list is hopelessly weighted toward the 1980s. The ‘80s were not a particularly good decade for film, yet it is the decade in
Sunday, January 1 1995
Hampton Fancher is classically cool: relaxed, earnest, seductive. Lean and gray-haired, he wears his shoes sockless and takes his coffee decaffeinated. Fancher grew up in
We're at a crossroads in terms of how American policy will be affected by technology in war.
The director discusses his new film Gunner Palace, a documentary about U.S. troops in Baghdad, during two months in 2003.
The DIG! director, Ondi Timoner, explains her tumultuous editing process and how the recent DVD release helped her create her award-winning documentary.
Matthew McConaughey has been a Redskins fan since he was four years old. He thinks it started with watching late-night movies on tv, when he rooted for the 'Indians' against the cowboys.
Many of Oshii's films have been meditations on the nature of humanity and how we relate to technology. Oshii is much more interested in exploring and surpassing the dichotomies of man/machine and reality/dreaming than he is in crafting plot and character.
+ Waking the Dead review by P. Nelson Reinsch You can’t feel so comfy Writer-producer-director Keith Gordon looks like a stereotypical film geek. He’s
Kimberly Peirce looks right at you when she talks. And it's hard to look away from her, with her striking eyes and cool blue streaks in her near-black hair. She likes to talk, too. Really talk. She laughs easily, thinks hard, and wants to ask questions as much as answer them. She's talking a lot these days, promoting her first feature, .
Omar Epps has his hotel bed pillows on the sofa, so he can lean into them while he talks to you. But two minutes into the interview, he's sitting up and facing you, enthusiastically punctuating his points with his hands.
I wanted to go inside their heads At 9:17 am on a weekday, Justin Kerrigan is feeling jetlagged, jonesing for “a fag and a cup a
: When you hear the name Jon Favreau, you'll probably remember that he's the guy who wrote and starred in 'Swingers'.
Nobody wanted to make this movie because it was about a pimp. So I gave them the finger and said, I'm doing it anyway.
Their goal, the filmmakers state, was to make a comedy/fantasy that would expose the absurd levels to which people will go either to mask or discover their sexual identity.
Smooth and unstoppable, he's not one to rest on his laurels, but likes to stay busy.