Provocative filmmaker Lars von Trier is vowing to keep quiet for good after allegedly encouraging war crimes. The infamous statement that has already gotten him banned from the Cannes Film Festival, in which the director of Breaking the Waves and the upcoming Melancholia claimed to understand and sympathize with Hitler “a bit,” continues to be a huge mistake with unexpected ramifications. From a statement von Trier sent out today, via The… Continue reading The Conversation: Should Lars von Trier Shut Up Forever?
A rumor I expected to see circulated a lot more this week is the “hint” that Blofeld might be the villain in the next James Bond movie (still only known as “Bond 23,” although Daniel Craig apparently knows the secret title). I guess it’s only a rumor and not a very trustworthy one at that, even if it does spring from the lips of the film’s screenwriter, John Logan
‘Pearl Jam Twenty’ — Cameron Crowe’s documentary on Pearl Jam’s landmark 1991 album ‘Ten’ and the band’s subsequent years in the spotlight — is out in select cities now. But why should Crowe stop with ‘Ten’? There are plenty of other albums from 1991 that deserve to get immortalized with documentaries! Ahead, Moviefone offers the director 20 more suggestions for his next documentary about an album from 1991. You’re welcome… Continue reading 20 Additional Albums From 1991 Cameron Crowe Should Turn Into a Documentary
Three Oscar-winning English actresses have come out this week with statements that they’ll never risk their ability to emote on camera by getting plastic surgery.
The trio, which Us Weekly is calling “the British Anti-Cosmetic Surgery League,” includes Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson and Rachel Weisz. England’s Telegraph quotes all three of them as vowing never to give in to movie industry pressure to go under… Continue reading Which Stars Should Join the Anti-Cosmetic Surgery League?
We’ve had seven Academy Awards since Billy Crystal last hosted the event in 2004, but he’s hardly fading from our memory or our hearts. Recall, if you will, the actor’s standing ovation this past February when he made a surprise appearance at the 83rd Oscars. Is it time for him to return to the Kodak stage for the lead role… Continue reading The Conversation: Should Brett Ratner Scratch Billy Crystal's Oscar Itch?