Your Favorite Film Adaptation?

With one of my personal top picks from this year’s TIFF hitting theaters this Friday, Lone Scherfig’s An Education is a prime example of an adaptation done exquisitely, and in this case it’s journalist Lynn Barber’s personal memoir. With the always-necessary names and events altered to respect those who lived it in the flesh, veteran...

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A Change of Face for the Leading Man?

With Hollywood’s once fresh, young faces aging with wisdom, experience and (for the most part) honorable careers, it’s safe to say there are limits to the roles Leo Dicaprio, Matt Damon, Ethan Hawke, Ben Affleck, Tobey Maguire and their seasoned comrades of this attractive graduating class will be able to snag. This inevitable ‘passing of the...

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Diablo Cody + Sweet Valley High

A story safer than Gossip Girl and Clueless… and without the signature slang? What is she thinking? Slashfilm: “While I was watching Alicia Silverstone spout off created phrases and slang words, it occurred to me that Cody’s Sweet Valley High might be the perfect setting for her stylistic dialogue. Unfortunately, Cody has said on Twitter that she is...

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Dark Bridges Launch Party

You might not know this but Row Three is one of the sponsors for the Dark Bridges Film Festival and also for their launch party. Sure it probably is that way because one of their writers (me) is the Founder and Director of the festival but none the less I thought it was important to highlight the poster for their upcoming Launch Party. Seriously though,...

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Pick a Movie… any Movie

It is lunch and I have two minutes while I eat so I figured I’d throw this post up which has been bouncing in my head over the past couple of days. Everyone should pick a movie and mention it in the comments and you have to say something “meaningful” about the movie. I don’t care if its a movie you love or one that you hate. I just want...

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Forget It, Roman. It’s Chinatown.

You’ve probably already read the headlines on this one. “”I think he will finally get his day in court,” criminal defense attorney Steve Cron said, “and there’s a good chance his case will be dismissed or the sentence will be commuted to time served.” Click for full article- France, Poland want Polanksi...

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Why you should be at Sitges ’09

While I am still recovering from the Toronto Film Festival experience (45 films, 16 reviews, 4am walks, 3 parties, 2 interviews, no sleep!) I cannot but think that I wish I was planning a trip to the sunny coast of spain for the worlds biggest and most comprehensive genre film festival: Sitges. Now in its 42nd year, the line up is to die for. Here are some of...

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Speculation Surrounds Bruce Campbell’s Role in Spidey 4

Catching up with everyone’s favorite B-lister Bruce Campbell at the premiere of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Access Hollywood asked him what he knew of the fourth movie in the Spider-Man franchise, in which he has played a small role in the previous three, due to his longtime friendship with Spider-Man director Sam Raimi. First, Campbell said that...

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Spike Jonze, Where The Wild Things Are, The NYT Feature

It is sitting in the “Bookmarks Sidebar” at the moment, but is worthy of a full entry on the mainpage. Saki Knafo’s substantial feature on Spike Jonze and the long road to get Where The Wild Things Are to the screen in a daring and original (for a children’s novel) fashion. Some Choice Snippets are below On the famous Sabotage Music...

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I Cannot Wait for the Synergy.

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