n depicting the events of John and Effie's marriage, the movie is quite reserved and beautifully nuanced. Many of the filmmakers come from Merchant Ivory Productions, and Effie Gray is very much in that tradition. It's hard to know with certainty what went on in the marriage, but there are letters and written accounts that served as source material.
Night Moves definitely works as a tense, lo-fi psychological thriller. But the environmental dimension is what gives Night Moves its interesting moral dimension, as well as informing the unique world where the film takes place.
I thought that viewing this at a public screening with retirees eating popcorn (versus a press screening with jaundiced critics) would be fairly excruciating. It wasn't. Toronto's cinephiles stand ready to embrace it all.
The annual Marin film fest, in its 36th year, will feature early peaks at Oscar contenders, award nights to rising and veteran stars and storytellers and compelling features and documentaries of social significance.
It was an unfortunate case of quantity over quality during my first day at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. While I saw six films, there were only a couple I could heartily recommend.
My heart skipped a beat when I heard the reknowned film director Deborah Kampmeier was in production for a movie based on the Sumerian Goddess Inanna.
I had been hearing it all my life, especially when I would return from a vacation that I was obviously supposed to have come back from looking "tan."
Bella's character is so inherently weak in terms of personal power, that when she finally morphs into a stronger being, the clothes don't fit. Know why? Because it's not on her terms -- it's on Edward's.
This week, I'm joined by Derek Warburton, celebrity stylist, to discuss some Met Ball fashion flops! Derek joins us for "Off With Her Head" in which ...
Have you tuned in to pop culture that 17-year-old girls have been exposed to since the 1960s? Seventeen year-old girls have, and all these shows cover sex pretty explicitly and no one is freaking out about it.
There's Dakota Fanning...'going bad' so Marc Jacobs can sell some perfume. It smells great, by the way. Why did she do that? I mean, she was SUCH A NI...
Kim K. just can't catch a break -- the reality starlet is facing a heap of haters this week (aka Hollywood A-listers) who are apparently fed up with the highly hyped tabloid regular.
At the close of NYFW, I headed to a cabin where nobody could see my freshly scrubbed face and, yes, Ugg boots. Turns out, I'm not alone in this deep-seated desire to shelve my five-inch Alaïa booties and nurture my inner bum.
Amazon sells Deep Throat and Paris Hilton's sex tape. Users can pre-order thousands of titles -- why can't we pre-order John Roecker's bold new film on the gay sex business?
John Roecker (director of the upcoming Green Day documentary Heart Like a Hand Grenade, and cult hits Live Freaky, Die Freaky a and Svengali) set out...