"I need three criteria to make a film," de France said with a full smile. "To like the character, to work with great directors, and to love the story. When Dardenne or Eastwood call you, of course you say yes."
I read just the other day that Jeremy Renner may take the lead role in a Steve McQueen biopic.
If it goes forward, I will be very interested to see the end product, but I would not care to be an angel investor.
We can, and have, debated the quality and maturity of Perry's work, but Perry telling Spike Lee to "go straight to hell" should be able to lay to rest the debate as to where his loyalties lay: He's an artist and prides himself on his art.
The idea that millions of Americans are protecting themselves against violent crime by strangers is a delusion. Our obsession with weaponry is deeply pathological and the mark of a weak, insecure and fearful mindset.
I recall the time I met Clint Eastwood in a discotheque and how foolish I had behaved. In my years in Hollywood, I had always been plagued with the problem of asserting myself, and this night was a prime example of those doormat days.
If the hereafter is anything like its filmic namesake, then it will turn out to be glacially slow, eternally boring, and pointless, with seemingly random plot lines aimlessly wandering about the ethereal landscape.