Roman Polanski and the Sterling Brand of
AdweekRoman Polanski and the Sterling Brand of CannesAdweekThe Cannes Film Festival is about to celebrate its 70th anniversary. On the cover of Paris-Match magazine's special issue honoring that fact is Jack Nicholson, pictured from the time he brought The Postman Always Rings Twice to the glitzy French ...
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 7:45 am
Does Roman Polanski's talent excuse his
Palm Beach PostDoes Roman Polanski's talent excuse his behavior?Palm Beach PostSince Polanski was detained by Swiss authorities last month for possible extradition back to the United States, there has been endless debate in the press and online. It is all heated conversation for the purpose of misdirection or filling up time in ...
Posted on 13 May 2017 | 1:22 am
Personal Shopper director Olivier Assayas on
South China Morning PostPersonal Shopper director Olivier Assayas on Kristen Stewart, Roman Polanski, and his wife's flowering as a filmmakerSouth China Morning PostAlthough it may be some time before he wraps his next film, Assayas does technically have a new film premiering at this month's Cannes Film Festival, where Based on a True Story, the new thriller directed by Roman Polanski and scripted by Assayas, is ...
Posted on 7 May 2017 | 4:31 pm
Will Roman Polanski with his new film have a
Hindustan TimesWill Roman Polanski with his new film have a good time at Cannes?Hindustan TimesReturning to Roman Polanski, his Based On A True Story is a thriller with Eva Green essaying a mysterious woman -- who tries to enter the life of a celebrated author, portrayed by the director's wife, Emmanuelle Seigner. Based On A True Story is ...
Posted on 5 May 2017 | 1:47 am
Roman Polanski's latest film added to Cannes
Detroit Free PressRoman Polanski's latest film added to Cannes Festival lineupDetroit Free PressRoman Polanski's latest film is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. The French festival announced a few additions to its lineup late last week, including Polanski's “Based on a True Story.” The French-language thriller, which Sony Pictures Classics ...and more »
Posted on 30 April 2017 | 3:55 pm
Alex Ross Perry Is Living the Arrogant,
Things quickly get moody, dark, and maybe dangerous. Like the best of Roman Polanski, it’s a claustrophobic, tense, and strangely engrossing look at a descent into madness. It’s a terrific film, but a triumph for the two leads, who grab our attention ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:04 pm
Actor Charles Grodin to speak at Bigelow
Charles Grodin, a Fairfield resident, has been in the entertainment industry for more than 50 years. From his parts in films such as Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby in 1968 to films like The Heartbreak Kid, Catch-22, Midnight Run, Heaven Can Wait ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:09 am
How smartphones killed the C-grade movie
"Roman Polanski's Bitter Moon was screened as a porn film in Howrah theatres. Some X-rated scenes were abruptly introduced during the screening," says Ghosh. Reel them in In Bangladesh, such scenes were called 'gorom masala' and were shot by small-time actors.
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 4:33 am
Asking for It': Why We Need to Get Angry
Daniel Tosh, Tyler Perry, CeeLo Green, Ben Roethlisberger, and Roman Polanski all get the treatment—with plenty of side-eye left over for Woody Allen. As she tells stories of famous victims and assailants (both admitted and repeatedly accused ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:56 pm
Criticwire Classic of the Week: Roman
"True Detective's" second season tried to emulate it, but there's no substitute for the real thing. There are many different schools of thought on what constitutes a "perfect film," but you know one when you see one. Roman Polanski's "Chinatown" is a ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 7:15 am