Film Picks: NC Comicon's ComiQuest Film
News & ObserverFilm Picks: NC Comicon's ComiQuest Film Festival starts in DurhamNews & ObserverFriday at The Cary Theater in downtown Cary, Roman Polanski's 2002 Oscar-winning drama “The Pianist” screens at 1:30 p.m. The 2016 concert documentary “Queen: A Night in Bohemia” shows at 7, followed by Hannes Holm's 2015 Swedish comedy drama ...
Posted on 10 November 2016 | 9:00 am
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: The Field
New RepublicBilly Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: The Field of WarNew RepublicA couple years ago, I was hanging out with my teenage niece, who had never seen Rosemary's Baby and wanted to watch it. I love the Roman Polanski film, so I was happy to spend a couple hours revisiting it with her. But a funny thing happened: At her ...and more »
Posted on 10 November 2016 | 8:01 am
Paul Verhoeven on trusting actors and crew
A.V. ClubPaul Verhoeven on trusting actors and crew to nail Elle's tricky toneA.V. ClubSaïd had worked with Roman Polanski, David Cronenberg, and Brian De Palma in English, so for him this was a natural decision. That's why I went to an American screenwriter, David Birke, to write the script. We translated the novel for him into English ...and more »
Posted on 9 November 2016 | 10:10 pm
[ 09/11/2016 ] Repulsion di Roman Polanski
Film For Life (Comunicati Stampa) (Blog)[ 09/11/2016 ] Repulsion di Roman Polanski Inland EmpireFilm For Life (Comunicati Stampa) (Blog)repulsion2 Orso d'argento al Festival di Berlino del 1965, Repulsione è il secondo lungometraggio di Roman Polanski che vede una giovane Catherine Deneuve nei panni di Carol, una ragazza che lavora come estetista-manicure a Londra, dove vive ...and more »
Posted on 9 November 2016 | 3:01 am
Polanski and the supernatural: the horror of
Polanski and the supernatural: the horror of evilFreeline Media13, 1967 of director Roman Polanski's movie The Fearless Vampire Killers. As the director has noted in numerous interviews and in his autobiography, “Roman by Polanski,” the making of this film marked one of the happiest times in his life, while the ...
Posted on 8 November 2016 | 5:54 am
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