Smooth Sailing for Black Sails The cable network Starz has tried to adapt and reinterpret classic novels in the past. Remember Camelot (2011), starring the infectious Jamie Campbell Bower and fabulous Eva Green? Perhaps it would be better not to. The almost universally panned show seemed to have all of […]Read more ›
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Academy Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, was found dead Sunday morning in his New York apartment, of an apparent drug overdose. Last May, Variety reported that he had participated in a detox program after relapsing. Hoffman had struggled with drug usage throughout his life, as have many other […]Read more ›
Any art, whether written, visual or verbal, can be interpreted as growing from one state of incompleteness to another, with each developing stage a validation of its own momentary truth. Yet, ironically, as art shifts towards the more pastiche and post-modern, an age-long taboo persists: that paintings, sculptures and installations […]Read more ›
The Wolf of Wall Street sets a new record for the highest number of F-words in a fiction film. This is just one example of the grossness Scorsese’s R-rated film suggests is inherent to the world of Wall Street. Despite, and perhaps due to, the 569 variations of the F-word […]Read more ›
Disney’s most recent animated feature, Frozen, is headed to Broadway. In an interview with Fortune, Disney CEO Bob Iger said the studio was in talks about bringing the film to the stage. Not too long after, Disney Theatrical Productions confirmed that a stage version of Frozen was in early development. […]Read more ›
BEST PICTURE Nominees: American Hustle* Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Nebraska Philomena 12 Years a Slave The Wolf of Wall Street American Hustle, the beautifully executed crime romp that reunited Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence after 2012’s Oscar winning Silver Linings Playbook, seems destined to bring home the […]Read more ›