6/22 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:41 am · June 22nd, 2009

Last Year at MarienbadSteve Appleford taps into Spinal Tap, 25 years later. [Los Angeles Times]

Dennis Lim, meanwhile, revisits the “last gasp of an old-fashioned modernism” that is “Last Year at Marienbad.” [Los Angeles Times]

A few of the cinema’s most inspiring, moving and emotional dad moments. [Empire]

John Hiscock talks “Year One” with Jack Black. [Daily Telegraph]

Popcorn as a sexual aid? [The Guardian]

Lou Lumenick, spinning his wheels, wonders whether the top brass shakeup at Paramount this week is prelude to a merger with Universal Pictures. [Lumenick on Film]

Sam Mendes beat Martin Scorsese to the “Middlemarch” punch. [The Independent]

Speaking of which, Brad Brevet accuses Sam Mendes of attacking the state of American marriage.  If the shoe fits… [Rope of Silicon]

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  • 1 6-22-2009 at 9:55 am

    red_wine said...

    Middlemarch is a big under-taking. It is widely considered to be 1 of the 10 greatest novels ever written. I’ve been meaning to read it for sometime, will definitely do when I find time. But not thrilled about Mendes at all. And Marienbad is 1 of the most startlingly original films ever made.