11/1 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: ‘Four Lions’ on tour, Thompson remembers ‘Back to the Future,’ The Boss talks ‘The Promise’

Posted by · 7:28 am · November 1st, 2010

• Devin Faraci goes on the road with Chris Morris and his film, “Four Lions.” [Badass Digest] • Brian Truitt talks “Back to the Future” with Lea Thompson, 25 years later.  I always forget it was nominated for Best Original Screenplay.  (AWESOME.)  [USA Today] • Bruce Springsteen talks the making of “Darkness on the Edge […]

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9/28 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Stuart passes, Zuckerberg gets a comic book, ‘Back to the Future’ celebrates an anniversary

Posted by · 9:34 am · September 28th, 2010

• Gloria Stuart dies at 100. [Associated Press] • Mark Zuckerberg: the comic book. [Hollywood Reporter] • AMC Theatres will take 40 cities across the U.S. “Back to the Future” for the film’s 25th anniversary. [Script to Screen]

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Play it again

Posted by · 1:34 pm · June 17th, 2009

As a younger film lover, there are few thrills greater than seeing a title you’ve always loved through the medium of television and DVD (and, at the risk of dating myself, home video) given new life on a cinema screen, the way nature, or the filmmaker at least, originally intended. A big-screen reappraisal can heighten […]

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