6/5 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:58 am · June 5th, 2009

• Carmike Cinemas honcho S. David Passman III gets back to basics, like cleaning the bathrooms. (This story hits home with me because I grew up going to a shoddy Carmike theater.) [Company Town] • Headline of the month.  Not film related, but necessary for your morning LOL dose. [MyFoxBoston.com] • Drew McWeeny dives head-long […]

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Mr. Beatty, direct another film please?

Posted by · 2:19 am · June 24th, 2008

Interviewing Warren Beatty a few years ago in Toronto, I was struck at once by his intellect, which is laser sharp. The man misses nothing. He speaks slowly, taking long pauses before he speaks, and avoids personal questions, which I dislike and refuse to ask anyway. He was with Annette Bening at the time, supporting […]

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Cimino and Oscar

Posted by · 1:27 pm · June 3rd, 2008

Lots of talk about deserving (and undeserving) directors in the Oscar chatting this week. Let’s take it to specifics with one race that stood out to a few commenters. It seemed in the spring of 1979, following the Oscar ceremony, there was a sense in the industry that if the Academy could have taken back […]

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