Get him to the geek

Posted by · 6:16 pm · August 2nd, 2010

Aging enfant terrible that he is, out-there auteur Gregg Araki has long fostered a reputation for being prickly — the diplomat’s translation for “self-regarding asshole of the first rank” — but the genial good humor of his last two features suggested he might be thawing a little. Certainly, his new film “Kaboom,” a froot-loopy but […]

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CANNES: ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,’ ‘Kaboom,’ ‘Inside Job’

Posted by · 9:00 am · May 16th, 2010

Apologies for yesterday’s scarcity of Cannes updates: a bumper day of back-to-back screenings cut unavoidably into my writing time, particularly as “Another Year” — widely agreed, among those I’ve spoken to, to be the standout film of the Competition so far — merited a more substantial take than most. One day and several films later, […]

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