Slamming Scorsese for staying out of the trenches

Posted by · 7:43 am · August 17th, 2009

I was thinking along these lines last week when I read Martin Scorsese’s open letter to LACMA.  The director was speaking out against the closing of a 40-year-old weekend film program at the museum due money matters.  But here’s what Tom Gregory had to say about the matter at The Huffington Post: Martin Scorsese’s open […]

Continue reading »

Filed in: Daily

8/13 Web Round-up

Posted by · 7:59 am · August 13th, 2009

• Todd Gilchrist talks to “The Goods: Live Hard Sell Hard” star Jeremy Piven. [Cinematical] • Anthony Breznican has the scoop on Charlyne Yi and “Paper Heart.” [USA Today] • Who’s your favorite cinematic psychopath? [Talking Movies]

Continue reading »

Filed in: Daily

‘Following’ Chris Nolan at LACMA

Posted by · 11:15 pm · September 5th, 2008

I had not seen Christopher Nolan’s directorial debut “Following” in six or seven years, which made for the perfect excuse to drop 20 bucks on a ticket to tonight’s Slamdance screening and Q&A over at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The film holds up as a wonderful, if slightly obscure excerpt from that […]

Continue reading »

Filed in: Daily

Phoning it in from LACMA

Posted by · 7:52 pm · September 5th, 2008

I’m sitting here at LACMA’s Bing Theater awaiting a screening of Christopher Nolan’s “Following,” to be followed (no pun intended) by a Q&A with the man himself. The energy is pretty high. Nearly packed theater with a mix of anxious fans and reserved night-on-the-towners. I’ll report back later this evening or in the morning with […]

Continue reading »

Filed in: Daily