Mann subs Robert Capa for Robert Jordan

Posted by · 9:15 pm · October 4th, 2009

Director Michael Mann has been trying to get an adaptation of “For Whom the Bell Tolls” off the ground for a while now.  As far back as October 2006 (when I interviewed Mann for an Eric Roth profile), the film was mere days from being announced. I’m not a sleuth like the Anne Thompsons or […]

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Life imitates art

Posted by · 2:39 am · January 20th, 2009

Well, not really — in this instance, life improves on art substantially. I’m referring to tomorrow’s opening film at the Rotterdam Film Festival, “The Hungry Ghosts,” the directorial debut of actor Michael Imperioli. Imperioli, as my fellow “Sopranos” junkies will immediately know, is best known for his role as Christopher (a.k.a. “Chris-to-fuh”) Moltisanti in the […]

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