Welcome to New York Observer‘s Golden Globe coverage of the 2012, where you’ll be able to read (and participate!) in real time as Drew Grant and Dan D’Addario take bets on which acclaimed actor will be the first to slap that lopsided grin right off Ricky Gervais‘ face. Let the fun begin!
This weekend brings Nights in Rodanthe to theaters. It’s an unapologetic tearjerker, a love story starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane (click here for Rex Reed’s review), based on a Nicholas Sparks novel and directed by…George C. Wolfe?
It’s certainly not an obvious partnership. After all, Mr. Wolfe has made his reputation as Read More
Six years after starring together in Unfaithful, Diane Lane and Richard Gere reunited in the weepy love story Nights in Rodanthe (based on a book by king of sentimentality Nicholas Sparks), which premiered at the Ziegfeld Theatre Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Walking the carpet alongside the pair were Law and Order SVU‘s Christopher Meloni, Harry Connick Read More
Nights In Rodanthe
Written by Ann Peacock and John Romano
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Starring Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Viola Davis, Scott Glenn, Christopher Meloni
While the rest of the world is having a noisy nervous breakdown, it’s good to know there are still a few folks at Read More
Running Time 101 minutes
Directed by Gregory Hoblit
Written by Robert Fyvolent & Mark Brinker and Allison Burnett
Starring Diane Lane, Colin Hanks and Joseph Cross
Starting off the new year with the kind of thriller that keeps you out of dark alleys after midnight and makes you long Read More
Wong Kar-wai’s 2046, from his own screenplay (in Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese with English subtitles), is quite simply an incomparably sublime work of art, a triumph of lyricism over narrative in the cinema, and the most exquisite homage to the beauty of women it has ever been my privilege to witness on the screen. Yet Read More
Up to here with aliens, action-comic heroes, chocolate factories and pimps who want to be rap stars, I guess the main thing I find missing from the worst summer of movies I can remember is a good old-fashioned love story. And so I bid welcome to Must Love Dogs, a romantic Hollywood scrapbook that chronicles Read More
At the Angelika, we shifted uneasily in our seats as the subways roared back and forth beneath us; up there on a screen slightly larger than your average television set, a man and a woman were actually having sex. In Michael Winterbottom’s 9 Songs, a couple falls in love and goes to concerts and drifts Read More
Car abuse is a growing concern in California. “It may begin with not changing the oil or filling the gas tank,” notes L.A. psychiatrist Joe Blair, “but it can escalate to actually hitting the car-and even leaving dents!” State Assemblyman Peter Fells has a plan for “battered-car shelters.” Convicted car abusers will forfeit their vehicles Read More
After all the dark, dreary and depressing movies I slogged my way through at the Toronto International Film Festival, I doubt if you can fully appreciate the sheer joy I felt upon returning home to Under the Tuscan Sun . The epitome of what a feel-good movie is supposed to be but rarely is, this Read More