On December 12, 2013, The Weinstein Company’s presented The New York Premiere of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
It started with an intimate screening and luncheon at Le Cirque hosted by producer Jean Doumanian.
It ended with the bewilderingly talented cast attending the premiere later that evening at The Ziegfeld Theater.
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Like a general loaded with medals in a ticker tape parade, the Broadway play August: Osage County arrives on the screen with credentials convincing enough to impress even the most jaded skeptic: a Pulitzer Prize, a script adapted from his own play by the celebrated Tracy Letts and a high-octane cast of award-winning actors most filmmakers only dream about. The mixed result, I am sorry to report, is a gumbo from the kitchen, half-prepared—a case of too many eyes on the oven timer.
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Per The Hollywood Reporter, George Clooney and writing partner Grant Heslov are set to produce the long-gestating film adaptation of Tony hog August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts. While Mr. Clooney has not indicated whether or not he’ll appear in the film, his Ocean’s on-screen squeeze Julia Roberts is set to star along Read More
Sure, last weekend’s Voice-tacular went fine. Fine! It got much-better-than-decent ratings. But for true Super Bowl-evening sensationalism, we feel a certain nostalgia for Friends‘s 1996 blowout, which featured guests ranging from Julia Roberts and Brooke Shields to, uh, the voice of Homer Simpson and Jean-Claude Van Damme. It’s the moment the show went from preoccupation Read More
A pinch of cinnamon, a dash of sugar or a drop of Tabasco has enhanced many a disastrous, dried-out holiday feast, but even the combined flavors of Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts can’t salvage a turkey like Larry Crowne.
During a surfeit of vampires, vulgarity, 3-D action comic books, CGI effects and worse, I applaud Read More
Kristen Stewart, who can make money as a girl in love with a vampire but little else, is sticking with the mythic. She’s negotiating to star in Snow White and the Huntsman, a project at Universal focusing on the relationship between Snow White and Viggo Mortensen’s Huntsman. (Will Twihards accept Kristen romancing Read More
No Strings Attached isn’t just another bad Ashton Kutcher movie (though, wow, is it that). It’s a movie that “could destroy everything” for would-be Oscar winner Natalie Portman, says Rex Reed. Whether or not Portman’s march to the podium is interrupted, there’s a long tradition of Best Actresses immediately following up their Oscar roles Read More
– Jennifer Gould Keil has the story of Julia Robert‘s latest apartment purchase in the city, a penthouse co-op at 45 West 10th Street for which the famed actress paid $3.895 million. She will not be moving in, the Post reports, but is instead staying in her Gramercy Park home–when she’s not bouncing Read More
Eat, Pray, Love director Ryan Murphy isn’t afraid to hype his product. He recently stated in a press conference that an eating scene in the new Julia Roberts flick “is one of the most controversial scenes ever caught on film.” Murphy goes on to say that due to cultural Read More
“I don’t have as much estrogen as this storyline does,” David Lyons, the Australian actor who plays Ian in the Eat Pray Love adaptation, said last night on the red carpet of the film’s premiere at the Ziegfeld.
Then Lyons backtracked for a second. “And that’s not a bad thing-it’s about rediscovering yourself.”
The celluloid Read More