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We’re here to tell you just how to set your DVR before heading out for drinks or dinner–or just watching something better on TV!
The Ghost Writer: This 2010 political thriller got a bit buried by a crummy release date, and by an audience newly aware of Roman Polanski from international-crime news, not the Hollywood Read More
On the wobbly heels of the disastrous atheist film The Ledge comes another hopeless flop about the hypocrisy and homicidal passions of evil born-again Christians, called Salvation Boulevard. I’m not taking sides. I’m just telling you it’s a stupid farrago of aborted ideas, misguided actors, lame direction, submental writing and follow-the-dots plotting that never Read More
RUNNING TIME 98 minutes
WRITTEN AND directed by Shana Feste
STARRING Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan, Michael Shannon
3 Eyeballs out of 4
Grief comes cloaked in as many forms as the tragedies that cause it. Almost all of them are on view in The Greatest, a somber, sensitively Read More
The Ghost Writer
Running time 128 minutes
Written by Robert Harris and Roman Polanski
Directed by Roman Polanski
Starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Olivia William
Can one put aside all the turmoil and controversy swirling around Roman Polanski while watching his latest film The Ghost Writer? Not very easily: The 76-year-old Read More
RUNNING TIME 108 minutes
WRITTEN BY Catherine Johnson
DIRECTED BY Phyllida Lloyd
STARRING Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters
Amid the summer junk-movies that are already going down in history as artifacts, some folks will welcome, I Read More
Running Time 90 minutes
Written by Ira Sachs and Oren Moverman
Directed by Ira Sachs
Starring Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams and Pierce Brosnan
The masks we all wear to hide our true intentions in matters of the heart are cannily exposed in Ira Sachs’ compactly directed, Read More
Basic Instinct and Showgirls director Paul Verhoeven is making his first Hollywood film since 2000′s Hollow Man.
The Dutch filmmaker is set to direct Pierce Brosnan in a sequel to the 1999 remake of The Thomas Crown Affair.
Tentatively titled The Thomas Crown Affair 2, the MGM project is Read More
The AP reported today that Pierce Brosnan is being investigated as the possible perpetrator in an assault, which allegedly took place outside of a Mexican restaurant in Malibu, Calif., where the 54-year-old Irish-born thespian resides with his family. A spokesman for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. identified the alleged victim as a certain Robert Rosen. Read More
Late last night in the front room of O’Neals Restaurant at West 64th Street and Broadway, director Ira Sachs was explaining the importance of the New York Film Festival.
“A commitment to cinema—over a long period of time—as an art form,” the 42-year-old director said, was the hallmark of the festival, which for the first Read More
Richard Shepard’s The Matador, from his own screenplay, casts Pierce Brosnan in his first role since he was dropped from the James Bond series. This is to say that if the 52-year-old Mr. Brosnan were still on board as 007, he wouldn’t have been allowed to branch out in The Matador as a privately hired Read More