Last night, the Cinema Society, Dior and Beauty with DeLeon hosted the New York premier of Rachel Weisz’s new film The Whistleblower. Celebrities and socialites flocked to the screening, with guests including Hamish Bowels, Anna Wintour, Nicole Miller, Leandro Perez, Irina Pataneva, Annelise Peterson, Patricia Field and, of course, Rachel Weisz.
The film, based on Read More
The Lovely Bones
Running time 135 minutes
Written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Directed by Peter Jackson
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci
I’m no fan of Peter Jackson, but as much as I hated the 2005 remake of King Kong and all of those silly, Read More
Eva! Georgina! Angelina! Inglorious glamour in the south of France Read More
Duh. From the “What were they thinking of?” school of wasted opportunities comes a disaster called The Brothers Bloom, a dismal second feature by writer-director Rian Johnson, whose first film was the moronic, quickly forgotten Brick. Working with a bigger budget and three major stars hasn’t sharpened his observations or quickened his fading pulse one Read More
Here’s a question: if a talented upstart so perfectly apes the style of an established icon, should we be upset or should we sit back and enjoy the ride? We bring this up because after watching the first seven minutes of Rian Johnson’s con-man movie, The Brothers Bloom (available right now over at Hulu), Read More
MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS
Running Time 90 minutes
Written by Wong Kar Wai and Lawrence Block
Directed by Wong Kar Wai
Starring Natalie Portman, Jude Law, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz
Wong Kar Wai’s My Blueberry Nights, from a screenplay by Wong and Lawrence Block, from a story by Wong, marks Wong’s Read More
The plight of impoverished Africans is all the rage with film people lately. Again!
At The Constant Gardener premiere, Rachel Weisz arrived in a backless teal gown by Narcisco Rodriguez and Cartier earrings. She was followed closely by a handler who let the young journos know that they were to ask only about the movie Read More
In Manhattan Transfers, Michael Calderone reflects on Harvey Weinstein’s real-estate misfortunes. Also: Is Rachel Weisz moving to Brooklyn, or the East Village?
Matthew Schuerman gives us the lowdown on the strange dance steps required to make a developer and a community activist kiss–in public.
And our newest reporter, Jason Horowitz, fresh from Read More
Neil LaBute wants to clear it up: The provocative, critically respected, commercially successful (sort of) writer-director whose controversial but acclaimed cinematic sexism called feminists to arms over In the Company of Men and Your Friends & Neighbors wants you to know he is not a misogynist. In his new film, The Shape of Things , Read More
James Foley’s Confidence , from a screenplay by Doug Jung, dispenses with the pseudo-camaraderie of many crime-scam movies to provide a fitting parable of paranoia for our terminally corrupt age, both on and off the screen. Mr. Foley has been working the shady side of the street since his debut film, Reckless (1984), which also Read More