Monday: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
As part of their “31 Days of Oscar,” Turner Classic Movies is pulling out all of your dusty old favorites this month. So here’s Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, one of those movies where everything clicks into place like a tumbler in a lock. William Goldman’s Read More
A long out-of-print short story by John Cheever that was first published in the 1943 collection The Way Some People Live will appear in serialized form next week at the Web site FiveChapters.com.
The story, which is included in a forthcoming Library of America collection, is called “Of Love: Read More
Apparently when Jonah Hill goes to sell a screenplay, he comes prepared with a full complement of talent. Universal Studios has reportedly paid the Superbad star seven figures for The Adventurer’s Handbook, a script he co-wrote with his friends Matt Spicer and Max Winkler, and the plan is for the film to co-star Read More
As the Hollywood box office machine chugs along (in case you were wondering, Paul Blart will hit $100 million dollars this weekend; expect the rain of frogs to follow shortly thereafter), we’ve found ourselves concentrating on larger issues besides film revenue. Like: Is anyone actually buying this Joaquin Phoenix thing? His whole “I’m-retiring-from-acting-to-become-a-rap-star-and-Casey-Affleck-is-going-to-film-it” shtick has Read More
Happy Thursday! Pitchfork has breaking details about Sonic Youth’s highly anticipated 16th studio album and followup to 2006′s Rather Ripped: June 9 release date; title is The Eternal (as in, Sonic Youth has been around for an eternity and they are eternally cool!).
The Eternal will be the first album by Read More
When Markus Dohle announced the restructuring of Random House back in December, one knot left untied was the fate of Steve Rubin, who had been with the company, in one capacity or another, for more than 20 years. His most recent job there, as president and publisher of the Doubleday Broadway Group, Read More
Fresh off his completely ridiculous snub from the Academy Awards (not that we’re still bitter), Christopher Nolan is ready to make another picture. And if you had selected "sequel to The Dark Knight", you lost! The director and his Dark Knight studiomates, Warner Brothers, have agreed to what Variety calls a "whopping seven Read More
It’s 2 a.m. and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
Need a movie to keep Read More
By now you’ve no doubt heard the completely unsurprising news that Katherine Heigl and T.R. Knight are going to leave Grey’s Anatomy at the end of the current season. James Pickens Jr., better known as the Chief of Seattle Grace hospital, spilled the beans to US Weekly during this past weekend’s Read More
When he first became a cast member on Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg was easy to dismiss as nothing more than the watered down love child of Adam Sandler and Jimmy Fallon. Hell, his name even sounded like "Sandler"! (We can’t be the only ones who called him "Andy Sandler" during his first year, can Read More