On Sunday, March 8, former Socialista proprietor Armin Amiri got a call from his mom in Tehran. She was hysterical. His father, Ali, had been taken into custody by the Iranian police for questioning.
“They came and picked him up at 7:30 in the morning, and basically they were asking about Read More
Twelve measly days separate us from 2009. Between now and December 31st, a whopping sixteen movies will hit theaters, all of varying pedigree and expectation. Couple those releases with the ever-expanding theater counts for some of the more critically acclaimed films from the last few weeks (Doubt, Gran Torino, Frost/Nixon, etc.), and you’ve got a Read More
We only needed to see the kick-ass trailer for Milk to slot this Gus Van Sant film straight into Best Picture contention. After all, it has all of those gold statuette elements: a true story—of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who was murdered alongside San Francisco Read More
Ever since Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and inspired one of those famed late-night bidding wars in Toronto, everyone has been all aflutter to see the film. It’s due to close the 46th New York Film Festival on October 12th (and released by Fox Searchlight in Read More
Here’s a question….how early is too early to start talking about the Oscars? We’re guessing, um, now! But after seeing the trailer for Gus Van Sant’s Milk and practically hearing the acceptance speeches being written, we were inspired!
So now, with absolutely no evidence or facts or, you know, actually seeing any Read More