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Archive for the 'movies' Category

Harry Shearer on The Colbert Report Tonight

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

My favorite humorist and media critic guests on The Colbert Report this evening. I imagine he’ll talk about the new Christopher guest film and his latest book, CD and DVD. Not to mention his weekly radio show and voiceover work.

Adrienne Shelly news

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Allegedly not a suicide.

Adrienne Shelly

Friday, November 3rd, 2006

It appears she took her own life last night. [update 1:24pm 11/3/06: The New York Post is reporting her death as a suicide but this has not been verified]. Shelly recently appeared in Factotum and was about to release Waitress, which she directed. She’s performed in many fine films, but her 1990 contribution to Hal [...]

Sumner Redstone On The Paramount/Cruise Split

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

cnn.com story “It’s nothing to do with his acting ability, he’s a terrific actor,” Redstone said. “But we don’t think that someone who effectuates creative suicide and costs the company revenue should be on the lot.” [UPDATE 10:54am PT: TheSuperficial.com contributes its unique take on the matter]

“Junket Whore” Banned By Paramount

Saturday, August 12th, 2006

Oliver Stone’s latest craptabulous ego-fest is covered in a manner unappreciated by its studio.

“Life!! Like….Things! n’ THINGS! Goin’ ON!”

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Britney Spears unfiltered. Direct link here.

The Passion Of The Soused

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

This is what passes for “without incident” in Malibu.

“Creating An Extremely Retrograde Reality Matrix”

Friday, July 21st, 2006

I wonder if I’d have to get up onstage and apologize for stealing that phrase. This is beautiful.

Fire The Marketing Guy

Sunday, May 21st, 2006

Voiceover for ad on CNN this morning: ‘Stephen King’s Desperation is his creepiest to date!”

Gore Persona Thaws, Speculation Levels Rise

Saturday, May 20th, 2006

I saw a trailer for An Inconvenient Truth at a theatre in Piedmont last week. The crowd, there to see Thank You For Smoking– and, I assume, primarily made up of Oakland and Berkeley residents– was appropriately hushed and reverent during the segment. Ana Marie Cox attended the DC premiere of AIT. In the grand [...]