After nearly four years and an investment of $41 million, the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s new theater complex, the group’s most significant undertaking in years and one that could prove a boon for lovers and distributors of art house films, now has an opening date.
China’s detention of internationally acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei has provoked a petition urging his release, exposing growing alarm among the country’s liberal intellectuals who see him as a test of how far a wave of detentions to stifle dissent could go.
Mike D’Angelo takes another scenic route, exploring a scene from Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse.
Lindsay Lohan is allegedly in talks to play Sharon Tate in Eyes of a Dreamer, which, for anyone interested in the links between the Manson family and Rosemary’s Baby, is only of note because she played the fictional Beatles fan Jude in Chapter 27.
Robert Towne to pen miniseries Pompeii...which will be directed by Roman Polanski.
Tennessee made me lose my rest.
Over at CNNMoney.com, an article on the decline and fall of business ethics…but isn’t that, like, a total oxymoron?
Is the left really waking up?
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