Quick Takes – 03.04.12

In Darkness (2012) Grade: B | 1st Viewing Polish director Agnieszka Holland’s Oscar-nominated In Darkness is unlikely linger the way other Holocaust biographies like Schindler’s List or The Pianist have; this particular cinematic treatment of an incredible true…

Of the Day – 08.29.11

Read of the Day: A.O. Scott writes about the most polarizing movies of the Summer and why discussing them is not a waste of time. [The New York Times] News of the Day: James Toback,…

Of the Weekend – 02.18-20.11

Read of the Day: In a piece entitled "The Day the Movies Died," Mark Harris comments on the difficulty original ideas are having to get made in Hollywood despite the success of a film like…

Of the Weekend – 02.14.11

Read of the Weekend: Interesting/random study - Best Actress Oscar winners are significantly more likely to get divorced then Best Actor winners. [The Hollywood Reporter] News of the Weekend: The Criterion Collection has announced their…

Of the Day – 12.15.10

Read of the Day: Many people may wonder about the cast of A Christmas Story - where are they now? [Moviefone] News of the Day: Ralph Fiennes' Coriolanus has been added to the lineup at…

Of the Day – 06.03.10

Read of the Day: 10 actors that had great starts to their careers. [Rotten Tomatoes] News of the Day: This sounds like something from The Onion, but in fact, it's true. James Cameron has been…

News and Links 5/19/09 – Shakespeare and Beards

Casting News: ComingSoon.net reports that Ralph Fiennes is making his directorial debut with one of Shakespeare's lesser known works, Coriolanus. William Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jessica Chastain have signed on to the movie. Fiennes will…