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The Genius of Stephen Sondheim

Each of the ten plays and musicals I saw in New York touched me in various ways and none, other than A Bronx Tale, disappointed me, but the one that stands in the forefront of my mind as the most personally influential has to be Sunday In The Park With George, or as my friends and I joke, Sunday in the Park With Jake Gyllenhaal. 247 more words

Donnie Darko returns to US screens on 31 March from Arrow Films

After the UK successfully saw cult classic Donnie Darko return to cinemas late last year, it’s now the turn of the USA to witness the 4K restoration of Richard Kelly’s cult hit, courtesy of Arrow Films. 259 more words



Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template – and the high-water mark – with his debut feature, Donnie Darko. 489 more words


Actress who called out Hollywood's discrimination against older women caught bitching about losing role to older woman

Hollywood – Two years ago Livvie Gyllanhell made headlines after being told that at 37 she was too old to play the love interest of a leading man in his fifties. 232 more words


Casey Affleck: Unspecial Sleazeball

I know it’s been a couple days, but I’m still slow-burn mad about the Oscars. I’m unbothered by the envelope mixup, since all’s well that ends well: … 718 more words


Paul Verhoeven, Maggie Gyllenhaal Talk Sex, Violence and Movies at Berlinale Talents

Opening the Berlinale Talents panel discussion series on Sunday, festival jury president Paul Verhoeven and jury member Maggie Gyllenhaal took part in a candid and humorous conversation with film historian Peter Cowie spanning politics, religion, music, astronomy, art and, unsurprisingly, sex and violence. 892 more words


Berlinale: Jury Talks Up Art but Politics and Technology Enter Discussion

While no one at the Berlin Film Festival’s opening day jury press conference mentioned U.S. President Donald Trump’s name, his shadow loomed large over the crowded room as jury members discussed wide-ranging topics that spanned film, politics, culture, economics and the role of technology. 528 more words