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Bart & Fleming: Gay Talese Blames Jason Blum For 'Voyeur's Motel' Implosion & Blum Stoically Exits Documentary

Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. 2,678 more words


Why Sam Mendes directing Bond 25 isn't a good idea

A major non-007 Sam Mendes project, a movie adaptation of The Voyeur’s Hotel, has evaporated, according to the Deadline: Hollywood website. That’s because of a documentary coming out concerning the person who is the the same subject as the non-fiction book. 484 more words

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Sam Mendes, DreamWorks Drop Gay Talese 'Voyeur's Motel' Movie After Being Blindsided By Documentary

EXCLUSIVE: The movie adaptation of the Gay Talese book The Voyeur’s Motel that Sam Mendes planned to direct and produce with Steven Spielberg at DreamWorks has just been killed. 1,858 more words

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Soundtrack Review: Skyfall

Composed and Conducted by: Thomas Newman

The 50th anniversary for the James Bond film was marked by Skyfall, a rather good film that successfully meshed some of the old school tropes of the franchise with more recent sensibilities. 696 more words

Soundtrack Reviews

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Theatre Royal Drury Lane

When Charlie and the Chocolate Factory first opened in the West End three years ago I wasn’t initially interested in seeing it after hearing that there would be original songs rather than the soundtrack from the Gene Wilder film (apart from Pure Imagination). 359 more words

Throwback Thursday: 'American Beauty' (1999)

Lester (Kevin Spacey) sees Angela (Mena Suvari) for the first time; dancing in a cheerleading team alongside his daughter Jane (Thora Birch).


NEWS: Royal Court Theatre Announces New Season of Work

The Royal Court Theatre has confirmed a new season of work from February to September 2017. 

This spring and summer season will include eight world premieres, four UK premieres and international collaborations ,the return of a seminal Royal Court play and a new podcast series. 252 more words