I first heard of Harvey Milk when I saw the thought-provoking 1984 documentary by Rob Epstein called "The Times of Harvey Milk." If you haven't seen this film, watch it now!
Now, director Gus Van Sant is making a film about California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn), who was assassinated along with Mayor George Moscone (Victor Garber) by San Francisco Supervisor Dan White (Josh Brolin).
The film comes out December 5th, and I can't wait!
My friends at Focus sent me the only approved photo of Sean Penn in character! Take a look! Read More...
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Miss Quiche, my Little Rock spy, sent me a review of a film she saw at the 2nd Annual Little Rock Film Festival. It's called "War Eagle, Arkansas." Click read more to read Miss Quiche's report. Read More...
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A guy named Sean Plemmons contacted me to talk about the film he helmed. It turned out, Mister Sean is a director who created the movie, "The Importance of Being Rusell." He was asking support from you, my lovely readers, so he sent me a DVD of the film, and honestly, I'm glad he did. Read More...
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There's a growing buzz about this film co-written and directed by Ben Stiller. First, the character that Robert Downey Jr. is playing, is an award-winning Caucasian actor who undergoes some weird operation so he can play an African American.
Then, Tom Cruise's cameo as an overweight producer is garnering lots of praises. Many insiders are now thinking about him for roles he wasn't considered before!
Want to see the trailer too hot for TV and theaters? Click read more. Read More...
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Where are we now as America, and as Americans -- questions Michael Moore is going to try to answer in his planned follow-up to "Fahrenheit 9/11." Just don't call it a sequel:
"To just say it's a sequel is so wrong," Moore told The Associated Press on Friday at the Cannes Film Festival, where he met with potential international distributors for the film, due out in 2009.
"It would be easier and safer to make a sequel, if that's all it was, but this isn't about Bush. We all know this. Regardless of who the president is come November, we have a big mess, a big, big mess to be cleaned up, and I don't know whether it can be cleaned up," Moore said.
"Fahrenheit 9/11" became the biggest money-making documentary ever, raking in $100M at the box-office. It's a thoughtful, scary, and incendiary flick, that was way ahead of its time!
Years later, many great documentaries examining America's business with the war on Iraq came out, but none as powerful and trailblazing as "Fahrenheit 9/11."
I enjoy Moore as a documentarian. He's good at creating insightful yet entertaining flicks. And I can't wait to see his planned follow-up, and I'm not calling it a sequel
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