The son of Muslim immigrants is worried about where his mother will pray.
“Just arrived in Scotland. Place is going wild over the vote. They took their country back, just like we will take America back. No games!”
Neil Gaiman is as big a rock star as you’ll find in the literary world, and not just because he’s close friends with actual rock star Tori Amos or married to Amanda Palmer, one half of rock duo the Dresden Dolls. He’s a rock star because he succeeds at just about everything he does. In the ‘90s, he was known mostly as the guy who made one of the greatest comics of all time: “The Sandman.” That would be enough for most people, a career-defining feat, but as Dylan had to go electric, Gaiman had to ...
God bless Johnnie To. A prolific formalist whose lyrical flair for stories of cops and robbers regularly embarrasses the work of his Western contemporaries, the maverick Hong Kong auteur behind the likes of “Election” and “Running on Karma” is 36 years (and almost 70 features) into his career and he’s still making movies without a safety net. “Three” is decidedly minor stuff for such a major filmmaker, but there’s nevertheless something remarkable about watching a master like To reverse-enginee....show text
The British voters’ decision to leave the European Union is likely to have multiple consequences for the British entertainment biz, with leading U.K. industry figures approached by Variety highlighting several areas of concern. First is the likely end of financial backing from the Media Program, the E.U.’s funding body for the film, TV and digital... Read more »
“Leave voter on BBC: "I'm shocked & worried. I voted Leave but didn't think my vote would count - I never thought it would actually happen."”
Mark your calendars filmmakers! SXSW will begin accepting film submissions on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 for the 2017 Festival.
“Predictably, after 17 million people vote #Leave, Nigel Farage basically admits the #Brexit campaign was a sham.”
“WATCH: @Nigel_Farage tells @susannareid100 it was a 'mistake' for Leave to claim there'd be £350M a week for NHS”
Republicans and Democrats of 2016 have neither intelligible boundaries nor enforceable norms. As a result, renegade political behavior pays.
“The @latimes building in #DTLA will be sold for $120 million, and part will be torn down for condos and apartments: https://t.co/qThKBKKvWz”
Michael Herr, author of “Dispatches,” the acclaimed nonfiction novel that shed light on the devastation caused by the Vietnam War in the 1970s, died Thursday in New York after a lengthy…
Hong Sang-soo’s Right Now, Wrong Then has been billed as an “anti-romance” – a label that isn’t quite true, although it isn’t firmly a love story either. It has some of the funniest moments of any film this year, but it also features scenes of such heart-rending sadness that you couldn’t possibly call it a comedy. Good romantic comedies are so few and far between these days that the against-the-grain existence of the South Korean writer/director’s latest is a blessing for audiences who enjoy se....show text