Jim Jarmusch didn't have to look far for zombies. "I see a lot of soulless ghouls on the streets at night walking along staring into their phone and they don't even know they're in the world anymore," says the director. "Sometimes I just want to shove them out of the way like, 'Wake up! Get off your screen!'" Since Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die" (June 14), a zombie comedy starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Tilda Swinton, was first announced, excitement has steadily grown for what one of cinema's most deadpan auteurs — himself a devoted creature of the night — might be up to with horror's slobbering standbys. For Jarmusch, telling a story about today inevitably led him to stumbling, inarticulate ghouls, and to George Romero. "In the past, zombies were like Haitian voodoo entities that you could control and have them do your bidding. But in George Romero, zombies are uncontrollable and a problem," Jarmusch said in a recent interview. "They're not monsters attacking … [Read more...] about Summer Movie Preview: Horror Takes a Holiday
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By Stephen Schaefer | April 11, 2019 at 12:53 pm Elizabeth McGovern is in theaters as the star and driving force behind ‘The Chaperone’ which expands nationally this weekend. Who even remembers that Elizabeth McGovern, now known as the ‘Downton Abbey’ Countess of Grantham, began in Robert Redford’s Oscar-winning ‘Ordinary People’ (’80) and was a Best Supporting Oscar nominee for the Milos Forman ‘Ragtime’? From a blessed beginning McGovern worked steadily thru the 1980s, with among others Sean Penn, John Hughes and Kevin Bacon, but eventually to diminishing results – until she moved to London where she frequently returned to the stage. ‘Downton Abbey’ changed everything. A surprise global hit with a film version coming in September, it connected the actress with ‘Downton’ creator and writer Julian Fellowes who adapted Laura Moriarty’s novel ‘The Chaperone’ for … [Read more...] about Elizabeth McGovern: An American in London
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Style | Never Text Your Girlfriend’s Mom in Secret Advertisement Supported by SOCIAL Q’S Because eventually you’ll have to take a side in a mother-daughter argument, and no one wants that. ByPhilip Galanes April 4, 2019 I am a high school guy in a relationship with a classmate. Whenever I go to her house, her mom makes me feel welcome and accepted. But my girlfriend is often in conflict with her. Recently, her mom texted me that she’d read my girlfriend’s diary and asked why she was upset. (She added: “Delete these texts.”) I showed them to my girlfriend. She got really angry and told me to tell her mother not to text me. The texts were weird, but telling her mom what to do didn’t feel right. Now, my girlfriend is mad at me, and her mother is upset that I showed … [Read more...] about Never Text Your Girlfriend’s Mom in Secret
LOS ANGELES — The segregation-era road-trip drama "Green Book" was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards, delighting those who see the film as a feel-good throwback but disappointing others who ridicule it as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy."In a year when Hollywood could have made history by bestowing its top award on Netflix ("Roma") or Marvel ("Black Panther") for the first time, the motion picture academy instead threw its fullest support Sunday behind a traditional interracial buddy tale that proved as popular as it was divisive. But Peter Farrelly's "Green Book" weathered criticism that it was retrograde and inauthentic to triumph over more acclaimed films and bigger box-office successes.It was an unexpected finale to a brisk, hostless ceremony that was awash in historic wins for diversity, including Spike Lee's first competitive Oscar. More women and more individual black nominees won than ever before.The Oscars otherwise spread awards around for … [Read more...] about ‘Green Book wins best picture in Oscars upset
Anick Jesdanun, Ap Technology Writer Updated 8:32 am PST, Friday, February 22, 2019 FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Cassie Langdon uses to her phone to launch the MoviePass app to see what movies are available at AMC Indianapolis 17 theatre in Indianapolis. Several Netflix-like subscription plans offer movie theater tickets for a monthly fee. But these plans come with restrictions. Plans from MoviePass and Sinemia work at most theaters. MoviePass, however, restricts what you can watch under its cheapest plans. less FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Cassie Langdon uses to her phone to launch the MoviePass app to see what movies are available at AMC Indianapolis 17 theatre in Indianapolis. Several Netflix-like ... more Photo: Darron Cummings, AP Photo: Darron Cummings, AP Image … [Read more...] about Discount movies: Which theater subscription is best?