Man alive, are you ready for this?
Miramax has teamed with one of the NSync boys to produce vacuous high-concept films featuring athletes, pop stars and musicians with soundtrack driven story ideas.
Even Don Simpson is rolling in his grave over this one.
Continue reading “News from January 25, 2001”
Loews Cineplex has announced plans to close almost one-fourth of its 2,965 screens in the coming months. So what does this have to do with independent and foreign film? Quite a lot.
Continue reading “News from January 23, 2001”
The Golden Globe Awards are tomorrow night. By this time the HFPA hands these bad boys out, the eventual Best Picture Oscar is already a foregone conclusion. But without a clear front runner this year, the Globes take on some importance for a change. About the only sure things are Jim Carrey winning for “The Grinch” (boy, do they love him), the HFPA finding some way to honor non-nominee Angelina Jolie (they love her even more) and several people will give some rather bizarre speeches.
Continue reading “News from January 22, 2001”