Tuesday, February 15, 2011

News and Notes - Ides of February Edition



  • Wondering what Laurent Cantet’s been up to? Well, he directed a segment of 7 Days in Havana and next he’s doing a remake of Foxfire...in English. Why do I have a queasy feeling?
  • Speaking of remakes, they’re revamping Arthur, with Helen Mirren in the Gielgud role.


  • Not usually into splatter films, but this absurdity making the film festival rounds might be worth a look: Mutant Girls Squad
  • On a very different note, here’s a blog about 2 of my favorite things: the art of writing and life in Provence. Meet Deborah Lawrenson…