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… 








2 comments:

Lemmy Caution said...

I saw the trailer for the Arthur remake the other day.....the strangest thing about it was there wasn't even a hint that alchohol had anything to do with the story whatsoever. Not sure about the movie itself, but the trailer makes it looked liked they dropped booze from the entire story. Huh?

Bunched Undies said...

Good grief...they are probably making it 'safe' for all ages....what's the point?

10 Years of The Savages

The Savages struck a vibrant chord with me when it was first released 10 years ago. It’s all about a pair of 40-ish siblings...