“Adaptation,” “The Black Dahlia” and “The Mule” show the pitfalls of film adaptations of flower-based texts.
If you’re a car-owning Jew on the Upper West Side, beware!
Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson will be speaking tomorrow at the Democratic National Convention, according to news reports. Portman, a longtime supporter of President Barack Obama, is an unsurprising pick. But the choice of fellow actress Johansson, whose support has been far less public, is a pleasant surprise.
Clint Eastwood’s ‘rambling’ speech stole the show at the Republican National Convention. But the GOP wanted voters to be talking about Mitt Romney, not Dirty Harry.
In the movies, Clint Eastwood’s cowboys, inspectors and emotionally wounded tough guys made him a cultural icon of American manhood. In real life, the Oscar winner will soon be honored for another role: bringing justice and tolerance to the big screen.