Posts Tagged ‘Ben Stiller’

Yells & Mumbles: D.C.’s Short-Lived Hollywood Tourism Bump

The decline in visitors, especially at the National Air and Space Museum, officials said, could be attributed to the leveling off of visitors who were enticed by the 2009 movie, “Night at the Museum- Battle of the Smithsonian.”
–Washington Post yesterday, on a 2 percent decline in Smithsonian attendance.
Believe it or not, history bears out this pattern [...]

Arts Roundup: Frida Kahlo Edition

A Win for Rosslyn: Artisphere has announced the exciting U.S. premiere of photographs from the collection of iconic Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Upon Kahlo's death in 1954, thousands of her photographs and personal items were sealed and stowed away. They remained in storage until the stash was cracked open in 2007. From [...]

Foer and Stiller’s D.C.-Set Comedy Probably Won’t Be Filming in D.C.

Looks like D.C.'s real-life Royal Tenenbaums are getting a dose of, well, Chas Tenenbaum: The Hollywood Reporter writes today that HBO has tapped Ben Stiller to star, direct, and executive produce a comedy pilot penned by novelist Jonathan Safran Foer. The show is titled All Talk:
The project, which is being billed as “politically, religiously, culturally, intellectually and [...]

Reviewed: Greenberg

Grouse and Home: Greenberg (Stiller) gets grumpy.
Directed by Noah Baumbach
“I gotta stop doing things just because they feel good,” says a lost young woman in Greenberg. Flo (Greta Gerwig) is talking about one-night stands, but in writer-director Noah Baumbach’s universe, that attitude seems to apply to pretty much everything. Baumbach doesn’t like his characters to [...]

Arts Roundup: ‘Can Jennifer Love Hewitt Even Read?’ Edition

Morning, readers.
*L.A. Police are looking for Suge Knight, who stands accused of robbing a rapper named Yukmouth. It's hard to believe that the chief of Death Row Records could be a suspect in such a crime. After all, he has such a clean record with no accusations of dangling people over buildings, [...]

Arts Roundup: ‘Most Legit METAL Roundup’ Edition

Morning folks! I found my wallet. It was in a drawer.
Being married to Mandy Moore has been in my regular rotation of fantasies since age 15, but apparently it makes Ryan Adams want to scream. The erstwhile alt-country singer-songwriter has announced that he's completed a metal record. As proof, Stereogum has this self-portrait of Adams [...]