Posts Tagged ‘gus van sant’

Promised Land, Reviewed

If you’ve been living under a rock—and that rock isn't harboring a trove of precious shale gas—perhaps you haven’t heard of hydraulic fracking. In that case, Promised Land is here to help.
Directed by Gus Van Sant with a screenplay by Matt Damon and John Krasinski (while we’re name-dropping, Dave Eggers wrote the storyline), Promised Land traces [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Gaurav Gopalan, Fela!, Moneyball

Trey Graham leads this week's arts section with his deep and affecting look at the life and final days of Garauv Gopalan, a local theatermaker who was murdered in Columbia Heights earlier this month. Bob Mondello reviews the Harman Center's Fela!, an ecstatic revolutionary musical, and Arena's Trouble in Mind, Alice Childress' backstage almost-classic about race in America. [...]

Tricia’s Takes: News and Notes from the World of Film!
Robert Pattinson, Gus van Sant, and the Rampant Homophobia of the Weinstein Company

A Sucker for Van Sant: Pattinson wants the director onboard for this, um, upcoming vampire flick.
• Brokeback Didn’t Completely Break Oscar-Bait Barriers: Peter Knegt of indieWIRE has accused the Weinstein Company of “de-gaying” the trailer for A Single Man, the directorial debut of designer Tom Ford that stars Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, [...]

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