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If only we could all be like Orlando, the character from Virginia Woolf's novel: go to sleep for a week to effect the great transformation likely all of us have desired at some point. In Orlando's case, it's a change...
Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille. Image: The American Academy of Dramatic Arts A few weeks ago, we visited an antique shop in the middle of Nowhere and, among low-tech housewares and sewing machines, we found a biography of classic Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille: Yes, Mr. DeMille by Phil Koury. DeMille was a film director…
Chiwetel Ejiofor (“Doctor Strange”), Karen Gillan (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) and Jacob Tremblay (“Room”) have all joined the cast of filmmaker Mike Flanagan’s newest feature “The Life of Chuck”. An adaptation of a Stephen King short story, the work involves three separate stories that are linked to tell the biography of the supposedly ordinary man […]
Priscilla by George Wolf Even if you’ve never taken the tour at Graceland, the bare feet on shag carpeting that Sofia Coppola uses to open Priscilla should serve as a proper metaphor for the biography to come. Welcome to a world you could never imagine being a part of. Tread lightly. Priscilla Beaulieu (Cailee Spaeny) … Continue reading All You Ever Wanted →
NYAD is the film adaptation of that incredible feat recounted in Diane’s autobiography Find a Way . Four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening is playing the title subject alongside two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster as her friend and coach Bonnie Stoll . This true chronicle lends itself to a
“The Whale” and “Black Swan” filmmaker Darren Aronofsky is set to direct a biopic about tech mogul Elon Musk that’s currently in development at A24. Puck News broke the story with Variety subsequently confirming it. The film’s script will be based on Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography which was published back in September. Isaacson’s biography on […]
A24 has secured the rights to Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of tech magnate Elon Musk , with director Darren Aronofsky set to bring Musk's life journey to the big screen. This big film project has already stirred considerable interest, especially given Aronofsky's reputation for delivering