This twenty-first century Henry James update is too cute by half.
So the movie adaptation of What Maisie Knew has dropped the character of Mrs. Wix, but it does have Onata Aprile. Not that anyone should have settled for that enticing trade-off in making a picture based on the Henry James novel, published in 1897, and setting it in contemporary New York, READ MORE >>
The poster for designer Tom Ford's directorial debut, A Single Man, features Colin Firth and Julianne Moore lying in bed together. As such, it had already raised questions of whether the Weinstein Company was trying to downplay the fact that Firth's character is gay. The new cut of the trailer does about as much to confirm this thesis as one could imagine. READ MORE >>
Savage Grace (IFC) Sangre de Mi Sangre (IFC) The Battle for Haditha (DreamMachine) Rich people are the center of Savage Grace. This is not only a fact, it is the mode of the film's being. From first moment to last, the film breathes the attar of richesse. The rooms designed by Victor Molero, the costumes by Gabriela Salaverri, the lapping of them by Juanmi Azpiroz's camera--all these confirm that we are leagues above any pleasure-limiting care. READ MORE >>