March 28, 2013
Five Favorite Films with Derek Cianfrance
Derek Cianfrance's 2010 drama Blue Valentine earned strong reviews and confirmed stars Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling as among the best actors of their generation. For his follow-up, the filmmaker has again enlisted Gosling, together with Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes, as part of an ambitious, three-part drama on the legacy of troubled fathers and sons. It's called The Place Beyond the Pines, and it opens in select theaters across the country this week. Here, we talk with Cianfrance about his favorite movies.
December 27, 2010
Weekly Ketchup: Fresh Developments from 2010
The year that was 2010 is coming to an end, and so it's time to look back at the biggest news items of the year (in lieu of actual weekly movie news, which there isn't much of around Christmas). This is also a chance to look forward, as most of the movies that were announced in 2010 are still in our collective futures. And so, here are twelve "Fresh Development" movie news items from the past year, one for each month, that also represent some of the biggest upcoming movies of the next few years.
September 22, 2010
GoodFellas: Getting Made the Scorsese Way
Twenty years after "GoodFellas" muscled its way into theaters, GQ celebrated the anniversary of a Scorsese classic by going back and interviewing 60 members of the cast and crew.
June 12, 2008
Crafting a Midnight Kiss - Behind-the-Scenes of a Lo-Fi Indie
It brought audiences to tears at Tribeca, kept them coming back at Edinburgh and warmed stone-cold critics' hearts at Raindance. In Search of a Midnight Kiss was described as the best American indie in years, and its hilarious but touching humour has drawn comparisons to Kevin Smith and Woody Allen. Now, as one of our favourite films of last year's festival circuit gears for a cinema release in the UK and the US, RT brings together stars Scoot McNairy, Sara Simmonds and Brian McGuire and writer-director Alex Holdrige to share their behind-the-scenes journey...
June 22, 2007
AFI Announces Top 100 Movies of All Time ... Again
Ten years ago the AFI gave us a list of the Top 100 American Films Ever Made -- and when that was done they churned out 15 other lists every few years. And then last night they updated the Top 100 ... I guess because they ran out of lists.
August 29, 2006
Ray Liotta Helps Out an Old "Goodfella"
If you're a Ray Liotta fan, then you probably already know that the guy's got a new series called "Smith" on CBS. And if you're a Martin Scorsese fan, the you probably already know that he's got a new film called "The Departed" coming out. Well, welcome to corporate synergy, "Goodfellas"-style.
November 15, 2005
De Niro Might Just Rejoin the Mafia
Variety reports on a project that might bring master actor Robert De Niro back to the genre that made him famous: the mafia-type one. Paramount snagged the rights to an unpublished novel called "The Winter of Frankie Machine," and the studio would love to get Bobby in the lead role.
April 13, 2005
Ray Liotta to Make Another "Comeback"
Former "Kids in the Hall" comedian Bruce McCulloch will write and direct the comedy "Comeback Season," and it looks like leading man Ray Liotta ("Goodfellas," "No Escape") has also climbed aboard. Liotta will star alongside Shaun Sipos ("Final Destination 2," "Baby Geniuses 2"), Glenne Headly ("Eulogy," "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels") and Rachel Blanchard ("Road Trip," "Without a Paddle").