Tag Archives: Environmental skepticism

“Jurassic Park” a major film that absolutely delivered the goods

I’ll make this simple. My first theatrical viewing of Jurassic Park remains, without question, the best theatrical movie going experience of my life. It encapsulated pretty much everything good about the theatrical experience, including any number of elements that are perhaps non-replicable in today’s film culture. The viewing was an[...]

“Martha Marcy May Marlene” director Sean Durkin on cults, Elizabeth Olsen and TIFF 2011

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sean Durkin loves the Arsenal team and football. So sitting down to speak with him about his haunting film “Martha Marcy May Marlene” as the final minutes of an Arsenal game tick away is cruel. For complete Oscar and Festival coverage, visit our Awards Alley Arsenal’s[...]

Elton John wants to get through to Rush Limbaugh

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elton John’s remarks about Billy Joel being an alcoholic in need of some tough rehab made most of the headlines last week when it came to excerpts from his new ‘Rolling Stone’ interview. But also newsworthy is what the music legend had to say about conservative[...]

Controversial TIFF doc ‘Cool It’ finds home at Roadside Attractions

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: One documentary heading to the Toronto International Film Festival just secured a distribution deal days before the fest officially kicks off. Roadside Attractions acquired domestic rights to Ondi Timoner’s “Cool It,” which will have its world premiere at TIFF. Timoner’s doc focuses on controversial economist/political scientist[...]

Elton John sings at Rush Limbaugh’s wedding for $1 million

Hollywoodnews.com: Conservative right was entertained by far flung left after radio commentator Rush Limbaugh hired Elton John to sing at his wedding. Per People magazine, John, who is an outspoken gay civil-union advocate, crooned to a crowd of 400 until the late hours of Saturday. Limbaugh, 59, tied the knot[...]