Tag Archives: Paul Thomas Anderson

Venice Film Festival to include Malick, De Palma, Nair, Lee and Redford!

by Terence Johnson HollywoodNews.com: Hot on the heels of the Toronto International Film Festival announcing their titles comes word from Venice about the films to be featured at the 69th Venice Film Festival. With 60 films, the selection includes a wide range of anticipated titles such as Terrence Malick’s To the[...]

Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein on “The Intouchables,” “The Artist” and Quentin Tarantino’s plans for Comic-Con

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Harvey Weinstein knows a good movie the minute he sees it. His instincts for backing the right film projects has made his name – and The Weinstein Company – synonymous with the Oscar race. Last year, Weinstein’s support for Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” helped that black-and-white, silent[...]

Is Joaquin Phoenix coming out of retirement for Paul Thomas Anderson?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The idea of Paul Thomas Anderson, director of “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia” and “There Will Be Blood,” helming a picture based loosely on L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology has me salivating. Drink my milkshake, indeed! The as-yet-untitled project – at one point known as “The Master” – is moving[...]

Joaquin Phoenix may exit retirement for controversial project

HollywoodNews.com: Joaquin Phoenix seemed to have retired during the time when ‘I’m Still Here’ came out, but it is unclear if that was legit. Now, he may be back to work very soon. It is rumored that Phoenix is being linked to a project that seems to have a Scientology theme,[...]

Mark Wahlberg’s prop from ‘Boogie Nights’ and its whereabouts

HollywoodNews.com: Do you remember how gifted Mark Wahlberg’s character Dirk Diggler was in 1997’s “Boogie Nights”? Do you remember what he was biologically known for? Well, as a keepsake from his work on that film, Wahlberg confesses that he kept the prosthetic 13 inch penis; which is exposed in the film’s[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Town,’ ‘Jack Goes Boating,’ ‘Easy A,’ ‘Devil’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Ben Affleck has had a career of ups and downs but to his credit he hasn’t let critical brickbats or tabloid fodder derail him from living up to the promising talent he showed as an actor and writer in 1997’s Good Will Hunting which won Ben[...]

James Cagney’s ‘White Heat’ to be part of Academy’s “Oscar Noir” series

HollywoodNews.com: “White Heat” (1949), featuring the return of James Cagney to the gangster genre that made him a star, will be screened as the final feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark Side” on Monday, August 30, at[...]

Exclusive: Nash Edgerton, director of “The Square” — Hollywood In Ten

By Sean O’Connell HollywoodNews.com’s interview feature, “Hollywood In Ten,” showcases the creative individuals responsible for the movies we love, and corners them for 10 quality minutes. Nash Edgerton’s “The Square” is one of those films we’ve been hearing about for some time but couldn’t see until it reached the States. It[...]

Michael Lohan doesn’t want Lindsay to play Lovelace

By HollywoodNews.com Hollywoodnews.com: Michael Lohan, papa to Lindsay Lohan, is upset that she’ll be playing porn star Linda Lovelace in the Nu Image/Millennium Films production “Inferno.” “She did Parent Trap, Confessions [of a Teenage Drama Queen], Freaky Friday, Mean Girls, Just My Luck and Herbie. And you know what?[...]

SXSW: Jonah Hill plans transition to directing

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Jonah Hill thinks he’s typecast. Talking to a handful of film writers at South By Southwest on Sunday, Hill said casual moviegoers probably only know him from his boisterous, foul-mouthed role in the teen comedy “Superbad.” And he’s OK with that, but it’s a thin slice of the[...]