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PRODUCER DECLARES NEW YORKER CRITIC PERSONA NON GRATA

December 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

New Yorker critic David Denby has been barred from all future press screenings of films produced by Scott Rudin after Denby broke the embargo on reviews for David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Denby’s review, which will appear in this week’s edition of the magazine, describes the film as “a bleak but mesmerizing […]

SEAN PENN CAN’T FIGURE OUT TREE OF LIFE, EITHER

August 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

If you were left mystified and exasperated by Terrence Malick’s critically praised The Tree of Life, shake hands with Sean Penn, who ostensibly co-starred in the movie, but whose role amounted to little more than a cameo. “I didn’t at all find on the screen the emotion of the script, which is the most magnificent […]