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Michael Moore's next project will be Farenheit 911, a look at the "murky relationship between President Bush's father and the family of Osama bin Laden..."
I've posted the Daily Variety story in the comments below...
the polanski file: details from his "trouble" with the law.
Seeing those films, "Water Window Baby" and the painted films was so shocking. Somebody put the world on film; that is, the world that has a life of its own.
The Times reports that the coal tar dyes used in some of his films may have contributed to the bladder cancer that killed him.
journeys with george (so where's foreigner and styxx?)
neutra house seeking filmaker (steve busy?)
"Far from Heaven": I appreciated the meticulous art direction and Douglas Sirkisms. I understood the rather obvious points about the fifties, and oppression and so on.
But did they have to make Julianne Moore look like a clown in that wig. Yes, I know the hairstyles were like that but really.
The film is desperately overrated: "I see the eggshell, but I do not see the yolk. . ."
I saw The Pianist two nights ago and I'd be interested if anybody could explain to me why this is supposed to be a good movie.