‘Pain and Glory’: the becoming of Pedro Almodóvar

At 70 years old, Pedro Almodóvar proves the age-old trope that the best stories we tell are often ones we know ourselves, ones we have lived for and lived through.… Read More ‘Pain and Glory’: the becoming of Pedro Almodóvar

Rami Malek is Freddie Mercury in the first teaser from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

That’s right! The first footage from Bohemian Rhapsody, the long-anticipated (and overdue) Freddie Mercury biopic starring Rami Malek, is here, and it has fans buzzing with excitement. The film will explore the 15-year period from the formation of the iconic Queen (to which Mercury served as lead singer) up until the band’s famous performance in… Read More Rami Malek is Freddie Mercury in the first teaser from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

‘Final Portrait’: an all-too-brief glimpse into Alberto Giacometti’s life

2018 was a big year for Armie Hammer, whose starring role in the Oscar-winning, queer, coming-of-age film Call Me By Your Name garnered him widespread acclaim and accolades across various awards circuits. Despite being around for a minute, the actor had yet to be cast in a role that would afford him the range he… Read More ‘Final Portrait’: an all-too-brief glimpse into Alberto Giacometti’s life

‘The Disaster Artist’: James Franco pays tribute to the worst film ever made

How does one begin to define success? What does it mean to be successful? If there are any questions that The Disaster Artist brings up, it is those. Directed by and starring James Franco, The Disaster Artist — based on a memoir of the same name by Greg Sestero — recounts the making of what… Read More ‘The Disaster Artist’: James Franco pays tribute to the worst film ever made