Books in Brief: Boy by Blake Nelson; Amazon
Gus Van Sant
Buffalo NewsBooks in Brief: Boy by Blake Nelson; Amazon Adventure by Sy MontgomeryBuffalo NewsThis riveting novel of a teenage boy's journey toward self-discovery comes from the author of 1994 coming-of-age classic "Girl," "Recovery Road" and "Paranoid Park," which was made into a movie by Gus Van Sant. "Boy" is written as the interior ...
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:07 am
Exhilarating Nocturama detonates a few
Straight.comExhilarating Nocturama detonates a few mindbombsStraight.comGus Van Sant's devoutly nonjudgmental high-school-shooting film Elephant (2003) is a clear touchstone, and Bonello obviously aspires to the same kind of flat affect. But these are very different times, and this (much better) movie arrives on the heels ...
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:44 pm
Nicole Kidman On 'Big Little Lies', Kubrick
DeadlineNicole Kidman On 'Big Little Lies', Kubrick And Taking Chances: “I Don't Approach Things From That Safe Place”DeadlineRemember the glow of those early summer days when restlessness called to you beyond the school gates? Recall those days, full of experiences that defined your youth, bathed in the magic hour sunset of memory. Perhaps, like Nicole Kidman, you ducked ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 10:02 am
Dark Night: the docudrama that turns 'the
Telegraph.co.ukDark Night: the docudrama that turns 'the Batman massacre' into intimate, dream-like artTelegraph.co.ukTim Sutton's docudrama Dark Night is blessed with no such rose-tinted serial killer nostalgia, occupying a similar zone of vague inappropriateness as 2003's Elephant, Gus Van Sant's deliberately low-fi depiction of the Columbine Massacre, that was ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:00 am
DHK - Casey Affleck, Academy Award® winning
DHK - Casey Affleck, Academy Award® winning actor and Boston native 8-15-17WEEI.comAffleck co-wrote with and starred alongside Matt Damon in the independent road movie Gerry, directed by Gus Van Sant. He also appeared in Van Sant's Good Will Hunting and To Die For. On stage, Affleck appeared in the West End debut of Kenneth ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 4:04 pm
Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard and Gus Van
Gus Van Sant
On Thursday, April 16 Thierry Frémaux will announce the official selection of the 68th Cannes Film Festival. This May 13 to 24, the Cannes Film Festival will see the return of some of the directors and actors who helped to establish its reputation over the years.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:17 pm
Essential Van Sant: Films and Influences
A new screening series and class explores the work of the indie film giant.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 7:12 am
Woody Allen, Cate Blanchett, Matthew
With the Cannes Film Festival set to open in just over a month's time, speculation is swirling over which films -- and which top directors and actors -- could be getting their moment under the French Riviera sun. Woody Allen is seen as more than likely to be walking the red carpet with his new flick, "Irrational Man", starring Joaquin Phoenix. Cate Blanchett might also be along for her movie ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 9:22 am
State of Wonder: Apr. 11, 2015
Sleater-Kinney! Revolution Hall opens its doors, the NW Film Center screens the Essential Gus Van Sant, indie rockers team up with the 150-voice Camas High School choir. Did we mention Sleater-Kinney?! They're going to be in the studio, all three of them.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 9:27 pm
Ben said no to 'Good Will'
Ben Stiller has admitted that he turned down the opportunity to make "Good Will Hunting."
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:18 am
Directors' Fortnight co-founder a longtime
Gus Van Sant
“This year there were known names at Cannes, including Gus Van Sant, competing for the Palme d’or, but three-quarters of the films were not good. It’s better to search for rare pearls than try to explore beaten paths. The fact that there are no stars ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:15 am
Happy Trails: 'A Walk in the Woods' and 8
"Gerry" (2002) When director Gus Van Sant ("Good Will Hunting," "Milk") gets obscure, he gets really obscure, and this is a good example. Casey Affleck and Matt Damon star as two guys who call each other "Gerry" and get lost on a desert trek. That's ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:53 am
Ingrid Bergman’s 100th birthday and Tom
Hollywood Theatre. 2 pm Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 29-30. The Sex Workers Film Series presents Gus Van Sant’s seminal My Own Private Idaho. Clinton Street Theater. 7 pm Sunday, Aug. 30.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Gay Directors - Gay Films?
studies "the effects of sexual orientation on the career, film output and sensibility" of directors Pedro Almodóvar, Terrence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus van Sant and John Waters. Written as a "general interest book" to "reach a broader audience that goes ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:52 am
These Hollywood Mexican immigrants are
He has worked with mainstream directors such as Steven Spielberg and edgier ones like Harmony Korine and Gus Van Sant. Luna has paved the way for Latinos in Hollywood by being casted in non-stereotypical roles. He’s played everything from Harvey Milk’s ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 2:46 am
Berlin film fest mixes US stars, global
Gus Van Sant
New movies from directors Steven Soderbergh and Gus Van Sant and a trio of films starring French divas will be competing this year at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Posted on 28 January 2013 | 3:52 am
Capsule reviews of new movie releases
"Promised Land" — An experience that's alternately amusing and frustrating, full of impassioned earnestness and saggy sections. Director Gus Van Sant has the challenge of taking the topic of fracking and trying to make it cinematic. Working fr
Posted on 31 December 2012 | 12:46 pm
Acclaimed cinematographer Harris Savides
Harris Savides, the acclaimed cinematographer who worked frequently with Gus Van Sant and David Fincher, has died at 55.
Posted on 11 October 2012 | 12:53 pm
Dennis Hopper's son makes quirky film debut
Henry Hopper's father tried to talk him out of a career in Hollywood, but for the son of the late, great actor Dennis Hopper, the allure of moviemaking proved too strong.
Posted on 13 May 2011 | 8:03 am
US director Gus Van Sant wins Stockholm film
Organizers of the Stockholm film festival say director Gus Van Sant has been named the winner of this year's visionary award, hailing him as one of modern cinema's greatest American filmmakers.
Posted on 6 May 2010 | 4:42 am
Resolved Question: Does anyone know where I
Gus Van Sant
I need to find Gus Van Sant's intention on the film Finding Forrester.
Posted on 25 June 2013 | 5:14 pm
Resolved Question: Gus van Sant "Last
I was thinking about watching the Gus van Sant film "Last Days" based on Kurt Cobain's last days. I haven't read a lot of reviews but some say it's good and some say it's bad -really bad. If you the reader of my yahoo question has seen the film, what did you think of it? Good? Bad? Waste of time and money? Give me the truth! It would be bad to watch a movie that just makes me sad and annoyed.. haha
Posted on 19 January 2013 | 7:40 pm
Resolved Question: Buy or Sell: Good Will
BQ- James Cameron vs. Gus Van Sant
BQ2- can you pick the best movie from each year of the 90s?
Posted on 12 February 2011 | 7:13 am
Resolved Question: Darren Aronofsky and Gus
What does Gus Van Sant think of Darren Aronofsky?
I heard that Gus said Darren had "MTV eyes" because of Darren's "Hip Hop montage" technique.
Also what does Darren think of Gus?
Posted on 3 November 2010 | 11:59 pm
Resolved Question: Gus van sant- auteur
so- i have to write a paper on an auteur director.
does anyone know anything about gus van sant and things I could put in my paper?
Posted on 30 April 2010 | 11:25 am