| Apr 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
When it comes to giving great interviews, there aren't many filmmakers who can hold a candle to Werner Herzog and Paul Verhoeven, who make most American directors sound like the Katzenjammer Kids. The last time I talked to Verhoeven, the......
| Jan 4, 2010
| 9:32 PM
It's no secret that "Avatar" has been stunningly successful on nearly every front. The James Cameron-directed sci-fi epic is already the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time, having earned more than $1 billion around the globe in less than three...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 4:32 PM
England's the Guardian is reporting that Barrie Osborne, one of the producers of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Matrix," is hoping to mount a biopic of the prophet Muhammad. Osborne says the film, which is being financed by......
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Pepsi Centre, a cavernous arena that's typically hosting concerts and sports events, might not be the obvious pick for the world premiere of "Noah," Darren Aronofsky's dramatization of the biblical flood story.
But if "Noah" can'...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
MEXICO CITY — A lot of people think they know what the real story of the movie "Noah" should be.
They are likely some of the same people who think they know what the real story of the man Noah is.
Darren Aronofsky, the director of the new...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK — It was easy to get lost on Darren Aronofsky's ark.
Inside a converted Brooklyn armory in late 2012, Aronofsky was shooting "Noah" on a massive vessel that matched the biblical dimensions of the boat, its rough beams lashed together...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:52 AM
In a move clearly aimed to appease potential religious critics, Paramount Pictures is adding a disclaimer to marketing materials for "Noah," writer-director Darren Aronofsky's drama about the great flood.
The studio announced late Thursday that the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:03 PM
An Old Testament epic will storm theaters this weekend with hopes of attracting a boatload of moviegoers.
Director Darren Aronofsky's $130-million-budgeted "Noah" is expected to generate around $40 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada through...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Until film director Darren Aronofsky got his hands on it, the old tale of Noah’s Ark had devolved into a cute children’s fable of giraffes and elephants and bears and bunnies crowding onto a big boat.
Aronofsky has re-envisioned it as what...
| Jul 20, 2008
I had an epiphany the first time I visited the Free Tract Society, in a large storefront on York Boulevard in Los Angeles' Highland Park. Two 20-foot-long tables were weighed down with neatly stacked piles of fliers blaring lurid headlines that dealt with...
| Oct 14, 2006
Confessional interviews are the celebrity culture's equivalent of the perp walk, ceremonies of humiliation that we'd all be better off without.
In the news media, as in life, the response to an indecent demand is usually some fresh indecency. Thus we...