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  • Is 'Moonrise Kingdom' Wes Anderson's sci-fi movie?

     
    Last year, at the premiere of director Wes Anderson's accurately titled "Fantastic Mr. Fox," he told your tenacious blogger (then working for Access Hollywood) that he'd be open to making a Kubrick-inspired sci-fi film: "I’d like to do a movie in space,...
  • Twitter goes to the head of the recruiting class with 'Rushmore' video

     
    Fans of Wes Anderson will appreciate this clever riff on the head-of-the-class 1998 cult classic "Rushmore.” Twitter originally set out to make a recruiting video that would show off the personality of Twitter and the people who work there. "In...
  • Adrien Brody did 'Predators' research: 'I would sleep in the jungle alone'

     
    Adrien Brody is on the hunt for a new career chapter with his action-hero duty in "Predators," which hits theaters Friday. Amy Kaufman caught up with the Oscar winner to discuss aliens and alienation. This is a longer version of......
  • Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort

    Ray Davies' new album is a collaborative effort
    "The wonderful thing about making records is something comes out you never expected," explains Ray Davies, who knows of what he speaks. In nearly five decades as leader of one of rock's great bands, the Kinks, and as a solo artist, Davies has been...
  • Fashion-book gift ideas

    Fashion-book gift ideas
    IPads, Nooks and Kindles may be topping wish lists this holiday season, but when it comes to reading about fashion, nothing beats the glossy, full-color grandeur of a coffee-table book. This season's crop of oversized style tomes is especially alluring....
  • Astral Weeks: Apocalyptic splendor

    Astral Weeks: Apocalyptic splendor
    "There are many types of genres," declares the busy spine of Dash Shaw's monumental 2008 graphic novel, "Bottomless Belly Button" (Fantagraphics: 720 pp., $29.99) "This is: family comedy/drama/horror/mystery/romance." It's as much taxonomical cheat...
  • Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together

    Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together
    Forty-five years ago this week at United Western Recorders, near Sunset and Vine in Los Angeles, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks, along with a radio interviewer, were hanging out in a studio with a grand piano, a microphone and a work in progress called...
  • Luke Wilson takes a swing at golf fashion

    Luke Wilson takes a swing at golf fashion
    IF THE clothes make the leading man, Luke Wilson is angling to play the handsome high school lit teacher -- you know, the one who made you cry when he read aloud from "A Separate Peace." He rarely veers from his Kennedy-era haircut and typically shows...
  • White man's accessory

    Hipsters have been traveling to India for decades to imbue their ironic, image-conscious lives with meaning. Blame the Beatles for making it the West's one-stop country for spirituality (an image from which India has undoubtedly benefited). So it was...
  • Can the Oscar be chicken feed for that sly 'Fantastic Mr. Fox'?

     
    Throughout awards season, "Fantastic Mr. Fox" has been as sneaky as, well, a fox. Though many awards gurus believed Pixar's "Up" would soar invincibly above all rivals, "Fantastic Mr. Fox" won top prizes as the year's best animated film from prestigious...
  • If Wes Anderson directed 'Spider-Man' ...

     
    When idiosyncratic director Wes Anderson was rumored to be helming the "reboot" of the blockbuster "Spider-Man" franchise, most comic geek fanboy types scratched their heads in amazement. What would that be like? Well, wonder no more, thanks to this...