DENVER | At least two Colorado movie theaters in Colorado say they will be offering showings of “The Interview” on Christmas Day. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Littleton and the Lyric Cinema Cafe in Fort Collins have announced showings of the Sony Pictures comedy that has ignited an international incident with North Korea. Sony has authorized theaters […]
“We play a lot of controversial pictures, things I don’t necessarily agree with, but I will never censor them,” he said. “It’s not for me to decide. It’s for the customer to decide. If they want to come, they’ll spend their money. If they don’t, that’s their choice. It should not be the choice of somebody from North Korea or China or anywhere else.”
“It taught me to do what you want to do. Everyone should do what they’re comfortable with, and I’m never one to preach but I felt really positive and really good about myself. I love the photos. I did it for me,” she told host Rove McManus.
“We don’t sell them anything, we don’t buy anything from them and we don’t have diplomatic relations,” said William Reinsch, a former senior Commerce Department official who was responsible for enforcing international sanctions against North Korea and other countries.
It’s with heavy sadness, not pride, that I review Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s North Korean farce.
“If the references are important enough to be lampooned by ‘The Simpsons,’ these works must be important cultural milestones,” says Hofstra University adjunct English professor Richard Pioreck, who has been incorporating the denizens of Springfield into his courses for about a decade.
The sheer size of Jackson’s accomplishment — a majestic, fully realized fantasy world, from its lush landscapes down to its hairy feet — is enough to make Cecil B. DeMille blush.
“Although at times it felt we were flying without a net in this crazy film experiment, this has brought enormous joy to me,” said Inarritu, who stitched together the backstage drama with lengthy, graceful shots.
Despite the film’s frustrations, it must be acknowledged that Anderson — a master of the multi-strand, multi-character, multi-meaning plot — is the perfect director to adapt Pynchon, in terms of both craft and spirit.