4 items from 2015
L.A.-based artist Amanda Demme faced the challenge of her career when she was called to oversee one of the year's most controversial photo shoots. Also a prolific movie music supervisor (and widow of director Ted Demme), she says she didn't blink an eye when New York called this spring and asked her to shoot groups of women who claim they were raped and sexually abused by comedian Bill Cosby. The photographer details here how she pulled off multiple shoots for the cover story, how she used a "fine art" approach to capture her subjects, and why she hopes the women
- Stacey Wilson Hunt
By the 1990s, studios were waking up to movie marketing, and the era of the blockbuster. Tim Burton's Batman, released in summer 1989, had introduced the idea of a big opening weekend, and modern movies now target their promotional work to get just that. As such, it's harder and harder for smaller films to snare the top slot at the Us box office, even for one weekend.
In the 1990s, particularly the first half of the 1990s, that wasn't so much the case though. In fact, many films that have long since fallen from the public conscious topped the chart. And in this piece, I've tried to capture some of them.
Inevitably, you're going to have heard of some of them, and what a UK dweller sees as a »
Movie News - Johnny Depp has been reunited with the cocaine dealer he played in the movie 'Blow' following his release from prison. The 51-year-old Hollywood star met former drugs boss George Jung, 72, the man who inspired the 2001 film and was released in June following a 20-year stint in a New Jersey prison. Depp invited him to his loft in downtown Los Angeles, where they spent hours chatting with his fiancée Amber Heard. The three of them discussed a wide range of topics that included poetry, books and the movie's late director Ted Demme, according to gossip website TMZ. The meeting is the first encounter between the two men since Depp visited Jung in prison in 2001. In a letter regarding their meeting, Depp later wrote: ''It's very rare in life that any person opens up their heart and soul to you with unlimited access to their most profound thoughts, »
Johnny Depp and former drug kingpin George Jung hung out for the first time since the inspiration for "Blow" was released from jail ... and we got the pic. Sources connected to Jung tell TMZ ... Depp reached out to the 72-year-old ex-coke dealer Wednesday to see if he wanted to catch up ... and Boston George jumped at the offer.We're told Jung -- who was behind bars for almost 20 years -- visited J.D.'s Downtown L. »
- TMZ Staff
4 items from 2015
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