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Roses and escargots by Anne-Katrin Titze
18 hours ago
Starting out on the Museum of Modern Art red carpet, I connected Sarah Gadon's Olivia to Arnaud Desplechin's Jimmy P: Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian. Logan Lerman, at the Yale Club, let me probe into how he prepared to take on the role of Marcus Messner in James Schamus's adaptation of Philip Roth's Indignation, set during the Korean War at a small Ohio college.
Messner arrives at the school from New Jersey; from the start, his roommates, both part of a Jewish minority, annoy him and keep him from studying by playing loud music or memorising Malvolio's yellow stocking speech from Twelfth Night.
Marcus identifies as atheist, »
- Anne-Katrin Titze
The danger of normal by Anne-Katrin Titze
26 July 2016 11:40 AM, PDT
Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Brokeback Mountain - The Ice Storm - Eat Drink Man Woman and Lust, Caution producer, James Schamus, becomes a director to take on Philip Roth's Indignation, starring Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon with Linda Emond and Danny Burstein (Justin Bateman's The Family Fang), Ben Rosenfield and Pico Alexander (Jc Chandor's A Most Violent Year), Noah Robbins, Philip Ettinger, and August: Osage County playwright Tracy Letts.
Lyrics to Jay Wadley's Is It Love, sung by Jane Monheit, Jacques Demy's Umbrellas Of Cherbourg wallpaper, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, and a Caspar David Friedrich image appeared in my conversation with James Schamus.
- Anne-Katrin Titze
Court hears case of Star Wars set injury to Harrison Ford by Jennie Kermode - 2016-07-26 12:57:18
26 July 2016 4:57 AM, PDT
Foodles Production (UK) Ltd, a Disney-owned company, today plead guilty to two charges of health and safety violations which, Milton Keynes magistrates court heard, could have killed Harrison Ford.
The case relates to an incident in June 2014 when Ford was on the Millennium Falcon set filming Star Wars: Episode 7 - The Force Awakens. As he walked through a door which was not supposed to be moving, it was remotely operated and hit him, pinning him to the ground and breaking his left leg. He had to be airlifted to hospital but, the court heard, the situation could have been much worse.
"It could have killed somebody," said prosecutor Andrew Marshall. "The fact that it didn’t was because an emergency stop was activated." The Health and Safety Executive said the impact on Ford was like being hit by a small car. »
- Jennie Kermode