2 items from 2010
Screenplay, Britain's most northerly film festival, is a world away from the glitz and hype of Cannes
A couple of years ago, as I was dragging my sorry bones around another overcrowded, overheated, overhyped film festival in the broiling south of France, somebody asked me "How come you always look so miserable in Cannes?" I thought about this for a while before answering, "All things considered, I'd rather be in Shetland."
This was no idle threat. For the past four years, my partner Linda Ruth Williams and I have been proudly co-curating Shetland Arts' annual ScreenPlay festival, a celebration of everything we love about cinema that's about as far away from the exclusive ghastliness of the Croisette as it's possible to get in terms of both climate and culture. Last year we held a screening in a bus shelter in Unst, the most northerly in the UK (if you don't get off here, »
- Mark Kermode
Jonny Lee Miller (ABC's "Eli Ston,") will have a multiepisode arc on Showtime's "Dexter." Miller will play a mysterious man who ends up tangled in a storyline with Julia Stiles, who is starting her first season on the show. Miller's bigscreen credits include "Plunkett & Macleane," "Hackers" with Angelina Jolie, "Melinda and Melinda" with Radha Mitchell, "Æon Flux," "The Flying Scotsman" as well as Danny Boyle's "Trainspotting" Production on "Dexter's" fifth season has started for a fall premiere. »
2 items from 2010
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