Tag: Showbiz

I Love You, Daddy

    Release Date: September 9, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Screened: September 9, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Runtime: 123 minutes Rating: No Rating Yet (it will be R for language, I’m willing to bet) Studio: None (self-financed by Louis C.K.) Director: Louis C.K. Cast: Louis C.K.; Chloë Grace Moretz; Charlie Day; John Malkovich;

King Cobra

    Release Date: Screened April 18, 2016 – Tribeca Film Festival Runtime: 91 minutes Rating: Not Yet Rated (but let’s be real..it’ll be R) Studio: Yale Productions/SSS Entertainment/Digital Ignition Entertainment/RabbitBandini Productions Director: Justin Kelly Cast: James Franco; Garrett Clayton; Christian Slater; Molly Ringwald; Keegan Allen; Alicia Silverstone A movie as salacious and lurid as

Marjoe

    Release Date: July 24, 1972 Runtime: 88 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Cinema 5 Distributing Director: Howard Smith; Sarah Kernochan Cast: Marjoe Gortner It might be tempting to call Marjoe Gortner a con man. He was a noted evangelist in the days before Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, “saving” people in exchange for them

Rock of Ages

    Release Date: June 15, 2012 Runtime: 123 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. / New Line Cinema Director: Adam Shankman Cast: Julianne Hough; Diego Boneta; Alec Baldwin; Russell Brand; Paul Giamatti; Catherine Zeta-Jones; Bryan Cranston; Malin Akerman; Mary J. Blige; Tom Cruise The Broadway musical upon which this movie is based, while not

The Canyons

    Release Date: August 2, 2013 Runtime: 99 minutes Rating: Unrated Studio: IFC Films Director: Paul Schrader Cast: Lindsay Lohan; James Deen; Nolan Gerard Funk; Amanda Brooks; Gus Van Sant You would think that a collaboration between the writer/director of “American Gigolo” and “Hardcore” and the writer of “American Psycho” and “Less Than Zero”

Lovelace

Screened at the Provincetown International Film Festival – June 22, 2013     Release Date: January 22, 2013 (Sundance Film Festival) Runtime: 92 minutes Rating: R Studio: RADiUS – TWC Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Cast: Amanda Seyfried; Peter Sarsgaard; Sharon Stone; Chris Noth; Hank Azaria; Robert Patrick; Bobby Cannavale; Eric Roberts; Juno Temple; Debi Mazar; Adam

Showgirls

    Release Date: September 22, 1995 Runtime: 131 minutes Rating: NC-17 Studio: United Artists (MGM) Director: Paul Verhoeven Cast: Elizabeth Berkley; Kyle MacLachlan; Gina Gershon; Gina Ravera; Glenn Plummer; Alan Rachins Let’s not bullshit each other, folks. You know you love this boondoggle of a flick from 1995, to date the most widely released NC-17 movie

Hitchcock*

    Release Date: December 14, 2012 Runtime: 98 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Fox Searchlight Director: Sacha Gervasi Cast: Anthony Hopkins; Helen Mirren; Danny Huston; Scarlett Johansson; Jessica Biel A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic “Psycho,” set against the backdrop of Hitch’s relationship with wife Alma…..and therein lays the problem. This

Soapdish

    Release Date: May 31, 1991 Runtime: 97 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: Michael Hoffman Cast: Sally Field; Kevin Kline; Cathy Moriarty; Robert Downey, Jr; Elisabeth Shue; Whoopi Goldberg; Teri Hatcher A riotous farce set in the world of glamorous daytime soap operas, “Soapdish” is hilarious!  Admittedly, you have to have a

Inserts

    Release Date: February 13, 1976 Runtime: 117 minutes Rating: NC-17 Studio: United Artists (MGM) Director: John Byrum Cast: Richard Dreyfuss; Bob Hoskins; Veronica Cartwright; Jessica Harper; Stephen Davies This early Richard Dreyfuss starrer is essentially a chamber piece centered on an alcoholic former film director in the 1930’s, now reduced to making quickie silent-movie porn.