October 29, 2012 |
Hurricane Sandy has shut down production on at least half a dozen New York television shows and feature films, but none more ironically than Russell Crowe's “Noah.” Writer-director Darren Aronofsky's film about the biblical flood and ark postponed shooting Monday, but the more pressing question is what will happen to the movie's colossal boat. Aronofsky's production team built two massive ships - one inside a Brooklyn sound stage, the other in the water at Oyster Bay, N.Y. And Oyster Bay, a small inlet on the Long Island Sound, is very much in the path of Hurricane Sandy, with local flooding and wind gusts of up to 63 mph reported in the area . The outdoor ark, which measures 450 feet long and is 75 feet tall and 45 feet wide, was not intended to be seaworthy.
February 5, 2014 |
On the rise since its launch in 2007, London-based fashion label Peter Pilotto, co-designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, is Target's latest design partner. The highly anticipated 70-piece collection ($14.99-$79.99) debuts this Sunday, Feb. 9, at most Target stores and target.com ; also, for the very first time, select pieces will be sold by an outside retailer, Net-A-Porter.com , making the limited-edition collection accessible to an international audience. Fingers crossed that the computer crashes caused by previous Target designer launches don't morph into a global tech meltdown for frenzied fashion fans.
June 14, 2013 |
NEW YORK CITY - Sofia Coppola could have easily gone the studio route in choosing a distributor for her new movie, "The Bling Ring. " Instead she chose the upstart company that set loose the viral image of James Franco as a resplendently thugged-out Jesus. The Facebook posting of the actor in his "Spring Breakers" lizard-king persona, surrounded by his bikini-clad costars, director Harmony Korine and rapper Gucci Mane at a "Last Supper"-style banquet table, spread across the web in late March with a tide of 20,000 thumbs-up.
April 14, 2004 |
ABC hopes to make ratings magic with a night of television built around the network debut of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" -- and a sneak peek at the third Warner Bros. film in the franchise. The 2001 movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, will air on May 9 in an extended, high-definition version that includes previously unseen footage, the network said.
February 6, 2014 |
One of the chief pleasures of watching a Wes Anderson movie is being immersed in the idiosyncratic, slightly off-kilter worlds he creates. The director's latest effort, "The Grand Budapest Hotel, whisks the audience to a fictional country in pre-World War II Europe to follow the escapades of a famed concierge seeking to recover a famous Renaissance painting with the help of his trusted lobby boy. After the film opened the Berlin International Film...
February 6, 2014 |
Found-footage movies have had a mixed record lately, with the horror genre particularly taking its lumps. Can a movie with that conceit and a time-travel premise break the streak? We were all set to find out in a few weeks, on Feb. 28, exactly, with the release of "Welcome to Yesterday. " But the film -- a movie with just that blend that's produced by Michael Bay's production company -- has been taken off that date for a new, as-yet undetermined one. BEST MOVIES OF 2013: Turan | Sharkey | Olsen It's rare for a studio to pull a movie just three weeks before its release.
December 11, 2013 |
Kristen Stewart's got the look: The actress has been named the new face of Chanel. "The Twilight Saga" star will, according to Vogue, represent the iconic French fashion house's 2013 Métiers d'Art Paris-Dallas collection campaign, to be shot and helmed by maestro Karl Lagerfeld. The country-western themed pre-fall campaign is set for May 2014 release and comes on the heels of the 23-year-old's shots for Balenciaga's Florabotanica campaign . Lagerfeld, 80, also debuted his latest film, "The Return," which chronicles brand founder Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's reopening of her Paris couture house following World War II, at the brand's Metiers d'Art show at Dallas' Fair Park on Tuesday.