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TIFF 2014 has announced September 5th is Bill Murray day with free screenings of Stripes, Groundhog Day, and Ghostbusters.
Paul Thomas Anderson on why he dropped out of film school:
Frank Miller tells Playboy he dislikes films featuring his characters, including Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy:
“When people come out with movies about characters I’ve worked on, I always hate them. I have my own ideas about what the characters are like. I mean, I can’t watch a Batman movie. I’ve seen pieces of them, but I generally think, No, that’s not him. And I walk out of the theater before it’s over,” Miller says. “It includes all of them. I’m not condemning what he does. I don’t even understand it, except that [Christopher Nolan] seems to think he owns the title Dark Knight. [laughs] He’s about 20 years too late for that. It’s been used.”
The Great Invisible (our review) has been picked up by Radius-TWC for a late 2014 release.
Watch a video essay on the genius of Gena Rowlands: