The Reeler

Recent Comments

FILM ON THE WEB

A Girl and a Gun
A_Film_By
Ain't It Cool News
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Anne Thompson
Art Fag City
ArtFlickChick
Better Than Fudge
Big Picture Big Sound
Bitter Cinema
Blank Screen
Blogumentary
Brian Flemming
Bright Lights
Celluloid Eyes
CHUD
Chutry Experiment, The
Cinecultist
Cinema Confidential
Cinema Eye
Cinema-Scope
Cinemarati
Cinematical
CineMe
Coming Soon
Cool Cinema Trash
Cyndi Greening
Dark Horizons
Defamer
Drew's Blog-O-Rama
Errata
Esoteric Rabbit
Film Detail
Film Experience, The
Film Journal, The
Film Journey
Film Stew
Film Rotation
Flickhead
GreenCine Daily
Greg.org
Hacking Netflix
Hammer to Nail
High Sign, The
Hollywood Elsewhere
House Next Door, The
IFC Blog, The
In the Company of Glenn
IndieScene Movie Marketing Blog
indieWIRE.com
indieWIRE Blogs
Jay's Movie Blog
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Kaiju Shakedown
Kamera
Kinoeye
Like Anna Karina's Sweater
Last Night with Riviera
Light Sleeper
Long Pauses
Looker
Masters of Cinema
Matt Zoller Seitz
Midnight Eye
Milk Plus
Mind Jack
Metaphilm
Movie Blog, The
Movie City Indie
Movie Hole, The
Movie Poop Shoot
New York Cool
NY Post Movie Blog
News of the Dead
No More Marriages!
Notes From Underdog
Out of Focus
Persistence of Vision
Pullquote
Queer Film Review
Reel Roundtable
ScreenGrab
Screen Rush
Screener (Film Journal Int.)
Screening the Past
Self-Styled Siren
Short Sheet, The
Slant Magazine
Slant Magazine Blog
Still in Motion
Stranger Song, The
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
Tisch Film Review
Twitch
Vince Keenan
World Film (at About.com)
You Know, For Film
Zoom-In

The Reeler Blog

Screening Gotham: Even Blurb Queens Hate Factory Girl

Some of today's movie news of note from around New York:

--You know things are looking bleak when the most innocuous gossip in New York spins your film as so-bad-it's-good. "Factory Girl ... is the sort of compulsively enjoyable bad movie that Andy (Warhol) himself would have loved," Liz Smith writes in her introduction to today's interview with Sienna Miller, citing the "tawdry, overworked genre" and "the cliché-riddled script." However, she continues, "Sienna seems to be in another movie -- a somewhat better one." And you know, that's probably enough for the Weinsteins to paraphrase for their benefit on a DVD cover. We knew we could count on her.

--More Warhol-related gossip (via Page Six): The Gershwin Hotel plans Warhol Week to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the artist's death on Feb. 22. The big film events include Vincent Freemont presenting his Brigid Berlin doc Pie in the Sky Feb. 20 and a 24-hour Warhol movie marathon the following day. Take that, Fassbinder. Bitch.

--To the friends and colleagues whom I invited to the inaugural Reeler Oscar Party here in New York: Please accept my humble regrets that our Feb. 25 event will feature neither Arlene Dahl nor "Little Miss Sunshine lemon chiboust with coconut bisquit." Which reminds me: What do you all like on your pizza?

--David Linde come home -- all is forgiven: The former Focus Features co-president now helps run the studio that green-lit the forthcoming Milli Vanilli biopic. I can feel the flames of hell encroaching from here. (hat tip: The House Next Door)

Posted at February 15, 2007 9:26 AM

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.thereeler.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-tb-AjOOtIAl.cgi/518

Search The Reeler
Join the Mailing List

RSS Feed

Archives

Send a Tip