Logan Hill spoke with Charles Ferguson about voting for president, the continuing coyness of Paul Bremer, and Iraq's best hope: turning into Northern Ireland.
For studios, the ideal trailer is one that reminds you of other movies you've seen and already laughed at. This was driven home to Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone, when they saw the initial trailer that Paramount cut together for Hot Rod, their upcoming comedy about a hapless wannabe stunt man.
It wasn't so long ago that actress Sienna Miller was getting in trouble for calling Pittsburgh "Shitsburgh" while filming the adaptation of Michael Chabon's The Mysteries of Pittsburgh there.
Rising actress Mamie Gummer talks to the magazine this week about her breakout role in Lajos Koltai's new film Evening, about which New York's critic David Edelstein had less kind things to say than he did about the character portrayed by both Gummer and her real-life mother Meryl Streep.
Who cares if she just threw a bottle at the drummer from Jet? She'll have a really funny write-up about it on her blog tomorrow. And as her storylike songs suggest, hanging around with her means getting constant running commentary on her day, her obsessions, and her life. Below, our collection of Lilyisms from a summer day well spent.
In this week's special 2007 Summer Guide, Logan Hill talks to young Hairspray star Nikki Blonsky about how the studio told her she'd landed the role.