| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:15 AM
We've seen "Nowhere Boy" and her series of photographs of famous men crying. We've read about her controversial relationship with her much younger husband Aaron Johnson. We've even heard about her short erotica piece featuring a man masturbating in the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Sam Taylor-Johnson's film resume appears a little light at first glance, but take a closer look at the newly crowned "Fifty Shades of Grey" director and her previous work clearly primes her for the high-profile gig.
The 46-year-old artist, whose only...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In a one-two punch for "Fifty Shades of Grey" news, Universal and Focus Features announced Monday that Charlie Hunnam will star opposite Dakota Johnson as the film adaptation's male lead Christian Grey.
The book's author, E.L. James, teased the news...
| Jul 12, 2013
Lust shares the stage with love in "The Look of Love," Michael Winterbottom's snappy and mildly comedic biographical drama about Paul Raymond, a businessman who made history by opening Britain's first strip club in 1958.
Money is also very much in the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Looks like summertime is the right time for a little "Fifty Shades of Grey."
Focus Features announced today that it will release the sure-to-be R-rated romance next summer against Marvel's new superhero movie "Guardians of the Galaxy" with Benicio del...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Yet another British woman has joined the "Fifty Shades of Grey" filmmaking team. Author E.L. James announced on her Twitter feed that Sam Taylor-Johnson will direct the adaptation of the steamy romance novel for Universal Pictures and Focus Features....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The first word many people uttered when they heard Sam Taylor-Johnson’s name Wednesday in connection with “Fifty Shades of Grey” was: "Who?"
The next sentence was: "This will be interesting."
As my colleague Nicole Sperling reports,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:13 PM
When it comes to "Fifty Shades of Grey," people in publishing tend to be of two minds: On the one hand, E.J. James' book is horribly written; on the other, it sold like crack-laced hotcakes. So it would make sense if there were some ambivalence this...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Many accounts of the late Beatle's life have been told, including the excellent drama "Nowhere Boy," and this unauthorized biography gives additional viewers of the singer-songwriter who would become an icon before tragedy cut his life short in 1980....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:24 PM
"It's that kind of a story where things got so out of control," says O, the narrator of"Savages."She's talking about the plot, but she might be talking about the filmmaking as well.
Adapted from the bestselling Don Winslow novel, "Savages" has a lot...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
â¢ "Proving that its buzz wasn't short-lived, Facebook movie 'The Social Network' topped the box office for the second weekend in a row, with ticket sales down a small 31% from its debut at $15.5 million," reports the L.A. Times. That helps to sustain...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 3:26 PM
It was an e-mail every John Lennon fan must dream of receiving, and it landed in John M. Borack's inbox a few weeks ago:
"Yoko Ono confirmed you as a friend on Facebook."
Borack, a longtime music journalist, got an invitation last year from his...