The Woman Who Invented Literary 'It Boy' Jt Leroy Finally Speaks Out about Hoax that Fooled Winona Ryder, Courtney Love and More

The Woman Who Invented Literary 'It Boy' Jt Leroy Finally Speaks Out about Hoax that Fooled Winona Ryder, Courtney Love and More He wrote bestselling books, made numerous public appearances, became a Hollywood "it" boy and befriended a slew of A-list celebrities, but author Jt Leroy never actually existed. In 2006, Laura Albert ...

The Woman Who Invented Literary 'It Boy' Jt Leroy Finally Speaks Out about Hoax that Fooled Winona Ryder, Courtney Love and More

The Woman Who Invented Literary 'It Boy' Jt Leroy Finally Speaks Out about Hoax that Fooled Winona Ryder, Courtney Love and More He wrote bestselling books, made numerous public appearances, became a Hollywood "it" boy and befriended a slew of A-list celebrities, but author Jt Leroy never actually existed. In 2006, Laura Albert ...

'Author: The Jt Leroy Story' Review: How to Stage a Literary Hoax

'Author: The Jt Leroy Story' Review: How to Stage a Literary Hoax To some, it was a major con, the kind of hoax that hurts. After all, author Jeremiah "Terminator" LeRoy hit the literary world hard with his novel Sarah (2000) and his short story collection The Heart ...

The Weekend Warrior 9/9/16: Sully, When the Bough Breaks, The Wild Life

Welcome back to the Weekend Warrior, your weekly look at the new movies hitting theaters this weekend, as well as other cool events and things to check out. This Past Weekend: As expected, Labor Day ...

Jt LeRoy unmasked: the extraordinary story of a modern literary hoax

In the late 90s, Jt LeRoy’s autobiographical tales of abuse as a young man became cult hits, beloved of celebrities from Lou Reed to Winona Ryder. Then the baffling story of the author’s true identity ...

Sundance London: Author: The Jt LeRoy Story review

Sundance London: Author The Jt LeRoy Story review: A hugely watchable documentary on perhaps the biggest ‘hoax’ to have ever ‘rocked’ the literary world. Author: The Jt LeRoy Story review by Paul ...

Kristen Stewart may head an interesting cast to tell the Jt LeRoy story... but which one?

Kristen Stewart may head an interesting cast to tell the Jt LeRoy story... but which one? One of the films from this year's Sundance Film Festival that I'm still chewing on is Author: The Jt LeRoy Story. The documentary by Jeff Feuerzeig is well-made and obviously was produced with an ...

Kristen Stewart and James Franco Team for ‘Jt Leroy’; Yorgos Lanthimos and Pablo Trapero Find New Projects

Here’s a good sign of momentum: weeks after a documentary premiered at Sundance and received its first wave of fine reviews, the figure known as Jt Leroy is having their life story turned into a ...

Kristen Stewart, James Franco, And Helena Bonham Carter to Star In Drama 'Jt LeRoy'

There are few celebrity stories as fascinating as Jt Leroy's. The author behind the beloved "non-fiction" bestseller “The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things” (which was turned into a 2004 film by ...

[Sundance Review] Author: The Jt LeRoy Story

Author: The Jt LeRoy Story relives the literary hoax of the early aughts, the truly weird and out of control tale of Jt LeRoy. An allegedly gender-fluid HIV positive son of a West Virginia truck stop ...

Sundance Film Review: ‘Author: The Jt Leroy Story’

Sundance Film Review: ‘Author: The Jt Leroy Story’ After refusing to cooperate with Marjorie Sturm on the latter’s fascinating “The Cult of Jt Leroy” last year, Laura Albert gets a podium for airing her side — and nobody else’s — in Jeff Feurzeig’s ...

Review: Asia Argento's Unexpectedly Affecting 'Misunderstood' Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg

This is a reprint of our review from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. There’s something irresistibly hip about Asia Argento, even as a concept. The sultry, pouty daughter of trash-horror maestro Dario ...

Let Me Make You A Martyr Trailer Features Ominous Looking Marilyn Manson As Bloody Hitman

It’s no secret that we at Icons of Fright love musician/occasional actor Marilyn Manson (proof here and here). Sure, a lot of his onstage antics might have turned some people off, but to say that the ...

Film Review: ‘The Cult of Jt LeRoy’

Film Review: ‘The Cult of Jt LeRoy’ A literary hoax that picked up extraordinary steam before imploding is charted in “The Cult of Jt LeRoy.” Having begun filming the subject in 2002, and with a background in social work uniquely ...

Misunderstood (Incompresa) Review | Nyff 2014

[Incompresa has been titled Misunderstood in the U.S. For the purposes of this review I will be referring to it by its original title.] In 1993 Hole’s Courtney Love was asked about the differences ...

Cannes: Asia Argento on Saying Goodbye to Crap and No Longer Feeling 'Misunderstood'

Cannes: Asia Argento on Saying Goodbye to Crap and No Longer Feeling 'Misunderstood' After a 10-year absence from the director's chair, Italian multi-hyphenate Asia Argento returned to the Cannes Film Festival last week with her third, and indisputably best feature, "Misunderstood." ...

Cannes Review: ‘Misunderstood’ By Asia Argento, Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg

There’s something irresistibly hip about Asia Argento, even as a concept. The sultry, pouty daughter of trash-horror maestro Dario Argento, her public image as a wild child ...

Watch: Trailer For Asia Argento's Cannes Entry 'Incompresa' Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg Plus New Pics & Poster

Earlier today we dropped our list of the 15 Most Anticipated Film Of The 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and while it's the highest profile titles that get the attention, we're always hoping for something ...

First Trailer for Asia Argento's 'Misunderstood' Premiering in Cannes

Kicking off this week in France is the Cannes Film Festival, with films from Ryan Gosling to Tommy Lee Jones. Another film premiering in the Un Certain Regard category is Asia Argento's latest ...

Cannes Unveils 2014 Official Selection Lineup

Cannes Unveils 2014 Official Selection Lineup Tommy Lee Jones, Bennett Miller, David Cronenberg and Atom Egoyan will duke it out with Jean-Luc Godard, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach, Michel Hazanavicius and the Dardenne brothers for the Palme d’Or at the ...

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