David Mamet Expresses Sympathy for Felicity Huffman Amid College Bribery Scandal

David Mamet Expresses Sympathy for Felicity Huffman Amid College Bribery Scandal Playwright David Mamet has expressed sympathy for his longtime friend Felicity Huffman and her husband, fellow actor William H. Macy, following her indictment in a widespread college admissions ...

‘The Inventor’ Review: The High Price of Good Intentions| Sundance 2019

I don’t know if we’re living in a golden age of grifters, but they certainly seem to have a lot more marks at their disposal. We like to think that these marks are simple rubes, greedy for easy money. ...

Ricky Jay, Boogie Nights and Deadwood Star, Master Magician, Dies at 72

Ricky Jay, Boogie Nights and Deadwood Star, Master Magician, Dies at 72 Legendary magician and actor Ricky Jay has passed away. He was 72-years old. Jay died at his home in Los Angeles on Saturday from natural causes. Ricky has been hailed as one of the greatest sleight ...

Ricky Jay, Master Magician and ‘Boogie Nights’ Actor, Dies at 72

Ricky Jay, Master Magician and ‘Boogie Nights’ Actor, Dies at 72 Ricky Jay, a singularly skilled magician whose acting career included roles in “Deadwood” and “Boogie Nights,” died in Los Angeles yesterday. He was 72. The news was confirmed by Jay’s manager, ...

Ricky Jay, Master Magician and ‘Boogie Nights’ Actor, Dead at 72

Ricky Jay, Master Magician and ‘Boogie Nights’ Actor, Dead at 72 Ricky Jay, the renowned magician, sleight-of-hand artist, card thrower and actor who appeared in Boogie Nights and Deadwood, died Saturday at the age of 72. His manager Winston Simone confirmed Jay’s ...

Magician Ricky Jay Dead at 70

Magician Ricky Jay Dead at 70 Master magician Ricky Jay, whose decades-long career included guest roles on Deadwood and The Simpsons, has died at the age of 70. The news was confirmed by his manager, Winston Simone, who told ...

Ricky Jay Dies: Renowned Magician And ‘Boogie Nights’ Actor Was 70

Ricky Jay Dies: Renowned Magician And ‘Boogie Nights’ Actor Was 70 Known for his professional career as a magician and his roles in films like Boogie Nights and the HBO series Deadwood, Ricky Jay has died. He was 70. Details about Jay’s death have not been revealed, ...

Ricky Jay, Master Magician and Actor in "Deadwood," 'Boogie Nights,' Dies at 70

Ricky Jay, Master Magician and Actor in Ricky Jay, a master magician who also acted in films and TV shows such as “Boogie Nights,” “House of Games” and “Deadwood,” has died. He was 70. His attorney Stan Coleman confirmed his death. Further ...

Ricky Jay, Magician and 'Boogie Nights' Actor, Dies at 70

Ricky Jay, Magician and 'Boogie Nights' Actor, Dies at 70 Ricky Jay, one of the most compelling figures in magic, died Saturday in Los Angeles of natural causes, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. He was 70. "He was one of a kind. We will never see the ...

Diana and I review – a frustratingly incohesive drama

Some nice performances – notably Tamsin Greig as a struggling florist – fail to unify this tale of the impact of the death of the Princess of Wales on four individuals. Plus, Richard Osman’s House of ...

Playwright David Mamet Will Not Allow Post-Show Talks About His Work

The Guardian reports that playwright David Mamet has placed a ban on any post-show panels about his work, something that has become commonplace in theatres and cinemas. The license to stage one of ...

New to Streaming: ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ Pedro Almodóvar, ‘Train to Busan,’ ‘The Bfg,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

Watch This: David Mamet toned it down for the screen in The Spanish Prisoner

One week a month, Watch This offers movie recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: In honor of Kenneth Lonergan’s magnificent Manchester By The Sea, we’re giving a ...

Always be closing: the manly world of David Mamet

Philip Laverty Nov 10, 2016 From The Edge and The Untouchables, to the mighty Glengarry Glen Ross: a salute to the movie writing of David Mamet. Spoilers ahead for The Untouchables, The Spanish ...

Everything Steven Soderbergh Watched and Read in 2015

Displaying a transparency that few filmmakers of his fame and / or caliber would even bother with, Steven Soderbergh has, for a couple of years, been keen on releasing lists of what he watched and ...

Mississippi Grind Is a Gambling Movie That Comes Out Ahead

Mississippi Grind Is a Gambling Movie That Comes Out Ahead The gambling drama — a genre that ranges from Robert Altman’s California Split to David Mamet’s House of Games to John Dahl’s Rounders — often walks a fine line between focusing on the minutiae of the ...

Gambling Movies 101

It is ironic that people want to escape risk all the time but at the same time a large part of the populace is fascinated with gambling. The foremost example of this fascination is the spate of ...

The top 20 underappreciated films of 1987

From anime to pitch-black thrillers, here's our pick of the underappreciated movies of 1987... Sometimes, the challenge with these lists isn't just what to put in, but what to leave out. We loved ...

Second Opinion – Focus (2015)

Focus, 2015. Written and Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Gerald McRaney, Bd Wong, Robert Taylor, Dominic Fumusa, Brennan Brown and ...

Focus – fantastically boring caper with Will Smith on insufferably smug form

There is no trace of the old Will Smith charm in this glossily mediocre con caper that is almost entirely free of anything or anyone to care about What on earth happened to Will Smith? He could until ...

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