New this week: 'White Noise,' 21 Savage and Kennedy Honors
This week’s new entertainment releases include a streaming concert from 21 Savage, a Netflix film starring Adam Driver made from Don DeLillo’s 1985 novel “White Noise” and a movie marathon on Turner Classic Movies featuring the martini-swilling detectives Nick and Nora Charles from “The Thin Man.”.
New York Film Festival sets lineup for 60th edition
The New York Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a robust 32-film main slate and a number of hometown tales, including James Gray’s Queens coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time” and Laura Poitras’ documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” about artist Nan Goldin’s battle against the Sackler family.
Aronofsky, Iñarritu films set for Venice Film Festival
Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” the Marilyn Monroe drama “Blonde,” Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths” and Guadagnino’s “Bones and All,” with Timothée Chalamet, will all have their world premieres in competition at the Venice International Film Festival this fall.
Greta Gerwig Tapped To Direct ‘Barbie’ Starring Margot Robbie
WASHINGTON — Oscar-nominated filmmaker Greta Gerwig is set to direct “Barbie,” the highly-anticipated big-screen take on the iconic Mattel doll’s story, starring Margot Robbie. Since then, rumors have swirled that Gerwig had been eyed to direct the project, but the deal wasn’t officially signed. When discussing the movie, the Oscar-nominated actor and producer first acknowledged that Barbie “comes with a lot of baggage! In addition to starring in the movie, Robbie will also produce the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment production banner. Robbie has appeared in several movies like “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood,” “Suicide Squad,” “I, Tonya,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” and many more.thewestsidegazette.com
Noah Baumbach on Marriage Story and Creating a Love Story About Divorce
With Marriage Story, Baumbach straddles the line between those two moods, creating a bittersweet tale about the frustration that comes with divorcing someone you've always loved. "I always felt that the movie was essentially a love story and that love exists side-by-side in every scene," Baumbach explains to New Times by phone. Something like serving divorce papers is part screwball comedy, part thriller, part horror movie; it's devastating but also hilarious." Baumbach says depicting the West Coast-East Coat divide helped "to dramatize the divorce in a more visual way." There's always that love, that connection, and not everything is going to change just because the marriage is over."miaminewtimes.com