Sunday, December 8, 2013

For Reels Sunday Roundup -- December 8th, 2013

Posted By on Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 10:34 AM

News, links, etc:

-RIP Edouard Molinaro, director of La Cage aux Folles. (Fandor)

-Maria Bello came out in the NY Times this week. (NY Times)

-Spike Jonze's Her was awarded Best Film by the National Board of Review. (Thompson on Hollywood)

-Meanwhile, David O Russell's American Hustle won the NY Film Critics Circle Best Film award in what sounded like a contentious vote. (Rotten Tomatoes)

-10 highlights from the year in LGBT film. (IndieWire)

-You HAVE TO watch this video of an Australian sea eagle who steals a running video camera and takes it for a ride... and then takes a selfie. (Guardian)

-An oral history of The Kids in the Hall if you're into that sort of thing (FYI I'm crushing your head). (NOW Toronto)

-Lars von Trier apparently is making good on his vow to never speak to the press again at a Nymphomaniac photo call (which, by the way, comes out in the US on VOD on March 6 for part 1 and April 3 for part 2). (Cineuropa)

-Ex-Bikini Kill/current Julie Ruin singer Kathleen Hannah on the feminist film Born into Flames. (The Dissolve)

-Stanley Donan making a come back? Maybe it's better to leave it alone at this point? (The Film Stage)

-Greta Gerwig and Steven Spielberg have completely opposite ideas of what makes a great film. They're both right and both wrong and both great anyway. (The King Bulletin)

-If, by some chance, you happen to want to watch Lana Del Rey's short film, Tropico, then have at it. I think I'm going to pass. (Vevo)

-Kevin Hart playing Lebron James's brother? Is this a Twins remake? (The Wrap)

-Lena Dunham and Judy Blume talk about blow jobs, heavy petting and twerking. (AV Club)

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