Tuesday Sep 9
Sydney Morning Herald
Ten great trainwreck interviews
Singer Ariana Grande miffed Australian media with her demands and diva behaviour on Monday during a promotional visit for her album My Everything . But how does she stack up in the annals of diva behaviour? While Ariana's antics fall into the category of difficult interviews, she is no worse than what entertainment and celebrity reporters deal with most weeks, faced with that uneasy truce between people who would rarely meet in their normal lives.
Is Joaquin Phoenix a bit too strange for Marvel?
In the weeks leading up to last summer's Comic-Con International in San Diego, rumors were swirling like a cloak of levitation around Marvel Studios and its long-rumored big-screen treatment of Doctor Strange, the master of the mystic arts and sometime superhero whose arrival promises to inject Marvel's ever-expanding cinematic universe with a welcome dose of the supernatural. The studio had already hired Scott Derrickson, the genre-friendly filmmaker behind Sinister and The Exorcism of Emily Rose, and fan expectations soared after the news broke that Joaquin Phoenix was in final talks to play the doctor himself.
Film School Rejects
Actors Shouldn't Promote Their Movies In Character
Remember the movie Rubin and Ed ? If not, maybe you at least remember when Crispin Glover appeared on Late Night with David Letterman in character as his role as Rubin.