Saturday Apr 5
Shakespeare's 450th birthday in April celebrated in film festival near D.C.
The AFI Silver Theatre in suburban D.C. is launching a three-part film festival to celebrate Shakespeare 's 450th birthday this month, and continuing it into 2016 to honor the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death, on his 52nd birthday April 23, 1616.
The Pordland Mercury
It's Happening Tonight
UNDERESTIMATE JAMES FRANCO AT YOUR PERIL. The latest project from artist/writer/star of everything from Freaks and Geeks to Spring Breakers is My Own Private River - with the blessing of Gus Van Sant, Franco re-edited My Own Private Idaho using the film's dailies and outtakes to create something altogether new.
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Nick Clark is the arts correspondent of The Independent. He joined the newspaper in June 2007, initially reporting on the stock markets.
Book review | 'Last Night at the Viper Room'
This book by journalist Gavin Edwards is a must-read for movie lovers, critics of pop culture, and especially Gen Xers who remember Halloween 1993 and the tragic news that River Phoenix had overdosed at Johnny Depp's historic Hollywood club.