The new issue of Filmmaker Magazine is up: online are: Scott Macaulay’s lengthy interview with "Hustle & Flow" director Craig Brewer; this year’s "25 New Faces of Independent Film"; Jason Guerrasio talking with "Murderball"‘s Henry Alex Rubin and Dana Adam Shapiro; Tamara Krinsky describes the projects making up this year’s Fast Track program; Mary Glucksman does the in-production round-up; Graham Leggat on Cannes’ film/game divergence; Howard Feinstein and Jason Guerrasio have dispatches from Cannes and Tribeca; and four short reports.
"I’m not running away from the original, which I loved, but the derision was really devastating. Fortunately, films are now like paintings, permitting for several drafts."
We’re dying here. We can’t imagine anything edit in the world that would make "Alexander" the serious masterpiece Stone’s pretending it is, and certainly snipping scenes of Alexander and his various boy toys isn’t going to make it more appealing to anyone. Actually, if they were a more gay cut of the film, we might actually buy it, because how often does that happen?