Maybe it’s the strike, but it’s awfully quiet out today. We’re headed to a company offsite tomorrow â€” back on Friday.
Moby, who could certainly be called, with all fondness, a soundtrack whore, is offering up 44 unreleased tracks to indie and student filmmakers for free at MobyGratis.com. He adds that "if you want to use it in a commercial film or short then you can apply for an easy license, with any money that’s generated being given to the humane society."
As a portrait of Elizabeth’s reign and Britain’s war with Spain, it is grossly inaccurate. The film’s locations – cathedrals and bare stone walls – are 300-400 years out of date. The costumes are sloppy, too: anybody who appeared at court had to be formally dressed. You could never get into the Queen’s presence, as Clive Owen‘s dashing Walter Raleigh does, wearing an open-necked shirt.
But what kind of director would Shekhar Kapur if he let historical niceties do away with a chance to give the world a glimpse of Owen ‘s boldly unmanscaped torso?
George Clooney gets into a shoving match with Fabio at Madeo, via Page Six. Some days you’re the Cary Grant of our time, others you find yourself getting slappy with the model for the cover of "Wild Scottish Embrace."
And at the Onion AV Club, Scott Tobias interviews Tom Perrotta, the author of the novels that were adapted into "Election" and "Little Children." Perotta’s latest, "The Abstinence Teacher," is also being adapted for film, with "Little Miss Sunshine"‘s Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris attached to direct.