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    Christian Bale demanded rewrite work be done on “Terminator: Salvation” before he took the role of John Connor, a role he insisted on rather than the character the filmmakers had in mind– “…central character Marcus Wright…at a Toronto press conference in January, he (director McG) said, “I went to see him… He reads the script […] More

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    Naked Lunch Radio #76 – My Own Private Idol

    listen now Download show A director who is capable of crafting both deeply unconventional independent films and mainstream crowd-pleasers, Gus Van Sant has managed to carve an enviable niche for himself in Hollywood. Since debuting in 1985 with Mala Noche, Van Sant has become one of the premiere bards of dysfunction, populating his films with […] More

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    Milk Directed by Gus Van Sant There’s a Robert Warshow quote that Roger Ebert likes to flog from time to time on his blog and elsewhere, and it runs like this: “A man goes to the movies. The critic must be honest enough to admit that he is that man.” As such it must be […] More