Monthly Archives: May 2008

John Cusack Goes “Down the Rabbit Hole” with Mary Lyn Maiscott on

John Cusack as Brand Hauser, CIA hitman, in War Inc. In an interview with our own Mary Lyn Maiscott for Vanity Fair magazine’s Web site, John Cusack talks about his new film, War Inc. Cusack, the star and co-writer of … Continue reading

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A Million Little Parodies

Can we declare a moratorium on book reviewers’ mimicking the style of the book they’re reviewing? Although I seem to recall a scathing and amusing Valley Girl-esque critique by Michiko Kakutani, Janet Maslin’s piece in the Times this morning is … Continue reading

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Festival’s End: One Last Film, One Last Party

Above: Keith Haring’s “The Last Rainforest” © The Estate of Keith Haring. Below: Director Christina Clausen at Soho House. The Universe of Keith HaringDirected by Christina Clausen90 minutesFrom Italy, France By Mary Lyn Maiscott Last Saturday evening, I attended a … Continue reading

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(What’s So Funny ’Bout) Prosthetic Limbs, Torture, and Beheading?

Hauser (John Cusack) walks through the troubled land of Turaqistan. Tribeca Film Festival 2008, April 23-May 4War, Inc.Directed by Joshua SeftelScreenplay by Mark Leyner, Jeremy Pikser, and John CusackWith John Cusack, Hilary Duff, Marisa Tomei, Joan Cusack, Ben Kingsley, Dan … Continue reading

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