Jack Siegel

The Northwest, The Rules of Suspense, and Imaginary Friends: Gus Van Sant on Restless

September 15, 2011

Even opponents of auteur theory have to admit that the beautiful Restless—starring Mia Wasikowska as a terminally-ill cancer patient and Henry Hopper as the eccentric, troubled boy who falls in love with her—is more than a film made by Gus Van Sant: it’s fundamentally “a Gus Van Sant film.”

Paul Feig

May 20, 2011

If Paul Feig used to be screen comedy’s best-kept secret, Bridesmaids all but ensures he won’t be out of the spotlight for much longer.