Appearing onstage, Santa beard and all, at his alma mater, Ball State University, David Letterman presented us with a gift not made by little elves when he interviewed Spike Jonze (Her) and Bennet Miller (Foxcatcher) about filmmaking. Letterman may appear retired (and like he's been Rip Van Winkle–ing), but the man... More »
I can't stop thinking about those shoeless soldiers at Valley Forge in the snow. Bennett Miller I wrote about her book Lafayette in the Somewhat United States here, but if you don't like to read, you can always just listen to Sarah Vowell talking about it instead. Discussed: George Washington, Marie Antoinette, the Revolutionary War, the French, L. Show More Summary
She'll be in town with her new book about a certain French guy's help during the Revolutionary War. Bennett Miller Sarah Vowell will be in town tomorrow reading from her new book Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, about the French teenager who came over in the 1770s to help George Washington and his troops win the Revolutionary War. Show More Summary
After months of struggling to lock down a director for Channing Tatum's Gambit — Darren Aronfosky and Bennett Miller both reportedly passed — Fox's X-Men stand-alone has finally found a match: Entertainment Weekly reports that Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Rupert Wyatt will direct the Remy LeBeau origin story.... More »
Although the X-Men spinoff Gambit is set to be released in October 2016, it's had a tough time securing a director. Talent like Bennett Miller and Darren Aronofsky have turned down the opportunity to tackle the solo adventure of Remy LeBeau, a.k.a. Show More Summary
All for an invite to a legendary Fonda dance party with Chelsea Handler, Mary McCormack, Spike Jonze, Bennett Miller, Catherine Keener and "little ladybug" Ellen Page. read more
Channing Tatum has reportedly approached Bennett Miller, Darren Aronofsky, Gareth Evans and J.C. Chador for 'Gambit', but they all declined.
Two-time Academy Award nominated director Bennett Miller ("Capote," "Moneyball," "Foxcatcher") has taken a surprising step in his career as a film director: he made a series of very funny toilet paper commercials. Miller was recruited to direct a series of TV spots for Quilted Northern toilet paper. Show More Summary
Following two Best Director Oscar nominations, for Capote and Foxcatcher, Bennett Miller‘s career is in the toilet. Really. He’s the director behind a new series of commercials for Quilted Northern, the toilet paper that supposedly “works...Show More Summary
Bennett Miller, who nabbed a Best Director Oscar nomination for his work on Foxcatcher, is trying his hand at something a little less severe: toilet paper. Miller recently helmed a trio of Quilted Northern commercials, which feature no actual actors (sorry, Channing Tatum fans), but rather a toy alligator, a... More »
The question was bound to come up; what’s surprising, really, is that a half-dozen other questions were asked before it did. But the Q&A portion — and the hour itself — was nearly over for Monday’s Tribeca Film Festival “Tribeca Talk”...Show More Summary
Bennett Miller went mano-a-mano with Christopher Nolan Monday evening before a packed, film-crazy crowd at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center as part of the Tribeca Film Festival. Actually, it was more bromance than smackdown, as Miller...Show More Summary
Ten of his 13 album releases have reached #1 on the Top Country Album charts. He’s married to the gorgeous and talented Faith Hill. And he’s never seen without a cowboy hat. Who else could we talking about but the immensely talented...Show More Summary
Last month, Vulture broke the news that George Clooney had teamed up with writer Peter Tolan (The Larry Sanders Show) and director Bennett Miller (Foxcatcher) for a dark comedy series project set in the early 1990s film industry. “The only question now is where it will land and what sort... More »
We have the first major TV sale of 2015. In a competitive situation with multiple cable and digital outlets pursuing, Showtime has landed The Studio, a 1990s movie business drama project from Peter Tolan, George Clooney and Foxcatcher...Show More Summary
Twitter tirades never seem like a good idea, but multiple tweets typed out in all caps are the social media equivalent of the multi-car wreck on the side of the highway. You just can’t help yourself. You have to look at the carnage.Show More Summary
Foxcatcher has been out for seven weeks, but former Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz apparently just watched it this week, because he's furious with director Bennett Miller over the implications that Schultz had some sort of sexual relationship with insane, murderous billionaire John du Pont. Read more...
Wrestler Mark Schultz has a love-hate relationship with Bennett Miller and the movie Foxcatcher, in which he is portrayed by Channing Tatum. Yesterday, he apologized for a social-media outburst during which he exclaimed his detest for the based-on-a-true-story movie and its director. On Twitter and Facebook, Schultz has mostly helped... More »
Calls director Bennett Miller a pssy.
It was only a few months ago during the New York Film Festival that Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller said there was virtually no opposition from any of his film's subjects to telling this story. As it turns out, he spoke a bit prematurely,...Show More Summary