To quote The Picture of Dorian Gray, "When good Americans die, they go to Paris." That said, neither readers nor writers (American or otherwise) have to die to feel that they've gone to heaven while visiting the City of Lights. FromShow More Summary
"The commonest thing is delightful if one only hides it. When I leave town now I never tell my people where I am going. If I did, I would lose all my pleasure."Wrote Oscar Wilde, in "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1890).
Female-centric reboots are all the rage right now—Ghostbusters! Ocean’s Eight! The Picture of Dorian Gray!—but some gender-flipped reboots are more complicated than others. Deadline reports that Scott McGehee and David Siegel will write...Show More Summary
A new take on Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Dorian Gray is headed to the big screen with St. Vincent directing and one major change to the original tale.
Honestly, I'm primarily familiar with the character of Dorian Gray from Reeve Carney's portrayal of him on the Showtime series Penny Dreadful, but the character has been around ever since Oscar Wilde's "philosophical novel" THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY was first published in 1890. Show More Summary
Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, about a man who stays young thanks to a magical portrait that does the ageing for him, has been adapted countless times since it was first published in 1890. There's yet another version in the works, and though its gender-swapping twist isn't a first, it still sounds mighty intriguing. More »
Based on Oscar Wilde’s 1890 novel The post St. Vincent to Direct The Picture of Dorian Gray with Female Lead appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Oscar Wilde's 1890 novel Picture of Dorian Gray is returning to the big screen with a big twist: the iconic title character who falls into a hedonistic lifestyle will be a woman.
The movie will be adapted by David Birke, who wrote Elle starring Isabelle Huppert.
Singer-songwriter St. Vincent, whose real name is Annie Clark, has announced that she will direct a film adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray. Clark made her directorial debut earlier this year with a short in the horror anthology...Show More Summary
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A female-led adaption of the Oscar Wilde novel
After making her directorial debut on the anthology XX, penned by Roxanne Benjamin, experimental rock multi-instrumentalist Annie Clark (St. Vincent) is putting a female spin on The Picture of Dorian Gray for Lionsgate, reports Variety. Based on Oscar Wilde’s 1890 novel, the studio is putting a twist on the classic Victorian age story of a hedonistic […]
St. Vincent's Annie Clark made her directorial debut earlier this year with a segment in the horror anthology film XX, and it looks like she'll be taking this directing thing seriously because Variety has just revealed that Clark will be directing an adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 1890 novel The Picture Of Dorian Gray. The twist?
“There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.” — Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray This has always struck me as an eerie and mysterious observation; I’ve been surprised by...Show More Summary
“I am tired of myself tonight. I should like to be somebody else.” — Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray We are hardwired to see faces. Through the phenomenon of pareidolia, we’re able to glimpse a collection of shapes in a rock,...Show More Summary
Imagine you’ve been chosen for a part in your local amateur theatre production of “The Picture of Dorian Gray”. Weeks... The post A Detailed Breakdown of the 6 Types of Facepalmed Moments We All Have Experienced appeared first on Lifehack. Learn the 6 types of embarrassment, and how to deal effectively with each of them.
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an infamously brilliant playwright, author, and social activist. Oscar Wilde's well-known legacy pervades his many published essays, plays, especially his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. While...Show More Summary
The Conflict Between Aestheticism and Morality in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Patrick Duggan. Download this article. Oscar Wilde prefaces his novel
The DVD of Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen's 2013 opera The Picture of Dorian Gray.