In the old days of repertory cinema, films would sometimes be linked by a common word: Robert Aldrich's "The Big Knife," for instance, might be on a double bill with Roman Polanski's "Knife in the Water." In that spirit, I want to highlight two fine films linked only by the word "Night" - and the...
U.S. authorities have supplied legal documents to the Polish court, which can now move forward on the case. read more
It may sometimes seem like celebrities can get away with whatever they want, but for every dozen or so guys like Roman Polanski who are completely and utterly above the law, there are one or two celebrities who actually get punished when they do something wrong. Show More Summary
The Oscar-winning director's lawyers say the legal papers are key to his defense as a U.S. paper urges the Attorney General to "get on the case." read more
No one can ignore the truth about Bill Cosby now -- and it might help us face the moral darkness of our past
The chorus of violins weep and cry in the first stanza of Lana Del Rey's new single Honeymoon. Within seconds, I am reminded of Jerry Goldsmith's unforgettable score from Roman Polanski's Chinatown and I was overwhelmed by nostalgia....Show More Summary
The indie horror film "Felt," about a young woman's unraveling, wades into textures of unhinged personal expression with a bracing intimacy, at its most effective coming across like a millennial feminist spin on Roman Polanski's "Repulsion."
The actress pays tribute to Wim Wenders and Roman Polanski in her first comments on being the public face of this year's Venice Film Festival. read more
Though Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s best-known plays, its last memorable film adaptation—Roman Polanski’s bloody take on the Scottish Play—was released in 1971. Fans of the tragedy will be relieved to know that the new adaptationShow More Summary
A judge in Poland says he has asked American officials for more documents to support their request for the extradition of Roman Polanski.
WARSAW (Reuters) - A Polish court on Friday said that it has requested legal help from the United States as it decides whether to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski over a 1977 child sex crime conviction and that the United States has until Aug. 8 to reply.
Victoria Vetri, better known as Angela Dorian, was the Playmate of the Year in 1968 and got a pink AMX as a trophy. Then came Roman Polanski, the Manson Murders, and a nine year prison sentence four decades later. Read more...
His major horror film before "Rosemary's Baby," Roman Polanski's somewhat rare "Repulsion" is now hitting Blu-Ray courtesy of Criterion in July! The HD room broke the news about the release, which is hitting stores July 28. Here areShow More Summary
There are simply some movies that must not be remade. Roman Polanski's "Rosemary's Baby" was slated for a redo from Platinum Dunes. Collider interviewed Dunes producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form who said the project has been aborted. "We went down that road and we even talked to the best writers in town and it feels like it might not be do-able. Show More Summary
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: As we roll out our picks for the best films of the decade so far, several A.V. Club writers stump for favorites that didn’t make the list. Show More Summary
Judge in Polish court asks U.S. for more documents and papers from Swiss hearing that rejected extradition bid in 2010. read more
Prada is known to collaborate with some of the best filmmakers of our time including Wes Anderson and Roman Polanski. This season, the Italian maison employed the relatively under-the-radar American director Autumn de Wilde to produce a… The post Prada Releases “The Postman Dreams” Series of 5 Short Films appeared first on Selectism.
Do expectations work for or against a remake of Rosemary’s Baby? When I first heard that NBC was adapting Roman Polanski’s great, unnerving film (itself an adaptation of an Ira Levin novel), I made the traditional noise that greets news of all unnecessary remakes: “Whhhuuugghhh,” why meets ugh. Show More Summary
In 1967 Vidal Sassoon was filmed cutting Mia Farrow’s luscious long locks into a cropped pixie cut for Roman Polanski’s new movie, Rosemary’s Baby. It was the most famous moment in haircut history. It changed the perception of feminine beauty. Show More Summary
Roman Polanski testified at a hearing in Poland on Wednesday about a U.S. request for the Oscar-winning director’s extradition over a child-sex case dating back to 1977. The court reportedly said that it needed more time to make a decision in the case. Judge Dariusz Mazur scheduled another hearing, which could be sometime in April [...]