“’Hitchhiking is always an adventure,’ [John] Waters says. ‘It’s always a little bit sexual, it’s always a little bit scary, and always you’re going to meet somebody, and it’s a fair trade of trust, I think, to get in someone’s car you don’t know and for them to let you in. I believe in the goodness of people. The hitchhiker in the [Texas] Chainsaw Massacre with a birthmark, I thought he was cute. I don’t have normal taste. I’d pick him up in a second.’”
After successfully raising funds through their Kickstarter campaign, Red 14 Films has begun releasing the first of their cinematic book trailers.
Guys, it’s really happening. The Canyons got its first trailer. Lindsay Lohan is starring opposite porn star James Deen.
At The Paris Review Daily, Pedro Almodóvar tallies the elements of cinematic comedy, which include good timing, “rapid-fire dialogue” and rehearsals that draw out spontaneous performances from actors.
It’s rare that you find someone as eclectic as William Boyd. Not only did the British writer’s new play (based on two of Chekhov’s short stories) debut in London this week, his upcoming novel will star none other than James Bond. (If you’re wondering, his friend Daniel Craig is not how he pictures the superspy.)