Roman Polanski

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Name: Roman Polanski
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

'Sons of Guns' Canceled after Star Arrested for Child Rape

:11 PM PDT post a commentThe Discovery Channel has canceled and halted production on "Sons of Guns" after the series star, William Hayden, was arrested in Louisiana for aggravated rape.The gunmaker has been accused of repeatedly raping his 11-year-old ... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Child Rape, Arrests, Rape
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Adrien Brody Has No Time for Your Facebook Friend Request

SpecsWho  Adrien BrodyAge 41Accomplishments Stars as Harry Houdini in History’s two-part biopic, Houdini (airs Sept. 1 and 2 at 9 p.m.); winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor in The Pianist (2002); founder of Fable House production companyBase New ... [Published Adweek Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sister of Charles Manson murder victim Sharon Tate speaks out

People.com Forty-five years after Sharon Tate's murder by Charles Manson's followers, the 26-year-old actress graces the cover of People while inside her sister speaks out against the 'little creeps' who killed her.Forty-five years after Hollywood lost ... [Published New York Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

'Sons of Guns' Canceled After Star Arrested for Child Rape

The Discovery Channel has canceled and halted production on "Sons of Guns" after the series star, William Hayden, was arrested in Louisiana for aggravated rape. The gun maker has been accused of repeatedly raping his 11 year-old daughter for more ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Child Rape, Arrests, Rape
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Film offers rare glimpse into Roman Polanksi’s life

JOBURG – Director Roman Polanski’s life has been marked by tragedy and scandal, making him one of the most controversial figures in the film world.City Reporter | 25 August 2014 07:30Be the first to commentBEHIND THE SCENES: Controversial filmmaker Roman ... [Published Rosebank Killarney Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cover Media Video: Roman Polanski axes film festival appearance

Oscar winning director Roman Polanski has been forced to pull out of an appearance at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland after announcements that he would receive a lifetime achievement honour sparked protests. — Cover Media ... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

On the big screen: Venus in Fur

Synopsis: From Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski comes this drama comedy centring on Thomas (Mathieu Amalric), a writer-director of a new play, who, after a long, unsuccessful day trying to cast his leading lady, is about to head home when actress ... [Published African Reporter - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 3 reports

Roman Polanski Cancels Film Festival Appearance Due to 'Controversies'

Film director Roman Polanski will no longer be attending the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland to receive a lifetime achievement award and screen his new movie Venus in Fur because his presence would have caused "tensions and controversies."According ... [Published Jezebel - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Should film critics consider moral characters of directors and actors?

Referencing Janet Burhoe-Jones’ letter [ "Promotion of Roman Polanski Film Appalling," July 30 , Xpress] regarding the review of “Venus in Fur”:  Is Roman Polanski morally reprehensible? A court thought so.Should film critics take into consideration the ... [Published MountainXpress - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Protests Force Roman Polanski to Bow Out of Film Festival Honor

Roman Polanski's sordid past continue to haunt him. The famed director of Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown will not personally collect a lifetime achievement award from the Locarno Film Festival as originally planned.  The Hollywood Reporter says ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Venus in Fur: sexual transgression a la Polanski

Sharmini Brookes08/12/2014 10:23:28Sharmini Brookes: Roman Polanski’s version of the David Ives stage play is like a Modigliani nude – tastefully provocative rather than rousingly erotic.I have to confess to not having seen the American stage play by ... [Published Artslink.co.za - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

How Roman Polanski and Jonathan Demme Blur the Line Between Fiction and Reality

Two New Movies Celebrate the Art of ActingCourtesy of guy ferrandisForegrounding a Vision: Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Almaric in Roman Polanski’s ‘Venus in Fur.’By Ezra Glinter Published August 10, 2014, issue of August 15, 2014 .One of my favorite ... [Published Forward - Aug 10 2014]

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In a statement released by the Locarno festival, Polanski said: "dear friends, i am sorry to inform you that having considered the extent to which my planned appearance at the locarno festival provokes tensions and controversies among those opposed to my visit, even as i respect their opinions, it is with a heavy heart that i must cancel my visit. i am deeply saddened to disappoint you...."

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Adrien Brody Does Not Lead a Normal Life [Published The Wrap - Aug 29 2014]
When Aunty catches up she’s confused [Published The Australian - Aug 28 2014]
Adrien Brody Has No Time for Your Facebook Frie... [Published Adweek Online - Aug 28 2014]
Sister of Charles Manson murder victim Sharon T... [Published New York Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
'Sons of Guns' Canceled after Star Arrested for... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 28 2014]
Sharon Tate's sister speaks out about her bruta... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 27 2014]
'Sons of Guns' Canceled After Star Arrested for... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 27 2014]
Alex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundab... [Published Broadway World - Aug 27 2014]
Pierce Brosnan Is Still Struggling to Find an I... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 27 2014]
Cold Harbour and the case for socially-engaged ... [Published Screen Africa - Aug 26 2014]
Dudes and Maudes Abide at Lebowski Fest [Published Daily Beast - Aug 25 2014]
In California’s brown fields, an arid future [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 25 2014]
Film offers rare glimpse into Roman Polanksi’s ... [Published Rosebank Killarney Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
NOUVEAU : The true story of 'Deep Throat' revea... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 25 2014]
Room for two: Rosemary’s Baby 2014 style [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 24 2014]
Cinéma: "Talents Beirut" unveils international ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Aug 23 2014]
My favourite city film is ... Chinatown [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]
Birmingham Mail Nostalgia Photos - our look bac... [Published Birmingham Mail - Aug 22 2014]
Film series moves to Amherst Theatre [Published University at Buffalo Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Yardley: Review: ‘Harold and Jack,’ Macmillan-J... [Published Washington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Erotic art-house festival features at Cinema No... [Published Screen Africa - Aug 21 2014]
Peter James: Getting it dead right [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 21 2014]
Film Scene: Go western with weekend's screening... [Published Savannah Morning News - Aug 21 2014]
Brian G. Hutton, Director Of 'Kelly's Heroes' A... [Published IT Business Net - Aug 21 2014]
On the big screen [Published Leisure Options - Aug 19 2014]
Cover Media Video: Roman Polanski axes film fes... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 18 2014]
Today in History: Aug. 18, 2014 [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 18 2014]
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The Best Movies For Getting Over Your Ex [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
This post originally appeared on Refinery29.com . Our goal here is simple: to help you curate the perfect Rolodex of movies that will help you deal if or when things with your loved one fall apart. And, to help us in our quest for catharsis, we’ve ...
'Sons of Guns' Canceled After Star Arrested for... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 27 2014]
The Discovery Channel has canceled and halted production on "Sons of Guns" after the series star, William Hayden, was arrested in Louisiana for aggravated rape. The gun maker has been accused of repeatedly raping his 11 year-old daughter for more ...
History for August 18 [Published MuskegonPundit - Aug 18 2014]
History for August 18 - On-This-Day.com Birth anniversary of Virginia Dare, the first child of English parents to be born in the New World(1587-?). Birth anniversaries of baseball hero Roberto Clemente (1934-72) and explorer Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809). ...
Soggy silver screening [Published Prospero - The Economist - Aug 14 2014]
THE Locarno Film Festival in the Ticino region of Switzerland is known for going out on a limb. This year, Roman Polanski was controversially invited to receive a lifetime achievement award. On his last visit to Switzerland in 2009, Mr Polanski was ...
Protests Force Roman Polanski to Bow Out of Fil... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 12 2014]
Roman Polanski's sordid past continue to haunt him. The famed director of Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown will not personally collect a lifetime achievement award from the Locarno Film Festival as originally planned.  The Hollywood Reporter says ...
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Venus in Fur [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 20 2014]
She’s Got a Little Bit of the Devil in Her [Published Slate Magazine - May 09 2014]
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Cinedigm Announces iTunes Release of Roman Pola... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 12 2013]
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