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Is Ryan Gosling Starring In Gaspar Noé's Bret Easton Ellis-Penned 'The Golden Suicides?'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 21, 2011 9:00 AM
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We can't say we were aware of the fact before, but it turns out that Bret Easton Ellis is quite the movie fan. His Twitter followers have, of late, been treated to streams of updates on the author's opinions of all the latest releases, with a little Oscar prognostication thrown in for good measure. We can't say we agree with all his opinions entirely, but it's certainly been entertaining, and we hope it continues.

Gus Van Sant Says He's Still Working Out How To Make 'The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 16, 2011 1:32 AM
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But 'Restless' Helmer Was Never Going To Direct Artist Drama 'The Golden Suicides'Gus Van Sant is not an easily predictable director. His films are always instantly identifiable, but can vary between experimental, difficult pictures like "Gerry" and "Last Days," to more nakedly commercial fare like "Finding Forrester," and, occasionally, as in "To Die For" and "Milk," a sweet spot in between. His latest, "Restless," is another left turn, a quirky teen romance from a first time screenwriter, Jason Lew, that stars Henry Hopper, son of Dennis, and "Alice in Wonderland" lead Mia Wasikowska.

Gaspar Noé May Direct Bret Easton Ellis Script 'The Golden Suicides'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 16, 2011 7:18 AM
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Considering the horrors that some authors get put through with film adaptations of their work, literary enfant terrible Bret Easton Ellis has been fairly lucky. "Less Than Zero" is fairly decent, while Mary Harron turned out a terrific adaptation of "American Psycho," and even "The Rules of Attraction" has its moments, despite the source material not being very good -- leaving Gregor Jordan's disastrous "The Informers," the film on which the writer made his screenwriting debut, as the only out-and-out failure.

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