CANNES, France - Todd Haynes has directed a thorough and entertaining film about The Velvet Underground, the sixties rock band that was managed by Andy Warhol and headlined by Lou Reed. Haynes, whose film was produced by Christine Vachon (theirs being a successful collaboration over the years, ever since she produced "Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story" in 1987 that Haynes directed), cuts ... more >
CANNES FESTIVAL: Has Todd Haynes directed the definitive Velvet Underground documentary? I think so.
“They shine so brightly no amount of space could contain the light being put out”
“A kind of murder”
A Christine Vachon / Ted Hope production
Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel and Eddie MarsanDirected by Andy Goddard
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL - For a man who takes great pride in being a writer of crime fiction, architect Walter Stackhouse (Patrick Wilson) sure acts like a blithering idiot when he get embroiled in an actual murder investigation. It’s quite astonishing, really; he doesn’t do one thing right. When his mentally unbalanced and suicidal wife winds up dead beneath a rural overpass—the same overpass where ... more >