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Sofia Coppola Inaugurates New York Ballet’s Spring Season with Black-and-White Short — Watch

Sofia Coppola honored her New York City roots — and one of its most renowned cultural institutions — with a new short film for the New York City Ballet. Shot in black-and-white by her “On the Rocks” and “The Beguiled” cinematographer Philippe Le Sourd, the film features the music of Frédéric Chopin, Igor Stravinsky, Johannes […]

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Sofia Coppola Speaks for Bill Murray and Defines His Elusive Charm in ‘On the Rocks’

Sofia Coppola had a crush on actor Bill Murray for decades. She’s worked with him on “Lost in Translation,” which yielded four Oscar nominations; the star-crammed 2015 one-hour Netflix Christmas special “A Very Murray Christmas,” which they wrote with Mitch Glazer, co-starring Murray, George Clooney, Michael Cera, Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones; and “On the […]

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Sofia Coppola Says She Can’t Watch Movies Without Any Female Characters

Sofia Coppola is known for writing and directing rich roles for women, from Kirsten Dunst as rebellious teen Lux Lisbon in “The Virgin Suicide” to Scarlett Johansson as adrift postgrad Charlotte in “Lost in Translation” and, most recently, Rashida Jones’ Laura in “On the Rocks.” She has the same expectations for other directors’ movies she […]

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‘The Empty Man’ Opens at Empty Theaters as Weekend Box Office Grosses Less Than $10 Million

This week has been one of the year’s strongest for new film releases. “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” (Amazon) is the most talked-about movie in months. “On the Rocks” (Apple) reunites the director and star of “Lost in Translation.” The director of “Cast Away” and the “Back To the Future” franchise adapted Roald Dahl’s “The Witches” (HBO […]

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‘Tenet’ Remains Atop U.K., Ireland Box Office as Many Cinemas Prepare to Shutter

Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” won the U.K. and Ireland box office crown for the sixth weekend in a row, collecting £628,247, according to final numbers from Comscore. The Warner Bros. title now has a running total of £15,948,191 in the territory.Another Warner Bros. title “Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite” debuted in second position with £456,532.Shear […]

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10 Movies To See In October: ‘On The Rocks,’ ‘Possessor,’ Chicago 7′ & More

Festival season continues to ebb and flow with the AFI Festival hitting in just a few weeks, making for the discourse around film to stray from the persistent doom and gloom of all of the rescheduling and push backs of previously scheduled releases for theaters.Read More: Cineworld CEO Blames NY Governor’s “Inflexibility” For Causing Company […]

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NYFF 2020 Trailer Teases Looks At Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe,’ Sofia Coppola’s ‘On The Rocks’ & More

Yep, festival season is a little weird this year, but if the currently-ongoing Venice Film Festival and just-started Toronto International Film Festival are any indication, the 58th New York Film Festival is going to be just as good, albeit enjoyed from a safe distance. The festival has a terrific line-up that includes movies from Steve […]

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Sofia Coppola Reveals Rashida Jones’ Unique Connection to ‘Lost in Translation’

Scarlett Johansson’s adrift philosophy grad Charlotte in “Lost in Translation” is largely believed to be based on writer/director Sofia Coppola’s own state of mind during her marriage to Spike Jonze. But, it turns out, Coppola also found inspiration for the character from actress Rashida Jones. As revealed to Entertainment Weekly, Jones was part of an […]

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‘On the Rocks’: Marlon Wayans Joins Sofia Coppola’s Apple/A24 Movie

It comes as little surprise that Bill Murray is in Sofia Coppola’s upcoming “On the Rocks,” but the latest addition to the cast is a bit unusual: Marlon Wayans, who just joined the joint venture between Apple and A24. The actor, comedian, and screenwriter has mostly appeared in comedies throughout his career, from spoofs like […]

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