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Sam Mendes

  1. a bad idea worth considering
    Release the Beatles Jerk-off CutCan’t beat a Beatles beat-off.
  2. coming soon
    Interchangeable British Actors Get Four Chances to Star in a Beatles MovieSam Mendes is going four-for-four on Beatles biopics.
  3. movie review
    Empire of Light Is Somber, Static, and ShallowStarring Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, and Colin Firth, Sam Mendes’s film about mental illness and racism in early ’80s England is wan and lifeless.
  4. roma watch
    Which of This Year’s Wannabe Romas Is the Most Roma-y?It’s shaping up to be a banner fall for directors doing Romas, with Armageddon Time, Empire of Light, and The Fabelmans.
  5. it’s so true
    Olivia Colman Goes to the Cinema to Cry in Empire of LightShe’s just like Nicole Kidman.
  6. oscars 2022
    So You Want to Make Your Own RomaYou’re not a real auteur unless you too have lovingly crafted a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age film.
  7. netflix
    Rowan Atkinson Fights a Bee in One of 7 New Netflix U.K. ShowsSam Mendes and Andy Serkis are among the cadre of talent in several newly announced series.
  8. oscar futures
    Vulture’s Final 2020 Oscar Predictions for Every CategoryIn 1917 versus Parasite, we’ve got a battle of consensus versus passion. Which will win out?
  9. oscar endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of 1917The ending of Sam Mendes’s film is tasked with giving viewers a happy ending in a conflict that offered few uncomplicated victories.
  10. oscar futures
    1917 Is Starting to Look Like an Oscars JuggernautThe World War I blockbuster cruised to victory at this weekend’s Directors Guild Awards. Is Oscar next?
  11. awards season
    Sam Mendes and 1917 Crowned DGA Awards Winner in One Single-Take CeremonyBest Picture is looking like a sure thing now.
  12. awards season
    It Only Took 103 Years, But 1917 Won the PGA AwardsWe have our new Best Picture front-runner.
  13. oscar futures
    How the Golden Globes Just Turned the Best Picture Race Upside DownSam Mendes’s late-breaking 1917 is now entrenched as a major 2020 Best Picture contender.
  14. chat room
    George MacKay Says 1917 Got Britain’s Finest Rat Actors“I think one of them was in Ratatouille.”
  15. honours
    The Queen Ushers in 2020 by Knighting Sam Mendes and Steve McQueenOlivia Newton-John receives a damehood, among others on this year’s New Year’s Honours list.
  16. movie review
    1917 Is More Filmmaking Stunt Than MovieThe difficulty level of Sam Mendes’s World War I movie doesn’t really make up for its hollowness.
  17. oscar futures
    After a Late Entrance to the Oscar Race, Can 1917 Go Over the Top?Sam Mendes’s single-take war film stormed into the awards race over the weekend. Can it be a major contender?
  18. trailer mix
    Meet Your New British Boyfriends in the 1917 TrailerAlso: a very serious, top-secret war mission.
  19. the industry
    Disney Eyes Another Oscar-Winning Director to Turn Pinocchio Live-ActionPinocchio will get his real-boy wish, probably with a side of Mendes’s ennui.
  20. film adaptations
    Sam Mendes Scraps His Gay Talese The Voyeur’s Motel FilmWe guess you can say … he checked out.
  21. in development
    Sam Mendes Is in Talks to Make a Live-Action James and the Giant PeachWith a screenplay by Nick Hornby.
  22. whoops
    Daniel Craig Maybe Almost Bankrupted SkyfallThe plot hole police are gonna love this one.
  23. the industry
    Mendes on Bond: ‘It Will Not Be What You Expect’He also announced he’s done with the franchise.
  24. james bond
    Sam Mendes Says He’s Probably Done With Bond“It feels like there’s a rightness to it, that I have finished a journey.”
  25. Theater Review: Can Emma Stone Do Cabaret?The eighteenth Sally Bowles since 1998.
  26. movies
    The Next James Bond Film Will Be Called SpectreAre we getting Blofeld?
  27. horror
    Penny Dreadful Trailer: Famous Literary Monsters Have SexAnd other gross stuff.
  28. i’m back
    Sam Mendes to Direct Next James Bond FilmIt’s set for a November 6, 2015 U.S. release.
  29. directorial chairs
    Director Sam Mendes Might Return for the Next Bond Movie After AllSounds like a pretty strong possibility.
  30. gigs
    Sam Mendes Won’t Direct the Next BondHe’s too busy making plays.
  31. movie review
    Edelstein on Skyfall: The Bond Myth Is Mightier Than EverSam Mendes sends 007 into a battle that’s not just Bondian — it’s Oedipal, it’s biblical. And it’s absolutely thrilling.
  32. in development
    Sam Mendes and Skyfall Writer John Logan Making a Vampire Hunter ShowYes, Van Helsing is a character.
  33. theater
    Sam Mendes to Direct Charlie and the Chocolate Factory MusicalIt’ll premiere in London.
  34. trailer mix
    Skyfall Teaser Trailer: James Bond in ReposeGet a look at the new Bond movie, directed by Sam Mendes.
  35. skyfall
    Skyfall’s Bond May Be Saltier Than UsualNever forget Ian Fleming’s “very conflicted character,” says director Sam Mendes.
  36. skyfall
    Lots of New Skyfall Details Emerge From SetSlashfilm scored an info mother lode.
  37. skyfall
    Watch Director Sam Mendes’s Video Blog From the Set of SkyfallHe’s wearing the newsboy cap, so you know he’s the real deal.
  38. stage dive
    Theater Review: Kevin Spacey Out-Psychos Himself in Richard III In this electric but flawed production, he’s a species apart from every other being onstage: Part imp, part satyr, part maniac.
  39. dream teams
    Sam Mendes and Kevin Spacey Are ReunitingThe ‘Beauty’ duo to tackle Shakespeare.
  40. movies
    See the Sam Mendes–Directed New Commercial for iPhoneYou’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll buy an iPhone.
  41. the industry
    Sam Mendes Has a Golden TicketBecause the mythical 23rd James Bond movie will likely never happen, Sam Mendes has lined up his next two projects.
  42. iphones
    Sam Mendes to Make Some iPhone CommercialsThe ads will likely debut on June 7, when Apple is expected to unveil a new app for overcoming the soul-crushing tedium of married life in the suburbs.
  43. beef
    Adam Shankman Battles Sam Mendes for Oz JobOn Team Shankman: Joel Madden and some sandwich-maker.
  44. Sam Mendes, Robert Downey Jr. Possibly Off to See the WizardHe might direct a ‘Wizard of Oz’ prequel, with Robert Downey Jr. as the Wizard.
  45. breakups
    Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes SplitA U.K. law firm says the two broke up earlier this year.
  46. bond
    Sam Mendes Negotiating to Direct Next Bond MovieSam Mendes is reportedly in talks to direct the upcoming Peter Morgan–scripted 23rd James Bond movie.
  47. the industry
    Spike Lee and Robert De Niro Headed Down to AlphavillePlus: Gael García Bernal! LeBron James! Puppets!
  48. quote machine
    Anne Hathaway Stuffs Her ShortsAlso: Pink beefs with Kanye West.
  49. trailer mix
    Dave Eggers and Sam Mendes Team Up for Away We GoIt has a distinct Cameron Crowe by way of Fox Searchlight feel to it, which isn’t necessarily a cause for concern.
  50. penis-shaped balloons
    Are Americans Not Feeling Sam Mendes’s Phallic Balloons?“And also, please don’t spit the foreskin into the house.”
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