The three stars of Husbands appeared on The Dick Cavett Show in 1970, ostensibly to promote the film. In actuality, they showed up simply to goof off. Just imagine seeing something this amazing and anarchic on television today.
If you enjoy reading a withering excoriation of a really shitty film–and really, who doesn’t?–check out Laremy Legel’s review of The Lone Ranger:
There have been so many examples where a creative genius took an idea, and against all odds delivered a piece of art that changed the world. This is not one of them. This is the other thing, where a bunch of really smart people took a really dumb idea and just absolutely went for it, consequences be damned, and ended up with a festering blob in the form of a movie.
UPDATE, July 7, 2013 3:13 PM:
The Hollywood Reporter:
[B]ox office experts and rival studio insiders tell The Hollywood Reporter that the loss could approach or even surpass $150 million based on final opening numbers…
The Schadenfreude will never end.
Quoting Entertainment Weekly‘s blog:
Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks are in early discussions to acquire the rights to John Steinbeck’s classic Depression-era novel, The Grapes of Wrath. A representative for Spielberg confirmed a Deadline report that the Oscar-winning director of Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan is interested in the project […]
What is this ridiculous compulsion in Hollywood to regurgitate every cultural artifact, from books to TV shows to board games? Can no one write a god damned new script anymore?