John Malkovich

7 Stories

John Malkovich Film to Be Screened in 100 Years

It's billed as 'The Movie You Will Never See'

(Newser) - John Malkovich is starring in a movie that no one will see for 100 years—or a teaser that promotes a very expensive cognac. According to the Cannes Film Festival and a teaser released last year , Robert Rodriguez has directed Malkovich in the film 100 Years: The Movie You Will... More »

John Malkovich Helps Save Bleeding Guy

Tourist had cut throat, didn't recognize his good Samaritan

(Newser) - Being John Malkovich now involves being a little more heroic: The actor was apparently taking a smoke break on the street in Toronto, where he's starring in The Giacomo Variations, when he spotted a 77-year-old tourist bleeding at the throat after having fallen and cut himself on scaffolding, reports... More »

Aging A-Listers Have a Blast in Red

Mirren, Freeman, Willis, Malkovich fire away in graphic novel adaptation

(Newser) - A bunch of aging Hollywood icons team up for a graphic novel adaptation—Red sounds fun, right? Some critics thought this movie about retired CIA operatives forced to get back in the game was a blast, others thought it was trying too hard. Perhaps it depends on how much you... More »

Don't Waste Time on Jonah Hex

Josh Brolin and Megan Fox are stuck in a badly executed flop

(Newser) - Critics pretty much hate Jonah Hex, the new Westernish flick with Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, and John Malkovich.
  • Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times : A "smoldering ash heap. ... Brolin's intermittent voice-over narration proves to be the most powerful stuff, with the rest curiously sputtering."
  • Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
... More »

Spider-Man 4 Scrapped

Franchise rebooting with new film after problems

(Newser) - Sony has canceled plans for Spider-Man 4 and will reboot the franchise with an all-new cast and a different director instead. The studio scrapped the fourth installment after director Sam Raimi told the studio that story issues meant there was no way he could meet the summer 2011 release date,... More »

Clooney Ad Sparks Coffee Feud

European rivals fight over 'coffee in heaven' campaign

(Newser) - An ad featuring George Clooney and John Malkovich has sparked a feud between European coffee marketers. In Nespresso's new spot, Clooney dies and goes to heaven but works out a deal by trading St. Peter—aka Malkovich—a Nespresso coffee maker. Rival company Lavazza says the concept is a ripoff... More »

Talk-Show Format Gets a Bath

Rub-a-dub-dub with Malkovich just tip of Craig Bierko's Web interview series

(Newser) - Actor Craig Bierko, in an interview with Newsweek, says his strange, and strangely riveting, web video—in which he gives John Malkovich a sponge bath while engaging in "silly chatter"—is about exposing the weird artificiality of the talk-show format. "It sort of turns up the fake... More »

7 Stories