Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert ( Daily Show’s spin-off The Colbert Report) talks to VF about his new book, I Am America (And So Can You!).
RR Watch: Filmmaker Susanne Bier
Things We Lost In The Fire is Danish director Susanne Bier’s first American film, and stars academy award winners Benicio Del Toro and Halle Berry.
RR Watch: Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood
Synopsis: Set in the booming West coast oil fields at the turn of the 20th century, a tale that follows the rise of rugged prospector Daniel Plainview who becomes an independent oilman after hitting it rich with the strike of a lifetime. He realizes the American dream, and is destroyed by it.
There Will Be Blood is written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, and it’s based on Upton Sinclair’s novel, Oil. The casts include Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Mary Elizabeth Barrett, and Paul F Tompkins.
RR Watch: Paris Hilton on The Late Night Show with David Letterman
This a funny clip, David Letterman interviews Paris Hilton on his show that aired on Friday, September 28.
Vanity Fair recruits Jon Heder as a guinea pig, to test drive a motorized Ice Cream Cone and other lazy-ass nation gadgets (i.e. motor-powered self-twirling spaghetti fork & spinmallow-automatic marshmallow rotator). And you can watch behind-the-scene footage from photographer Art Streiber & John Heder’s photo shoot.
RR Watch: Michael Pitt
Michael Pitt (The Dreamers & Last Day) stars in a new film Silk and is featured in Vanity Fair‘s article on Hollywood’s Next Generation of actors.
RR Watch: Noah Baumbach’s Margot At the Wedding
Synposis: A mother and her son visit her sister over the weekend, in a story about coming to terms with one’s family and one’s self in distress.
Margot at the Wedding is written and directed by Noah Baumbach, and stars Zane Pais, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nicole Kidman, Jack Black and John Turturro.
RR Watch: His Dark Materials 1: The Golden Compass, Northern Lights
Synopsis: Lyra Belacqua is an orphan who lives happily in Jordan College, Oxford, playing with local boys and terrorizing the professors. However, when Lyra overhears scholars discussing a plot against her uncle, Lord Asriel, centering around a mysterious substance called Dust, her curiosity is roused. Soon Lyra is in over her head as she uncovers a frightening plot and a whole new world of possibilities.
The Golden Compass is written by Tom Stoppard, based on Philip Pullman’s novel, directed by Chris Weitz, and stars Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Daniel Craig and Nonso Anozie.