john cameron mitchell Archives

'Hedwig and the Angry Itch' Getting a 4K Release from Criterion!!
(Seriously though, Hegwig is one of >this< reporter's favorite films and theater experiences ever.) According to Spin: Criterion's package includes audio commentary from John Cameron Mitchell and cinematographer Frank DeMarco, deleted scenes, a 2003 documentary about the film's development, a video about the film's legacy as told through its memorabilia, and a conversation between Rolling Stone critic David Fricke and[...]
[SXSW 2019] Hulu's 'Shrill' Presents a Bold, Brave New Face of Comedy [SPOILER REVIEW]
Annie also deals with her sick father (Daniel Stern) and passive-aggressive mother (Julia Sweeney), who are just spectacular. Annie's boss (John Cameron Mitchell, of Hedwig and the Angry Inch fame) and co-workers at the alt weekly newspaper she writes for are also just terrible, and it just never gets old making fun of hipster stereotypes. Spoiler Alert:[...]
John Cameron Mitchell: ALWAYS Meet Your Heroes
For >this< writer, that's been Hedwig and the Angry Inch and writer-director-performer John Cameron Mitchell. Originally created as a stage show by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, the live piece soon became a cult favorite, drawing parallels of passionate fervor akin to The Rocky Horror Picture Show[...]
Let's Talk About GLOW Season 2, Episode 4, 'Mother of all Matches'
The Golden Globe nominated series that celebrates all things girl power and amazing odd-ball Netflix comedy. The performances are top notch in both performance and athleticism-  these ladies are at the top of their games and completely dedicated to the series. GLOW If you missed season 2 episode 3 "Concerned Women of America", you can catch up here. The[...]
How To Talk To Girls At Parties
The original short story is a Gaiman touchstone of youth and intimidation, aliens, and sex. John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus, Mozart in the Jungle) is therefore the most perfect director EVAR for this project, and the buzz from early screenings is high. The film stars Nicole Kidman as Queen Boadicea, Elle Fanning as Zan, Alex Sharp as Enn,[...]
Taking a Look: The SFFILM Lineup for 2018's Festival
at the Victoria Theater. (The big one for me personally) How to Talk to Girls at Parties, directed by John Cameron Mitchell based on the short story by Neil Gaiman, Friday April 6th 9:00 p.m at the Castro Theater. Half the Picture, featuring documentary interviews with Miranda July, Ava DuVernay, and Penelope Spheeris directed by Amy Adrion, Monday April 16th 1:30 p.m[...]
Mozart in the jungle
Boy's mom says they'd need replacement help in the family restaurant, and Rodrigo steps in. AT LAST: the appearance of John Cameron Mitchell as Egon, the new ballet company director with the bestest hair. Egon wants to collaborate on a new ballet based on Faust, but for no audience. Hailey gets ready board a bus to travel home[...]
First Trailer For "How To Talk To Girls At Parties" Hits
 Most folks are excited for this film because of the source material, or the fabulous all-star cast including Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Ruth Wilson, and Alex Sharp. But myself?  I'm more excited for the director's take. I mean just LOOK how amazing Kidman looks in this still from "How To Talk To Girls At Parties" John Cameron Mitchell (Rabbit Hole, Shortbus) who most[...]
John Cameron Mitchell Joins Mozart In The Jungle
 The other notable lead character is oboist Hailey (Lola Kirke), who is based on Blair Tindall, author of the Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music memoir the tv series hails from. Over on instagram, writer/actor/director/creative genius John Cameron Mitchell posted an image in a makeup chair, getting his hair touched up along with the caption "getting my hairs[...]