Virtual Newsstand: Movieline, August 2001

August 2001


Anne Hathaway
The way Hollywood is treating 18-year-old Anne Hathaway would make any young girl's head spin. She has director Garry Marshall declaring her "a combination of Julia Roberts, Audrey Hepburn and Judy Garland" based on her performance in his film The Princess Diaries.

Matt Davis
Matt Davis's first brush with stardom took place at Andy Garcia's doorstep, where he stood with a delivery pizza in his hands. "I was amazed he opened the door himself," the young actor recalls with a laugh. "I think I even saved the receipt."

John Cameron Mitchell
"Can we go outside?" asks John Cameron Mitchell when we meet in Florent, a funky Manhattan bistro. Conducting an interview alfresco is a risky proposition under any circumstances in New York, but especially so in this case, since Mitchell's an off-Broadway star.

Mariah Carey: But Can She Carey A Movie?
For several years Mariah Carey has wanted to make movies. Now the princess of pop is getting her chance with Glitter, a rags-to-riches story she claims is not her life story.

The Extreme Sport of Being John McTiernan
The director of the original Die Hard and the new Rollerball talks about why he chose to do another remake after The Thomas Crown Affair, how he ended up not doing Basic Instinct 2 and what he did to get the beach-bunny quality out of Rebecca Romijn-Stamos.

Paranoia Strikes Deep
Traumatized by a hellish New York City cab ride that conjured up memories of the gruesome abduction scene in The Bone Collector, Joe Queenan was forced to confront the irrational fears that big screen "entertainment" instills in us all.