Charles Bukowski

James Franco Wants Charles Bukowski Lawsuit Thrown Out

4th July 2014 -

 News

James Franco has asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit over his film about legendary writer Charles Bukowski.Cyril Humphris claims Franco's biopic, titled Bukowski, is closely based on the author's semi-autobiographical novel Ham on...

James Franco Sued Over Charles Bukowski Film Rights

25th April 2014 -

 News

James Franco is at the centre of a new legal spat over his plans to make a new movie about literary legend Charles Bukowski.Cyril Humphris, who claims he owns the film rights to the author's...

Leonardo DiCaprio: 'I Knew Charles Bukowski As A Child'

24th February 2014 -

 News

LEONARDO DiCaprio met literary legend Charles Bukowski as a baby when his father befriended the writer on the mean streets of Los Angeles.Long before The Wolf of Wall Street star had Oscar dreams, he was...

Hammond Jr. To Write Bukowski Screenplay

1st June 2007 -

 News

THE STROKES rocker ALBERT HAMMOND JR. is to write a screenplay based on CHARLES BUKOWSKI's novel PULP. The guitarist has received permission from Bukowski's widow Linda to adapt the 1994 book and admits he is...

Dillon Uncovers The Truth About Bukowski From Ex-wife

28th August 2006 -

 News

Movie star MATT DILLON made sure his portrayal of his literary hero, CHARLES BUKOWSKI, was respectful by secretly meeting with the writer's ex. Dillon plays Bukowski's alter-ego, HENRY CHINASKI, in new movie FACTOTUM and, although...

Bukowski: Born Into This

15th April 2006 -

 Movie Review

Poet and novelist Charles Bukowski was a howling drunk, an unapologetic womanizer, and a smoking, gambling foul-mouthed literary sensation. He haunted barrooms and horse tracks. He brawled and hired prostitutes. He hung out with celebrities...

Poetry in Motion

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Contemporary poetry... either you love it or you hate it.I thought I loved it, but after seeing Poetry in Motion, a documentary interviewing some 20 modern poets (not a small number of whom are singer/songwriters...

Barfly

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Charles Bukowski's "crazy, beer-drinkin' wrestler" comes to life in the inimitable hands of Mickey Rourke, seen here with a nearly unidentifiable Faye Dunaway as his equally rundown muse. They drink, fight, steal corn, and...

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