1998 May

Velvet Goldmine wins

“Velvet Goldmine” will be released in the US this coming November. And it won a Special Jury Prize for Artistic Contribution at Cannes. Next up is the Toronto Film Festival the first week of September. Lastly, Jonathan looks to be sporting long hair. Check out the Gallery for pix from Cannes – is it real or a wig?


Velvet Goldmine a hit at Cannes

“Velvet Goldmine” premiered at Cannes on May 22 to critical acclaim. Jonathan is over at Cannes and had this to say: “The film is about a freshness and a spring, because the 1970s was a liberal time. What I do have is a recollection of the 1990s which is also a liberal time because we’ve come through a depression and we feel fresh and young again.” The news wire Reuters had this to say about the film: “The film’s brilliant rendering of the atmosphere of those years of excess...