Kate Winslet and Chiwetel Ejiofor team up for John Hillcoat heist thriller

Kate Winslet and Chiwetel Ejiofor have signed on for John Hillcoat’s Triple Nine. They’ll join Michael B. Jordan, Aaron Paul, Teresa Palmer, Michael Pena and soon-to-be Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot. Triple Nine will be released in 2015 and involves “a group of...
Posted On 06 Feb 2014

John Hillcoat directs a Levi’s ad

If there’s a prettier ad running anywhere on TV, please show it to me. Thanks to One Cool Things A Day via First Showing.
Posted On 07 Jul 2010

Hillcoat circling remake of Melville’s Le Cercle Rouge?

Word comes from The Playlist via Slashfilm that John Hillcoat (The Road) might be eying a remake of Jean-Pierre Melville’s classic policier Le Cercle Rouge in a report that begins by summing up the route the adaptation has taken to this point. If the project sounds familiar...
Posted On 01 Jun 2010

Oscar Countdown – Best Director

Although I haven’t been making too big a deal about it, I have to say that there is a part of me that sits here unbelieving that a woman could actually win Best Director for the first time in Oscar’s 82 year history. The rules of the game have stated that only...
Posted On 15 Jan 2010

The Road, trailer 2

Remarkably faithful to the novel, down to the most desolate detail. What impresses me most about the production design is the endless ashen sensation of terrible majesty. It’s as if the whole world has become the ruins of the Acropolis — the brittle fossils of a lost...
Posted On 30 Oct 2009