“Die, white boy,” said a loud voice behind me when one of the white characters, a good guy, was finally taken out. I won’t tell you which one, lest I be accused of a spoiler, but suffice it to say there are many different kinds of people in Purge:... (Read More)
Posted just now on Facebook by Sean Burns:
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA, July 18, 2014—Universal Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie’s next film project, By The Sea, written and to be directed by Jolie, it was announced today by Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Pictures. Angelina Jolie continues to grow her director abilities with her next project,... (Read More)
Variety reports, via Cigarettes & Red Vines, that Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice will hit the New York Film Fest October 3. Check out Cigs & Red Vines Inherent Vice page.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has just announced Gone Girl will open the fest. Today they posted great picture of Fincher directing Ben Affleck with a long track in place for what promises to be a rad tracking shot. We just have to wait to Rocktober to see... (Read More)
There are so many articles lately about how difficult it is for women to get ahead in Hollywood. The subject invariably turns to directing. Why can’t women get ahead? Why can’t they get jobs? Why, in 86 years of Oscar history, have there only been three women nominated for... (Read More)
Emma Stone ought to be playing Colin Firth’s daughter and not his love interest but hey, other than that…
Variety is reporting that David Fincher’s highly-anticipated thriller Gone Girl will open the New York Film Festival on September 26. By this time, Telluride will have happened and the picture for Best Picture will be a little more clear. Gone Girl is based on the bestselling (still bestselling) novel... (Read More)
I am amazed that someone in the geek culture actually grew a pair of giant hairy balls to do THIS. I have no choice but to bow down in gratitude. Well done, monsters, well done. Thanks to Joe Leydon for the heads up.