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adgy-san
June 20th, 2014, 02:22 PM
A kind of catch-all for anything related to directors. Instead of having 20 different threads for 19 different directors.


Quentin Tarantino Crosses Over With Zorro In Django Unchained Sequel, With Dynamite, DC Comics And Matt Wagner - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/06/18/quentin-tarantinos-crosses-over-with-zorro-in-django-unchained-sequel-with-dynamite-dc-and-matt-wagner/)


This one is just team-up upon team-up. Dynamite Entertainment and DC Entertainment are set to co-publish a story co-plotted by Quentin Tarantino and Matt Wagner where Django meets Zorro.

From what we are told, Tarantino considers this a sequel to Django Unchained and it was worked out between the filmmaker, the comic legend Wagner and Reginald Hudlin who adapted the original screenplay, was a producer on the film and will be working as editor on the series.

adgy-san
June 20th, 2014, 02:50 PM
Laura Dern Says David Lynch Is "Definitely Cooking" Up A New Film |The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/laura-dern-says-david-lynch-is-definitely-cooking-up-a-new-film-20140618)


Tantalizing stuff, but as always, there's no clue about when, where, what or how this project might materialize, so don't get too excited just yet.

Well, i sure am glad you did a write up about it, ****ers!

adgy-san
June 20th, 2014, 03:00 PM
Watch: Tim Burton's 1983 30-Minute 'Hansel & Gretel' For Disney Channel Halloween|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-tim-burtons-1983-30-minute-hansel-gretel-for-disney-channel-halloween-20140620)


it’s likely many Burton fans are unaware this even exists, as this writer didn’t—from 1983: an adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm tale "Hansel and Gretel" that aired as a half-hour Halloween TV special for the then-nascent Disney Channel. The very weird (obviously) Burton-directed short film had a budget of $116,000, was shot on 16mm and starred a cast of unknown Japanese actors.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a8xX9uVXg0

adgy-san
June 23rd, 2014, 05:30 PM
Watch: Werner Herzog Names His Favorite England Soccer Player Plus 1-Hour TV Special From 1982|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-werner-herzog-names-his-favorite-england-soccer-player-plus-1-hour-tv-special-from-1982-20140623)


Back in 1982, ITV focused an entire episode of "The South Bank Show" to Werner Herzog, and as usual, you should probably watch it. Across 60 minutes, it jumps around with the director, highlighting his films to date, talking with him about his work with Klaus Kinski, showing him reading dramatically on a train and ... talking about soccer. In fact, you'll see Herzog play soccer, as he talks about his fave English footballer Glenn Hoddle.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQbe8cpB6f0

jerseydevil
June 23rd, 2014, 06:14 PM
Am I the only one that hopes that Nic Cage becomes WH's late career Klaus Kinski?

adgy-san
June 25th, 2014, 06:04 PM
Tim Burton's 'Batman' At 25: Watch Vintage 'Siskel & Ebert' Review & 'Entertainment Tonight' Report From L.A. Premiere|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/tim-burtons-batman-at-25-watch-vintage-siskel-ebert-review-entertainment-tonight-report-from-la-premiere-20140624)

adgy-san
June 25th, 2014, 06:18 PM
Watch: Mia Wasikowska & John Cusack Reunite In Clip From David Cronenberg's 'Maps To The Stars'|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-mia-wasikowska-john-cusack-reunite-in-clip-from-david-cronenbergs-maps-to-the-stars-20140625)

adgy-san
June 25th, 2014, 06:33 PM
Check Out The BFI's Trailer For Their Upcoming Werner Herzog Box Set / CriterionCast (http://criterioncast.com/news/check-out-the-bfis-trailer-for-their-upcoming-werner-herzog-box-set/)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqAxoSLlsj0

jerseydevil
June 25th, 2014, 09:40 PM
Rob Zombie Confirms 31 Is a Halloween-Set Original Horror Movie - Dread Central (http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/76810/rob-zombie-confirms-31-halloween-set-original-horror-movie#axzz35iW06Cas)

adgy-san
June 27th, 2014, 02:53 PM
Watch: 20-Minute Documentary 'The Unfinished Films Of Stanley Kubrick' Narrated By Malcolm McDowell|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-20-minute-documentary-the-unfinished-films-of-stanley-kubrick-narrated-by-malcolm-mcdowell-20140627)

jerseydevil
June 28th, 2014, 09:40 PM
Robert Rodriguez Talks Predators, Sint City 2, From Dusk Till Dawn and More (http://collider.com/robert-rodriguez-predators-sin-city-2-interview/)

adgy-san
June 30th, 2014, 03:23 PM
Watch: David Cronenberg's 9-Minute NSFW Short Film 'The Nest'|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-david-cronenbergs-9-minute-nsfw-short-film-the-nest-20140630)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cp8IU1PcThQ

NSFW!

jerseydevil
July 1st, 2014, 09:07 AM
Steven Spielberg Director's Collection Blu-ray for Set for This October (http://collider.com/steven-spielberg-directors-collection-blu-ray-details/)

jerseydevil
July 1st, 2014, 11:01 PM
Hey, We don't have an All Things Terry Gilliam/Monty python anymore...

The Zero Theorem Poster Banned in the US (http://collider.com/the-zero-theorem-poster-banned/)

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c179/rtbstrd1331/First%20album%20of%202013/zerotheorem_zpsafc703cf.jpg (http://s27.photobucket.com/user/rtbstrd1331/media/First%20album%20of%202013/zerotheorem_zpsafc703cf.jpg.html)

Clearly, this got banned because the repeating image of Waltz's face looks like the Glaive from KRULL...

adgy-san
July 2nd, 2014, 05:00 PM
Images From Ridley Scott's New Biblical Epic, Exodus, With Christian Bale And Sigourney Weaver - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/07/01/images-from-ridley-scotts-new-biblical-epic-exodus-with-christian-bale-and-sigourney-weaver/)

http://cdn.bleedingcool.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ex2-600x372.jpg?9098e0

I was totally going to Meh on this until I saw that picture. I do love me some Sigourney Weaver.

jerseydevil
July 2nd, 2014, 05:40 PM
Images From Ridley Scott's New Biblical Epic, Exodus, With Christian Bale And Sigourney Weaver - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/07/01/images-from-ridley-scotts-new-biblical-epic-exodus-with-christian-bale-and-sigourney-weaver/)

http://cdn.bleedingcool.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ex2-600x372.jpg?9098e0

I was totally going to Meh on this until I saw that picture. I do love me some Sigourney Weaver.

I think you oughtta trust yer instincts on that one. Weaver looks like a younger Mrs. Swan from MadTv. Can't wait to hear Bale go all batman voice 'Set my people free'.

orpheus
July 2nd, 2014, 07:38 PM
Maybe Christian Bale will play a better Moses than Heston, but can he also play a Mexican?

I still prefer a Veggie Stories Exodus story. It's time to set my pickles free. mhihi:

And I still want to write a Biblical Screenplay. Perhaps an erotic thriller with David and Bathsheba like the sex thrillers Brian DePalma used to make. :P

adgy-san
July 7th, 2014, 12:21 PM
Kevin Smith Provides Update On 'Clerks 3,' Planning 'Tusk' Spinoff & Is At Center Of Latest 'Batman v. Superman' Rumor|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/kevin-smith-provides-update-on-clerks-3-planning-tusk-spinoff-is-at-center-of-latest-batman-v-superman-rumor-20140707)


"Clerks 3," which for a while Smith was saying would be his next film with plans to shoot this past May, has hit a major roadblock. "[The Weinsteins] passed. I went in with a $6m budget and they were, like, ‘Oh no Kevin, this is too high’. Bob offered us distribution but they weren’t going to finance it," the writer/director told Screen Daily.

But Smith has so many other projects percolating, he can just pivot to something else, and he's already working on a spinoff to his upcoming body-horror movie "Tusk." “Like Tusk, ['Yoga-Hosers'] sprang out of a podcast,” Smith said to Screen Daily. “There are two characters in a convenience store in 'Tusk' that you see for five minutes, very much Ronsencrantz and Guildenstern. I’ve built a whole movie around them and I have brought one of the other characters from Tusk back.”

adgy-san
July 7th, 2014, 12:27 PM
Watch: Chilling New Trailer For David Fincher’s Murder Mystery ‘Gone Girl’ Starring Ben Affleck & Rosamund Pike | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-chilling-new-trailer-for-david-finchers-murder-mystery-gone-girl-starring-ben-affleck-rosamund-pike-20140707)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ym3LB0lOJ0o

adgy-san
July 7th, 2014, 03:34 PM
Kino Lorber: Ken Russell's Billion Dollar Brain Heading to Blu-ray (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=14412)


U.S. distributors Kino Lorber have confirmed that they will release on Blu-ray director Ken Russell's thriller Billion Dollar Brain (1967), starring Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, Fran?oise Dorl?ac, and Guy Doleman. The release is scheduled to arrive on the U.S. market on October 7th.

Not a bad movie at all. Maybe not as bat**** as some of Russell's other work, but worth a watch!

adgy-san
July 7th, 2014, 04:29 PM
Dirty Harry explains what drew him to Jersey Boys: Clint Eastwood interview | Toronto Star (http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/2014/06/12/dirty_harry_explains_what_drew_him_to_jersey_boys_ clint_eastwood_interview.html)


Eastwood wouldn’t mind being in a Tarantino movie, or maybe having Tarantino in one of his movies.

“Sure, if the right material comes along. I like him very much. I’ve talked with him over the years, I’ve run across him now and then, but I’ve never really had the opportunity,” Eastwood explains.

“He’s never had the right material for me and I’ve never had the right material for him.”

Well, for the love of ****, get the right material!!!!!!!!!!!

adgy-san
July 7th, 2014, 05:01 PM
Stanley Kubrick's Genius Spacing - Business Insider (http://www.businessinsider.com/stanley-kubricks-genius-spacing-2014-6)

Interesting read.

adgy-san
July 8th, 2014, 10:41 AM
Watch: David Cronenberg & Michael Fassbender Discuss The Creative Process In 'A Dangerous Analysis'|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-david-cronenberg-michael-fassbender-discuss-the-creative-process-in-a-dangerous-analysis-20140708)


http://vimeo.com/99848507

adgy-san
July 8th, 2014, 10:46 AM
Christopher Nolan Talks "Bleak Future" Of Cinema & How Studios Will "Relearn" The Value Of The Theatrical Experience |The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/christopher-nolan-talks-bleak-future-of-cinema-how-studios-will-relearn-the-value-of-the-theatrical-experience-20140708)


"Once movies can no longer be defined by technology, you unmask powerful fundamentals—the timelessness, the otherworldliness, the shared experience of these narratives," he writes, adding: "The audience experience is distinct from home entertainment, but not so much that people seek it out for its own sake. The experience must distinguish itself in other ways. And it will. The public will lay down their money to those studios, theaters and filmmakers who value the theatrical experience and create a new distinction from home entertainment that will enthrall—just as movies fought back with widescreen and multitrack sound when television first nipped at its heels."

"The theaters of the future will be bigger and more beautiful than ever before. They will employ expensive presentation formats that cannot be accessed or reproduced in the home (such as, ironically, film prints). And they will still enjoy exclusivity, as studios relearn the tremendous economic value of the staggered release of their products," Nolan continues. "The projects that most obviously lend themselves to such distinctions are spectacles. But if history is any guide, all genres, all budgets will follow."

I think I can almost hear JD rolling his eyes.

jerseydevil
July 8th, 2014, 11:30 AM
Christopher Nolan Talks "Bleak Future" Of Cinema & How Studios Will "Relearn" The Value Of The Theatrical Experience |The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/christopher-nolan-talks-bleak-future-of-cinema-how-studios-will-relearn-the-value-of-the-theatrical-experience-20140708)



I think I can almost hear JD rolling his eyes.

What a pompous ****. And I actually pulled an optic nerve just now. Thanks for the sour persimmons sister...

LetTigerIn
July 8th, 2014, 11:49 AM
Christopher Nolan Talks "Bleak Future" Of Cinema & How Studios Will "Relearn" The Value Of The Theatrical Experience |The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/christopher-nolan-talks-bleak-future-of-cinema-how-studios-will-relearn-the-value-of-the-theatrical-experience-20140708)


Nolan has championed this notion for many years. I became aware of his position when he made The Dark Knight, and wanted more of the film to be shot in IMAX. Based on the result he achieved, I'd have loved more IMAX scenes. The only theatrical feature films I've seen that have made suitable and impressive use of IMAX so far have been The Dark Knight and Pacific Rim.

Furthermore, while the shared experience should not be underestimated, the nature of the shared entertainment experience is changing along with technology. As a result, the efforts to explore new avenues of the live shared experience seem to be opening new arenas for such entertainment outside of cinema. This seems to support both ends of Nolan's argument.

adgy-san
July 9th, 2014, 12:11 PM
Watch: Christian Bale Gets Biblical In First Trailer For Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods & Kings’ | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-christian-bale-brings-the-zealous-fury-in-first-trailer-for-ridley-scotts-exodus-gods-kings-20140708)

Ridley Scott is such a shell of his former self that he should be forced to change his name.

jerseydevil
July 9th, 2014, 12:43 PM
Nolan has championed this notion for many years. I became aware of his position when he made The Dark Knight, and wanted more of the film to be shot in IMAX. Based on the result he achieved, I'd have loved more IMAX scenes. The only theatrical feature films I've seen that have made suitable and impressive use of IMAX so far have been The Dark Knight and Pacific Rim.

Furthermore, while the shared experience should not be underestimated, the nature of the shared entertainment experience is changing along with technology. As a result, the efforts to explore new avenues of the live shared experience seem to be opening new arenas for such entertainment outside of cinema. This seems to support both ends of Nolan's argument.

Still...a pompous ****.

adgy-san
July 9th, 2014, 02:22 PM
Watch: 'Aryan Papers' Actress Talks & More In Rare Dutch Stanley Kubrick Documentary|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-aryan-papers-actress-talks-more-in-rare-dutch-stanley-kubrick-documentary-20140709)


According to this rare Dutch TV documentary, Kubrick was a big fan of George Sluzier's "The Vanishing," even calling the filmmaker to talk about editing after watch the thriller. And perhaps it's no coincidence that "The Vanishing" actress Steege wound up being called by Kubrick by "The Aryan Papers." And in the doc she talks about her brief experience on the project, reading the script and even working with the director, before it was all scuttled. And there's more too in the doc, so for all you completists, this is a must watch.

Goddamn ****ing right he was a fan of that movie. It's ****ing amazing.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lo3q3fpI3VY

LetTigerIn
July 11th, 2014, 11:15 AM
Didn't know where to put this, so I threw it in here…

Facebook users denounce Steven Spielberg (http://www.avclub.com/article/facebook-users-denounce-steven-spielbergs-senseles-206800)

adgy-san
July 14th, 2014, 08:08 AM
How They Made The Exploding Head In Cronenburg’s Scanners | Criterion.com (http://www.criterion.com/current/posts/3220-creating-scanners-explosive-effect)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O_KrHjcF_c

adgy-san
July 14th, 2014, 08:09 AM
Q&A: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Director Matt Reeves on Nostalgia, Nerves, and the Joys of Destroying Humanity (http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/qa-dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes-director-matt-reeves-on-nostalgia-nerves-and-the-joys-of-destroying-humanity/)

jerseydevil
July 14th, 2014, 08:12 AM
How They Made The Exploding Head In Cronenburg’s Scanners | Criterion.com (http://www.criterion.com/current/posts/3220-creating-scanners-explosive-effect)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O_KrHjcF_c

Not to SPOIL, but long story short they fired a shotgun @ a dummy head full of blood filled condoms. Take that CGI!!!!!

adgy-san
July 14th, 2014, 09:03 AM
http://d1oi7t5trwfj5d.cloudfront.net/6f/00/203456c24469891795f96beb75eb/maps-to-the-stars-poster.jpg

adgy-san
July 14th, 2014, 02:45 PM
Werner Herzog Talks ‘Queen Of The Desert’ & Makes "Ominous Prediction" About Nicole Kidman’s Performance | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/werner-herzog-talks-queen-of-the-desert-makes-ominous-prediction-about-nicole-kidmans-performance-20140714)

jerseydevil
July 14th, 2014, 09:14 PM
Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight is Shooting Next Year (http://collider.com/the-hateful-eight-quentin-tarantino-delay/)

jerseydevil
July 14th, 2014, 09:16 PM
NOAH Blu-ray Clip: Get Doused in 5,000 Gallons of Water a Minute (http://collider.com/noah-blu-ray-clip/)

adgy-san
July 15th, 2014, 09:50 AM
Watch: 70 Minute Master Class With William Friedkin|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-70-minute-master-class-with-william-friedkin-20140715)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34yIVguP2as

adgy-san
July 17th, 2014, 10:29 AM
John Carpenter: 2014's most influential director? | Inside Movies | EW.com (http://insidemovies.ew.com/2014/07/16/john-carpenter-the-purge/)

Great little look at how Carpenter is STILL influencing directors all over the place.

adgy-san
July 17th, 2014, 10:32 AM
Watch: Storyboard To Film Comparison For John Carpenter's 'The Thing'|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-storyboard-to-film-comparison-for-john-carpenters-the-thing-20140716)


Lasting nearly five minutes long, the video is a side-by-side comparison of artist Michael Plogg’s storyboards and the final film. Two sequences are singled out for comparison, the crew’s discovery of the alien spacecraft in the ice and the iconic defibrillation scene. There’s few extra beats in the final version of the latter sequence, but the storyboards and film are still virtually identical.


http://vimeo.com/99871834

adgy-san
July 17th, 2014, 10:36 AM
Duncan Jones Says He May Try To Make His Passion Project ‘Mute’ After ‘Warcraft’ | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/duncan-jones-says-he-may-try-to-make-his-passion-project-mute-after-warcraft-20140716)


Recently Jones tweeted, “Thinking about what film I want to try and do after Warcraft. May give Mute one more push before I put it on the "Don Quixote" shelf.”

santiclaws
July 18th, 2014, 08:44 PM
Amazon.com: The Mel Brooks Collection [Blu-ray]: Mel Brooks Collection: Movies & TV (http://www.amazon.com/The-Mel-Brooks-Collection-Blu-ray/dp/B007LNBS2I/ref=br_lf_m_9681485011_1_1_ttl?t=slickdeals&tag=slickdeals&ascsubtag=ac9d95a91ce7420cb7e1c74d793744f9&ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=movies-tv&pf_rd_p=1867865542&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_i=9681485011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=0DEZZ4ZGX0W96P4WMWBY)

$22 for 9 Mel Brooks movies on BR, including Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, History of the World and Spaceballs

jerseydevil
July 28th, 2014, 11:38 AM
Duncan Jones Says He May Try To Make His Passion Project ?Mute? After ?Warcraft? | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/duncan-jones-says-he-may-try-to-make-his-passion-project-mute-after-warcraft-20140716)

Warcraft looks...different. May be able to finally be a true videogame movie, also could turn into a ridiculous cgi mess. Was very stylized. Almost feels like a more aware Flash Gordon(Sam Jones version) and I mean that in a good way. WAAAAAAAAY too early to tell. (Duncan) Jones is either gonna be able to make what he wants, or get sentenced to director jail for a while.

jerseydevil
July 28th, 2014, 11:45 AM
Quentin Tarantino Talks Django Meets Zorro, Making a Sci-Fi Film, Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair, and More (http://collider.com/quentin-tarantino-sci-fi-movie-django-meets-zorro/)

After multiple questions about the anime sequence in Kill Bill QT trotted out the chestnut that the Whole Bloody Affair with a theatrical release and a bluray was gonna happen probably in a year. Take this with a grain of salt because this has been a recurring discussion for a decade.

Quentin Tarantino Confirms He Will Direct The Hateful Eight (http://collider.com/quentin-tarantino-directing-hateful-eight/)

Once again...

adgy-san
July 28th, 2014, 01:23 PM
See Footage Of Nicholas Cage Flying In This New Trailer For The Death Of Superman Lives Documentary - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/07/24/see-footage-of-nicholas-cage-flying-in-this-new-trailer-for-the-death-of-superman-lives-documentary/)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt9fxWq5qg0

adgy-san
July 28th, 2014, 02:21 PM
Christopher Nolan Talks Interstellar At San Diego Comic Con - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/07/25/video-christopher-nolan-talks-interstellar-at-san-diego-comic-con/)

[video=youtube;Hxkew6dgC5g]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hxkew6dgC5g

adgy-san
July 28th, 2014, 04:25 PM
Kevin Smith's Tusk Trailer And Poster - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/07/25/kevin-smiths-tusk-trailer-and-poster/)

http://cdn.bleedingcool.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Tusk-600x925.jpg?9098e0


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCQJnOn0ru0

Very interesting. I do love me some Michael Parks.

jerseydevil
July 29th, 2014, 08:38 AM
#SDCC14: Kevin Smith to Channel Spielberg with Upcoming Film Moose Jaws - Dread Central (http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/77483/sdcc14-kevin-smith-channel-spielberg-upcoming-film-moose-jaws#axzz38s8m7iEF)



The fine folks over on /Film picked up on the announcement at Comic-Con, where Smith revealed the first trailer for Tusk. On his panel, he said that the crazy film about a dude who turns a podcaster into a walrus will be the first in his 'True North Trilogy,' followed up by the previously announced Yoga Hosers and a movie called Moose Jaws.

Smith describes the latter film as being "Jaws, with a moose," and says it will feature much the same cast as Tusk. The only thing he really said about the movie is that there will be a scene in it of a killer moose eating a little girl, which is enough to pique my interest.

So awesome to see Smith stepping outside of his comedy comfort zone and delving deep into the horror genre. As someone who loved Red State, I welcome all these whacky upcoming projects with open arms!



A LOT of weed.

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 10:06 AM
Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection Amazon Exclusive Blu-ray (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=14602)


Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Amazon have revealed an exclusive 10-disc Blu-ray release of Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection. The set includes eight classic Kubrick films, three previously released documentaries and two newly-produced documentaries: "Kubrick Remembered" and "Stanley Kubrick in Focus." Also included is yet another documentary, "Once Upon a Time... A Clockwork Orange," which is new to the U.S., and a 78-page hardcover photo book. The exclusive set is already available for pre-order and arrives on November 4th.

The Masterpiece Collection features Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980), Full Metal Jacket (1987) and Eyes Wide Shut (1999).

Hmm.

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 10:51 AM
Watch: 10 Minute Video Essay 'Eyes Wide Open' Explores Ph | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-10-minute-video-essay-eyes-wide-open-explores-photographic-career-of-stanley-kubrick-20140717)


The Bank Austria Kunstforum recently had a showing of Kubrick's work as a photographer before he became a filmmaker, and the folks at Cast Your Art put together a pretty nice ten minute video essay on the exhibit. It's overview of what's on display but also an informative guide through the details of Kubrick's shutterbug efforts. It goes into the various styles he utilized and the breadth of coverage he provided to newspapers and magazines, ranging from street life to sports to current events and more.


http://vimeo.com/97105458

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 11:41 AM
Interview: William Friedkin on ‘Sorcerer,’ The ‘Killer Joe’ TV Show And Life Beyond “Macho Bull***** Stories” | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/interview-william-friedkin-on-sorcerer-the-killer-joe-tv-show-and-life-beyond-macho-bullsh-t-stories-20140721)


You are, however, involved in the possible reworking of “To Live and Die in LA” into a TV show. What’s the status on that project?
I've turned down every proposal for it. I don't want to replicate the movie but I'm not uninterested in having something that has the same vibe, the same feel, but not the same characters. Recently there was a TV version of the film "Fargo"—different characters, a different plot but with vague echoes of the old film, and it's wonderful.

And I'm trying, with a very good writer named Bobby Moresco who wrote "Crash" and produced "Million Dollar Baby," I'm trying to come up with something new that would justify that title.

...


Hence the possibility of a "Killer Joe" TV series too?
We're trying to develop that too, but I'm being very cagey about it in that I won't just put it out there.

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 11:49 AM
Idris Elba in Talks to Star in Guy Ritchie's 'Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur' - TheWrap (http://www.thewrap.com/idris-elba-in-talks-to-star-in-guy-ritchies-knights-of-the-roundtable-king-arthur/)


Elba is not circling the lead role of Arthur, but rather an older Knight named Bedivere, Arthur's father's right-hand man who takes it upon himself to train the young warrior for battle as he learns his true destiny.

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 11:56 AM
From 'La Femme Nikita' to 'Lucy': Director Luc Besson Talks The Strong Women In 6 Of His Key Films | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/from-le-femme-nikita-to-lucy-director-luc-besson-talks-the-strong-women-in-6-of-his-key-films-20140722)

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 12:06 PM
TIFF Trailer: Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' Starring Aubrey Plaza | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/tiff-trailer-hal-hartleys-ned-rifle-starring-aubrey-plaza-20140723)


Heres the official synopsis: At once a saga concerning the Grim family of Queens and how their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of the self- proclaimed genius Henry Fool, the trilogy is also an illustration of America's grappling with ideas, art, politics, and religion over the course of 20 years. In this swiftly paced and expansive conclusion, Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome, sexy and hilarious Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNKU8Jf3eEA

I don't know if this is going to be any good, but I'm really glad to see Aubrey Plaza getting cast in stuff.

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 01:18 PM
Watch: New Ads Directed By David Lynch, Michel Gondry And Noam Murro | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-new-ads-directed-by-david-lynch-michel-gondry-and-noam-murro-20140724)

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 02:10 PM
Eyes Wide Shut at 15: Inside the Epic, Secretive Film Shoot that Pushed Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman to Their Limits | Vanity Fair (http://www.vanityfair.com/vf-hollywood/eyes-wide-shut-tom-cruise-nicole-kidman)

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 02:54 PM
Walter Hill: a life in the fast lane | Film | The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jul/17/walter-hill-action-movie-interview)

jerseydevil
July 29th, 2014, 08:12 PM
Quentin Tarantino: ?Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair? could be in theaters next year (http://www.hitfix.com/news/quentin-tarantino-kill-bill-the-whole-bloody-affair-could-be-in-theaters-next-year)

jerseydevil
July 30th, 2014, 08:37 AM
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c179/rtbstrd1331/First%20album%20of%202013/the-hateful-eight-poster1_zps3195eabf.jpg (http://s27.photobucket.com/user/rtbstrd1331/media/First%20album%20of%202013/the-hateful-eight-poster1_zps3195eabf.jpg.html)

adgy-san
July 30th, 2014, 04:05 PM
Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Judd Apatow & J.J. Abrams Team Up To Save Film Stock | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/quentin-tarantino-christopher-nolan-judd-apatow-jj-abrams-team-up-to-save-film-stock-20140730)


The Wall Street Journal reveals that behind-the-scenes, Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Judd Apatow, and J.J. Abrams went to the heads of studios to make the case for film, and to have them invest in the format. How? The studios have agreed to buy an unspecified amount of film stock each year from Kodak, even if they don't know how many movies will be shot using it. It guarantees Kodak a consistent flow of money, and a reason to keep making celluloid, even though the photo company initially tried to get the studios to invest in a manufacturing plant. And the feedback, as you might expect, is a bit mixed, but mostly supportive.

"It's a financial commitment, no doubt about it. But I don't think we could look some of our filmmakers in the eyes if we didn't do it," said Bob Weinstein, likely referring to longtime pal, and film enthusiast, Quentin Tarantino.

Meanwhile, Apatow just wants the option available. "[Digital and film] are valid choices, but it would be a tragedy if suddenly directors didn't have the opportunity to shoot on film," he said. "There's a magic to the grain and the color quality that you get with film."

But as you might expect, there are practical considerations to make too. "I'm a huge fan of film, but it's so much more convenient digitally," "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" producer Ian Bryce stated.

notbob
July 30th, 2014, 04:28 PM
Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Judd Apatow & J.J. Abrams Team Up To Save Film Stock | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/quentin-tarantino-christopher-nolan-judd-apatow-jj-abrams-team-up-to-save-film-stock-20140730)

Was just about to post an arcticle on this. Also people should check out the documentary Sound City thats been on steady rotation on the Palladia channel. It pretty much the music version of the same problem

adgy-san
July 31st, 2014, 12:08 PM
Interview: Werner Herzog On 'Herzog: The Collection' | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/interview-werner-herzog-on-herzog-the-collection-20140731)

jerseydevil
July 31st, 2014, 09:44 PM
We're Pretty Sure Johnny Depp Is In Kevin Smith's 'Tusk'... (Exclusive) - (http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3305997/pretty-sure-johnny-depp-kevin-smiths-tusk-exclusive/)

Checks calendar...AUGUST 1 not April 1. Oooooo Kaaaay.

jerseydevil
July 31st, 2014, 10:40 PM
Clerks director Kevin Smith comes out as ?bi-curious but not brave enough? after Twitter account is hacked (http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/clerks-director-kevin-smith-comes-out-%E2%80%98bi-curious-not-brave-enough%E2%80%99-after-twitter-account-ha)

wow. Headlines can be soooo misleading

jerseydevil
August 2nd, 2014, 08:09 PM
Quentin Tarantino Talks Django / Zorro At SDCC - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/08/01/quentin-tarantino-talks-django-zorro-at-sdcc/)

Follow link for panel clips...

jerseydevil
August 4th, 2014, 01:51 PM
See Tim Burton's Big Eyes Images, Featuring Amy Adams - /Film (http://www.slashfilm.com/first-look-tim-burtons-big-eyes/)

adgy-san
August 4th, 2014, 02:55 PM
Watch: Gorgeous Tribute To The Coen Brothers’ Collaborations With DP Roger Deakins | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-gorgeous-tribute-to-the-coen-brothers-collaborations-with-dp-roger-deakins-20140804)


So now the folks at Blag Films have put together a four-minute tribute to the Deakins/Coen’s partnership, full of shots that could easily be framed and hung in your swanky bachelor pad. The montage, mostly accentuated by Carter Burwell’s grandiose score from "Fargo," showcases the full range of Deakins’ work: from the gorgeous whites of that same film to the stark black and white contrasts of "The Man Who Wasn’t There."

The use of symmetry and color in the series of wide shots at the beginning of the video prove that Deakins really is one of the greatest DPs of contemporary cinema. If you want to see how important he is to the Coens’ oeuvre, just notice how flat and bland the cinematography is in "Burn After Reading," one of the only Coen Brothers film of the last twenty-three years lacking Deakins' contribution (he also missed out on "Inside Llewyn Davis," but that movie didn't suffer for it).


http://vimeo.com/101802330

Pimp. Ass.

jerseydevil
August 5th, 2014, 07:27 PM
Kevin Smith Developing A TV Comedy About A Porn Star (http://www.cinemablend.com/television/Kevin-Smith-Developing-TV-Comedy-About-Porn-Star-66604.html)

Retirement looks good on ya!!!!!

jerseydevil
August 5th, 2014, 09:41 PM
Darren Aronofsky on Storytelling, Tragedy and Myth (http://collider.com/darren-aronofsky-myth/)

adgy-san
August 7th, 2014, 11:29 AM
Werner Herzog Discusses His Unique Career -- Vulture (http://www.vulture.com/2014/07/werner-herzog-box-set-transcript.html)

jerseydevil
August 12th, 2014, 03:22 PM
Michael C. Hall to Lead Stanley Kubrick's God Fearing Man Miniseries (http://collider.com/michael-c-hall-stanley-kubrick-god-fearing-man/)

jerseydevil
August 14th, 2014, 03:43 PM
Gone Girl Ending: David Fincher Comments on Changes (http://collider.com/gone-girl-ending-david-fincher/)

jerseydevil
August 14th, 2014, 03:44 PM
Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight Trailer May Debut with Sin City 2 (http://collider.com/hateful-eight-trailer-sin-city-2/)

jerseydevil
August 19th, 2014, 09:43 PM
Kevin Smith and Johnny Depp Team for Action-Adventure 'Yoga Hosers' (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/kevin-smith-johnny-depp-team-726264?mobile_redirect=false)

jerseydevil
August 20th, 2014, 12:36 PM
The Hateful Eight Trailer Description; Quentin Tarantino Shooting in 70mm (http://collider.com/the-hateful-eight-trailer-description-70mm/)

adgy-san
August 20th, 2014, 01:40 PM
Check Out Unused Poster Design For Tim Burton's 'Batman' | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/check-out-unused-poster-design-for-tim-burtons-batman-20140807)

http://d1oi7t5trwfj5d.cloudfront.net/9a/a7/888ef8254a4791104077f0b7910b/batman-poster.jpg

New anniversary Blu-ray on the way, too.

adgy-san
August 20th, 2014, 03:46 PM
Watch: Trailers For Martin Scorsese’s List Of The 39 Foreign Films You Should See Before You Die | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-trailers-for-martin-scorseses-list-of-the-39-foreign-films-you-should-see-before-you-die-20140820)

http://31.media.tumblr.com/431a0a23deddaefbc22545192c197713/tumblr_nakf11kWvx1rovfcgo1_r2_1280.jpg

Individual trailers at the link.

I still haven't seen a ****load of these.

jerseydevil
August 21st, 2014, 03:00 PM
Yoga Hosers Is Kevin Smith's Comic Book Movie (http://filmschoolrejects.com/news/yoga-hosers-kevin-smith-comic-book-movie.php)

jerseydevil
August 21st, 2014, 05:25 PM
Jennifer Lawrence Up for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight (http://collider.com/jennifer-lawrence-the-hateful-eight/)

jerseydevil
August 25th, 2014, 02:30 PM
New Tusk Poster Offers Spoilers - Dread Central (http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/78076/new-tusk-poster-offers-spoilers#axzz3BRRa83Um)

Mildly spoilery, but it was discussed earlier in this thread. Long story short KS and a certain someone else seem to be having fun playing together. Kinda cool.

jerseydevil
August 25th, 2014, 02:32 PM
Rob Zombie Wants to Make a New Devil's Rejects Movie - Dread Central (http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/78075/rob-zombie-wants-make-new-devils-rejects-movie#axzz3BRSJnVS2)

jerseydevil
August 29th, 2014, 07:33 PM
Stan Lee Gets Fit for Kevin Smith's Yoga Hosers - Dread Central (http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/78195/stan-lee-gets-fit-kevin-smiths-yoga-hosers#axzz3Bq4Qonik)

jerseydevil
September 3rd, 2014, 08:33 AM
The Hateful Eight Will Receive Widest 70mm Release in over 20 Years (http://collider.com/the-hateful-eight-70mm-release/)

jerseydevil
September 4th, 2014, 10:50 PM
Nymphomaniac: Director's Cut Teaser is Extremely NSFW (http://collider.com/nymphomaniac-directors-cut-teaser/)


Lars von Trier’s sexual epic Nymphomaniac was split into two parts upon its initial release (as Nymphomaniac: Volume I and Nymphomaniac: Volume II), it was also edited for content. Though Von Trier gave his consent for that edit, he still held onto his plans to make a director’s cut of the film entitled Nymphomaniac: Director’s Cut. And it looks like he’s prepping that cut for release, if this teaser is any indication. Also, I need to tell you right now hat this teaser is NSFW. You may think you know NSFW by now, but you don’t. This kind of breaks both the NSFW barrier and my own brain when it comes to the amount of sexual content that can be crammed into 20 seconds

jerseydevil
September 4th, 2014, 10:58 PM
Gone Girl Movie Ending: Film and Book Differences Discussed (http://collider.com/gone-girl-movie-ending-details/)

This movie looks like it is gonna be good. BUT, like any good movie...it's all in the finish. And, apparently, the source material on this has a loo loo of a final step. For the entire length of the production, Fincher and crew have been trying to distance themselves from a (apparently) divisive ending. It's becoming a bigger story than the movie itself. I hope whatever thay decide on is difficult and irritating to many. That would make a better flick.

orpheus
September 4th, 2014, 11:17 PM
The Dolphin has read Gone Girl, and yeah, the ending is something, but I think it was brave.

I am looking forward to the movie despite Ben Affleck. mhihi:

adgy-san
September 5th, 2014, 12:20 PM
I have not read it yet, but my mother and wife both hated the ending of the book.

jerseydevil
September 5th, 2014, 01:10 PM
I have not read it yet, but my mother and wife both hated the ending of the book.

It has inspired a lot of hatred. I actually hope they come up with something even more divisive and polarizing. Fincher is just the man to do it too. I LOVES me a good wtf ending.

orpheus
September 5th, 2014, 02:41 PM
I say keep the book's ending, dammit! The only improvement in my mind would be to make an ending with Cthulhu. mhihi:

Seriously, just my silly opinion, but the ending in the book fits with the overall tone of the book. Using a safe ending or a weird ending for the sake of being weird doesn't sound too keen to me, but who knows.

adgy-san
September 5th, 2014, 03:29 PM
John Hillcoat's 'Triple Nine' Sets Fall 2015 Release Date | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/john-hillcoats-triple-nine-sets-fall-2015-release-date-20140828)


THR reports that John Hillcoat’s followup to “Lawless” will hit theaters next year on September 11th. Titled “Triple Nine,” the Matt Cook-scripted heist thriller will follow “a crew of dirty cops that [are] blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for ‘officer down,’ but the plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack.” While the plot may sound like something straight out of the David Ayer playbook, the cast is nothing to sneeze at, encompassing actors like Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Gal Gadot and Norman Reedus. As it stands right now, “Triple Nine” has September 11th, 2015 all to itself. That date certainly renders the film prime for festival programming: you can bet Telluride, Venice and TIFF are already on the phone trying to secure the film.

adgy-san
September 5th, 2014, 03:48 PM
Park Chan-wook To Direct 'Fingersmith' Adaptation; Watch The Full 2005 BBC Production Starring Sally Hawkins | ThePlaylist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/park-chan-wook-to-direct-fingersmith-adaptation-watch-the-full-2005-bbc-production-starring-sally-hawkins-20140902)


Screen Daily reveals that Park will direct an adaptation of Sarah Waters' novel "Fingersmith." It's a Dickensian tale of female thieves, but this Korean-language take will take place when the country was under Japanese rule.

jerseydevil
September 6th, 2014, 11:29 AM
First Clip From Kevin Smith's TUSK Features An Emotional Justin Long (http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/nailbiter111/news/?a=107141)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JY19J--fB9U

Dying to see this. Was telling Smytheking that Justin Long being the subject of the walrusification makes it worse for me because I have seen him in movies since he was a kid and he's always been funny/light, so it's just gonna make it feel that much nastier.

jerseydevil
September 8th, 2014, 05:30 AM
[TIFF '14 Review] Kevin Smith's Gleefully Mad 'Tusk' Has to Be Seen to Be Believed! - (http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3311649/tiff-14-review-tusk/)

Getting very strong reviews.

jerseydevil
September 8th, 2014, 05:45 AM
Tusk Early Buzz: Kevin Smith's Horror Movie Is F-CKED Up and Hilarious (http://www.slashfilm.com/kevin-smith-tusk-early-buzz/#more-252415)

jerseydevil
September 8th, 2014, 08:07 AM
Review: Kevin Smiths Tusk is more a step forward than a return to form (http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-kevin-smiths-tusk-is-more-a-step-forward-than-a-return-to-form)


I will also use this spoiler space to warn you that the film does get really weirdly grotesque. When I said before that things go badly for Wallace, that's an understatement. It turns out that Howe is a lunatic who lost his mind as a child and who has a very specific need that Wallace is meant to fill. He wants to turn Wallace into a human walrus. This involves amputations, surgeries, and a vicious round of conditioning, and the end result is revealed in a shot that will make most audiences audibly respond. It's that freakish, that deranged in both design and execution. If you're even remotely squeamish about that sort of thing, you're going to want to skip "Tusk," because once it starts to go there, it really goes there. It would be wrong, though, to try to lump this in with what people kept insisting on calling "torture porn," because Smith doesn't dwell on the procedure part. He's more interested in what it does to Wallace and in why Howe's doing it. The backstory to this particular perversion is oddly sad and damaged, and the more Howe talks about why he is who he is, the less he strikes me as evil and the more Smith paints him as a ruined person, someone who was so ****ed up so early that he never had a chance, and his pathology makes a sort of horrifying sense.

adgy-san
September 8th, 2014, 01:48 PM
Awesome.

orpheus
September 8th, 2014, 03:14 PM
Well, after The Red State, anyway is up. ;)

jerseydevil
September 10th, 2014, 12:10 PM
'Tusk' Review: The Blubbery Grip of Insanity (http://filmschoolrejects.com/reviews/tusk-review.php)





So the film goes along for a time, like a classic Gothic creeper. The old man is like a spider playing with his food, regaling Wallace with his stories while he waits for his moment to strike. For a writer/director who has always been better at the former, Smith manages to craft a great deal of tension in these early scenes. The flames from Howard?s fireplace flick shadows across the wall, evoking the countless haunted house pictures of yesteryear.

But Tusk is not ghost story. It?s a Creature Feature. And what a creature it is. Designed by special effects makeup artist Robert Kurtzman, Smith?s half-man, half-walrus belongs alongside Del Toro?s Pale Man and Cronenberg?s Brundlefly as one of the most repulsive movie monsters to ever writhe across the screen. The reason Howard wants to turn Wallace into a walrus is not really something that would make a great deal of sense in print (frankly, it doesn?t make much sense in the movie either).

However, the reason Smith wants to do it seems a hell of a lot more clear: because it?s really, really ****ed up. Any sense of convention is abandoned in the second




Can't wait can't wait can't wait.

adgy-san
September 11th, 2014, 03:24 PM
Rearview: Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac Now More Outrageous Than Ever | Variety (http://variety.com/2014/film/opinion/with-shocking-abortion-scene-restored-nymphomaniac-makes-venice-fest-most-daring-1201301689/)

The directors cut of Nymphomaniac is FIVE AND A HALF HOURS LONG.

adgy-san
September 11th, 2014, 03:37 PM
TIFF Review: Kevin Smith's Horror Story 'Tusk,' Starring Justin Long, Michael Parks & Johnny Depp (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/tiff-review-kevin-smiths-horror-story-tusk-starring-justin-long-michael-parks-johnny-depp-20140907)


"Tusk" is being marketed as a "truly transformative tale," and by the end of the movie's briskly paced 102 minutes, you'll feel that it's Smith who has been reinvented most of all. He's using his skill set in a different genre, with a different agenda altogether, combining autobiographical elements, spooky late-night B-movie influences and a deeper thematic exploration of the nature of storytelling, to create something wholly unique and twisted. "Tusk" will be a lot of things to a lot of people (and we expect the reaction to the film to run the gamut from rapturous adoration to repulsed indifference), but at it’s best, “Tusk” is outlandishly unforgettable. [B]

I get more amped for this every time I hear it mentioned.

adgy-san
September 15th, 2014, 02:01 PM
Creative Review - Intense new Jonathan Glazer ad for Canon (http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2014/september/intense-new-jonathan-glazer-ad-for-canon)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kDXlPYJ490

jerseydevil
September 15th, 2014, 08:28 PM
David Fincher Reveals Why He Cast Ben Affleck in Gone Girl (http://collider.com/gone-girl-movie-david-fincher-ben-affleck/)

This has an epic chance to be a train wreck.

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c179/rtbstrd1331/First%20album%20of%202013/evelynquince2_zpsaf1f4c5e.jpg (http://s27.photobucket.com/user/rtbstrd1331/media/First%20album%20of%202013/evelynquince2_zpsaf1f4c5e.jpg.html)

jerseydevil
September 15th, 2014, 08:58 PM
Why David Fincher never made his version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea | Blastr (http://www.blastr.com/2014-9-15/why-david-fincher-never-made-his-version-20000-leagues-under-sea)

adgy-san
September 16th, 2014, 05:02 PM
10 Great Film Directors and Their Odd Obsessions -- Vulture (http://www.vulture.com/2014/09/10-odd-obsessions-of-great-movie-directors.html)

Most of these are pretty obvious if you're familiar with the director.

adgy-san
September 16th, 2014, 05:03 PM
http://d1oi7t5trwfj5d.cloudfront.net/0e/64/bd3193e34b66be4852058129bf42/interstellar-poster.jpg

adgy-san
September 16th, 2014, 05:05 PM
Watch: New Ads Directed By Jonathan Glazer, Mark Romanek & Floria Sigismondi (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-new-ads-directed-by-jonathan-glazer-mark-romanek-floria-sigismondi-20140916)

jerseydevil
September 16th, 2014, 05:45 PM
David Fincher on What Killed 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (http://collider.com/david-fincher-20000-leagues-under-the-sea/)

jerseydevil
September 18th, 2014, 07:53 AM
Tusks Justin Long on being a walrus and the thrill of Johnny Depps performance (http://www.hitfix.com/news/tusks-justin-long-on-being-a-walrus-and-the-thrill-of-johnny-depps-performance)

jerseydevil
September 18th, 2014, 12:52 PM
Review: TUSK ? Nerdist (http://www.nerdist.com/2014/09/review-tusk/)


The film is some of Smith’s most fascinating work to date, ruminating on the nature of obsession and how far people are willing to go in pursuit of what they desire. All of the characters, especially Wallace, are presented as flawed, sometimes unlikable people who have a comeuppance coming their way. Obsessed with success and building his personal brand even if it’s at the expense of his friends and loved ones, Wallace is not a good person. With each t-shirt sold, he gains more fans and gets one mustache hair closer to sleeping with groupies on the road. Howard Howe is a man driven to insanity by the shame and survivor’s guilt he felt over what he was driven to do to Mr. Tusk, his walrus savior, and is processing those feelings in a particularly sociopathic way.
Both Parks and Long turn in searing performances, commanding and demanding your attention every time they’re on screen. In the darkness of the screening room, it was all but impossible not to hear the sharp, staccato intakes of air whenever the duo appeared on screen together.

Tusk is a bit like witnessing a two-hour long car crash — wholly engrossing, at times revolting, but impossible not to watch. I found myself vacillating between laughing at some of the seriously punchy exchanges and sitting in slack-jawed horror as I watched Kevin Smith plumb the depths of human misery. Tonally, though, that can be a bit jarring for the viewer. Like that one Smiths song, the film oscillates wildly back and forth between moments of being uproariously funny and deeply unnerving, which creates a sense of narrative whiplash...

...So, should you see Tusk? If you’re a diehard Kevin Smith fan, it’s a foregone conclusion that you’ll see it. If you’re a casual Smith fan like myself, it’s complicated. As a cinematic experience, I found it existentially distressing, but I watched with rapt attention the entire time. I am genuinely not sure whether or not I like Tusk, but I appreciate it and I’m glad that I’ve seen it.

jerseydevil
September 18th, 2014, 10:11 PM
Ang Lee to Next Direct Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (http://collider.com/ang-lee-billy-lynns-long-halftime-walk/)

jerseydevil
September 18th, 2014, 10:13 PM
BIG EYES Trailer: Tim Burton Made a Real Movie Again with Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz (http://collider.com/big-eyes-trailer/)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-laNN7Ce4s

jerseydevil
September 21st, 2014, 11:13 AM
Sit back and marvel at Kevin Smiths Tusk monologue: Thats how art happens (http://www.hitfix.com/news/sit-back-and-marvel-at-kevin-smiths-tusk-monologue-thats-how-art-happens)

Going today...hurray!!!!!!

BigBrown
September 21st, 2014, 01:16 PM
Sit back and marvel at Kevin Smiths Tusk monologue: Thats how art happens (http://www.hitfix.com/news/sit-back-and-marvel-at-kevin-smiths-tusk-monologue-thats-how-art-happens)

Going today...hurray!!!!!!

Cool, looking forward to hear your opinion. Seems like a movie that can go either way for me but likely it will be some place in the middle like Red State.

jerseydevil
September 22nd, 2014, 06:56 PM
Cool, looking forward to hear your opinion. Seems like a movie that can go either way for me but likely it will be some place in the middle like Red State.

Gonna post over on Last Movie Watched for max exposure...gimme a few minutes to cobble my thoughts together.

jerseydevil
September 22nd, 2014, 09:59 PM
Alien 3 Review - The Films of David Fincher (http://collider.com/alien-3-review/)

Awesome article. Despite studio interference, etc. this is still second only to Cameron's Aliens as the best in the series.

BigBrown
September 23rd, 2014, 07:03 AM
Alien 3 Review - The Films of David Fincher (http://collider.com/alien-3-review/)

Awesome article. Despite studio interference, etc. this is still second only to Cameron's Aliens as the best in the series.

Say what? No love for the original? I mean I like Alien 3 more than most but I'm still undecided on whether it can even beat out Resurrection for not being the worst! (not counting AvP movies)

jerseydevil
September 23rd, 2014, 09:04 AM
Nah, I think Alien may be one of the most overrated flicks ever. And Resurrection may be bad as a whole, but there is a good movie in there somewhere.

BigBrown
September 23rd, 2014, 10:21 AM
Surprised to hear that, I think Alien is great, I think it has the most suspense out of them all. Aliens is even better but it's more action oriented, Alien 3 and Resurrection are flawed but I like 'em too. The only thing I really dislike in Resurrection is the hybrid alien baby, I think the rest is solid.

santiclaws
September 23rd, 2014, 10:56 AM
Nah, I think Alien may be one of the most overrated flicks ever.
You shut your whore mouth.

jerseydevil
September 23rd, 2014, 11:34 AM
You shut your whore mouth.

Hey...I don't know art, but I knows what I likes and I just think Alien is ok at best. It's a high end flick, with a top tier director, so people drooled over it. The cast is good across the board and the creature/set design elevates it, but if you strip it down to the basic elements it really is just a typical 'hunt and chase with survivor girl' horror film. And, upon repeated viewings, atmospheric equals boring.

jerseydevil
September 23rd, 2014, 12:01 PM
Surprised to hear that, I think Alien is great, I think it has the most suspense out of them all. Aliens is even better but it's more action oriented, Alien 3 and Resurrection are flawed but I like 'em too. The only thing I really dislike in Resurrection is the hybrid alien baby, I think the rest is solid.

I really felt sorry for that thing when Sigourney Weaver betrayed her maternal instincts. I think that movie is a cut or two away from being good and I think it's better than most remember it as. Alien is just boring to me.

santiclaws
September 23rd, 2014, 01:48 PM
Hey...I don't know art, but I knows what I likes and I just think Alien is ok at best. It's a high end flick, with a top tier director, so people drooled over it. The cast is good across the board and the creature/set design elevates it, but if you strip it down to the basic elements it really is just a typical 'hunt and chase with survivor girl' horror film. And, upon repeated viewings, atmospheric equals boring.
I went the exact opposite direction. I tried watching it a few times and found it boring as ****. Then something just clicked for me one day. That happens sometimes with me, takes me a few tries at a movie to appreciate it.

BigBrown
September 23rd, 2014, 04:45 PM
http://i.imgur.com/jEqtKXO.png

KingInTheWest
September 24th, 2014, 12:04 AM
Surprised to hear that, I think Alien is great, I think it has the most suspense out of them all. Aliens is even better but it's more action oriented, Alien 3 and Resurrection are flawed but I like 'em too. The only thing I really dislike in Resurrection is the hybrid alien baby, I think the rest is solid.

Agree on Alien 4 - not bad at all until the crap at the end. Such a shame Michael Wincott was never in more movies.

Alien 3 was doomed by the way it took a giant dump on the end of Aliens at the beginning - ain't no coming back from that. Also, it is relatively boring.

jerseydevil
September 24th, 2014, 09:06 AM
Is Viggo Mortensen throwing on some guns and spurs as one of Tarantino's HATEFUL EIGHT?!! - Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. (http://www.aintitcool.com/node/68898)

jerseydevil
September 25th, 2014, 11:24 AM
SE7EN Review | Looking Back at the Films of David Fincher (http://collider.com/se7en-review/)


Where as Alien3 has been forgotten thanks to ignominy, the shadow of the first two Alien movies, and its botched production, Se7en has persevered for almost twenty years if for no other reason than what’s in the ****ing box. Se7en is where David Fincher‘s filmography truly begins, and it’s fitting that a director who self-identifies as cynical should lead with a movie that abhors human nature, massacres the good in more ways than one, and even feels slight reverence towards its heinous killer. There’s a beauty to the cruelty as the movie presents a stylized realism that taps into a rotting, fetid world but does so without establishing a particular locale, drenching the unnamed city in rain, and sinking the shots into darkness and low angles.

Se7en is where David Fincher finally got to come out and play. Alien 3 was a trap that became a prison and eventually he just had to flee from the depressing hellhole of that production. He returned to music videos thinking he would never make another movie again, and when Se7en came along, he went all in on a “meditation on evil and how evil gets on you and you can’t get it off.” Fincher didn’t return with an open palm. He came back with a clenched fist.

Read more at SE7EN Review | Looking Back at the Films of David Fincher (http://collider.com/se7en-review/#b4XPmiUjSutcD3f6.99)

jerseydevil
September 25th, 2014, 11:26 AM
THE GAME Review | Looking Back at the Films of David Fincher (http://collider.com/the-game-review/)


The design of the The Game is immaculate, and its individual elements are there to remind us of how well every puzzle piece looks. I flat-out hated The Game on my first two viewings, but as I’ve said, the eye-popping Blu-ray transfer (approved by Fincher) for the Criterion Collection gave me a newfound appreciation for the movie’s visuals. In addition to how Fincher drenches the movie in darkness and low lighting, everything is staged perfectly: the chase scenes are claustrophobic and twisting like a maze. The scene in Christine’s cabin is perversely cozy. Fincher notes in the commentary how he hates the color red in movies. And yet you’ll notice that Christine’s bra is bright red—sexiness and arousal you can’t miss.

Admirably, these elements are heightened not in a crass way to pander to the audience, but rather to work as road signs. It’s a magician breaking down each of his tricks and telling you how they work, and that’s interesting to a point. But as an audience in the middle of watching a movie, we’re interested in the journey and we want to be fooled. And on a first viewing, Fincher can get away with it. We can get lost in Nicholas’ journey, but the movie only works once because it has nothing deeper. Nicholas isn’t an interesting character and the resolution of his journey isn’t about catharsis. It’s about how the game concludes. As Fincher notes in the commentary:

“This film, for me, was an interesting study not in human behavior—how people relate to each other, what people want from life or career or any of that. It was, “What does an audience want or expect or need from a film?” My question was, “How much will they put up with, and will they go for 45 minutes of red herrings?”

For me, the climax of the The Game is a dead giveaway that the movie couldn’t care less about any emotional impact. First, Nicholas’ jump is meant to echo his father’s suicide, and his landing his supposed to be a moment of catharsis where he realizes that he doesn’t have to repeat the mistakes of the past. Then everyone in the room applauds him even though he just tried to commit suicide.

I ****ing HATE this movie. HATE IT.

jerseydevil
September 26th, 2014, 10:24 AM
If you are curious to see the MAn-Rus from TUSK, this video review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaINwkIRWBU

Has a screen shot at about the 4:55 mark. Needless to say, SPOILERS.

jerseydevil
September 26th, 2014, 10:28 AM
http://vimeo.com/106425317

SUPERCUT!!!!!!!

jerseydevil
September 29th, 2014, 08:32 AM
Review: David Finchers Gone Girl pits Affleck against Pike in a wicked satire of marriage (http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-david-finchers-gone-girl-pits-affleck-against-pike-in-a-wicked-satire-of-marriage)

Entertainment Weekly gave it a pretty strong review too.

orpheus
September 29th, 2014, 08:08 PM
David Cronenberg puts fantasies in hardcover with release of first novel Consumed | Toronto Star (http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/books/2014/09/27/david_cronenberg_puts_fantasies_in_hardcover_with_ release_of_first_novel_consumed.html)

adgy-san
September 30th, 2014, 03:57 PM
David Cronenberg puts fantasies in hardcover with release of first novel Consumed | Toronto Star (http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/books/2014/09/27/david_cronenberg_puts_fantasies_in_hardcover_with_ release_of_first_novel_consumed.html)

Oh yeah, ****, I gotta buy that.

jerseydevil
September 30th, 2014, 09:04 PM
Interstellar to Hit Select Theaters Three Days Early? (http://collider.com/interstellar-early-screenings/)


Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar isn’t scheduled to hit theaters until Friday, November 7th, but apparently some folks will be seeing it three days early because there are theaters in Los Angeles that are selling tickets to IMAX screenings beginning at 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 4th.
It’d make sense for Paramount to hold midnight showings the night before the big debut, but three days early is another story. If this is the real deal, it’s surprising the studio hasn’t made an official announcement about this yet. Hit the jump for more on these Interstellar early showings. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine, David Oyelowo, Wes Bentley, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, Topher Grace, David Gyasi, Mackenzie Foy, Bill Irwin, Timoth?e Chalamet and Matt Damon.
interstellar-christopher-nolan-matthew-mcconaugheyFirst Showing is the outlet that spotted the early screenings on MovieTickets.com. If you search for Interstellar showings on November 4th 40 miles from the 90505 zip code, you get options including the AMC Universal Citywalk Stadium 19 and the AMC Puente Hills 20, but no TCL Chinese Theatre, the IMAX flagship theater that is installing a 15perf/70mm film projection system just for Interstellar.

jerseydevil
October 2nd, 2014, 11:18 AM
Social Media Responds To Kevin Smith's Tusk And The Announcement Of Clerks 3 - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/10/02/social-media-responds-to-kevin-smiths-tusk-and-the-announcement-of-clerks-3/)

jerseydevil
October 3rd, 2014, 08:49 AM
http://vimeo.com/107779620

adgy-san
October 3rd, 2014, 03:41 PM
First Look at Michael Mann's Blackhat (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=15079)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKyuDgygvqc

jerseydevil
October 3rd, 2014, 04:01 PM
First Look at Michael Mann's Blackhat (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=15079)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKyuDgygvqc

The SDCC panel for that was drier than white toast...well, until Thor came out...and then, judging by the reaction, not so dry no more.

jerseydevil
October 6th, 2014, 08:41 PM
The True Detective Effect: Why Filmmakers Are Flocking to Long-Form Storytelling (http://collider.com/david-fincher-tv-david-lynch/)

santiclaws
October 7th, 2014, 08:53 AM
Spielberg & Hanks Begin Filming Coen Bros. Scripted Cold War Thriller (http://screenrant.com/spielberg-tom-hanks-cold-war-thriller-coen-brothers/)

adgy-san
October 7th, 2014, 03:18 PM
David Cronenberg: ‘My imagination is not a place of horror’ (http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/sep/14/david-cronenberg-interview-my-imagination-not-a-place-of-horror)

adgy-san
October 7th, 2014, 04:25 PM
John Carpenter Talks About His Storied Career -- Vulture (http://www.vulture.com/2014/09/john-carpenter-halloween-directing-storied-career-transcript.html)




How did you collaborate with [credited co-writer] Debra Hill on the Halloween II script?
On that particular script, I wrote most of that by myself. That was a painful script because I didn't feel like I had any story. And the only thing I could think to do was to start immediately after Halloween ended, and just carry on. And it was a script I wrote with a six-pack of beer every night, trying to get some inspiration.

Do you remember what beer you were drinking?
I would think Budweiser because it would give me a buzz, but wouldn't get me drunk.

jerseydevil
October 7th, 2014, 05:57 PM
He is doing a signing at Golden Apple this month for some comic he is putting out with(I think) his wife. Such a fascinating man. My dad worked on Escape from LA and said that Carpenter and Kurt Russell were good dudes. He didn't have that opinion about a lot of hollywood types.

jerseydevil
October 11th, 2014, 11:09 AM
Jennifer Jason Leigh Will Play The Lead In ‘The Hateful Eight’ (http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/2014/10/jennifer-jason-leigh-not-lawrence-will-play-the-lead-tarantinos-the-hateful-eight/)

I am not a huge JJL fan, but I am sure she will be right for this part.

jerseydevil
October 20th, 2014, 05:52 PM
WHAT I LEARNED GROWING UP WHERE 'CLERKS' WAS FILMED (http://www.bustle.com/articles/44653-what-i-learned-growing-up-where-clerks-was-filmed)

jerseydevil
October 21st, 2014, 09:25 AM
[Interview] Rob Zombie Says '31' Will Be His Most Brutal Film to Date - (http://bloody-disgusting.com/interviews/3317767/interview-rob-zombie-says-31-will-brutal-film-date/)

jerseydevil
October 22nd, 2014, 10:56 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOw44VFNk8Y

jerseydevil
October 22nd, 2014, 11:06 PM
The Hobbit Movies Budget Totals $745 Million (http://collider.com/the-hobbit-movies-budget/)

jerseydevil
October 22nd, 2014, 11:06 PM
5 Things We Learned from Christopher Nolan's Lengthy Interstellar Interview (http://collider.com/interstellar-spoilers-christopher-nolan/)

jerseydevil
October 24th, 2014, 11:43 AM
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Ending Features a 45-Minute Battle Sequence (http://collider.com/the-hobbit-the-battle-of-the-five-armies-ending/)


Speaking with EW about the titular climactic battle sequence, Jackson says he and his team have instilled a rule that hopefully keeps the emotional focus on the main characters:

“We have a rule that we’re not allowed to go more than two or three shots of anonymous people fighting without cutting back to our principal characters. Otherwise the audience just ends up with battle fatigue.”

In planning out the battle sequence that takes place in a confined space, Jackson and his team had to logistically plot out exactly how things would go down:

“Before we could loose the first arrow, we had to design the landscape itself and figure out, ‘Okay, if we have 10,000 orcs, how much room are they going to take up? Are they going to fill up the valley or look like a speck?’ Then we could start drawing the arrows on the schematics.”

the-hobbit-the-battle-of-the-five-armies-battle-mapThey went so far as to draw out a color-coded map that shows the positions of all of the different types of armies that converge at the bottom of the Lonely Mountain. Jackson also discussed the fact that the eagles pop back up in The Battle of the Five Armies, addressing one of the main criticisms of the Lord of the Rings trilogy:

“Tolkien uses eagles in a way that can be kind of awkward because they tend to show up out of the blue and change things pretty quickly. So here they’re just part of the plan, not the saviors. I mean, I do realize that if the eagles had just been able to bring Frodo to Mount Doom in Lord of the Rings and let him drop the ring in, those movies would have been much shorter.”


Read more at The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Ending Features a 45-Minute Battle Sequence (http://collider.com/the-hobbit-the-battle-of-the-five-armies-ending/#C6HoIe6HpDFW0kic.99)

When did the Hobbit turn into Lord of the Rings part 2?

jerseydevil
October 27th, 2014, 01:47 PM
Review: McConaughey gives heart to Nolan's ambitious and amazing 'Interstellar'
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar#yjgpwQf70Rt5jcmF.99

http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar

Go ahead and start whacking furiously Nolan fans. They should just go ahead and make a popcorn container with a whole in it for all you Nolanistas.

BigBrown
October 28th, 2014, 01:31 AM
Review: McConaughey gives heart to Nolan's ambitious and amazing 'Interstellar'
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar#yjgpwQf70Rt5jcmF.99

http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar

Go ahead and start whacking furiously Nolan fans. They should just go ahead and make a popcorn container with a whole in it for all you Nolanistas.

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view4/4472520/o-face-o.gif

orpheus
October 28th, 2014, 08:09 AM
:think:

adgy-san
October 28th, 2014, 08:54 AM
Review: McConaughey gives heart to Nolan's ambitious and amazing 'Interstellar'
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar#yjgpwQf70Rt5jcmF.99

http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar

Go ahead and start whacking furiously Nolan fans. They should just go ahead and make a popcorn container with a whole in it for all you Nolanistas.

This is how I felt reading that review.

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c38/adgy/Message%20Board/fanning.gif

I pre-ordered the soundtrack yesterday, too.

adgy-san
October 29th, 2014, 01:39 PM
Best To Worst: David Fincher's Complete Music Videography Ranked (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/best-to-worst-david-finchers-complete-music-videography-ranked-20140929)

I had no idea he'd done THAT many videos.

adgy-san
October 30th, 2014, 10:17 AM
Watch: Alfred Hitchcock And Tippi Hedren Talk 'The Birds' In Vintage Interviews (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-alfred-hitchcock-and-tippi-hedren-talk-the-birds-in-vintage-interviews-20140929)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPGmO5tUrO4

adgy-san
October 30th, 2014, 11:42 AM
Matt Bomer Joins Ryan Gosling & Russell Crowe In ‘The Nice Guys’ (http://deadline.com/2014/09/matt-bomer-ryan-gosling-russell-crowe-nice-guys-white-collar-843027/)

New Shane Black flick!

adgy-san
October 31st, 2014, 08:47 AM
In Time For Pulp Fiction‘s 20th Anniversary, Meet The Gimp (http://www.vulture.com/2014/10/steve-hibbert-gimp-pulp-fiction-interview.html)

This is exactly the kind of thing I wanted to read this morning.

NastiMarvasti
November 2nd, 2014, 02:16 AM
Review: McConaughey gives heart to Nolan's ambitious and amazing 'Interstellar'
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar#yjgpwQf70Rt5jcmF.99

http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-mcconaughey-gives-heart-to-nolans-ambitious-and-amazing-interstellar

Go ahead and start whacking furiously Nolan fans. They should just go ahead and make a popcorn container with a whole in it for all you Nolanistas.

http://media.247sports.com/Uploads/Assets/618/960/2960618.gif

NastiMarvasti
November 2nd, 2014, 03:14 AM
I read this article and immediately pictured JD's head exploding.

http://http://online.wsj.com/articles/why-hollywood-loves-interstellar-director-christopher-nolan-1414677657 (http://online.wsj.com/articles/why-hollywood-loves-interstellar-director-christopher-nolan-1414677657)

jerseydevil
November 2nd, 2014, 10:55 AM
I read this article and immediately pictured JD's head exploding.

http://http://online.wsj.com/articles/why-hollywood-loves-interstellar-director-christopher-nolan-1414677657 (http://online.wsj.com/articles/why-hollywood-loves-interstellar-director-christopher-nolan-1414677657)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_Lnz64vXB8

NastiMarvasti
November 2nd, 2014, 03:43 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_Lnz64vXB8

I really miss the like button.

jerseydevil
November 3rd, 2014, 01:51 PM
Nicolas Winding Refn Set to Direct Horror Film THE NEON DEMON; Will Reteam with Editor Matthew Newman and Composer Cliff Martinez
Read more at http://collider.com/nicolas-winding-refn-the-neon-demon/#fQp3wrzU31w4STzT.99

jerseydevil
November 4th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Christopher Nolan Dismisses Post Credits Scenes: “A Real Movie Wouldn’t Do That.”
http://comicbook.com/2014/11/04/christopher-nolan-dismisses-post-credits-scenes-a-real-movie-wou/

Yeah. A real movie wouldn't be fun and give the fans something they could enjoy. Sour pretentious ahole.

adgy-san
November 4th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Heh

jerseydevil
November 4th, 2014, 01:50 PM
INTERSTELLAR Review


I deeply admire what Nolan tries to accomplish on a macro-level with Interstellar because only he has the ability to do it. All other filmmakers, no matter their talent, are shackled to pre-established brands, making the adaptations easily accessible for an international audience, and reluctantly tacking on 3D. Nolan gets to work from an original screenplay, shoot in IMAX, and do things like use the theory of relativity to create easily understood dramatic stakes in a picture that celebrates space travel. Buried beneath the poor dialogue, bland characters, and narrative leaps, Interstellar has a beautiful and noble goal. But burdened with so many faults and contrivances, Nolan’s sci-fi epic never achieves escape velocity.

Rating: C-

Read more at http://collider.com/interstellar-review/#doYU4SQO8KPZM5rH.99

This reviewer was found dead at the hands of the Nolanati shortly after publishing...

adgy-san
November 4th, 2014, 02:12 PM
John Carpenter Q&A: Why ‘Halloween’ Didn’t Need Sequels & What Scares The Master Of Horror (http://deadline.com/2014/10/john-carpenter-qa-halloween-sequels-michael-myers-861942/)


Then, going to USC I began to watch movies in a different way and was exposed to different kinds of movies, foreign films. We had directors like Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Howard Hawks and John Ford come down and lecture us. It was unbelievable! Roman Polanski was there with his bride, Sharon Tate, in 1968, with Fearless Vampire Killers. To sit and listen to Orson Welles … man, oh, man. He was there filming his last movie, The Other Side Of The Wind, so he had a camera crew there trying to get the students to ask his character questions. He was off screen but wanted these bull**** questions that didn’t make any sense to him that he thought intellectually pretentious students would ask. We were like little kids around the campfire, listening to the master speak. Everybody in that room was totally aware of who he was, what he’d done, what he hadn’t done, how he lost control in Hollywood.

adgy-san
November 4th, 2014, 02:22 PM
NYFF Review: Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’ Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson & More (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-paul-thomas-andersons-inherent-vice-starring-joaquin-phoenix-josh-brolin-owen-wilson-more-20141004)


A faithful adaptation of Pynchon’s slightly more digestible novel (at least compared to author’s denser works), ultimately, “Inherent Vice” is about the long con job literally and figuratively; the twisty conspiracy that Doc Sportello unravels and the lies his peace and love generation has been sold. Big, wonderfully oddball, sometimes confounding and beautiful, “Inherent Vice” supplies good dosages of stoner giggles. But its doobage is potent and reflects some heavy ideas you’ll need to unpack and meditate on for a long while. [B+]

adgy-san
November 4th, 2014, 02:43 PM
And related:

Paul Thomas Anderson At NYFF: 5 Influences of ‘Inherent Vice’ Plus Curated Clips & Films You Should Know (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/paul-thomas-anderson-at-nyff-5-influences-of-inherent-vice-plus-curated-clips-films-you-should-know-20141005)

NYFF: The 10 Groovy Things Learned From The 'Inherent Vice' Press Conference Plus Watch Full 30 Min Talk (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/nyff-the-10-groovy-things-learned-from-the-inherent-vice-press-conference-plus-watch-full-30-min-talk-20141005)

adgy-san
November 4th, 2014, 02:49 PM
Watch: While You Wait For Season 3, Here's A 40-Minute 'Donahue' Episode With The Cast Of 'Twin Peaks' From 1990 (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-while-you-wait-for-season-3-40-minute-donahue-episode-with-the-cast-of-twin-peaks-from-1990-20141006)

jerseydevil
November 6th, 2014, 04:43 PM
THE HATEFUL EIGHT Synopsis Revealed; Channing Tatum and Demian Bichir Officially Join Cast
Read more at http://collider.com/the-hateful-eight-synopsis/#APDzX5cI3Piey2Gx.99

jerseydevil
November 6th, 2014, 04:43 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVAgTiBrrDA

Wow...there are a few shots where the make up appliances look terrible. It's amazing how poor the practical fx have been throughout. Of course it's all cgi anyway.

NastiMarvasti
November 7th, 2014, 04:05 AM
Just saw Interstellar in 70mm IMAX at Universal. Freakin' incredible. Ordering the score now. Christopher Nolan is my hero.

Now bring it, JD.

jerseydevil
November 7th, 2014, 09:25 AM
Just saw Interstellar in 70mm IMAX at Universal. Freakin' incredible. Ordering the score now. Christopher Nolan is my hero.

Now bring it, JD.

Oh I will get around to seeing it eventually. And I will be fair. If I like it I will say so. But too busy, with too many other good movies backed up right now. Hell, I still haven't seen Gone Girl.

adgy-san
November 7th, 2014, 11:13 AM
I bought tickets to see it in 70mm tomorrow afternoon. Super ****ing excited, both because of the movie and because I'll actually be GOING TO THE MOVIES. I think this will only be the 5th or 6th time all year, honestly. It's ****ing depressing.

NastiMarvasti
November 7th, 2014, 01:06 PM
Here's the thing. Even if you absolutely hate the movie, I can't imagine someone seeing it and not at least appreciating the different film experience that comes with seeing a Nolan flick. It makes you think long after the credits have rolled. It ain't "just another movie that you forget about tomorrow" which is the same reason I haven't been going to the movies as often in the last couple of years.

jerseydevil
November 7th, 2014, 01:35 PM
I bought tickets to see it in 70mm tomorrow afternoon. Super ****ing excited, both because of the movie and because I'll actually be GOING TO THE MOVIES. I think this will only be the 5th or 6th time all year, honestly. It's ****ing depressing.


Here's the thing. Even if you absolutely hate the movie, I can't imagine someone seeing it and not at least appreciating the different film experience that comes with seeing a Nolan flick. It makes you think long after the credits have rolled. It ain't "just another movie that you forget about tomorrow" which is the same reason I haven't been going to the movies as often in the last couple of years.

See NM that's exactly the reason WHY I rail so much about Nolan's movies. GUESS WHAT. It's just a movie. Not an 'experience'. That's the side effect of youse guys being snookered into buying the emperors new clothes. What do I mean? Ok, saw Batman Begins. Struggled to get through it. TDK...better, but almost entirely due to a legacy defining performance by Ledger, so dark that it could be included in his cause of death. TDKR was a laffable, overlong mess. With Bane's comical voice affect, Bale's 'oooh scawy' growly voice, and EVERYONE knowing Batman's secret identity. Entertaining and entirely forgettable. JUST LIKE MOST MOVIES. And Inception. A mess within a mess within a mess. Once again...marginally entertaining(and horrifyingly overlong) and COMPLETELY forgettable. Nolan's movies(to me) have almost NO rewatch value simply because they are so busy trying to be MORE that they wear on you. And I am the KING of rewatching stuff. I keep reading a lot of warning signs about this flick too...overreaching, overlong, etc. I just wish Nolan, in his unending dissertation on what film is, could be bothered to stop hitting us over the head with his deep thoughts and actually try to entertain. Inception is no better or worse than Avatar, which is the worst case of an 'auteur' trying to school us poor dumb humans but at least that movie had a sense of some fun. Nolan wants to live in both worlds. Applying arthouse Danish(or whatever he is) values to a tentpole popcorn movie. Which is fine. But, and maybe it's perception, he does it in such an overbearing joyless fashion that you almost can't help but feel insulted. Not trying to entertain, but teach us foolish Americans. In the end...just a movie. Not an event. That's the mass hysteria speaking.

adgy-san
November 7th, 2014, 01:42 PM
This should be fun.

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jerseydevil
November 7th, 2014, 02:10 PM
This should be fun.

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I ain't trying to start nothing, and I don't want to chase Nasti away. We already hashed this out ad nauseum, but I get 'niagra falls'd so easily when it comes to the blind adoration for Nolan.

adgy-san
November 7th, 2014, 03:25 PM
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NastiMarvasti
November 7th, 2014, 05:14 PM
See NM that's exactly the reason WHY I rail so much about Nolan's movies. GUESS WHAT. It's just a movie. Not an 'experience'. That's the side effect of youse guys being snookered into buying the emperors new clothes. What do I mean? Ok, saw Batman Begins. Struggled to get through it. TDK...better, but almost entirely due to a legacy defining performance by Ledger, so dark that it could be included in his cause of death. TDKR was a laffable, overlong mess. With Bane's comical voice affect, Bale's 'oooh scawy' growly voice, and EVERYONE knowing Batman's secret identity. Entertaining and entirely forgettable. JUST LIKE MOST MOVIES. And Inception. A mess within a mess within a mess. Once again...marginally entertaining(and horrifyingly overlong) and COMPLETELY forgettable. Nolan's movies(to me) have almost NO rewatch value simply because they are so busy trying to be MORE that they wear on you. And I am the KING of rewatching stuff. I keep reading a lot of warning signs about this flick too...overreaching, overlong, etc. I just wish Nolan, in his unending dissertation on what film is, could be bothered to stop hitting us over the head with his deep thoughts and actually try to entertain. Inception is no better or worse than Avatar, which is the worst case of an 'auteur' trying to school us poor dumb humans but at least that movie had a sense of some fun. Nolan wants to live in both worlds. Applying arthouse Danish(or whatever he is) values to a tentpole popcorn movie. Which is fine. But, and maybe it's perception, he does it in such an overbearing joyless fashion that you almost can't help but feel insulted. Not trying to entertain, but teach us foolish Americans. In the end...just a movie. Not an event. That's the mass hysteria speaking.

Ok, now that you've released the Kraken...

Joyless and not entertaining to me is a popcorn flick that's on par with watching someone playing a video game. The Avengers and Man of Steel were boring movies for me that I had a hard time sitting through. Don't you think that in an industry where most movies are formulaic that it's a little refreshing to have a guy who will at least try to make something that we can't predict the ending of? I don't want everything to be brainless. I actually like when the director treats me like a smart person and doesn't dumb everything down to "crash, bang, zap, explosion, explosion within explosion". It's more than just him being pretentious. He's different. He makes different movies. You know when you're watching a Christopher Nolan movie. You are pretty much wrong in all of your assessments of his movies (ok fine, you're entitled to your opinion...I guess) and specifically about Inception. There is not a hair out of place with that movie so calling it a mess is a gigantic leap. And the biggest difference between that movie and Avatar is that Inception is actually original. Avatar was Dances With Wolves in space and with an inferior script. To say that a movie can't be an event and is only just a movie, is an insult to all the movies of the past that we all grew up watching like Star Wars or Indiana Jones or 2001, or even The Matrix. Yes, they're movies but they're movies that live on for generations, that make you think, that are talked about, that define the art form and in turn define our culture. No one is saying his movies are going to save us from extinction but can you honestly tell me that Inception and The Dark Knight and Memento aren't imitated and talked about today and won't continue to be in future generations? There are directors admitting to taking some of the ideas from his movies for their own. Look at Sam Mendes in Skyfall. And let's not forget that he is the main reason there are more and more directors focusing on practical effects these days as opposed to the CGI-for-everything technique which plagued the early 2000's. Michael Bay of all people had an office building floor built on stilts for Transformers 3 so he could tilt it side to side like a certain other film. Yes, Nolan didn't originate that idea but he certainly helped bring it back and expand upon it. And this is what I'm saying: you might not like the movies but you can't deny that they have a place among the most unique and defining films of this generation.

And he's English, not Danish.

BigBrown
November 7th, 2014, 06:06 PM
Just came back from Interstellar. Here's my spoiler free opinion of it without having time to really digest it fully. It could do an Avatar on me and change my opinion once I get some time away and watch it again in the comfort of my home but for now here are my feelings:

Regardless of what your opinion of Nolan is, if you enjoy classic Sci-Fi movies and think a modern take on one would be even remotely interesting you must go see it. It's not action packed, it's slow but builds and builds in an increasingly epic journey with awesome effects, a tremendous score (very Clint Mansell-like) and great acting. It's not a perfect movie by any means - there are flaws, cornball moments and dialogue, some questionable physics... if you want to pick it apart there probably is enough for you there to do it but for me it's still easily up there as one of the best I've seen this year and unlike the vast majority made nowadays. Obviously that genre is not for everyone, I'm pretty sure the poor girl next to me nodded off at least twice but I desperately want to see more movies like this be made. It's long, too long for some I'm sure, but it held my complete attention all the way through and delivered plenty of moments of both awe and sadness.

NastiMarvasti
November 7th, 2014, 06:22 PM
Just came back from Interstellar. Here's my spoiler free opinion of it without having time to really digest it fully. It could do an Avatar on me and change my opinion once I get some time away and watch it again in the comfort of my home but for now here are my feelings:

Regardless of what your opinion of Nolan is, if you enjoy classic Sci-Fi movies and think a modern take on one would be even remotely interesting you must go see it. It's not action packed, it's slow but builds and builds in an increasingly epic journey with awesome effects, a tremendous score (very Clint Mansell-like) and great acting. It's not a perfect movie by any means - there are flaws, cornball moments and dialogue, some questionable physics... if you want to pick it apart there probably is enough for you there to do it but for me it's still easily up there as one of the best I've seen this year and unlike the vast majority made nowadays. Obviously that genre is not for everyone, I'm pretty sure the poor girl next to me nodded off at least twice but I desperately want to see more movies like this be made. It's long, too long for some I'm sure, but it held my complete attention all the way through and delivered plenty of moments of both awe and sadness.

Well put. I approve this message.

KingsFan1985
November 7th, 2014, 09:41 PM
I really should write on this side of the forum more often. Well I saw Interstellar as well, and I kind of wanted to put my two cents on the movie along with Christopher Nolan himself. I'll promise to keep it brief so not to spoil anything for those waiting to see it, and I think if you are one of those people who are looking foward to this movie that you won't be disappointed. My personal feeling on it was I liked it, but wasn't blown away. I'm a giant 2001 Space Odyssey fan, so I'm constantly complaining anytime film makers pay their homage, or try their take on Kuprick's masterpiece (Sunshine and Prometheus being two recent pretentious examples). Interstellar was probably the most non offensive homage to 2001 I have seen. With that being said, if you already don't like Nolan as a film maker, then avoid this movie like the black plague. Interstellar won't win over any Nolan haters, in fact the film might emphasize more so than any other Nolan film certain aspects of his story telling abilities that people love to hate on.

As for my personal feeling towards Nolan's films; I like his more recent films a lot (partly because we are both big 007 fans), but at the same time I get why he is such a polarizing film maker. Much like Tarantino, a Christopher Nolan film would most likely be awful if it were film by anyone else other than Christopher Nolan. It's not so much that Nolan is far more talented than most film makers bopping around town, than it is that most film makers could never make a good movie with awful scripts most Nolan movies have. Christopher Nolan has somehow mastered the art of taking a 15 year old boy's incoherent story, and turning into a gripping blockbuster movie. At times it feels like a guilty please to like Nolan's films, but seeing how his competition is the James Cameron, JJ Abrams, Peter Jackson, and Michael Bay's of the world, you can excuse me for thinking Nolan's films are a breath of fresh air.

If this were the music industry I would say Nolan is the Adele of the top 40 world that is inhabited by Iggy Azalea and Nikki Minaj. Now some people might take that as Nolan is a good artist, while other might see it as Nolan is just another mainstream/corporate trash artist. No one can deny though that his work is unique and feels more quality when put through the mainstream filter.

Finally even though I kind of bashed Nolan films for having poor scripts, Dark Knight is actually a much smarter flim than the haters would want you to believe it is.

ucsdguy1
November 8th, 2014, 09:10 AM
That was brief? 😉

KingsFan1985
November 8th, 2014, 10:55 AM
That was brief? ��

The review of the film was brief.

ucsdguy1
November 8th, 2014, 01:19 PM
Ha touch

adgy-san
November 10th, 2014, 10:54 AM
I saw it and loved it. It was far from perfect, but the issues I had with it were mostly minor and by the time they popped up, I was already too into the whole thing to let it taint my feelings.

The spectacle of it, on a real IMAX screen, was worth the price of admission alone.

The music was AMAZING, though I'm sure I'll be disappointed when my pre-ordered soundtrack CD arrives and it doesn't have every single second of the film's music on it. McConaughey continues to impress, after being one of my least favorite actors for a really long time.

I would like someone to do run-down of the 2001 references in this movie because there were a ton and I probably missed a few.

I hope I get the chance to see it again.

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2014, 01:04 PM
Wes Anderson Says His Next Film Might Be Stop-Motion
Read more at http://collider.com/wes-anderson-stop-motion-animated-movie/#Pyz4T0fdihVppeyq.99

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2014, 01:18 PM
13 baffling questions 'Interstellar' refused to answer
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/comedy/13-baffling-questions-interstellar-refused-to-anwswer#zpXbgJFVlGwfqH56.99

See...I do not trust any of you to actually be honest in regards to this movie. As much of a hater as I am portrayed, I think, when I finally get around to seeing it, my review might be more honest. According to what I am reading on this board so far...it's a perfect movie with miniscule to irrelevant faults. But what I am reading on other sites...not so much. You guys already made up your minds to like it before you went...which is fine, but at least be honest enough to admit it.

NastiMarvasti
November 10th, 2014, 01:30 PM
13 baffling questions 'Interstellar' refused to answer
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/comedy/13-baffling-questions-interstellar-refused-to-anwswer#zpXbgJFVlGwfqH56.99

See...I do not trust any of you to actually be honest in regards to this movie. As much of a hater as I am portrayed, I think, when I finally get around to seeing it, my review might be more honest. According to what I am reading on this board so far...it's a perfect movie with miniscule to irrelevant faults. But what I am reading on other sites...not so much. You guys already made up your minds to like it before you went...which is fine, but at least be honest enough to admit it.

Well that's the problem right there. You're reading other people's criticisms first and letting them do all the dirty work for you. Maybe you wouldn't notice as many flaws if you just went in with an open mind and not going in with a checklist to make sure all the parts the critics didn't like were as described. You're only there to find flaws at that point.

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2014, 02:11 PM
Well that's the problem right there. You're reading other people's criticisms first and letting them do all the dirty work for you. Maybe you wouldn't notice as many flaws if you just went in with an open mind and not going in with a checklist to make sure all the parts the critics didn't like were as described. You're only there to find flaws at that point.

I haven't read specifics on account of spoilers. So I haven't been prejudiced. So your argument is invalid. I have no idea what to look for/not look for if indeed there is anything to be pointed out. And, for all I know, when I finally see it, I may be like you and find it near a perfect movie. BUT, I still do not think you 'istas have the ability to be completely honest. You can't even admit that Inception was flawed and overlong. It's ok to like something and be able to see where something could have been improved. Yet you all hold Nolan in such regard that he is, in your eyes, incapable of making mistakes. You think TDKR is a perfect movie. It sooooooooo isn't. I don't even know how pervasive the mindwashing is. Maybe you are incapable of seeing flaws because you are so enamored. So it's a subconscious thing...
Anyway...I won't go in LOOKING for flaws, but I will give a balanced review of what I see(good and bad) which I just have not seen any of you do in great detail.
And if you think I am just gonna go in, arms crossed, mind closed...I am spending good money for a ticket. I have better things to do than go and hatef_ _k a movie.

And by the way...I am no rocket scientist, just a guy who likes movies. So I am not gonna go in with a slide rule and piecemeal destroy whatever science he tosses around. If it works I'll buy it.

adgy-san
November 10th, 2014, 02:12 PM
13 baffling questions 'Interstellar' refused to answer
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/comedy/13-baffling-questions-interstellar-refused-to-anwswer#zpXbgJFVlGwfqH56.99

See...I do not trust any of you to actually be honest in regards to this movie. As much of a hater as I am portrayed, I think, when I finally get around to seeing it, my review might be more honest. According to what I am reading on this board so far...it's a perfect movie with miniscule to irrelevant faults. But what I am reading on other sites...not so much. You guys already made up your minds to like it before you went...which is fine, but at least be honest enough to admit it.

I will fully admit to being a Nolan fanboy and I will also admit that that might color my impression of the film to an extent, but I don't think it has nearly as much pull on me as you might think. There's a reason that I'm a Nolan fanboy and a lot of that has to do with the fact that I find the vast majority of his films aesthetically pleasing in a number of different areas.

He's not the only director I'm willing to forgive for story problems because the film looks/sounds so good. Or because the acting was so convincing. Or whatever. For me, style does count for a lot.

I don't think it's any different than forgiving some terrible acting and bad dialogue in Pacific Rim, for example.

And I also think that your dislike of Nolan might color your opinion of the film similarly.

NastiMarvasti
November 10th, 2014, 02:24 PM
I haven't read specifics on account of spoilers. So I haven't been prejudiced. So your argument is invalid. I have no idea what to look for/not look for if indeed there is anything to be pointed out. And, for all I know, when I finally see it, I may be like you and find it near a perfect movie. BUT, I still do not think you 'istas have the ability to be completely honest. You can't even admit that Inception was flawed and overlong. It's ok to like something and be able to see where something could have been improved. Yet you all hold Nolan in such regard that he is, in your eyes, incapable of making mistakes. You think TDKR is a perfect movie. It sooooooooo isn't. I don't even know how pervasive the mindwashing is. Maybe you are incapable of seeing flaws because you are so enamored. So it's a subconscious thing...
Anyway...I won't go in LOOKING for flaws, but I will give a balanced review of what I see(good and bad) which I just have not seen any of you do in great detail.
And if you think I am just gonna go in, arms crossed, mind closed...I am spending good money for a ticket. I have better things to do than go and hatef_ _k a movie.

And by the way...I am no rocket scientist, just a guy who likes movies. So I am not gonna go in with a slide rule and piecemeal destroy whatever science he tosses around. If it works I'll buy it.

Fair enough but I never said TDKR is perfect. However, I find more flaws in that and even TDK than I do Inception. That movie is ridiculous in the best way possible. There's no other director in Hollywood consistently making movies you haven't seen anything like. That counts for a lot.

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2014, 02:25 PM
I will fully admit to being a Nolan fanboy and I will also admit that that might color my impression of the film to an extent, but I don't think it has nearly as much pull on me as you might think. There's a reason that I'm a Nolan fanboy and a lot of that has to do with the fact that I find the vast majority of his films aesthetically pleasing in a number of different areas.

He's not the only director I'm willing to forgive for story problems because the film looks/sounds so good. Or because the acting was so convincing. Or whatever. For me, style does count for a lot.

I don't think it's any different than forgiving some terrible acting and bad dialogue in Pacific Rim, for example.

And I also think that your dislike of Nolan might color your opinion of the film similarly.

See, you gotta go hitting Del Toro. At least he sells me a fun time that doesn't pretend to be anything other than robots vs kaiju. There is an honesty in that. The man wants to entertain me, and his childish enthusiasm shows in his work. Whereas Nolan seems to have been raised by Ilsa the Shewolf Nanny and it colors all he does.
All the dire 'seriousness' and 'importance' that he inflicts on moviegoers. He made Batman boring. Took all the fun out of a COMIC BOOK CHARACTER. It's not a great work of literature he drew from...it's a goddamned funnybook.
To misquote his best creation in all of the sturm and drang...Why so serious? Not hugged enough? Too much? I would love him to make a screwball d_ _k and fart joke comedy. I would be first in line. But the man seems to be incapable of levity.

NastiMarvasti
November 10th, 2014, 02:35 PM
See, you gotta go hitting Del Toro. At least he sells me a fun time that doesn't pretend to be anything other than robots vs kaiju. There is an honesty in that. The man wants to entertain me, and his childish enthusiasm shows in his work. Whereas Nolan seems to have been raised by Ilsa the Shewolf Nanny and it colors all he does.
All the dire 'seriousness' and 'importance' that he inflicts on moviegoers. He made Batman boring. Took all the fun out of a COMIC BOOK CHARACTER. It's not a great work of literature he drew from...it's a goddamned funnybook.
To misquote his best creation in all of the sturm and drang...Why so serious? Not hugged enough? Too much? I would love him to make a screwball d_ _k and fart joke comedy. I would be first in line. But the man seems to be incapable of levity.

That seriousness and importance (I call it respect for the source material) is the reason his movies have remained in the public conscience for years. No one would remember The Matrix if it was directed by Michael Bay. And yet, Nolan's movies have made billions so there are some who would say they're fun movies.

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2014, 02:50 PM
That seriousness and importance (I call it respect for the source material) is the reason his movies have remained in the public conscience for years. No one would remember The Matrix if it was directed by Michael Bay. And yet, Nolan's movies have made billions so there are some who would say they're fun movies.

Even Clooney's Batman movie made money. You have to realize there is a built in audience. No one would remember the Matrix if it hadn't been a well made movie. They made sequels you know. Nobody talks about those. And bringing Michael Bay into any conversation is like discussing the merits of a McRib sandwich. Let's stick to arguing about real things and not going lowest common denominator.

adgy-san
November 10th, 2014, 03:45 PM
See, you gotta go hitting Del Toro. At least he sells me a fun time that doesn't pretend to be anything other than robots vs kaiju. There is an honesty in that. The man wants to entertain me, and his childish enthusiasm shows in his work. Whereas Nolan seems to have been raised by Ilsa the Shewolf Nanny and it colors all he does.
All the dire 'seriousness' and 'importance' that he inflicts on moviegoers. He made Batman boring. Took all the fun out of a COMIC BOOK CHARACTER. It's not a great work of literature he drew from...it's a goddamned funnybook.
To misquote his best creation in all of the sturm and drang...Why so serious? Not hugged enough? Too much? I would love him to make a screwball d_ _k and fart joke comedy. I would be first in line. But the man seems to be incapable of levity.

I completely understand what you are saying. Honestly, I do. Nolan comes across as a director who thinks film is Serious Business and I understand why that would make him, and his films, seem pretentious. I wouldn't even argue that. I would simply say that he is talented enough, in my opinion, to get away with it.

BigBrown
November 10th, 2014, 03:59 PM
13 baffling questions 'Interstellar' refused to answer
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/comedy/13-baffling-questions-interstellar-refused-to-anwswer#zpXbgJFVlGwfqH56.99

See...I do not trust any of you to actually be honest in regards to this movie. As much of a hater as I am portrayed, I think, when I finally get around to seeing it, my review might be more honest. According to what I am reading on this board so far...it's a perfect movie with miniscule to irrelevant faults. But what I am reading on other sites...not so much. You guys already made up your minds to like it before you went...which is fine, but at least be honest enough to admit it.

I skimmed through the '13 baffling questions 'Interstellar' refused to answer', the article is as crappy as the title is shameless click-bait. I bet the writer complained about the movie being too long while at the same time got mad that they didn't explain every single detail. Like, why does he feel like an explanation is needed for why they don't have MRI machines in a post apocalyptic-type world? There are valid complaints with the movie but most of those are just a ridiculous level of nitpicking and questions we don't need answered.

As for the whole Nolan thing, I loved Interstellar as a fan of Science Fiction, I honestly don't really give a crap about Nolan either way. Any director north of Michael Bay would have been enough for me to go see it because I love this kind of stuff. I like to pretend that I'm a rabid Nolanista just because poking fun at you JD is sometimes irresistible ;)
Here's where I stand, Memento and The Dark Knight are two of my favorite movies, The Prestige and Inception are very good, the rest I can take or leave. I'll need a few months and to watch it again to know where I truly stand with Interstellar but I had a blast in the theater. Yes it is flawed with plenty of dumb stuff, if you don't like Nolan I'd say save yourself three hours and just sit this one out, this movie won't change anyone's opinion of him. The only asterisk I'd put on that is that if you're way into Sci-Fi movies then go see it anyway because this is as ambitious and epic as any and the visuals alone will get you wiggling in your seat.

NastiMarvasti
November 10th, 2014, 04:13 PM
Even Clooney's Batman movie made money. You have to realize there is a built in audience. No one would remember the Matrix if it hadn't been a well made movie. They made sequels you know. Nobody talks about those. And bringing Michael Bay into any conversation is like discussing the merits of a McRib sandwich. Let's stick to arguing about real things and not going lowest common denominator.

What built in audience did Inception have? And what you say about The Matrix is exactly my point. It was well made and became a pop culture phenomenon. And the story was taken very seriously. That's why I used Michael Bay as an example. The guy doesn't take his stories seriously and his movies suck. If you don't like him as an example, how about Snyder or McG?

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2014, 04:37 PM
What built in audience did Inception have? And what you say about The Matrix is exactly my point. It was well made and became a pop culture phenomenon. And the story was taken very seriously. That's why I used Michael Bay as an example. The guy doesn't take his stories seriously and his movies suck. If you don't like him as an example, how about Snyder or McG?

See, I don't think it's fair to lump Snyder in with those two examples. I know you see Snyder as style over substance, but I think that's unfair. Once again...subjective. The built in audience was in reference to Batman, but yeah...if you think you are the only Nolanista you are wrong. Your boy's movies come with a built in audience as well as those that buy into the mass hypnosis that his movies are must see/event/important. That's the only reason he is allowed to indulge like he does. Because his name on the credits puts asses in the seats. See, I was loathe to even start down this road again because it is such a circular argument. And you are as intractable as I am in your beliefs. I like you too much to do this.

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2014, 04:41 PM
Christopher Nolan Addresses the Internet?s Determination to Pinpoint Plot Holes in INTERSTELLAR
Read more at http://collider.com/christopher-nolan-interstellar-plot-holes/#vWlBbDER5zSfUQuy.99

I did not read because spoilers...but if he is grousing about people nitpicking, you can't have it both ways. Make sure your math is right.

BigBrown
November 10th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Christopher Nolan Addresses the Internet’s Determination to Pinpoint Plot Holes in INTERSTELLAR
Read more at http://collider.com/christopher-nolan-interstellar-plot-holes/#vWlBbDER5zSfUQuy.99

I did not read because spoilers...but if he is grousing about people nitpicking, you can't have it both ways. Make sure your math is right.

Ironically they decide to poke holes in his movie by calling out something that is both explained in the movie and by general relativity. Out of all the things to ask ...

adgy-san
November 10th, 2014, 05:43 PM
On that note:

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson Explain the Science of ‘Interstellar’ (http://thefilmstage.com/news/watch-neil-degrasse-tyson-explain-the-science-of-interstellar/)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce24uorjGj0

The link also has some of his Twitter commentary. Semi-spoilers in the video.

Dr. Naysay
November 10th, 2014, 10:10 PM
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King Ludwig
November 11th, 2014, 02:34 AM
What happened to Uwe Boll??? Not that I care or anything...just glad he's "retired" (I hope)...

The last I heard of him...he was trying to solicit funds for a new movie and selling shares in it for $33 each... Two years later...it came up with a whopping $66...

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 09:48 AM
Christopher Nolan’s Top 10 Criterions (http://www.criterion.com/explore/191-christopher-nolan-s-top-10)

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 09:52 AM
INTERSTELLAR And The Death Of The Penis (http://badassdigest.com/2014/11/09/interstellar-and-the-death-of-the-penis)


From the outside the tube would look like yet another space dick, but from within we see it as the cradling embrace of a vagina.

Well, that's one way to think about the film's imagery, I guess.

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 10:56 AM
Watch: 'The Mysteries Of Love,' A 70-Minute Documentary About The Making Of David Lynch's 'Blue Velvet' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-the-mysteries-of-love-a-70-minute-documentary-about-the-making-of-david-lynchs-blue-velvet-20141015)

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 11:19 AM
Watch: New Trailer For U.K. Theatrical Re-Release Of Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey' Will Give You Chills (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-new-trailer-for-uk-theatrical-re-release-of-stanley-kubricks-2001-a-space-odyssey-will-give-you-chills-20141021)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfF0vxKZRhc

It DOES make me want to watch the movie again.

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 11:23 AM
Juliette Binoche Says Her Performance In 'Godzilla' Made Quentin Tarantino Cry (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/juliette-binoche-says-her-performance-in-godzilla-made-quentin-tarantino-cry-20141021)


"[Quentin] Tarantino said to me, 'That was the first time I've ever cried during a 3D blockbuster. I had to take off my glasses to wipe away my tears.' I took it as a compliment," Binoche told Indiewire. As for the experience of shooting the movie—which she notes she only took thanks to a "beautiful letter" from director Gareth Edwards—she didn't seem to care for it too much, particularly given how little there was for her to do.

"[Laughs] I don't know how much fun you can have when you have to die in two seconds, and you're the one real woman character and you're dead in three minutes and 45 seconds," she explained.

jerseydevil
November 11th, 2014, 11:26 AM
Quentin Tarantino Says He Will Retire After His Tenth Film; Talks HATEFUL EIGHT Influences and Big 70mm Plans
Read more at http://collider.com/quentin-tarantino-retiring-hateful-eight/#ozZAbyCHe4sxkPwy.99

Dr. Naysay
November 11th, 2014, 11:26 AM
See...I do not trust any of you to actually be honest in regards to this movie.


Here's honesty for you....

The really huge issues it really tackles it telegraphs like a mofo.
The really huge issues it doesn't really tackle would have been a FAR MORE interesting movie.
The special effects were great but it's 2014.... EVERY special effect movie is great so who cares? Plus the special effects that are really REALLY great are on screen for.... mmmmm... ABOUT 90 SECONDS of a THREE HOUR MOVIE so get that nonsense argument outta my face.
For a movie that long it drags out the somewhat meaningless exposition and meanders and drags on the somewhat meaningless "character" "development".
The music was obvious. tick tock tick tock tick tock.

It's Christopher Nolan. It's well made, well cast, well acted, well crafted all the way around. This is a really really really solid 7-11 hotdog. In fact this might be the best 7-11 hotdog of the year.





But it's still a 7-11 hotdog.


Also I'm either REALLY REALLY DUMB or REALLY REALLY SMART because all I heard about this movie was how tough it was to wrap your mind around and how the complicated narrative really made it a tough watch.

Pish Posh.

I ain't mad at this movie. I'm mad at the people who watched it.

Dr. Naysay
November 11th, 2014, 11:29 AM
And another thing...

who cares if the science is "legit". It's a movie about spaceships and wormholes. It's magic. I don't care if the "science adds up". Just like I don't care about the details of how I'm able to type my useless thoughts into all of your eyeholes from the comfort of my home.

As far as I'm concerned and for the purposes of my personal narrative it might as well be MAGIC.

jerseydevil
November 11th, 2014, 11:35 AM
Welcome back brother.:kiss:

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 11:38 AM
Watch: Explore Orson Welles' Life And Work In Trailer For Documentary 'Magician' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-explore-orson-welles-life-and-work-in-trailer-for-documentary-magician-20141021)


Featuring input from Martin Scorsese, Richard Linklater, Peter Bogdanovich, Steven Spielberg, Paul Mazursky, Walter Murch, and more, the film promises to be a fascinating look into the enigma of Welles, but also how, even all these years on, he's still underappreciated. Outside of "Citizen Kane," he's the man who delivered "Lady From Shanghai," "The Trial," "The Magnificent Ambersons," and "Touch Of Evil," and even if he was never quite embraced by Hollywood, he loved the movie world all the same.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN8L7TsjfDk

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 12:23 PM
Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway & More (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-christopher-nolans-interstellar-starring-matthew-mcconaughey-jessica-chastain-anne-hathaway-more-20141027)


After all the jaw-dropping cinematography and carefully-buffed CGI, in fact, "Interstellar" winds up fitting into a fairly narrow and deeply tired sub-genre alongside films like "Frequency," "Contact," and even "Field of Dreams": Dad Issues from Dimension X. It's impossible to not admire the technical achievements of "Interstellar," but as Michael Bay and so much more modern moviegoing has proved, rapturous visuals can't make up for a ruptured script. Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" spends hundreds of millions to take the audience on a journey to the farthest parts of the cosmos ... so they can be told sentiments as close, and as cheap, as any of the offerings at your local Hallmark card retailer. [D]

There you go, JD.

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 12:48 PM
Watch: Park Chan-wook's 20-Minute Fashion Short 'A Rose Reborn' Starring Jack Huston (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-park-chan-wooks-20-minute-fashion-short-a-rose-reborn-starring-jack-huston-20141029)


Co-written and directed by Park Chan-Wook, starring Jack Huston, and featuring a score by Clint Mansell, the film follows a young, handsome CEO who journeys from London to Wyoming, Shanghai, and Milan, to find learn how to be part of a “new generation of leaders who are successful, charismatic, and respectful of people and the planet.” There's a sci-fi tinge to the proceedings, and lots of exchanging of fancy clothes, on immaculate sets.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0rSsTlDiQE

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 12:54 PM
The Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' Sets Early 2016 Release Date, Official Synopsis Revealed (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/the-coens-hail-caesar-sets-early-2016-release-date-official-synopsis-revealed-20141029)


Four-time Oscar?-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit,Fargo) write and direct HAIL, CAESAR!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson and Jonah Hill, HAIL, CAESAR! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix. The comedy is produced by the Coen brothers under their Mike Zoss Productions banner, with Working Title Films and Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan.

Ooooooooook.

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 01:29 PM
Quentin Tarantino Compares 'Interstellar' To Andrei Tarkovsky & Terrence Malick (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/quentin-tarantino-compares-interstellar-to-tarkovsky-malick-20141104[/url)


Last month, during a talk at the New York Film Festival, Paul Thomas Anderson called Nolan's film "beautiful," urging audiences to " go see it in IMAX." And now Quentin Tarantino has put his very vocal support behind the picture too.

“It’s been a while since somebody has come out with such a big vision to things,” Tarantino told The Guardian. “Even the elements, the fact that dust is everywhere, and they’re living in this dust bowl that is just completely enveloping this area of the world. That’s almost something you expect from Tarkovsky or Malick, not a science fiction adventure movie.”

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 01:32 PM
‘Phantom Of The Opera’ Series In Works With Tony Krantz, Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Endemol (http://deadline.com/2014/11/phantom-of-the-opera-series-tony-krantz-jean-pierre-jeunet-endemol-1201272818/)


The classic French tale of The Phantom Of The Opera is getting a re-imagining as a TV series project written by Tony Krantz, directed by endemol big logoFrench director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie), and produced by Endemol Studios, the Los Angeles-based studio operation of Endemol North America.

Described as a drama brimming with tortured love affairs, sex, murder and mystery among the international jet set at the dawn of the Jazz Age, the Phantom Of The Opera series is set in 1919 against a backdrop of the Paris Peace Conference. The story centers on a British World War I fighter pilot with burns covering half of his body. He finds himself at the center of a string of murders that threatens to embroil the city’s gathered world leaders. The “Opera” in this re-imagining is an opera house that is home to the hottest nightclub in Paris — think Studio 54 — whose American Josephine Baker-esque headliner finds herself in the cross hairs of the serial killer.

In for Jeunet.

BigBrown
November 11th, 2014, 02:39 PM
Here's honesty for you....

The really huge issues it really tackles it telegraphs like a mofo.
The really huge issues it doesn't really tackle would have been a FAR MORE interesting movie.
The special effects were great but it's 2014.... EVERY special effect movie is great so who cares? Plus the special effects that are really REALLY great are on screen for.... mmmmm... ABOUT 90 SECONDS of a THREE HOUR MOVIE so get that nonsense argument outta my face.
For a movie that long it drags out the somewhat meaningless exposition and meanders and drags on the somewhat meaningless "character" "development".
The music was obvious. tick tock tick tock tick tock.

It's Christopher Nolan. It's well made, well cast, well acted, well crafted all the way around. This is a really really really solid 7-11 hotdog. In fact this might be the best 7-11 hotdog of the year.





But it's still a 7-11 hotdog.


Also I'm either REALLY REALLY DUMB or REALLY REALLY SMART because all I heard about this movie was how tough it was to wrap your mind around and how the complicated narrative really made it a tough watch.

Pish Posh.

I ain't mad at this movie. I'm mad at the people who watched it.

I agree the story is not all that tough to wrap your head around, I mean if anything they over-explain things just to make sure the audience is following along.. though I'm sure some people get lost in the tech-babble.


And another thing...

who cares if the science is "legit". It's a movie about spaceships and wormholes. It's magic. I don't care if the "science adds up". Just like I don't care about the details of how I'm able to type my useless thoughts into all of your eyeholes from the comfort of my home.

As far as I'm concerned and for the purposes of my personal narrative it might as well be MAGIC.

And this coming from the one who would not shut up about the waterfalls in Avatar :)

NastiMarvasti
November 11th, 2014, 02:46 PM
Quentin Tarantino Compares 'Interstellar' To Andrei Tarkovsky & Terrence Malick (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/quentin-tarantino-compares-interstellar-to-tarkovsky-malick-20141104[/url)

Link didn't work for me but here's another:

http://www.slashfilm.com/quentin-tarantino-interstellar/

Dr. Naysay
November 11th, 2014, 03:00 PM
And this coming from the one who would not shut up about the waterfalls in Avatar :)

Bup bup bup.......

Waterfalls are something I understand. You can't **** with things we all intuitively understand.

You can tell me that black holes warp transmission signals or that time moves slowly but it speeds up when the story calls for it because these are elements that make the story move the way the story teller wants it to.

Waterfalls from floating rocks don't serve the story OR the background. They're just "artistic ****ery" and I WON'T STAND FOR THEM!

http://i57.tinypic.com/zsmgyo.jpg

adgy-san
November 13th, 2014, 03:45 PM
Interstellar: 15 Huge Differences From the Steven Spielberg-Developed Script to Christopher Nolan’s Movie (http://www.slashfilm.com/interstellar-script-differences/)

Very interesting.

adgy-san
November 13th, 2014, 03:57 PM
Park Chan-Wook Lines Up Sci-Fi 'Second Born' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/park-chan-wook-lines-up-sci-fi-second-born-20141113)


Park Chan-Wook ("Oldboy," "Stoker") has signed on to direct "Second Born," a story set in a futuristic world where consciousness is stored on computer chips and bodies are bought and sold on the black market.

adgy-san
November 14th, 2014, 11:13 AM
New Images From Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' Arrive As Film Premieres To Mixed Response (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/new-images-from-tim-burtons-big-eyes-arrive-as-film-premieres-to-mixed-response-20141114)


There don't seem to be any official reviews yet -- possibly an embargo still in place? -- but reactions on the Twittersphere and elsewhere vary from acute disappointment to the belief that it's a return to form for Burton.

Mixed indeed. Click through to see some reviews.

jerseydevil
November 14th, 2014, 01:23 PM
I think Guy Ritchie rates being in this category, mostly for Lock Stock...and Snatch, but i'll allow the Sherlock flicks

Jude Law in Talks to Play the Villain in Guy Ritchie’s KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Read more at http://collider.com/jude-law-king-arthur-movie-guy-ritchie/#m84itMHZBq7EEKgY.99

Don't think 1 movie, much less 6(6??????) King Arthur movies are gonna fly, but news is news.

sadly

Idris Elba was previously in talks to play Arthur’s mentor in the film, but Variety notes that a deal could not be reached and the two sides parted ways.

adgy-san
November 14th, 2014, 01:27 PM
Wim Wenders Says Criterion Plans To Release More Of His Films; Big MOMA Retrospective Coming March 2015 (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/wim-wenders-says-criterion-plans-to-release-more-of-his-films-big-moma-retrospective-coming-march-2015-20141114)


While a lot of his early films have been out of circulation, many will be coming back theatrically and some will reach DVD for the first time via the Criterion Collection, which has already released “Wings of Desire” and “Paris, Texas.” “You're going to see a lot of it [come out]," Wenders told The Playlist. "Except for [the detective noir] ‘Hammett,’ I produced all my films myself, so I own them all."

So why has it been so difficult to find many of Wenders' early films on DVD or even more than bare bones versions of more popular ones for so long? In 2002 he was wiped out because the parent company of his production company went bankrupt. "I lost everything I had ever made,” he said. “It was all in the insolvency and that's why a lot of my films weren't in circulation for a long time."

But there's a happy ending to that story. Two years ago Wenders bought back the entire catalogue with the help of the World Cinema Foundation which he is also a member of. Now, 4K digital restorations are in the works, with first ten films now completed, and the others on their way.


Would VERY MUCH like to see Criterion release Until The End Of The World. I haven't seen that since I special ordered the VHS and it cost me like $30!

KingInTheWest
November 15th, 2014, 08:14 PM
Saw Interstellar last night. Good to see a 'hard' sci-fi movie and a movie that actually takes its time building. Enjoyed it a lot, but I could not buy the fifth dimensional room at the end and really, why did super-advanced future fifth-dimension society twiddle their thumbs until Cooper went into the black hole? Also, in what would be the original timeline, before the fifth dimensional society evolves, Cooper would die in the black hole, humanity would die on earth, and the fifth dimensional society would never exist. Unless they aren't human, or in the original timeline, they evolved out of Anne Hathaway and Plan B. Well acted, well directed, mostly well written. Enjoyed seeing the fourth crewman get killed because he was too much of a dumbass to hop right back in the landing ship. Not sure blocky robots are the most efficient design, but the robot dialogue may have been the best part. Also, the two landings, even if I saw the betrayal coming the instant the dude started speechifying.

I give Interstellar a B, so that makes it Christopher Nolan's worst movie.

NastiMarvasti
November 16th, 2014, 03:08 PM
Saw Interstellar last night. Good to see a 'hard' sci-fi movie and a movie that actually takes its time building. Enjoyed it a lot, but I could not buy the fifth dimensional room at the end and really, why did super-advanced future fifth-dimension society twiddle their thumbs until Cooper went into the black hole? Also, in what would be the original timeline, before the fifth dimensional society evolves, Cooper would die in the black hole, humanity would die on earth, and the fifth dimensional society would never exist. Unless they aren't human, or in the original timeline, they evolved out of Anne Hathaway and Plan B. Well acted, well directed, mostly well written. Enjoyed seeing the fourth crewman get killed because he was too much of a dumbass to hop right back in the landing ship. Not sure blocky robots are the most efficient design, but the robot dialogue may have been the best part. Also, the two landings, even if I saw the betrayal coming the instant the dude started speechifying.

I give Interstellar a B, so that makes it Christopher Nolan's worst movie.

Spoiler alert for those who haven't seen in yet:

I think the point was that in the 5th dimension, things aren't linear. So the paradox that happens in all time travel movies, doesn't apply so much here. I'm seeing it again so hopefully this will be clarified with a second viewing.

jerseydevil
November 17th, 2014, 12:48 PM
Paramount and AMC Theaters Want You to See All 169 Minutes of INTERSTELLAR as Many Times as You Want with an “Unlimited Ticket”
Read more at http://collider.com/interstellar-unlimited-ticket/#vWp4xZ74MQbTsekc.99

jerseydevil
November 17th, 2014, 12:48 PM
Christopher Nolan Addresses INTERSTELLAR Sound Problems

Dr. Naysay
November 17th, 2014, 01:18 PM
Spoiler alert for those who haven't seen in yet:

I think the point was that in the 5th dimension, things aren't linear. So the paradox that happens in all time travel movies, doesn't apply so much here. I'm seeing it again so hopefully this will be clarified with a second viewing.

OR

It just doesn't make sense and they don't care because it's really a paint by numbers heart string tugger with a little bit of science mumbo-jumbo thrown in for good measure.

NastiMarvasti
November 17th, 2014, 03:18 PM
OR

It just doesn't make sense and they don't care because it's really a paint by numbers heart string tugger with a little bit of science mumbo-jumbo thrown in for good measure.

Or

It actually does make sense but none of us are physicists so we can't fully comprehend it.

Or

It only makes partial sense but you can give into a thing called verisimilitude because you know...it's a science fiction movie.

From everything I've read, it is the most realistic movie made when it comes to the science and theories of space travel. Far more than Gravity, for example. I don't know why people have a hard time giving it a bit of creative lisence.

NastiMarvasti
November 17th, 2014, 03:27 PM
Christopher Nolan Addresses INTERSTELLAR Sound Problems

For some reason I can't click on the link but coming from someone who DID complain about the mix in the opening scene of The Dark Knight Rises, I think this time, people are being a bit anal. It is true that there are moments where you can't fully make out what's being said, but most of that dialogue isn't as important as the visuals and the emotional sensation being created by the music. As an example, people complained about the cornfield scene. Almost all the dialogue in that scene is stuff like, "GO! Turn right! Faster, faster!" I mean do we really need to complain about that when the other stuff we're hearing is far more important?

But then again, I have no credibility because I'm a Nolanista.

jerseydevil
November 17th, 2014, 04:51 PM
I just post what I see...still haven't seen it yet. Have no idea if arguments are valid...but if Nolan is gonna go around saying things like 'a real movie wouldn't do that'(in regards to post/during credits stingers) then he damned well better be prepared to have his movie nitpicked.

KingsFan1985
November 17th, 2014, 09:39 PM
OR

It just doesn't make sense and they don't care because it's really a paint by numbers heart string tugger with a little bit of science mumbo-jumbo thrown in for good measure.

Well obviously it make sense to the Nolan brothers, but I don't think the science behind the 5'th dimension matters as much as for what the 5'th dimension respresents to overall theme of the film. Just like 2001: A Space Odyssey.


For some reason I can't click on the link but coming from someone who DID complain about the mix in the opening scene of The Dark Knight Rises, I think this time, people are being a bit anal.

I don't think people are being anal here. As someone who didn't complain about the mixing in the Dark Knight Rises, I will say Interstellar went way too far with bass mixing and blasting the Hans Zimmer score way too loudly at some points in the film. I can understand mixing the audio that way during the rocket launch sequence, but to have it mixed that way when you are watching old people getting interviewed!?!

The audio is the only glaring problem I had with the film.

Also what all the Nolan haters feel about Christopher Nolan is what I feel about Hans Zimmer. Not that I had any sort of major problems with the score, I thought it was a serviceable nod to 2001, but I feel people overglorify how good Hans Zimmer really is. Unlike Morricone who makes films better by adding in his score, Christopher Nolan makes Hans Zimmer's score better by adding his visuals to Zimmer's meh music.


I just post what I see...still haven't seen it yet. Have no idea if arguments are valid...but if Nolan is gonna go around saying things like 'a real movie wouldn't do that'(in regards to post/during credits stingers) then he damned well better be prepared to have his movie nitpicked.

People have the right to nitpick his films, but it still doesn't stop the fact that he was right about post credit stingers.

Dr. Naysay
November 17th, 2014, 09:44 PM
From everything I've read, it is the most realistic movie made when it comes to the science and theories of space travel. Far more than Gravity, for example. I don't know why people have a hard time giving it a bit of creative lisence.

Which is the biggest macguffin of the whole movie.

Who gives a **** if the theories (of how a magical hole in space lets you boop from one corner of the universe to the next in no time) are realistic? The actual time spent "in travel" in said magic holes is all of like.... 3 minutes of screen time in a three hour movie. It's not even the point of the movie. As for the time dilation..... I get it. It's not complicated. You don't need to be a physicist to understand this movie OR to see it's crass emotional manipulation and gaping plot holes.

As for the tesseract...... I'm pretty sure that's just made up gobbledygook to give the film an emotional (and painfully predictable) payoff/final 2001 homage. IF by homage I mean crass and constant narrative and visual thievery. Which I do.

Oh and the ending is 100% stolen from CastAway because this movie sucks.

Well made suckery.

Also Big Hero 6 is stupid, unimaginative and cruel.

Dr. Naysay
November 17th, 2014, 09:46 PM
Well obviously it make sense to the Nolan brothers, but I don't think the science behind the 5'th dimension matters as much as for what the 5'th dimension respresents to overall theme of the film. Just like 2001: A Space Odyssey.

That's my point. The science in this movie DOESN'T matter because it's NOT SCIENCE FICTION. It's a family drama and an allegory about the undying nature of the human spirit.

and the best part is that it's GREATEST CRIME isn't even getting some of it's precious pointless theoretical science wrong... it's that it's completely philosophically pig headed and myopic.

**** THIS MOVIE!!!

NastiMarvasti
November 17th, 2014, 11:17 PM
Which is the biggest macguffin of the whole movie.

Who gives a **** if the theories (of how a magical hole in space lets you boop from one corner of the universe to the next in no time) are realistic? The actual time spent "in travel" in said magic holes is all of like.... 3 minutes of screen time in a three hour movie. It's not even the point of the movie. As for the time dilation..... I get it. It's not complicated. You don't need to be a physicist to understand this movie OR to see it's crass emotional manipulation and gaping plot holes.

As for the tesseract...... I'm pretty sure that's just made up gobbledygook to give the film an emotional (and painfully predictable) payoff/final 2001 homage. IF by homage I mean crass and constant narrative and visual thievery. Which I do.

Oh and the ending is 100% stolen from CastAway because this movie sucks.

Well made suckery.

Also Big Hero 6 is stupid, unimaginative and cruel.

Well I was addressing the person bringing up the scientific elements of the film. I agree that it's not the main point of the movie. Unfortunately that's the only thing I agree with.

KingsFan1985
November 17th, 2014, 11:21 PM
That's my point. The science in this movie DOESN'T matter because it's NOT SCIENCE FICTION. It's a family drama and an allegory about the undying nature of the human spirit.

and the best part is that it's GREATEST CRIME isn't even getting some of it's precious pointless theoretical science wrong... it's that it's completely philosophically pig headed and myopic.

**** THIS MOVIE!!!

***Massive Spolier Alert. Do not read this post if you haven't seen the movie***




To be honest I felt nothing when he finally reunited with Murv on her death bed at the end of the movie. Even though I didn't care much for the whole family melodrama and Ann Hathaway's dumb speeches about love, I liked the fact that Nolan had those things in the movie and the performances were good enough where I bought what everyone was doing.

This film wasn't like Gravity where I was distracted the whole film by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney acting like Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. While we are on the topic of Gravity, there was also nothing in Interstellar that came close to the level of stupidity of someone traveling through space by using a fire extinguisher.

jerseydevil
November 18th, 2014, 09:01 AM
Christopher Lambert set to star in HAIL, CAESAR! for the Coens!!
http://www.aintitcool.com/node/69490

F'YEAH, there can be only one...bitches!

jerseydevil
November 18th, 2014, 11:23 AM
Read Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR Prequel Comic to Learn an Important Character’s Backstory
Read more at http://collider.com/interstellar-prequel-comic/#W2ED39KGemCz4Ktw.99

Dr. Naysay
November 18th, 2014, 02:37 PM
Read Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR Prequel Comic to Learn an Important Character’s Backstory
Read more at http://collider.com/interstellar-prequel-comic/#W2ED39KGemCz4Ktw.99

What a fascinating look into the clearly deeply psycholoH MY GOD WHO THE HELL CARES?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18PbwYdjsps

adgy-san
November 18th, 2014, 04:54 PM
You have been sorely missed, Doc.

Dr. Naysay
November 18th, 2014, 09:28 PM
I find that difficult to believe.

notbob
November 20th, 2014, 04:57 PM
Stanley Kubrick's Right-Hand Man Tells Us Some Fascinating Secrets (https://www.yahoo.com/movies/meticulous-demanding-visionary-to-many-103132414027.html)

jerseydevil
November 21st, 2014, 09:45 AM
Ridley Scott Plans to Deliver a “Fresher Form of Alien” in PROMETHEUS 2
Read more at http://collider.com/prometheus-2-new-alien/#eECuVG6BljpAfjfG.99

Thought the first one was filled with great actors and some real pretty shiny things...but ultimately empty. Can you give us an actual story this time?

adgy-san
November 21st, 2014, 10:08 AM
Thought the first one was filled with great actors and some real pretty shiny things...but ultimately empty. Can you give us an actual story this time?

I feel like this review could apply to everything Scott's done post-Gladiator just about.

Except Matchstick Men, which was great.

BigBrown
November 21st, 2014, 03:10 PM
Ridley Scott Plans to Deliver a ?Fresher Form of Alien? in PROMETHEUS 2
Read more at http://collider.com/prometheus-2-new-alien/#eECuVG6BljpAfjfG.99

Thought the first one was filled with great actors and some real pretty shiny things...but ultimately empty. Can you give us an actual story this time?

I had started thinking the sequel wouldn't happen, box office numbers didn't seem very encouraging and most people hated it from what I could tell. Checking again, it made $400M internationally which must have been enough to make a decent profit I guess. Oh well, the first one is so close to being good that I'm all for another one, maybe they'll get it right this time.