We see a lot of insincerity at events like the Oscars, but everyone in this photo looks like they’re genuinely having a good time.
Here are the few films coming in 2014 that are not sequels, remakes, reboots, or based on a stage show, the Bible, young-adult novels, comic books, cartoons, or — someone make it stop — toy lines.
Almost, but not quite, hilariously demented — if accidentally so — drama about sex and death, and why not to get involved with drug cartels.
Oddly took some advice not intended for movies: “Be specific but not memorable. Be funny but don’t make ’em laugh.”
What is it about folktales that appeal to us? What elements of folktales do you particularly like or hate, especially as Hollywood deals them out?
The original ending, much of which was apparently actually shot, is a lot darker and much closer in tone to the book…
Has no guts of any kind: it has absolutely nothing to say, and it takes a long, dull, circuitous route to get to that nothing.
The one that comes instantly to mind for me is Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven…
I love how it puts you right in the middle of the action, puts you right there with Brad Pitt in the helicopter gazing out over the zombie apocalypse. Brilliant.
Actual unretouched phrases that people plugged into search engines this week that led them to this site (with some commentary from me)…