Some people liked the idea behind the low-key sci-fi film Coherence, but were pretty irritated with the first teaser trailer. The movie follows the events of a night in which an “astrological anomaly” affects life on Earth, and it looks very much like a film for fans of Primer. If you want to see more, this full Coherence trailer for the film might help. It still has a few too many pull quotes, but there’s also a lot of actual meat here, too.
So those who didn’t see Coherence at a festival can start to get some idea of just what the hell is going on as reality (or at least perception) bends for a group of friends. Read More »
One of the most buzzed-about films at Fantastic Fest last year was the low-fi science fiction story Coherence. Written and directed by James Ward Byrkit, the film is partially improvised, and tells of the “reality-bending” effect an an astrological anomaly has over the course of one night. The film stars Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Gracen, Alex Manugian, Lauren Maher, Hugo Armstrong and Lorene Scafaria. Check out the strange Coherence teaser trailer below. Read More »
A movie version of Jim Henson’s ’80s musical TV show Fraggle Rock has been in the works for years, and development took a good step forward when New Regency started backing the project last year.
There has been speculation over whether the new film would feature classic puppets or CGI characters, though the success of The Muppets would lead one to think puppets will get another chance here. We do know one thing, however: the feature has new writers. Jim Byrkit and Alex Manugian, both of whom worked on Gore Verbinski’s beautiful Oscar-nominated film Rango, will script. Read More »