Posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 by Angie Han
The former Nicolas Winding Refn project The Bringing could be back on after all, just not with Nicolas Winding Refn. Jeremy Lovering is reportedly in talks to direct the horror project, which is loosely based on the real-life case of Elisa Lam.
In 2013, the Canadian tourist was found dead in a water tank on the roof of Los Angeles’ Cecil Hotel — which so happens to be the same hotel known for housing serial killers Richard Ramirez and Jack Untwerger once upon a time, and for being a suicide hotspot in the ’50s and ’60s. Creepy. Hit the jump for more details.
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We’re at the point of the year where this year’s Sundance films aren’t yet close to premiering in any wide release. (With the strange exception of Mitt, now on Netflix.) But some of last year’s crop of Park City debuts are still trickling out. In Fear premiered last year in the Midnight program where it did well. The movie is compact, with only three actors: Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures), Iain De Caestecker (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Allen Leech (Downtown Abbey) in the story of two people on a dark road facing their fears, and perhaps more. Read More »
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we try and make sense of war, do a little shopping, visit a nudie bar, get kidnapped and left for dead, and then mummify our dead kitty.
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BBC’s Sherlock is technically, a TV show. But with episodes that are the length of a film, and two stars, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, who have become major movie actors, the show might as well be a movie. The point being: it takes an unusual bit of scheduling to create.
The second season aired over a year ago in the UK and 10 months ago in the US, climaxing in a major cliffhanger. Since then, thanks in large part to Netflix, more and more people are finding out about this fascinating and entertaining show, and all are anxiously waiting new episodes.
The wait has been long, and will continue to be long, but there’s hope on the horizon. The stars are back and the third season will begin filming next week. Read more below. Read More »