Posted on Friday, April 30th, 2021 by Ben Pearson
2011’s The Artist, the black-and-white paean to the silent film era, doesn’t hold much of a place in the film conversations of today. But the movie certainly struck a chord with Oscar voters the next year, winning Best Actor for Jean Dujardin, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, and ultimately winning Best Picture.
Now, the filmmaker behind that cinematic anomaly has set his sights on a remake of the low-budget Japanese horror comedy One Cut of the Dead, which is about a film crew that encounters real zombies while making a zombie movie – or at least that’s how it appears at first. You really, really should watch it. The new film, which is being shot in Hazanavicius’s native France, is called Final Cut, and it will star one of the leads of The Artist.
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