Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, a new movie set to reunite Oscar-nominated Bridesmaids writers Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, and an Amazon Prime Video show called The Power have abandoned their plans to film in Georgia due to the state’s restrictive anti-abortion law. Meanwhile, the neighboring state of Alabama (which has its own set of Draconian abortion laws in place) refuses to air an episode of the animated series Arthur which depicts the anthropomorphic aardvark’s teacher in a same sex wedding.
Welcome to America in 2019, folks.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, a documentary short focuses on some female cinematographers who know exactly how to get the right shot. Plus, learn some of the design secrets of the upcoming LEGO Star Wars playset of the Tantive IV spaceship, and watch as Adam Sandler gets weirded out by his return to Studio 8H to host Saturday Night Live. Read More »
Posted on Friday, September 21st, 2018 by Fred Topel
I Think We’re Alone Now has been in limited release since last weekend, but the rest of the country will get a chance in the coming weeks as the film expands to more theaters. However, fans of Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage, actress Elle Fanning and/or post-apocalyptic movies may be surprised by the tone director Reed Morano struck with her Sundance selected feature.
Morano has been an acclaimed cinematographer of movies like Frozen River and Beyonce’s Lemonade. She’s won acclaim as a director for the pilot that launched The Handmaid’s Tale into a Hulu phenomenon, so there’s been a lot of anticipation for her follow up feature. Morano spoke with /Film by phone about what drew her to Mike Madowsky’s script for I Think We’re Alone Now and why she was never, ever going to use the pop song of the same name in the film.
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Reed Morano may have just made her long-awaited return to feature filmmaking, but she’s heading right back to the small screen.
The Emmy-winning director of The Handmaid’s Tale has just signed an on overall deal with Amazon Studios to exclusively create original TV series, adding to Amazon’s increasingly impressive catalogue of filmmakers set to make original content for its service. Read More »
The long break between Game of Thrones seasons means it’s been a while since we’ve seen a great Peter Dinklage performance. His work in Avengers: Infinity War was fine, but if you want to watch the actor dig into a more complex role, make sure I Think We’re Alone Now is on your radar. It’s a new post-apocalyptic movie in which Dinklage plays the last man on Earth – but his tranquil existence is interrupted when he discovers a young woman (played by Super 8‘s Elle Fanning) in his small abandoned town.
We’ve seen a couple of teaser trailers already, but now the full trailer has arrived and you can check it out below. Read More »
In the upcoming film I Think We’re Alone Now, the apocalypse turns out to be a blessing in disguise to Peter Dinklage‘s reclusive Del, who builds a happy home for himself out of the ruins of his town. But this unique post-apocalyptic drama helmed by Emmy-winning The Handmaid’s Tale director Reed Morano takes a turn when Elle Fanning‘s precocious teen arrives to turn Del’s carefully crafted life upside down.
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Post-apocalyptic dramas are a dime a dozen, but Emmy-winning director of The Handmaid’s Tale Reed Morano offers something a little different in I Think We’re Alone Now. The Sundance special jury prize winner follows the last man on Earth with a peculiar mindset: he likes being alone. The first moody teaser trailer for I Think We’re Alone Now has been released, and it paints a peculiar post-apocalyptic drama anchored by a solemn Peter Dinklage.
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Reed Morano may not be directing a Star Wars film, but she’s got another high-profile project on her hands. The Emmy Award-winning director of The Handmaid’s Tale has been tapped to helm Keeper of the Diary, a drama about Holocaust victim Anne Frank.
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Last night the Directors Guild of America handed out their awards honoring the best achievements in directing from the previous year. This includes directing for feature films as well as dramatic and comedic television. So who came away with the big prizes?
On the feature film side of things, Guillermo del Toro took the top prize for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for his work on the Best Picture nominated The Shape of Water, putting him on the level with his “Three Amigos” compadres Alfonso Cuaron and Alejandro González Iñárritu. But Get Out director Jordan Peele didn’t go home empty-handed since he won Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director. As for the rest of the 2018 DGA Awards winners, you’ll have to check out the full list below. Read More »
The Rhythm Section is temporarily halting production after star Blake Lively sustained a hand injury on set.
The 2019 spy thriller, directed by Handmaid’s Tale director Reed Morano (who is definitely not making a Star Wars movie), may have to delay production for up to five months after Lively injured her hand in December and underwent an unsuccessful surgery to remedy the problem. Now, Lively may have to undergo a second hand injury and require more time to recover.
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