Cinephiles and movie lovers: Here are a few tricks towards making the holidays a more tolerable for those of us inclined to retreat away from chaos and head toward the silver screen.
Dork Shelf talks to Patrick Read Johnson about his long in the works autobiographical film 5-25-77 and it's long road to the big screen despite being a small film about how he got started as a filmmaker growing up in small town Illinois. Johnson opens up about growing disillusioned with the studio system (working with John Hughes on Baby's Day Out, turning down the chance to do Home Alone, and the troubled post production on Angus), the good along the way, and bringing his work-in-progress film to the TIFF Next Wave Festival this weekend.
Director Duncan Jones had the following conversation with himself. Spoilers ahead. “Okay Zowie, so you want to make a movie, eh?” “Yes, I do.” “Well, what kind of movie do you want to make?” “I don’t know. I really like Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick. Maybe something in the science fiction genre?” “Alright, that’s a […]
Clips of the upcoming sci-fi film Moon have been circulating online for a few months now, but today brings the first real trailer for the movie. Director Duncan Jones has been touring the festival circuit for some time with Moon, where the film has garnered significant buzz. Looks interesting, I see shades of other science […]