New Films in Production, v.2

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#153 Post by ordinaryperson » Fri Apr 03, 2015 3:00 pm


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#154 Post by ordinaryperson » Wed Apr 08, 2015 11:42 am


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#155 Post by CSM126 » Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:41 am

ordinaryperson wrote:Are you ready for Freddy?
I so totally cannot wait for a 90 minute film about some guy who sits in one room all night pulling switches, pushing buttons and flipping lights on and off while absolutely nothing else happens.

Seriously, those games are fucking awful.

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#156 Post by Murdoch » Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:31 pm

I like the backstory that obsessive fans have deciphered from it, but the gameplay is just a bunch of jumpscares so yeah. Like most prospective movies based on video games tho this likely will go nowhere.

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#157 Post by domino harvey » Thu Apr 30, 2015 8:11 pm

Well, they've done it. They've created the most unlikely and unexpected casting announcement in the history of all time ever: Laura Linney joins the cast of the next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#159 Post by hearthesilence » Thu May 07, 2015 11:17 pm

domino harvey wrote:Well, they've done it. They've created the most unlikely and unexpected casting announcement in the history of all time ever: Laura Linney joins the cast of the next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film
Claimed by their bottomless chum bucket…farewell, dear Laura!

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#160 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri May 08, 2015 12:06 am

Can they just cast Andre 3000 again?

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#161 Post by Drucker » Tue May 19, 2015 10:27 am

Biopic of the Kinks in the works, directed by Julien Temple.

No reason to think this will be good, right?

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#162 Post by Roger Ryan » Tue May 19, 2015 12:19 pm

Drucker wrote:Biopic of the Kinks in the works, directed by Julien Temple.

No reason to think this will be good, right?
Who knows? Julien Temple worked with Ray Davies on ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS so it has that going for it.


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#164 Post by The Fanciful Norwegian » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:59 pm

In today's biggest "WTF" news, Lu Chuan (Kekexili, The City of Life and Death) will be following up his next film—a period adventure due out in October—with...a live-action adaptation of the '80s cartoon Black Cat Detective.


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#166 Post by Dr Amicus » Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:31 am

Kenneth Branagh to direct a new version of Murder on the Orient Express.

Will this go down the all-star, prestige route like the Lumet / Finney version? Hmmm... probably...


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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#168 Post by FrauBlucher » Thu Jun 18, 2015 4:59 pm

As a huge Marx Brothers fan, especially Groucho, I'm not sure how I feel about this.

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#169 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:35 pm

Considering the amazing job he just did with Love & Mercy, the fact that Oren Moverman is scripting it is heartening. Zombie's got a long-established reverence for all things Marx brothers, so if anything it's a wise choice from the perspective that he'll treat the material with reverence, but who knows how it'll turn out.

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#170 Post by FrauBlucher » Fri Jun 19, 2015 7:07 am

And hopefully, the upside could be to reignite the Marx Brothers and get their films fully restored, with blu ray releases.

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#171 Post by Arrow » Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:25 am

FrauBlucher wrote:And hopefully, the upside could be to reignite the Marx Brothers and get their films fully restored, with blu ray releases.
What has been the hold up on that? The films seem popular enough to have warranted it by this time, are there rights or restoration issues?

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Re: New Films in Production, v.2

#172 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:50 am

I don't know that there are many things that I find less enjoyable than filmmakers trapped in their own alternate universes. It seems like such a waste of time that could be spent doing something original when you make stuff like Life During Wartime and this. Though I know it's difficult for Solondz to get his films financed, and this probably gives that process a nudge, so I can't fault him too much.




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