Dan Perri has created titles and title sequences for Star Wars IV, Taxi Driver, Gangs of New York and more. He spoke with the Oscars about his career, his tools and his penchant for adapting rather than stamping his own style to the movie he’s working on.
A department notorious for its office parties is about to get shut down, just when their specialty is needed to impress a client. So they put together the party that will keep them partying. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, TJ Miller, Kate McKinnon and more.
Marvel and DC are dropping bombs left and right, but an odd pair are stealing the limelight from comic book heroes: the story of King Arthur, as told through the eyes of Guy Ritchie. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, Eric Bana, Aiden Gillen and more.
“I had no father. I was brought to life by Zeus.” “…well that’s neat.” An invincible but sheltered demigoddess, Princess Diana’s long life takes a profound turn when she learns of a Great War that could end mankind. Directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster). Drops 6/2/17.
RocketJump Film School talks about the importance of movie screenings, where a small group of people watch and critique a “finished” movie before its wide release. If Stanley Kubrick was humble enough to accept others’ opinions of his work, then we should do the same.
The story of boxing great Roberto Durán , the upstart Panamanian who rose from the streets to defeat then Welterweight champion Sugar Ray Leonard, then infamously forfeited the rematch mid-bout. With a pro record of 103 wins in 119 fights, he’s still one of the best of all time.
Turns out Ethan Hawke has not one but two spaghetti Westerns coming out. This one’s practically a remake too – it’s John Wick in the Wild West, down to his dog sidekick. The trailer doesn’t show it, but critics say it’s a good flick with some over the top humor. Drops 10/2016.
(PG-13) No Small Parts’ latest full episode is about the late English actor Pete Postlethwaite. He’s not as famous as his peers, but he was extremely prolific both in front of the camera and on the stage, and prioritized roles that challenged or satisfied his artistic side.
Burger Fiction reintroduces Jason Bourne. People in suits are afraid of Bourne. But they also want to get rid of him, so they keep coming after him. They won’t tell him about Treadstone. Treadstone is just the tip of the iceberg. There’s also Blackbriar. But mostly Treadstone.
The Film Theorists compare Japanese horror films’ use of sound effects and timing with their American counterparts. Also, American films love to telegraph scary parts through the music and the environment, whereas Japanese horror can ruin even freakin’ broad daylight.
“I seek righteousness, but I’ll take revenge.” It’s no Kurosawa, but it could end summer with a bang. Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Peter Sarsgaard and other talented actors keep getting their checks in this remake of a remake. Drops 9/23/16.
“If you loved the first Ghostbusters movie, then you should definitely watch that one instead.” Screen Junkies takes on the The Hangover 2 of of the 80’s. Ghostbusters 2 was kinda funny, but it uses the same story beats as the original and maybe shouldn’t have been made.