Sunday Bookmarks (April 25-May 1)

 

  • LionsGate Will Run Scenic Tours to The Cabin in the Woods
    “When MGM’s financial standing temporarily went to the great balance sheet in the sky, the two biggest projects that were left standing like children in a Charles Dickens novel were the Red Dawn remake and The Cabin in the Woods, a reportedly smart horror film directed by Cloverfield writer Drew Goddard and co-written and produced by Joss Whedon.”
  • Quentin Tarantino’s Spaghetti Western Script?
    “At this point we cannot confirm whether this has anything to do with recent rumors that this might be Quentin’s “southern” or if it is a “real” spaghetti western or anything else. ”
  • Will Ender’s Game make a good film franchise?
    “Summit Entertainment announced last week that they’ve obtained the rights to Ender’s Game with the intent to create another youth-driven series. The production company has recently been very successful with their youth-driven Twilight Saga, and is beginning work on The Hunger Games, which is based on a series of novels in the same vein as Twilight … There are a few problems with Summit’s plan. First is the quality of films that summit has been producing.”
  • The House Next Door Conversations: Wong Kar Wai
    “When did everything start to have an expiration date?” That’s a question posed by a lovelorn cop in Wong Kar-Wai’s 1994 film Chungking Express, and in a sense that line is a snapshot of what Wong’s films are all about. In the 20 years and change that Wong has been directing, he’s developed several signature flourishes that make his films instantly recognizable—from his striking use of deep, rich colors, to his affinity for repetitive musical sequences, to his judicious use of slow motion for emotional effect, and many more—but at the core of Wong’s filmography is an acute awareness of passing time and a palpable yearning for things just out of reach. “
  • ‘Every’ Werner Herzog Documentary Ranked from Worst to Best
    “The new film by legendary director Werner Herzog, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, comes out this Friday. In tribute, we asked Jay Cheel, the Herzog-obsessed founder of The Documentary Blog, to rank Herzog’s twelve feature documentaries. Be sure to also check out Jay’s own new film, Beauty Day, a fascinating documentary look at a very Herzogian subject. Here are his picks for Herzog’s documentaries, from worst to best”

 
 

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