When Blade Runner opened 23 years ago this month, nobody expected it to be the phenomenon it’s become. Especially after its disappointing performance at the box office.
Yet here we are, anxiously awaiting a sequel to the sci-fi masterpiece with Harrison Ford returning, possibly opposite Ryan Gosling, with original director Ridley Scott producing and one of today’s most exciting filmmakers, Denis Villeneuve… Continue reading Watch a Version of 'Blade Runner' Made Up of Deleted Scenes and Alternate Takes
This continues to be an interesting year for trivia about The Breakfast Club. The classic teen movie, which was written and directed by John Hughes, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, and while commemorative screenings were being held at SXSW and around the country last month, we also learned that there was going to be a nude shower scene, which Molly Ringwald and Ally… Continue reading Original 'Breakfast Club' Script Discovered at High School with Alternate Title
The Best Movie News:
Scott Derrickson (Sinister) will direct Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Bill Condon will direct a live-action Beauty and the Beast.
Star Wars: Episode VII cast Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie this week. Also in Star Wars news, J.J. Abrams tweeted this dorky picture from set, and Josh Trank will direct the second stand-alone movie.
Sigourney Weaver wants to make one last Alien movie to finish… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'Doctor Strange' Director Hired, Alternate 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Concept Art, and More
Pretty In Pink
John Hughes crafts an exemplary ’80s Brat Pack romance out of the standard Cinderella story in Pretty in Pink. Andie Walsh (M… Read More
Way back in 2008, Diablo Cody, Oscar-winning screenwriter of “Juno,” “Jennifer’s Body,” and “Young Adult,” programmed a two-week run at Los Angeles’ New Beverly Cinema. As part of her line-up, she screened John Hughes’s immortal “Pretty in Pink” (Hughes… Continue reading 'Pretty in Pink' Alternate Ending: Jon Cryer on What John Hughes Originally Had in Mind