There aren’t a lot of filmmakers better than Andrew Niccol at combining highfalutin science fiction concepts with visceral, and more than that, emotional stories. But after writing The Truman Show and writing and directing Gattaca, he’s poised to outdo himself with In Time, a futuristic thriller in which the aging gene has been turned off and people’s lives are quite literally defined by the amount of… Continue reading A Visit to the Set of Andrew Niccol's In Time
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Timur Bekmambetov is a man of some imposing charm, enhanced, no doubt, by where he chooses to throw his dinner parties. Nearly 700 feet above the bank of Moskva Rivers stands the Radisson Royal Hotel (formerly the Hotel Ukraina), one of the tallest in the world. From the top floor, visitors can catch distant glimpses of the other towering Gothic structures known as the “Seven Sisters,”… Continue reading The Darkest Hour Set Visit - Part 1
August 1, 2011
Directed by Craig Gillespie from a script by Marti Noxon, the remake stars Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, David Tennant, Imogen Poots and Toni Collette. The film opens in 3D and 2D theaters on August
“Dawn of War”? “War of Gods”? “Immortals”?
Regardless of what Tarsem Singh’s massive 3D spectacle is called, it’s still a film involving Greek mythology and therefore, one that’s constantly compared to 2010’s Clash of the Titans. In spite of my personal disappointment in “Clash,” Immortals was my very first set visit, so the moment I committed to visiting the Montreal set, any and all Greek god-related… Continue reading Immortals : The Set Visit
You loved the first season of FX’s critical darling Louie. Who didn’t? But if you’re expecting season 2 to look exactly like the series’ first, prepare to be surprised. “It is like a whole other product,” says comedian Louis C.K., the star, writer, director, editor, and executive producer of the show, which is loosely… Continue reading Louis C.K. talks what to expect during season 2 of ‘Louie’ (Hint: A visit from a comedy legend!)