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‘I Got This Horrified Phone Call’ And Other Things Christopher Nolan Has Revealed About One Of Heath Ledger’s Final Roles

Itmightbesafetosaythatwiththiscurrentageofmulti-character,CGIladensuperherofilms,wemaynevergetanotherperformanceinaDCorMarvelfilmthatwasaskineticandexcitingasHeathLedger’sportrayalofTheJokerinTheDarkKnight.Ashiscaptaininthatfilm,ChristopherNolan hasoneofthebetterperspectivesonjusthowamazingofatalentLedgerwasbeforehepassedaway.

New Footage Shows Moments Before Sarah Jones Was Killed On The Set Of ‘Midnight Rider’

SarahJones wasa27-yearoldcameraassistantworkingherwayupintheworldoffilmproductionwhentragedystruck.DuringtheproductionofMidnightRider,afilmaboutmusicianGreggAllman,JonesandothercrewmembersweresettingupashotontopofatraintrestleinGeorgia.Ametalbedwaslyingonthetrackswhenatrainroaredthrough,smashingthebedandsendingitflyingintoSarah,whowasthenflungintothetrain,dyinginstantly.

Tom Hanks Is Publishing A Collection Of Short Stories Inspired By Typewriters

There’sacertainmystiqueabouttypewritersthatI’veneverquiteunderstood.BetweenBrooklyn-basedrestaurantmenusandverypainfulpoetrychapbooks,somehow19thcenturytypographyissupposedtorestoreustoamorewhimsical,wistful,unbearabletime.It’sahugefad,andonethatTomHanks,thestarofC’monNowYouKnowThis,exploresinhisfirstcollectionofshortstories,currentlyindevelopment.

The Trouble With 70 MM…

IwenttomyscreeningofInterstellartonightinSanFrancisco,70gloriousanalogmillimetersofMatthewMcConaughey’sgolden visage,ohman,itwasgoingtobesosweet.Mybodywasreadyfor“TheIMAXExperience®featuring15perf/70mmfilmprojectionwhichcombinesthebShow More Summary

This Mom Completely Butchers The Story Of ‘Inception’ And It’s Pretty Great

Austin-basedfilmmakerJoeNicolosi,AKAYouTuber“pixelspersecond”andthedirectorof HellNo,hittheviralvideojackpotlastyearwiththevideo“TheMatrixRetoldbyMom.”ThebasicgistofthevideowasthathismomhadneverseentheclassicKeanuReevesactionblockbuShow More Summary

The P.O.V. Shooter Film ‘Hardcore’ Looks Fantastically Awesome And Bloody

AsI’vespentthebulkofmydayannoyingmycoworkerswithconstantremindersthatIlovedJohnWickmorethananymoviethisyear,alongcomesthetrailerforHardcore,whichlookslikeanothertwohoursofhilariouslymindlessviolence.ProducedbyWanted’sTimurBekmambetoShow More Summary

A Judge Has Allowed Cinemax Producers To Sue Actress For Reneging On A Nude Scene

AsoftcorecontroversyhaseruptedoverCinemaxandaformerSaw3Dactress,whoarecurrentlybeefingabout asimulatedsexscene.AnneGreeneactuallydrewfirstblood,suingCinemax,TimeWarner,HBO,andproductioncompanyTrueCrimeinacasethatwassettogototrialthisSummer.Shealleged thattheybulliedandthreatenedherintodoinganudesceneona“CinemaxAfterDark”seriescalledFemmeFatales.

Kevin Costner Goes ‘Blind Side’ On Some Mexicans In Disney’s ‘McFarland, USA’

McFarland iscrappylittletowninCalifornia’sCentralValleyonHighway99betweenBakersfieldandFresno.WhichIknowbecauseIgrewupinacrappylittletownonHighway99betweenBakersfieldandFresno.Sadlyformytown,wehavenotyetbeenimmortalizedinaKevinCostnShow More Summary

A Comprehensive Breakdown Of The Trailer For ‘Furious 7?

ThefirsttrailerfortheseventhfilmintheFast&Furiousfranchise,Furious7,wasreleasedovertheweekend.SettoopennextApril,thefilmwillapparentlypickupwherethepreviousinstallmentleftoff—notagivenbyanymeanswiththisseries,whichbroughtHanbacktolifeforfilms4-6aftersendinghimtothegreatraceforpinkslipsinthecloudsattheendofTokyoDrift.

Christian Bale Will No Longer Play Ashton Kutcher In Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie

ChristianBalehasreportedlydroppedoutoftheSteveJobsbiopicwrittenbyAaronSorkin,tobedirectedbyDannyBoyleandreportedlysettostar SethRogenasSteveJobs.Iwasreallyexcited toseeChristianBalegrowlSorkin’smostsmug bonsmot,butIcanunderstandifhewasintimidatedby theideaofsteppingintoarolealreadyimmortalizedbyAshtonKutcher.

Oscary Trailer Alert: Jessica Chastain And Oscar Isaac Navigate 1981 New York In ‘A Most Violent Year’

Onethingagingintellectualsnevershutupaboutisthe“old,dangerousNewYork,”beforeGiulianiandcondosand9/11andblahblahblah.Andnowcomesthetrailerfor AMostViolent Year,inwhichyoucanreliveDangerousNewYork’sglorydays,specificallyinthemostmurder andrape-filledyearofitshistory,1981.

Comments Of The Week: The Kevin Smith Defense Force Invades

IwaiteduntilMondaytowriteupthisweek’scommentsoftheweek,andboyamIgladIdid,becausetheKevinSmithDefenseForceturnedoutinnumbersovertheweekendinChareth’slatestKevinSmithupdate.Lotsofpeoplecalledita“troll”article,whichisfunnytomebecauseitevenhadadisclaimerstatingwhatitwasandwhoitwasbeingwrittenby.

Stephen King (Rightly) Calls ‘Room 237? ‘Academic Bullsht’

EveryonewhoeverlovedTheShiningmadethesamemistakeinthepastyear:theyrentedRoom237,fluffedupthecushions,turnedupthevolume–and–30 secondsin–punchedthemselvesintheface.Itisn’tjustthatRoom237isbad,it’sthoroughlyinsufferable,someNYUfreshmaShow More Summary

‘Fifty Shades Of Gray’ Won’t Show Penises: Jamie Dornan Wants Viewers To Rely On Their ‘Imaginations’ Instead

Therewasaperiodoftimewhenpeoplewouldn’tstoprecommendingFiftyShadesofGreytome,anduntilrecently,Ithoughtthatperiodhadsafelypassed.Now,GreyisbackintheheadlinesbecauseJamieDornan,thestarofthebook’smovie,recentlyrevealedthathewon’texposehistodger(that’sBritishfor“penis,”tee-hee)onscreen.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Nightcrawler’ Took #1 While The ‘Saw’ Re-Release Made Just $315 Per Theater

Horrorfilmsgenerallybarelystayrelevant throughtheirfirstweekend,letalone10years,yetthisweekendsawmorethan2,000screensdedicatedtoa10thanniversaryre-releaseofSaw. TurnsoutSawwasaboutaspopulara Halloweenofferingasasyringe-filledboxofraisins,anditearnedjust$650,000,foranaverageof$315perlocation.

An IMAX Projectionist Shows What It’s Like Preparing A Massive 70 MM Print Of ‘Interstellar’

AsI’msureyouallknowbynow,ChristopherNolan’sInterstellaropensearlythisweek ontheaterscapableofprojectingitonanalog,70mmIMAX,thewayChrisNolanwantsyoutoseeit,thankstoaspecialdistributiondealNolanhelpedmakehappen.BUT,haveyoueversomeonepreparea70mmprintforprojection?

Kevin Smith And Randal Have Some Important News About Clerks 3 And Sht

Earlierthisweekon hispodcast,KevinSmith–whowasinthemidstofamoviepitchaboutashaggywhitelonerwhowakesuponedaywiththeabilitytopooparcadetokensoncommand,andwhousesthosetokenstowintheaffectionsoftheprizegirlatDave&Busters,onlytofindoutthatshe’sactually,like,atotaldyke,andsht-managedtoaccidentallymeanderintolucidityandannouncesomeactualnews...Show More Summary

Review: Jake Gyllenhaal’s Epic Weirdo Turn In ‘Nightcrawler’ Is One For The Ages

Weirdomovies.Theydon’talwayswork,butwhentheydo,theycanbeamazing.TaxiDriver.ThereWillBeBlood.TheMaster.KingofComedy.AmericanPsycho.Thegenrehasspawnedathousandthinkpiecesaboutourfascinationwithsociopaths(atleastfourbyArmondWhite),andwhatthatsaysaboutthedeclineofcivilityinoursocietyandblahblahblah,butthey’renevergoingaway.

An Oil Industry Lobbyist Was Secretly Taped Suggesting Digging Up Dirt On Liberal Celebrities

Ifthose eviloilbaroncharactersintheMuppetMovieseemedunrealistic(or likeclasswarfare,ifyou’reFoxNews),you’veprobablyjustneverheardofRichardBerman.Thepoliticalconsultantworkingwiththeoilandgasindustrywasrecentlytapedadvising industryeShow More Summary

Fox Is Moving Forward The X-Men Gambit Spinoff Starring Channing Tatum

Inamovethathaslongbeenrumored,andbeggedforbyChanningTatum,FoxhasofficiallyannouncedproductiononaGambitspinofffromX-Men(forwhichthey’velongownedthelicensedfromMarvel)starringyaboi,theoneandonlyhardesttwerkin’maninshow-bizznasty,ChanningC-TatesTatumasthatCajuncardthrower,RemyLeBeau.

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