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Come and See: This Russian War Movie Birthed 1917 and Children of Men
Recent films like Alfonso Cuaron's Children of Men and Sam Mendes' 1917 owe everything to Come and See Yet, hardly any reviews or write-ups acknowledge the influence it had on those movies, and the impact is massive Those movies might not exist without it. Post for Come and See, Janus, The Criterion Collection Co-written and directed by[...]
Weekend Box Office: 'Bad Boys' Wins Again as Top Three Stays the Same
It's running total stands at $120.6 million, and at some point in the next few days it will eclipse Bad Boys 2 as the franchise gross leader. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Climbing back into second to Bad Boys For[...]
Sam Mendes’ “1917” Captures Chaos of World War I [TRAILER]
Universal released the trailer for Sam Mendes' World War I epic drama 1917 involving a dangerous mission involving two British soldiers played by George McKay (Captain Fantastic) and Dean-Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones) to deliver intelligence calling off a planned attack that could save thousands of lives Colin Firth plays their commanding officer giving them[...]
Pinocchio
With that in mind, Disney is now in talks with Sam Mendes (Spectre, Skyfall, American Beauty) to direct a live action adaptation of Pinocchio, according to a report from Deadline Mendes's Pinocchio joins the already released Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast and the in-development Dumbo, The Little Mermaid, Cruella De Vil, Aladdin, Mulan,[...]
Spectre Opening Scene Set At Day Of The Dead Festival
Filming of which took 6 months to set up and includes 1500 extras in costume. Director Sam Mendes said: "I wanted the audience to be dropped right into the middle of a very, very specific, very heady, rich environment It's the Day of the Dead, everywhere you look there's colour and detail and life We've built floats[...]
Behind The Scenes Footage From James Bond 24 / Spectre
The 24th James Bond film, Spectre, has begun shooting and they have already released a behind-the-scenes video that includes Daniel Craig (Bond), Lea Seydoux (Madeleine Swann), Dave Bautista (Mr Hinx), and director Sam Mendes Great way to get fans talking about the movie early. Spectre will be in theaters November 6th [youtube]http://youtu.be/YYKB75aIHWE[/youtube]   [...]
From Drax To Hinx – Is Dave Bautista In The Next Bond Film?
Daniel Craig is returning to the title role for his fourth time and Skyfall director Sam Mendes is coming with him. [Source: Latino Review] What do you do after going toe-to-toe with Ronan the Accuser in the biggest movie of the year? If you are Dave Bautista the answer may be you try to kill Bond…[...]
Essential 8 Comic Book Movies – From Portland, With Kleenex And Ricola
It's violent, disturbing and more than anything memorable.   Road to Perdition I should admit three biases upfront before talking about Sam Mendes' remarkable adaptation of the Max Allan Collins and Richard Piers Rayner: first, I think Paul Newman is one of the greatest actors of all time, second, I'm sucker for gangster movies and finally, I've always[...]
James Bond 24: Sam Mendes Officially Directing For 2015 Release
Despite the phenomenal success of Skyfall it's been unclear whether or not Sam Mendes would be back in the director's chair for the next Bond film, but a Sony Press release today confirmed that Sam Mendes will return… He had the following to say about directing the next film, I am very pleased that by giving me[...]
Skyfall – The Bleeding Cool Review
And it starts with a long, breathless, heart-in-mouth chase that owes more than a bit to that exhausting opener from Casino Royale. Still, somehow director Sam Mendes manages to keep it all fresh You know I said only a fool would describe Skyfall as the best Bond film ever? Well this is me doing it[...]
New Skyfall Trailer Brings The Bardem Baddieness
Sam Mendes, who directed surprisingly weaselly Craig in 2002's Road to Perdition, is behind the camera He's working from a script that was co-written by Bond regulars Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, as well as The Aviator, Gladiator and Hugo scribe John Logan. This might be the best Bond cast in years, too Veterans Ralph Fiennes[...]
Friday Internet Runaround
I LOVE THE WHOLE THE ENTIRE THE COMPLETE CONCEPT, FROM START TO INFINITY… Well, who could argue with any of that, hmmm? — Sam Mendes still wants to make Preacher. — Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's new play "Doctor Cerberus" is to open next year at the South Coast Repertoy at Costa Mesa, about a thirteen year old boy seeking refuge in[...]