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Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Duffer Brothers

Stranger Things: Emails Reportedly Prove Duffer Brothers Created Netflix Series

In what could be a major blow to filmmaker Charlie Kessler's complaint against Matt and Ross Duffer (The Duffer Brothers) over creative credit for Netflix's hugely popular sci-fi series Stranger Things, TMZ has reportedly obtained emails that prove The Duffer Brothers were developing a "Montauk" series as early as November 2010 -- three and a half[...]

Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Duffer Brothers

Filmmaker Sues the Duffer Brothers for Allegedly Stealing 'Stranger Things' Concept

With news of the cast getting raises and the show being featured in this year's Universal Studios' Halloween Horror came allegations of verbal abuse on set by ex-crew member Peyton Brown, and now the Duffer Brothers are being accused of stealing the original concept for the series.TMZ reports filmmaker Charlie Kessler is suing the Stranger Things[...]

HBO Picks Up 'Tokyo Project' From Girls' Richard Shepard And Lena Dunham

Richard Shepard's (Girls) romantic short film Tokyo Project has found a home at a very familiar spot for Shepard, as HBO announced that it will be broadcasting the 30-minute short from the Girls director on Saturday, October 14th at 10 p.m EST.Girls co-creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are serving as executive producers with Karen[...]

LGBTQIA+ Short Film "In A Heartbeat" Gets A Teaser

I don't care how dead inside you are; this is adorable. Summary: A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams. In a Heartbeat was backed by Kickstarter and will be released on YouTube this summer. […]

Video: Kung Fu Panda's Director And Ridley Scott Bring Back The Soda Pop Polar Bears

Why this wasn't published a couple of weeks before Christmas I don't know but here's a short film starring Coca Cola's Polar Bear characters It was produced by Ridley Scott, a veteran of the advertising world of course, and directed by Kung Fu Panda's John Stevenson.[youtube][/youtube]Well, that was a low-key kind of sweet, for the[...]

Have A Look At Napoleon Dynamite's Creepy Condom-Porno-Man Short Film

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool"Where has that Napoeleon Dynamite bloke gone?" is a question that I've heard every once in a while. I now have an interesting answer for the next time.Seems that Jon Heder has turned to producing and helped director Nick Peterson get their short film Drained Kickstarted, filmed, animated, finished, and now released online[...]

Poster For Marvel Studios' Avengers Spin-Off, Item 47

A sort of pseudo-sequel to The Avengers, Item 47 is to be premiered this Friday night at San Diego Comic-Con and then presented as a short film on the Avengers Blu-ray this September.It sounds like it might be fun: a couple find an alien gun in the wreckage left by Loki's attack on New York,[...]

All The Mary Elizabeth Winstead News That's Fit To Print

One bit of casting news, one set of photos and one full short film Seems that Mary Elizabeth Winstead stories are like the number 38 bus.Let's start with the casting.Another new project to have been unveiled at the EFM in Berlin sounds rather reminiscent of The Innocents, at least in Variety's version of events: [Winstead will[...]

Trailer For Dual, Ambitious Short Film From The Brothers Lynch

For example when we want our audience to see that two characters (one in the top screen, one in the bottom) are connected we frame the two shots so it looks as they are staring directly at each other. You'll see that technique in the trailer.Dual's short film programme at the LFF also contains Bear by[...]

Really Lovely Poster For Pixar's La Luna

Ladies and Gentlemen, please meet the first poster I've actually coveted in the 21st Century. It will be mine – oh yes, it will be mine. Enrico Casarosa's short, La Luna, will premiere at the Annecy festival and then…? In my dreams at least it will appear before an upcoming Disney Pixar release. Seems like […]

Now I've Seen This Trailer For Archetype, I Won't Rest Until I've Seen The Whole Thing

All indications are that his output as a director will be similarly polished and stylish.Exhibit A: this trailer for his short film, Archetype.Now, the atmospherics are definitely there On the other hand, there's little way of telling if there's much storytelling acumen being flexed here.. but even if the film falters in many respects, there[...]

Register Now To See The Premiere Of Terry Gilliam's New Film On Your Computer

Terry Gilliam's new film, The Wholly Family, is to receive a World Premiere "multicast" on the 25th of May. Essentially, it's going to be streamed to viewers simultaneously, like a world premiere not happening in just one location, but still with just one audience. The multicast, it's said, will be bringing us all together to […]