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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:16 pm 
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Broad Green has shuttered and halted its production slate


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:19 am 
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To the surprise of no one.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:43 am 
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Their existent slate in that article could be tl;dr-ed as "A fool and their money are soon departed"


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:21 pm 
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It's a matter of moments before they shut the door on the whole operation.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:01 am 
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Variety reports on two new Todd Haynes projects: a Velvet Underground documentary, and an Amazon limited series that will "“re-examine a figure who maybe we forget how radical they were in their thinking because they were so incorporated into our culture and outlook as a modern society."

Haynes doesn't say who the subject of the Amazon series is, but when I saw him at a Q&A for I'm Not There back in 2008, someone asked him what his next film would be about and he said (in an admittedly somewhat joking tone, and I'm paraphrasing here), "Oh, I don't know, something easy like Freud."


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:07 pm 
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In a 2004 article about Elmer Bernstein, published after Bernstein's passing, Todd Haynes mentioned a Freud project:

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Far From Heaven director Todd Haynes, in remarks filled with emotion, said that his film had been "graced beyond belief" by Bernstein's music. He said they had talked about collaborating on a film about Sigmund Freud.


So a Freud project is definitely something Haynes has been wanting to do for many years, perhaps even going further back than when he and Elmer Bernstein talked about it. My guess is that this is what the Amazon project will be.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:57 pm 
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Amazon is partnering with Warners to adapt the Goldfinch, with Ralph Fiennes eyed to star


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:01 pm 
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What happened to all of Amazon's films after Wonder Wheel being self-distributed?

(The fact that they might actually not be so forthright and stingy about this new policy is a good thing, clearly, but I'm just surprised to see it change so quickly)


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:40 pm 
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By sheer coincidence I read THE GOLDFINCH last week. I enjoyed it well enough, but I can scarcely imagine it turning into a good film. It's going to be awfully tough to pull a narrative out of that book that's worth making a film out of, especially if it's going to get the Oscar-bait treatment.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:02 pm 
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Netflix will release Paul Greengrass' next film


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:29 pm 
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Greengrass lending his style to a Breivak-related film sounds pretty repulsive, but I guess it's one less movie I have to see. But then I liked Campos's pointless Christine Chabbuck film from last year, so we'll see!


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:25 am 
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Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I in Mary Queen of Scots, though I wouldn't unspoiler if I was you...
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:26 am 
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She looks overly stylized to me, almost how I might view a caricature of someone from the UK. I cannot believe they'll make her look that uncouth in the film.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:10 am 
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I wouldn’t base too much on a paparazzi photo taken with a zoom lens with regard to how it is going to look on film, Big Ben. Remember this?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:42 pm 
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Sam Rockwell will play George W Bush alongside Christian Bale's Cheney and Amy Adams as Cheney's wife in Adam McKay's next film-- superb casting with Rockwell. Maybe this will finally net him his ridiculously overdue Oscar


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:30 pm 
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I read that as meaning Adam McKay’s ridiculously overdue Oscar and almost choked to death


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:32 pm 
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Can't wait to see Bale shoot someone in the face in the film!


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Lee Chang-dong will be adapting Haruki Murakami next


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:12 am 
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Peter Strickland's In Fabric

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Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio) will direct ghost story In Fabric starring Oscar-nominated actress Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Secrets & Lies, Broadchurch).

The director is reteaming with producing partner Andy Starke (Free Fire) on the project after the pair previously collaborated on The Duke Of Burgundy. Starke developed the film in association with Ian Benson at Blue Bear Film and Television and will produce via his production company Rook Films.

In Fabric, also written by Strickland, is set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences.


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