The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

Discussions of specific films and franchises.
Post Reply
Message
Author

User avatar
mfunk9786
Under Chris' Protection
Joined: Fri May 16, 2008 4:43 pm
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#2 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:38 pm


User avatar
domino harvey
Dot Com Dom
Joined: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:42 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#3 Post by domino harvey » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:07 pm

Gary Oldman has joined the cast

EDIT: And Julianne Moore

User avatar
Monterey Jack
Joined: Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:27 am

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#4 Post by Monterey Jack » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:05 pm

Sounds like a nice change of pace from Wright's usual diet of genteel, ornately-designed period pieces. More good filmmakers should dabble in the occasional adaptation of Airport Novels (David Fincher knocked both of his out of the park).

User avatar
mfunk9786
Under Chris' Protection
Joined: Fri May 16, 2008 4:43 pm
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#5 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:00 pm


User avatar
Monterey Jack
Joined: Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:27 am

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#6 Post by Monterey Jack » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:04 pm

Cue up the vacuum cleaner choir...


User avatar
DarkImbecile
Ask me about my visible cat breasts
Joined: Mon Dec 09, 2013 6:24 pm
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#8 Post by DarkImbecile » Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:42 pm

That is a wild article, if a little salacious; one gets the sense that Parker had some connections in the British publishing world who wanted to get some (metaphorical) knives into Mallory.

Hopefully Letts and Wright can do something interesting with what the article intimates is just an mash-up of
SpoilerShow
Rear Window, The Woman on the Train and Jon Amiel's 1995 film Copycat, the latter of which was the first thing I thought of when I heard the plot summary for this.


connor
Joined: Thu Jul 29, 2010 2:03 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#10 Post by connor » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:20 pm

From reading the New Yorker piece, I think his only real crime was embarrassing the publishing industry by proving how easily they could be played. How many "domestic thrillers" have they published in the past few years, nakedly chasing a trend?

User avatar
Cremildo
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:19 pm
Location: Brazil
Contact:

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#11 Post by Cremildo » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:24 pm

Last edited by Cremildo on Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:39 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
Brian C
Joined: Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:58 am
Location: Chicago, IL

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#12 Post by Brian C » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:43 pm

“I just don’t understand why it isn’t called ‘Woman AT the Window’. At least Fritz Lang had his prepositions straight.”

User avatar
Big Ben
Joined: Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:54 pm
Location: Great Falls, Montana

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#13 Post by Big Ben » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:06 pm

Brian C wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:43 pm
“I just don’t understand why it isn’t called ‘Woman AT the Window’. At least Fritz Lang had his prepositions straight.”
Audiences were actually confused as to why the filmmakers revealed where the woman was.


On a more serious note how confusing could it have possibly been? I was under the impression that this was just pulp noir? Perhaps I have answered my own question just now?

User avatar
domino harvey
Dot Com Dom
Joined: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:42 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#14 Post by domino harvey » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:15 pm

Somehow I trust Letts and Wright more than I do some test audience, but the notes the studio got must be really bad to postpone their one-time awards player for a year. Can presumably cross this off the Amy Adams Oscar Prayer Circle program though

User avatar
Monterey Jack
Joined: Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:27 am

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#15 Post by Monterey Jack » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:41 pm

Needs more CGI robots and explosions, plus a mid-credits scene that ties the film into the Gone Girl Cinematic Universe.

User avatar
domino harvey
Dot Com Dom
Joined: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:42 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#16 Post by domino harvey » Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:34 pm

Letts on the experience:

Image

User avatar
Fiery Angel
Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:59 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#17 Post by Fiery Angel » Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:18 pm

Oh well. At least they don't test-screen his plays.

User avatar
domino harvey
Dot Com Dom
Joined: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:42 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#18 Post by domino harvey » Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:46 am


User avatar
The Narrator Returns
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:35 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#19 Post by The Narrator Returns » Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:19 pm

The reshoots must've been quite extensive, because I don't remember Jennifer Jason Leigh being involved with this.

User avatar
domino harvey
Dot Com Dom
Joined: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:42 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#20 Post by domino harvey » Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:30 pm

When this was posted, it wasn’t even listed on her IMDB!

User avatar
flyonthewall2983
Joined: Mon Jun 27, 2005 3:31 pm
Location: Indiana
Contact:

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2019)

#21 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:42 pm

Danny Elfman replaced them, presumably because Watchmen took up too much of their schedule.

User avatar
mfunk9786
Under Chris' Protection
Joined: Fri May 16, 2008 4:43 pm
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#22 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:46 pm

I still remember seeing Junebug and thinking to myself that because she looks a little too unglamorous and the film would be too little seen that I might never even get to see Amy Adams in anything else again (her performance in that film, if you'll recall, is incredible), and every time there's a poster with her face front and center it is a delight for the 19 year old who didn't realize yet that cream rises to the top

User avatar
flyonthewall2983
Joined: Mon Jun 27, 2005 3:31 pm
Location: Indiana
Contact:

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#23 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:49 pm

Many on Letterboxd wants the Academy's blood for not giving her the gold for Arrival and not sure I blame them.

Jack Kubrick
Joined: Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:13 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#24 Post by Jack Kubrick » Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:45 pm

Does JJL have any scenes in the trailer? Her name caught me off guard when looking at the poster.


Talk about a failed Oscar contention for the picture. Poor Amy Adams, she can't catch a break these days.

User avatar
Luke M
Joined: Thu Jul 12, 2007 9:21 pm

Re: The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright, 2020)

#25 Post by Luke M » Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:52 pm

flyonthewall2983 wrote:Many on Letterboxd wants the Academy's blood for not giving her the gold for Arrival and not sure I blame them.
In my mind, she deserved it more for Enchanted.

This one looks bad.

Post Reply