Paramount provided some big updates on Noah and a couple of Tom Cruise movies when some company brass talked to THR — and those are things I look forward to, in different and separate ways. This, though? Perhaps a little less promising.
President of Paramount Film Group, Adam Goodwin, told the source that Paramount and producer Walter F. Parkes have been working on a microbudget reboot of Gore Verbinski‘s The Ring. (And, I guess, 2005′s The Ring 2. But nobody saw that.) Their reasoning is simple — it’s a series that “really lends itself to this format right now” — but said reasons are not necessarily solid, either. I’d need to have something bigger on our plate before anything can really be said… but count me as hesitant at the moment.
Would you want a reboot of The Ring, especially in a microbudget fashion?
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I have a discussion on why movies matter before jumping into a feature review of Terry Gilliam‘s latest creation The Zero Theorem, which is now available on VOD before a theatrical release on September 19th. […]
Bleak and harrowing, Starred Up is a prison picture that pushes the boundaries. The film opens with the graphic examination of Eric (Jack O’Connell) a teen transferred to an adult prison. Exploring the culture of violence, in particular the legacy of violence, David Mackenzie has crafted a powerful feature film that has resonated with in […]
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