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?
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended 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 […]
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