One wouldn’t exactly think Snakes on a Plane would be the catalyst to skyrocket some careers, but here we are six years later and we’re bringing news related to the forward movement from its creative team. First up, director David R. Ellis, who has since given us Shark Night 3D and The Final Destination, has been set by Paranormal Activity’s Blumhouse to direct a new horror thriller titled Sprawl. Unfortunately no details have been given, but I can only hope it involves both Arcade Fire songs.
Next up, Deadline also lets us know writer of Snakes, Sebastian Gutierrez, has been set to adapt Joe Haldeman‘s sci-fi novel Seasons for Columbia Pictures. A director has also been attached in the form of Tim Miller. The visual effects whiz has worked on many films, from X-Men to Where the Wild Things Are and was set to direct Deadpool before it fell apart, but if things go according to plan, hopefully this will mark his debut. The project, from a short story collection in 1985 follows on an “anthropological expedition to a planet with sentient humanoids that goes horribly awry.” Sounds like it could be some fun and we’ll update on both projects as they come in, but for now we can simply enjoy the clip below.
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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