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?
Spend a quarter-century talking about a 90-minute movie and you’ll start running out of new things to say. This was evident at last night’s 25th-anniversary screening of Reservoir Dogs, which the Tribeca Film Festival managed to make far more than the standard classic-that-people-will-pay-to-see-gets-brief-theatrical-engagement deal. More, even, than the extended post-screening discussion with Quentin Tarantino, Tim […]
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, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham. First, we discuss the death of director Jonathan Demme. Then, we talk about the anime film Your Name. by Makoto Shinkai. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…). […]
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