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Videos: 9 Movies That Were Responses To Other Films

Posted By themoviesleuth 18 hours ago on Entertainment - This is a new video from WhatCulture that lists 9 movies that were responses to other films. Sometimes one movie can end up inspiring another, as was the case with these films. Check out the video below to see what made the list. View my Flipboard Magazine. (function() { var zergnet = document.createElement('script'); zergnet.type = 'text/javascript'; zergnet.async = true; zergnet.src = (document.location.protocol == "https:" ? "https:" : "http:") + '//'; var znscr = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; znscr.parentNode.insertBefore(zergnet, znscr); })();

Cinematic Releases: Based On A True Story (2017) - Reviewed

Posted By themoviesleuth 1 day 18 hours ago on Entertainment - Based On A True StoryWith a shot from successful novelist, Delphine Dayrieux's (Emmanuelle Seigner) POV, in the middle of a hectic book fair signing session, Polanski positions the viewer in her headspace as he points the way he’s heading, in what is essentially a greatest hits compendium. Exhausted, Delphine decides to cut the session short, just as Elle (Eva Green) suddenly shows up, declaring herself her biggest fan, as she states blankly "You write just for me, it's like you read my mind". Thus begins Polanski's adaptation of Delphine De Vigan's metatextual novel, which, in a case of art imitating life and vice versa, seems to have been written with the master filmmaker’s camera in mind. The friendship between both women develops at breakneck speed (in contrast with the book's slow bu

Images: First Poster Released For Halloween

Posted By themoviesleuth 2 days ago on Entertainment - Today we have been treated to the first teaser poster for Halloween. It features the glimpse of Michael Myers, even though he was previously shown in a promo photo with Jamie Lee Curtis.Jamie Lee Curtis is returning to the Halloween franchise as Laurie Strode, with the rest of sequels being ignored. Judy Greer will be playing Karen Strode, Laurie’s daughter. Andi Matichak is playing the role of Greer’s daughter and Curtis’ granddaughter. It will also star Virginia Gardner (Runaways), Miles Robbins (My Friend Dahmer), Dylan Arnold (Mudbound), and Drew Scheid (Stranger Things). Nick Castle will be returning to play Michael Myers in Halloween. He played the original masked killer known as "The Shape" in John Carpenters' original film. James Jude Courtney has also been cas

News: Checco Varese Tapped To Be Cinematographer For IT: Chapter 2

Posted By themoviesleuth 3 days ago on Entertainment - Things are starting to take shape as IT: Chapter 2 will begin filming in Toronto this July. Filmmaker Andy Muschietti is putting together a new crew for the film that takes place 27 years after the first film. First he brought on Oscar-winning The Shape of Water production designer Paul Austerberry, replacing Claude Paré (X-Men: Dark Phoenix). Now word has come out that Checco Varese has been chosen to be the cinematographer of Chapter 2, replacing The Handmaiden and Oldboy DP Chung-hoon Chung. Varese's credits include the TV pilots of The Strain, True Blood, and the upcoming Locke & Key, as well as The 33, the Keanu Reeves sci-fi film Replicas, and the Amazon Jack Ryan TV series. So the guy certainly has experience. Gary Dauberman, one of

Feature: The Impressive Career of Christian Slater

Posted By BlazingMinds 4 days ago on Entertainment - Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969, in New York City. After emerging as one of film’s leading young actors in the 1980s, his career has gone on to span cult favourites, Hollywood blockbusters and television. The son of an actor and a casting director, Slater landed his first acting job as […]The post Feature: The Impressive Career of Christian Slater appeared first on Blazing Minds.

Second Sight: El Hilo Fantasma: Phantom Thread (2017)

Posted By themoviesleuth 4 days ago on Entertainment - Manuel discusses Phantom Thread“I have given him… every piece of me… He’s the most demanding man”, declares Alma (Vicky Krieps), about the very complicated fashion designer, Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis in what will be his final performance), during the opening scene of Phantom Thread. This introduction and the phantasmagorically romantic music by Johnny Greenwood (Radiohead) firmly establish the 1950’s universe of the “House of Woodcock”, an exclusive fashion design studio that caters to the richest and most demanding women in Europe, where everything revolves around its creator (Reynolds), who requires utmost perfection down to most infinite detail. Inspired by the life of legendary Spanish designer, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Paul Thomas Anderson weaves a chamber drama, which unfold