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Sneak Peek complete episodes of the outer space TV series "Métal Hurlant Chronicles" aka "Heavy Metal Chronicles" based on the erotic comics anthology by illustrator Jean 'Moebius' Giraud.
Directed by Guillaume Lubrano, the France/UK co-production series debuted in France.
The 26-minute episodes focus on 'sexy stories in a sci-fi setting'.
"Discover the live versions of these exceptional comics by the writers of 'X Men' , 'Batman' , 'Spider-man' , 'Iron Man' and 'GI Joe' .
"Fitted for the international market, each episode is 26 minutes long, composed of one story involving Action, Heroic Fantasy, Science Fiction..."
- Michael Stevens
Since its release over thirty years ago, Ridley Scott‘s sci-fi noir classic “Blade Runner” has both captivated and confused audiences. Its dismal perspective on the future, the grimy yet enchanting streets of 2019 Los Angeles and even that weird unicorn sequence have solidified “Blade Runner” as one of the hallmarks of science fiction cinema.
But it wasn’t always that way, as revealed in a documentary on the making of the film.
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“On The Edge Of ‘Blade Runner,’” which originally premiered on Channel 4 in 2000, details the entire history of the film’s production and is hosted by film critic Mark Kermode. From its rocky beginnings, to its rocky production, to its, well, rocky post-production and release, “Blade Runner” was in a near-constant state of turmoil. Interviews with the cast and crew, archival »
- Mark Burger
Don’t Breathe review by Paul Heath, September 2016.
Original thrillers, those of quality anyway, are pretty thin on the ground these days. Occasionally something will come along that will blows you away, but it’s been a little disappointing of late. Bordering on horror, Evil Dead helmer Fede Alvarez‘s latest is a departure from his big Hollywood debut, this time leaving the supernatural world for a thriller featuring a minimal cast and an absolute bastard of an antagonist.
Don’t Breathe tells the story of three young inhabitants of a Detroit suburb – Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette) and Money (Daniel Zovatto). The three are introduced to us in the middle of a home robbery where they set about a property »
- Paul Heath
• Awards Daily surveys the rave reviews for Nocturnal Animals
• Playbill there's another musical about the life of Tennessee Williams on the way. The developmental concert is when I'm away at Tiff argh.
• Coming Soon Tom Holland visits a children's hospital dressed as Spider-Man
• Av Club interviews Rob Reiner about his well loved filmography
• Mnpp if you live in NYC please note that there's a Paul Verhoeven retrospective coming in November to celebrate the release of Elle. Naturally Showgirls and the other Hollywood films will be accounted for but so will his Dutch offerings. Can't wait to see Turkish Delight finally with Rutger Hauer!
• EW Tyler Hoechlin talks »
- NATHANIEL R
Ryan Lambie Published Date Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 06:33
If you or any of your friends are criminally-inclined, take them to see Don’t Breathe; we guarantee you it’ll put just about anyone off burglary for life. This is the second feature from Fede Alvarez, the Uruguayan director of the slickly violent Evil Dead remake - a movie that was far better made and fun than it had any right to be. Don’t Breathe leans heavier on suspense than outright gore, but it remains a convincing showcase for Alvarez as an adept genre filmmaker.
The premise is as simple as an archetypal cabin-in-the-woods horror: a trio of disadvantaged early 20-somethings break into an old blind man’s house, expecting to find a life-changing haul of cash but instead find themselves face-to-face with a deadly adversary - and his equally terrifying hound.
We’ve seen the burglars-in-peril scenario in horror before, »
Pretty much everybody likes Ridley Scott’s original 1982 Blade Runner—or at least the “Final Cut” version that makes all the others look like garbage—but even its biggest fans can probably admit that the film has some flaws. For one thing, it’s a little hard to get a read on its antagonists, the rogue Nexus-6 replicants led by Rutger Hauer’s Roy Batty. Their quest to live longer is fairly sympathetic, but also they kill people and are kind of scary, so how is the audience supposed to feel about them? What they really needed was an explicit visual reminder metaphorically plastered across their foreheads that could give people a sense of their mental state. Hot Topic would’ve sold a lot more Blade Runner t-shirts, at least.
Anyway, in completely unrelated news, Variety is reporting that Jared Leto has just joined the cast of director Denis ...
- Sam Barsanti
Exclusive: Paul Anderson, Liam Cunningham and Rutger Hauer have joined the cast of 24 Hours to Live, a thriller from Fundamental Films and Thunder Road starring Ethan Hawke and Chinese actress Xu Qing. Production is under way in Cape Town, South Africa on the pic, which follows a career assassin who is given a chance at redemption after his employer brings him back to life temporarily, just after being killed on the job. No details on the roles for Anderson, Cunningham or… »
While envisioning Parasites, writer/director Chad Ferrin had to be mainlining heavy doses of Assault On Precinct 13 and Escape From New York. Socio-political extremism, synthy musical composition, aggressive violence – Parasites runs straight out of the 70s and onto our digital screens. Ferrin extrapolates an ever-growing homelessness rate and turns it into an urban question of purification, complete with political commentary that boasts seething prejudice. America’s scummiest, most neglected stones are overturned with satirical pause – but only on a shoestring-budget that struggles to drive home Ferrin’s fiery, enraged survival story.
We open on an average night for three USC students, who are hopelessly lost thanks to Scott’s (Sebastian Fernandez) shortcut. Stud quarterback Marshal Colter (Sean Samuels) finds himself driving down bum-lined streets while buddy Josef Lode (Jeffrey Decker) harasses their failed navigator from the backseat. Who needs a Gps anyway, right? Too bad their wasted night is »
- Matt Donato
According to Entertainment Weekly, Jason Eisener – director of 2011’s Hobo with a Shotgun – has signed on to helm an adaptation of Robert Huszar and Ken Landgraf’s underground comic book series New York City Outlaws. The film is being scripted by Bryan Conolly and Zack Carlson and follows “a group of vigilantes who join forces to rescue NYC from total anarchy during a prolonged police strike.”
Eisener’s directorial debut Hobo with a Shotgun was based upon the winning trailer from Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse contest and saw Rutger Hauer in the lead a homeless man who turns to vigilantism in order to battle crime and corruption. He followed it up with the ‘Slumber Party Alien Abduction’ segment of V/H/S/2, and is currently directing second unit on Adam Wingard’s Death Note adaptation.
- Gary Collinson
It’s been half a decade since Jason Eisener unleashed his grindhouse masterpiece Hobo With a Shotgun on the world and blew our minds to smithereens. He captured lightning in a bottle with that movie and provided the almighty Rutger Hauer with… Continue Reading →
The post Hobo With a Shotgun Director to Adapt a Vigilante Comic Book appeared first on Dread Central. »
- Kieran Fisher
Jason Eisener’s 2011 splatter-fest Hobo With A Shotgun was one of those movies that delivered exactly what it promised. Not just Rutger Hauer blowing away scum with his weapon of choice, but a bloody, gleeful throwback to the grindhouse and exploitation cinema that inspired it, down to some inventively gruesome methods of murder and a healthy heaping of faux-pretentious philosophizing courtesy of the Blade Runner star:
Now, Eisener is back with a new film, one that sounds even grittier and more violent than the one that came before. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that the director has signed on for an adaptation of New York City Outlaws, an obscure ’80s comic about a bunch of vigilantes tearing their way through the Big Apple after a massive police strike sends the city spiraling into crime. Featuring characters like the mohawked “Thunderclap Jones,” the comic carries its debt to Walter Hill’s ...
- William Hughes
DeHaan, who made his breakout in Josh Trank’s Chronicle before continuing that superhero streak in Sony’s Amazing Spider-Man franchise, will take point as the title character in Besson’s ambitious adaptation, one that mines inspiration from the eponymous comic book series.
Valerian is one half of a pair of special time-travelling operatives, a title DeHaan’s lead shares with Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad), who is on board in the role of Laureline. Clive Owen, Ethan Hawke, Rihanna, 10 Cloverfield Lane star John Goodman and Rutger Hauer currently line the supporting roles.
While there’s no question that Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets harbors truckloads of promise, big-budget, fantastical science fiction that plays well with the »
- Michael Briers
Sony Pictures has released a poster and trailer for director Claudio Fäh’s upcoming World War II thriller Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich which stars Sean Patrick Flannery, Tom Sizemore, Stephen Lang, Rutger Hauer and Kip Pardue; take a look below…
American soldiers go behind enemy lines in the fall of 1944 to help protect a potential post-nazi, pro-western elements of the German government and end up foiling the escape of Nazis dedicated to the establishment of a Fourth Reich.
Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich is set for release on September 27th.
- Amie Cranswick
An intense WWII thriller torn from the frontlines, “Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich” takes place in the midst of war as dissension amongst Nazi forces was on the rise. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolf Hitler, an Allied special ops team gets ready to extract the man destined to lead the Fourth Reich. But after Valkyrie fails, everything changes. Now, the same special ops team must work together with a host of unlikely allies to free a resistance fighter from behind enemy lines. Watch an exclusive trailer for the film below.
The film was directed by Claudio Fäh, who has previously “Northmen – A Viking Saga,” “Sniper: Reloaded,” and 16 episodes of “Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side,” the online companion series to CBS’ “Ghost Whisperer.” It’s written by Robert Henny and Don Michael Paul. »
- Vikram Murthi
Jerusalem — “Shabbat Shalom,” shouted Quentin Tarantino as he burst into the stage of the jam-packed Jerusalem Cinematheque to present “Pulp Fiction” and chat about his career, his relationship with actors and what keeps him going. The director, who was the subject of an homage during the festival’s opening ceremony July 7, delivered a humor-filled talk that underscored his passion and toughness. Here’s what he said about critics, dialogue and casting, among other topics.
About his claim that he only wants to make 10 movies:
“I’m planning on stopping at 10. So it’ll be two more. Even if at 75, if I have this other story to tell, it would still kind of work because that would make those 10. They would be there and that would be that. But the one he did when he was an old f—ing man, that geriatric one exists completely on its own in the »
- Elsa Keslassy
Satire, serial killers, swords, and Shannyn Sossamon.
I’m here to tell you that there’s a cinematic streaming goldmine available on Hulu that includes recent hits, older classics, domestic releases, and foreign imports. It’s even home to hundreds of Criterion titles (for now). Sure there’s plenty of filler and seemingly thousands of titles I’ve never heard of before, but I’m not here to talk about possible gems like Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell… I’m here to recommend some good movies to watch this month on Hulu.
Pick of the Month: In the Loop (2009)
These are rough, troubling, and disappointing times we’re living in, and while it’s no cure, laughter is most definitely a medicine for the blues. To that end, Armando Iannucci’s In the Loop — a feature film riff on his series, The Thick of It — is like an epic dose of comical vitamin C. Incredibly »
- Rob Hunter
When cinema-goers queued up to see Aliens in 1986, seven years had already passed since its predecessor, Alien. While a follow-up to the 79 hit had been discussed at Fox for years, it took James Cameron to finally bring it to fruition - and it’s fair to say that he created something far more than a typical sequel of the era.
Where franchises like Halloween, Friday The 13th and A Nightmare On Elm Street largely followed the template established by the first film, Cameron attempted something vastly more ambitious: a continuation and expansion of Ridley Scott’s classic, a second chapter in its resourceful heroine Ripley’s story - one where she’s transformed from traumatised survivor to avenging warrior.
Much has been written about the brilliance of Aliens, »
It's been a long time since Corey Feldman has graced the big screen, as he focuses on his musical career and role as a parent. Selective about the roles he plays nowadays, he was immediately attracted to the character of Queeny in Corbin Nash, a cross-dressing vampire out for blood. Et Canada recently caught up with the former teen idol turned Hollywood icon to chat about the movie. You can see Corey as Queeny for the first time in the video below. He had this to say about taking on the strange, scary new job.
"This is totally outside of the box. It takes all of the other stuff and goes, 'That's comic book, that's fairy tale!' What if vampires were really real? And that's what I think this is. It's a reality version of what vampires would be in today's society."
Feldman doesn't start talking about his time »
Writer/director Mark Pavia’s latest film, Fender Bender, premieres this Friday night on the Chiller channel at 9:00pm Est, and to get you guys ready for all the slaughter-filled mayhem that awaits you, Daily Dead recently caught up with one of the film’s co-stars, Bill Sage, to hear more about his experiences playing Fender Bender’s mysterious and leather-clad killer known only as “The Driver.”
During our interview, Sage discussed what attracted him to Fender Bender, his love for the world of indie filmmaking, how Jim Mickle, another great genre filmmaker, has impacted him both personally and professionally, and how his involvement with American Psycho would end up influencing his performance in Fender Bender over a decade and a half later.
Let’s start at the beginning and talk about how you got involved with Fender Bender.
- Heather Wixson
Filmmaker Luc Besson ("Lucy," "The Fifth Element") keeps sharing some stunning shots from the set of his new sci-fi fantasy feature "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets". The new pics feature Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan and Clive Owen in full costumes on the set of the 2017 release.
All three plus Rutger Hauer, John Goodman, Herbie Hancock and Rihanna star in the story of special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe.
Adapted for the screen and directed by Besson, the film is the most expensive film yet produced and distributed by his EuropaCorp banner. It will hit cinemas July 21st 2017.
- Garth Franklin
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