5 items from 2017
The new aquatic adventure film The Chamber – where a submarine mission goes badly wrong – is the epitome of an underwater thriller. It plunges you into the action and makes you feel as if you’re right there with the crew fighting amongst each other, and fighting for their lives, sinking into the depths of the Yellow Sea. Here are eight more deep sea chillers that’ll have you struggling for breath.
“Race from outer space to seven miles below the sea … with amazing aquanauts of the deep!” In this classic sci-fi adventure Walter Pidgeon is in charge of a nuclear submarine whose very mission is to save the planet Earth. Directed by Irwin Allen, who went on to make disaster movies like The Poseidon Adventure and The Swarm, the film features the sub being attacked by a giant octopus, which should be recommendation enough. »
- The Hollywood News
Variety has shared the first image of the upcoming film, which features two actors standing outside in a lush green field, surrounded by mountains. Check out the image here or in the tweet below.
— Variety_Film (@Variety_Film) February 10, 2017
“Radegund” tell the true story of Franz Jägerstätter (portrayed by August Diehl), an Austrian solider who became a conscientious objector during World War II and was sentenced to death at age 36 for his actions. The script was written by Malick and is told through a series of real wartime letters between Jaegerstaetter and his wife. Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Nyqvist, Alexander Fehling and Jürgen Prochnow co-star. »
- Liz Calvario
In just five weeks we’ll be getting a new film from Terrence Malick, but as we await the first trailer for Song to Song, the debut look at his next drama has now arrived. Returning to World War II after The Thin Red Line — albeit in a very different form — Radegund follows Austria’s Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl), a conscientious objector who was put to death at the age of 36 for undermining military actions.
The cast also features Valerie Pachner, Michael Nyqvist, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jürgen Prochnow, and Bruno Ganz, and Variety has premiered the first image, which one can see above. “This is Malick returning to the top of his game in the telling of an extraordinary true story which has great resonance in today’s moral climate,” sales agent David Garrett says, who also confirms a 2017 premiere is the works, which is a rapidly fast turn-around in the world of Malick. »
- Jordan Raup
Word comes by way of Screen Daily, confirming that David Garrett’s Mister Smith Entertainment will handle international sales for Radegund which, it should be noted, is simply a working title for the time being and is therefore subject to change. Currently brewing in post-production, the film’s logline reveals that Malick’s wartime drama will chronicle the true story of Franz Jägerstätter, an Austrian farmer and conscientious objector who defied Hitler and followed his wife on the path of resistance.
Heralding Malick’s first WWII feature since The Thin Red Line, we understand Radegund‘s ensemble cast is headed up by August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Matthias Schoenaerts, Bruno Ganz, Martin Wuttke, Maria Simon, Karin Neuhäuser, and Alexander Fehling. Contrary to previous reports, there’s no »
- Michael Briers
“Sometimes it’s fun to do something a little darker.”
It’s John Carpenter’s birthday this week, so of course we gave a listen to one of the few commentary tracks he’s done that we haven’t covered yet. (And now we know why.)
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
2. The opening credits sequence was filmed by the second-unit at a printing press in Toronto, Canada.
3. The asylum exterior/main hall is actually a water reclamation plant off Lake Ontario, while the basement cells were built on a set.
5. Neill is apparently “the world’s biggest fan »
- Rob Hunter
5 items from 2017
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