2 items from 2011
Daniel Wallace writes exclusively for Pure Movies on how his novel was adapted to become Big Fish, directed by Tim Burton and starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard and Matthew McGrory. It had never been an ambition of mine to see one of my novels become a movie: after years of trying, and failing, to write even a pretty good fiction, all I wanted was a book I could be proud of. Before Big Fish, I’d written four novels and two short story collections. Some of the stories were published on their own but nothing I was ever able to assemble as a book length manuscript was very good, no matter what I thought about it at the time. Luckily, no one else thought they were very good either, and none of these books were ever published. »
- Daniel Wallace
by Mike Pickle, MoreHorror.com
Well, MoreHorror Hounds; March is request month. This week's review request was one that I was more than pleased to honor. Rob Zombie's modern Horror classic The Devil's Rejects. When I first watched The Devil's Rejects years ago I thought it was one of the most starkly brutal films I had ever seen. I've always liked it, but it seemed like violence for the sake of violence. Now that this type of realistic brutality is more common; I recognize beauty in the carnage. I can see the many layers that make this a relevant piece of Horror cinema history. The Devil's Rejects is a film that defies convention. You would think that, in a time when everything has been done, films that take chances like this would be more prominent, but they're not.
Many horror filmmakers are tied down to age-old clichés trying to »
2 items from 2011
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