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Exclusive: American Horror Story alums Lily Rabe and Finn Wittrock reunite here and go from Ryan Murphy to William Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night's Dream. It’s the first look at the pic adapted and directed by first-time feature helmer Casey Wilder Mott and now set to bow tomorrow at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The pic is a contemporary take on frolicking lovesick young aristocrats, energetic but inept rustics, and mischievous woodland spirits — all set in Hollywood… »
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is set for a new adaptation and it features a literal butthead. Head of an ass is supposed to be the head of a donkey, but this "fresh" new take will feature a literal interpretation on the age-old pun. Bottom will have an actual ass for a face and you can see it in the picture below, no pun intended. Shakespeare wrote the comedy in 1595/1596 and it portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Thseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. The events include the adventures of six amateur actors, aka the Mechanics and four Athenian lovers who are controlled and manipulated by fairies who live in the forest where most of the play is set.
The trailer for A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to us courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and in addition to the previously mentioned ass face, »
Matias Piñeiro's Hermia & Helena begins almost identically as his last film Princess of France, looking down at a soccer field. But they are two very different films. Even though his usual light-as-feather approach at twenty-something's bohemian lives and romantic entanglements might be the same, the tone, the tempo, and the setting of the film is noticeably different in Hermia & Helena. Taking a cue from A MIdsummer Night's Dream, Piñeiro builds up bi-continental tales of love and friendship in his unique way, without ever heavily delving into anything resembling a plot. Just clocking in at 70 or so breezy minutes, and like his other films, it solely relies on a seemingly complicated, incongruous structure and the charms of his regulars (mainly María Villar and...
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Hollywood Reporter 4 Japanese actresses discuss Ghost in the Shell. This is a fun conversation but I wish they'd engaged more with the central twist »
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4 items from 2017
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