4 items from 2014
Rust Cohle and Marty Hart finally get their man, and almost lose their lives, in the season finale of HBO’s True Detective, “Form and Void.”
The episode started with our serial murderer, Errol Childress (Glenn Fleshler), the man with the burn scars on his jaw. Errol’s house is a mess, packed with old papers, VHS tapes and creepy, half broken dolls. Dirty laundry, old clothes and sheets are strewn about the house. Errol’s garage is equally terrifying. He stands, shirtless, in front of a presumably dead body attracting flies. Errol’s back is covered in scars, and the walls are covered in red writing. He talks to the corpse for a moment, and then leaves, saying “Bye, Daddy,” and goes inside the main house to do a freakishly good Cary Grant impression and hook up with his disabled girlfriend (who is most likely a distant relative of »
It was a rough week for Oscar Pistorius. Sometimes sobbing, other times covering his ears, the former Olympian sat in court as witness after witness testified about the night that he fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Neighbors and paramedics described his anguished behavior on the night of Feb. 14, 2013, as Steenkamp lay dying of multiple gunshot wounds. But even worse for Pistorius was testimony that painted him as irritable, short-tempered and obsessed with firearms. While his defense attorney tried to mitigate the damage, it was clear that the man known as Blade Runner faces an uphill battle in court. Gunshots »
- Steve Helling
The story centers on a religious cult called Heaven's Veil, whose members all took their own lives in a mass suicide several years ago. The only survivor was a five-year-old girl who, as an adult, returns to the cult's compound looking for answers. Jessica Alba is playing a documentary director who accompanies the young woman on her journey. No details were given for Thomas Jane's character.
Phil Joanou (Gridiron Gang, The Punsher: Dirty Laundry) is directing from a screenplay by Robert Ben Garant. While the writer normally works with his fellow Reno 911! co-creator Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant wrote this script on his own. He also wrote the upcoming horror-thriller Jessabelle, which Jason Blum is producing, by himself. The producers are eyeing an April production start.
Jessica Alba will »
Thomas Jane has been cast in The Veil.
The film centres around a girl who - 30 years earlier at the age of 5 - was the only survivor of a cult's mass suicide.
Returning to the scene of the deaths with a film crew, she tries to recover her lost memories of that time and succeeds in waking a terrible truth.
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4 items from 2014