Brutal as Hell features an editorial by Keri O’Shea about reviewers and the film industry, specifically reviewers and makers or horror film. But it is worthwhile reading for anyone interested in the relationship between pop culture writers and pop culture marketing and industry. (via @ruemorgue)
Hobbits on film! Well, not quite yet. Here’s Peter Jackson’s second production vidoe for The Hobbit.
It took 3–or maybe 4–stout men, including John Milius, to write Quint’s famous speech in Jaws.
Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott defend the slow and the boring film, giving as examples, Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris and Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. Dargis sees them giving space for thought. Scott sees “protests against the deep…[as] mask[ing] another agenda, which is a […]
This month, Gutter Guest Stars John Crye and Todd Sharp continue their discussion of transmedia entertainment and The Unnameable Future. Part I is here. Brooke Thompson, “experience designer” and blogger at GiantMice.com, recently posted a follow-up to her article, “Transmedia Will Kill Hollywood Is Killing Transmedia,” which we […]
On the occasion of Dr. Roger Corman, Ph.D. receiving his second honorary doctorate, PopcornBiz interviews the good doctor and looks back over Corman’s career in B-film.