The Movie Overdose #35 – Show Notes
So, much to note from this week’s episode. Remember to check us out on Twitter, Facebook, iTunes and email us with any questions. All the links and information for that are now on the left side of the page.
- Darren Aronofksy taking on the Tonbridge heist (via /Film)
- Highlander to be remade by Justin Lin (via Rope of Silicon)
- Poster for The Rock’s Tooth Fairy (via JoBlo)
Paranormal Activity – Capitalism: A Love Story – This is It – A Christmas Carol – New Moon – Gentlemen Broncos – Up in the Air (see below)
Notes & Corrections…
Oh dear, this is what happens when Sam has been ill… September Issue director RJ Cutler did not direct The War Room, he produced it for DA Pennebaker. The film also follows the first Clinton campaign, not the second.
The story about Steven Spielberg and his experience watching Paranormal Activity.
Wings of Desire is to be released on Criterion edition, in Blu-ray also, in November.
Let the Oscar Buzz Begineth!!
As we are prone to do, it feels like to kick-off the Oscar buzz season as awards from major film festivals begin to roll in and the ceremony approaches. I realise that this may feel like the kind of wishing-life-away feeling that it given as you walk into shops in mid-September and see Christmas stock out all over the place, but these will get more frequent as we get closer and can begin to actually predict what could win. This is more to provide an interesting gauge of how buzz works, how it changes and how wrong we could well end up being by the time the awards come around.
So, just for the big few categories, here’s what seems like it’s going to cause a stir this year: Continue reading →
Round Up – Michael Moore To Go Fiction
Michael Moore is, according to an interview with the Detroit News, planning to transition into narrative filmmaking. Not sure that will be much of a transition for our ‘documentarian’ there.
Though this will please my podcast co-host, it won’t please anyone else. David Twohy and Vin Diesel are hard at work on another Chronicles of Riddick film.
The trailer for The Killing Room is pretty interesting but, to be honest, seems like a little too much is given away as to the tone of the film. We’ll see.
Netflix and Disney-ABC have signed an agreement for a number of top shows on the network to be streamed through the service. Big step into Hulu’s market for Netflix… perhaps not smart to meddle and better to concentrate on making a great movie streaming service first.
The great Michael C Hall from Dexter is to star in an indie comedy called East Fifth Bliss, about a guy who has a relationship with the eighteen-year-old daughter of a buddy.