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Book Review: SCREENWRITING 101 By Film Crit Hulk!

I first heard about Film Crit Hulk about a year ago. I had written an article about why Tom Hooper should have been drawn and quartered for his butchering of Les Miserables, and one of the commenters, rather than say anything insightful, po...

 
 
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Safe House writer in talks to write Bad Boys 3

Now that Jerry Bruckheimer is freed from Disney and is producing things like Top Gun 2 and Beverly Hills Cop 4, one of the sequels in the pipeline is also Bad Boys 3. It's still extremely early on in production (and mind you something like ...

 
 
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Trailer: The Counselor starring Fassbender, Pitt, Bardem

In The Counselor, Michael Fassbender stars as a lawyer who finds himself in way over his head when he gets involved with the dangerous world of drug trafficking. Judging from this trailer, things go awry pretty badly, and Fassbender's traf...

 
 
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Bret McKenzie writing a fairy tale comedy musical script

In an interview with the dudes over at Collider, Bret McKenzie, of Flight of the Conchords and The Muppets fame, revealed that he is in the process of writing a script for a "fairy tale comedy musical" with "singing dragons and monsters and...

 
 
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Interview: Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues (Evil Dead)

[This interview was originally posted as part of our South by Southwest 2013 coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the theatrical release of Evil Dead.] Finally, the last of my SXSW Evil Dead roundtable interviews series is finish...

 
 
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Legendary already has a Pacific Rim sequel writer

In a move that surprises only the most naive of moviegoers, Legendary has announced that work has begun on the sequel to Guillermo Del Toro's (probably) blockbuster hit, Pacific Rim. According to the Hollywood Reporter, they've hired Travis...

 
 
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Fox didn't like Chronicle 2 script, says John Landis

Chronicle was a huge surprise in how genuinely amazing it was. But I thought its ending (which I won't spoil here in case you haven't seen it. See it damn you!) was pretty much as far as the premise could go. It felt complete. But when Max ...

 
 
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Jenny Slate is writing a Looney Tunes reboot for WB

To go along with all of the other recent live action/CG reboot nonsense, Jenny Slate (Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, Saturday Night Live) has been tapped for write a future reboot of the Looney Tunes franchise (known for Bugs Bunny, ...

 
 
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Comment or tweet to enter to win Savages swag!

*Congratulations to our winner - Lonemoose!* Stay tuned for more contests soon! Hey there fine readers! This time we're bringing you the opportunity to win a bunch of stuff for Universal's upcoming Savages! If you win, you'll receive an off...

 
 
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Charlie Kaufman is writing his first novel

I know we're a film site and all, but it's hard not to get excited about this news. Yes, Charlie Kaufman has signed a deal with Grand Central Publishing to pen his first novel. I would have assumed he'd sign with McSweeney's for his first b...

 
 
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Beetlejuice 2 writer updates us on sequel

In an interview with ShockTillYouDrop, author Seth Graham-Smith, writer of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and the controversial new Beetlejuice sequel, gives us an update on the ghost with the most. Apparently things are moving along swimm...

 
 
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[UPDATE] Russell Crowe cast as the new Robocop?

[UPDATE: Well, looks like it's the week of the police cyborg known as Robocop. Just the other day, we told you that Nick Schenk was hired on to write the Robocop remake for the big screen. Today we're reporting that Russel Crowe is apparent...

 
 
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[UPDATE] Kaufman's Frank or Francis gains three people

[UPDATE: Well, turns out Kate Winslet ISN'T in this, despite earlier reports. We'll make up for it though by reporting that hottie Elizabeth Banks has joined the comedic ranks on the film... which would be awesome enough, but they also mana...

 
 




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Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 

The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"

 

Detroit"History, but not really"

 

The Dark Tower"The elevator pitch of an epic"

 

Atomic Blonde"Charlize Theron can fight"

 

The Emoji Movie"To live is to suffer"

 

Dunkirk"Take a bow, Mr. Nolan, and cue the appla"

 

NYAFF Capsule Mrs. K"Who, What, When, Where, and Mostly Why?"

 

Endless Poetry"A portrait of Jodorowsky as a young poet"

 

Castlevania (Season1)"That's four! Four episodes! Ha-ha-ha! "

 

The Little Hours"I lost two of them."

 

Spider-Man: Homecoming"Third time's the charm"