What is Movie News After Dark? This is a question that I am almost never asked, but I will answer it for you anyway. Movie News After Dark is FSR’s newest late-night secretion, a column dedicated to all of the news stories that slip past our daytime editorial staff and make it into my curiously chubby RSS ‘flagged’ box. It will (but is not guaranteed to) include relevant movie news, links to insightful commentary and other film-related shenanigans. I may also throw in a link to something TV-related here or there. It will also serve as my place of record for being both charming and sharp-witted, but most likely I will be neither of the two. I write this stuff late at night, what do you expect?
Voting for the Academy Awards officially closed tonight. So if you didn’t send in your ballot yet, you totally missed out on being part of this year’s decisions. No complaining on Oscar night when your candidate loses by a narrow margin!
Watch this excellent trailer for the upcoming SXSW flick blacktino, written by someone whose keyboard is missing the shift key. That person is Aaron Burns, and his movie has my attention:
Louis Leterrier has a new sci-fi project in the works at Universal. The yet to be synopsized project exists with the title G, and is being kept under wraps for the moment. Though the guys at The Playlist seem to have insider information that leads them to believe that he’s “planning a very ambitious and interesting approach to the shoot that is going to turn some heads.” Nothing like a very vague and uninteresting description to get one’s blood pumping.
Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz is working on a movie. No, not Arrested Development. No, he’s looking to make a comedy called The Boss of It All. And get this: it’s based on Direktoren for Det Hele, by Lars Von Trier. Consider that for a moment.
Just to prove that this 3D thing isn’t just a new fad, Holy Taco has uncovered a series of 25 vintage posters for 3D movies, including at least one from Alfred Hitchcock. Today’s equivalent would be Christopher Nolan making a 3D film — which will probably happen eventually.
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