3 things about Lawrence Kasdan’s SILVERADO

Silverado [1985]

1. Walking his horse while reading a paperback.
2. “Today, my jurisdiction ends here.”
3. A look comes over her face. A hint of a smile.

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3 things about John Glen’s A VIEW TO A KILL

A View to a Kill [1985]

1. Beach Boys in Siberia.
2. Loaded with rock salt.
3. The touching way she cries, “Jenny!”

3 other things.

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3 things about Michael Rymer’s QUEEN OF THE DAMNED

Queen of the Damned [2002]

1. Motion-activated columns of fire.
2. “How did you manage to slip through the 1950s in red velvet?”
3. Bleeding family tree.

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3 things about Andrew Niccol’s ANON

Anon [2018]

1. Reality, augmented reality: two aspect ratios
2. DFE. Delete Fucking Everything.
3. A flat packed with rats.

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ROY’S WORLD is a grant finalist!

I’m thrilled to announce that Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is a Roy W. Dean Grant Summer 2018 Finalist! Only 17 projects made the cut. I’ll keep you posted …

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3 things about Brian G. Hutton’s THE FIRST DEADLY SIN

The First Deadly Sin [1980]

1. The doorman’s doggy do bag handler tool.
2. Inside the precinct house, a WET PAINT sign tacked on the doorframe.
3. Plastic sheeting crackling in the wind.

Quintessential New York City movie: it’s an expensive, filthy hellhole and everyone is incessantly complaining about something or another.

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3 things about Ryan Coogler’s BLACK PANTHER

Black Panther [2018]

1. A hidden casino redolent of the one in Skyfall.
2. Only the driver’s seat and steering wheel intact.
3. Battle rhinos.

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