The worst thing in the world for a writer is “the start”; staring at that blank page and wondering how you’ll ever fill it all with words. Never mind how you’ll fill it all with good words. So imagine trying to adapt something like “The Great Gatsby”, one of the great American novels, for the big screen. Sure it’s been done before (Francis Ford Coppola wrote the screenplay in 1974) with so-so results, but how do you tackle something that big and make it good? Well, Warner Bros. might have figured it out: put Baz Luhrmann, the visionary behind the ultra-stylized, hyper-kinetic “Moulin Rouge!” in charge. Read more
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“The Ghastly Love of Johnny X” starring Will Keenan (“Tromeo and Juliet”) and The Grass Roots’ Creed Bratton, will be coming out June 2013 courtesy of Strand Releasing. Paul Bunnell’s story of interstellar juvenile delinquency has been on the festival circuit for some time now and has one of the best trailers I’ve seen in… forever.
*Click “Read More” to see the preview in all of it’s retro black and white glory!* Read more