Oscar Wilde once wrote that ‘A poet can survive everything but a misprint.’
Best-selling writer: Stephen Leather has shared with The Film Blog behind the scenes photos from the set of Martin Campbell’s upcoming film, The Foreigner.
‘It is coming…’ What is? ‘It is.’ What is it? ‘It‘ It? That’s it…
Spoilers may follow.
‘Here we are again!’ Bellows an, unusually charismatic, Douglas Booth throughout Juan Carlos Medina’s The Limehouse Golem. Booth is playing the real life figure of Dan Leno – a Victorian music hall star, renowned for his drag entertainments – and is one of many players in this, Penny Dreadful-esque, Victorian murder mystery whose delightful performance succeeds in elevating an otherwise fairly predictable film into something really rather smashing. Karl Marx shows up too.
Celebrated British writer Deborah Moggach has described numerous delays holding up a release for the film adaptation of her popular novel Tulip Fever as ‘beyond maddening’.
Want to give your Hollywood remake a new spin? How about swapping the men for women…?
For filmmakers, an attempt at retiring must echo the plot of His Girl Friday. Try as they might, directors simply can’t escape the attraction of getting behind the camera. First returned Hayao Miyazaki and now Steven Soderbergh is back with Logan Lucky, a fun but bizarrely ill-conceived heist caper from (questionably-real) first-time writer Rebecca Blunt.