“George Lucas said the most useful thing to me as I was about to do Body Heat. I said ‘George, I don’t know that much about the technical stuff.’ And keep in mind that George is Mr. Technology, right? He said ‘Making movies has nothing to do with the technical stuff. It has everything to […]
Entries Tagged as 'Murder mystery'
September 20th, 2011 · No Comments
August 26th, 2011 · 4 Comments
“The best thing about Red Dragon (Universal), the second adaptation of Thomas Harris’ 1981 novel, is that it reminds you how scary and seminal the first adaptation — Michael Mann’s Manhunter (1986) — was. This new movie, directed by Brett Ratner, recycles the same narrative, many of the same lines, and even some of the […]
Tags: Based on novel · Dreams and visions · Father/son relationship · Forensic evidence · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Murder mystery · Psycho killer · Reconstructing Crime Scene · Shootout · Woman in jeopardy
July 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments
“Talking about it was so important to that film. I think some people could despise it. If you don’t like the story or what it’s saying, then you just end up hating everything. It’s not a movie for everybody. Some people really dug it. Others thought it was disgusting and sick. And, of course, it […]