Day 247-- a few movie notes
Thursday, May 10, 2007
-- A film adaptation of A Severe Mercy? What? What? Really? I know there is also an adaptation of the Screwtape Letters floating around as well. What? What? Why? (Clarification: some great books feel best left as books.)
-- Apparently, the Coen brothers' upcoming No Country For Old Men will be almost entirely without a score. That's a bold move. Carter Burwell--the composer they've used for 11 of their 12 films--is using an ultra-minimalist score that blends in with the movie's sound effects.
-- George Lucas calls Spider-Man 3 "silly." Pot-kettle-black?
-- Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, the great and imaginative novel I'm halfway through, is slated for a 2008 release on the silver screen. If they do it well, it'll (hopefully) be like the BBC version of Pride & Prejudice mixed with Sharpe's Company, a dash of magic.
posted, with grace and poise, by Jason @ 5/10/2007 04:32:00 PM,
- At 9:54 AM, Eves37 said...
I think I agree...really can't see A Severe Mercy as a film. Interesting.
- At 12:50 PM, Brandon Zangus said...