Posts tagged as: Tony Scott

Tony Scott’s 5 best films

Tony Scott’s 5 best films

As with any prominent artist’s or entertainer’s passing, it gives us a chance to look back on their body of work in a way we’ve never looked at it before — as completed cannon. After the terrible news broke of director Tony Scott’s apparent suicide, we decided to do just that and compile a list […]

Zack Snyder to Direct New Superman Movie

Zack Snyder to Direct New Superman Movie

As soon as comic book blockbuster guru Christopher Nolan signed on to produce Warner Bros’ next installment of their “Superman” franchise, the web was atwitter about who would fill those big red leather directing boots. Deadline reports that the search is over and “Watchmen” director, Zack Snyder, will take the helm of the world’s most […]

Fox Also Developing a ’20,000 Leagues’ Movie; Ridley and Tony Scott Attached

Fox Also Developing a ’20,000 Leagues’ Movie; Ridley and Tony Scott Attached

Hollywood is notorious for its bandwagon tendencies. Notice how many vampire flicks surfaced immediately following the success of the “Twilight” films? This time around the trend centers on Jules Verne’s classic undersea adventure, “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” And since it’s in the public domain, studios won’t have to embarrass themselves with cheap and transparent […]

Washington Back on Track For Scott’s ‘Unstoppable’

Washington Back on Track For Scott’s ‘Unstoppable’

Tony Scott’s new drama with Fox, “Unstoppable,” hit a snag a couple of weeks ago when long-time collaborator, Denzel Washington, pulled out of the project. But it looks like the film may just live up to its name. Variety reports that Washington has is back on track to star in the pic.  Pre-production has already […]

The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

In its purest form, the relationship between actor and director can be a sacred thing–a symbiosis that yields transcendent results.  Whether it’s Scorsese-De Niro, Ford-Wayne, Kazan-Brando, or Hitchcock-Stewart, the mention of one invariably invokes thoughts of the other.  But what happens when half of a particular tandem fails to match the talent of the other? […]

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