Author Archives: Jeff Sneider
The director talks about how John Carpenter influenced the film, which finds our old friends Dollface, Pin-Up Girl and Man in the Mask chasing a family (including Christina Hendricks as Mom) around an abandoned trailer park this time around.
Damien Chazelle and his First Man star Ryan Gosling will square off once again against Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk), but will the team behind the Dick Cheney movie get the last laugh, or will it be Martin Scorsese and his Netflix movie The Irishman?
John Swetnam and Harris Wilkinson wrote the script, and according to those who have read it, it’s a home invasion movie set during an alien invasion.
But in the end, when everything was said and done, the right movie probably won Best Picture. The Shape of Water truly represents the best of Hollywood, from its flawless direction and stunning production design to its sumptuous score and rich performances, three of which earned Oscar nominations.
All eyes are on the heated Best Picture race, but Best Cinematography and Best Original Screenplay are two categories that are worth paying close attention to, as either one may signal this year’s big winner.
Hosts Jeff Sneider and Simon Thompson also review Eli Roth’s Death Wish starring Bruce Willis and discuss its box office prospects along with those of the new Jennifer Lawrence thriller Red Sparrow.
His original screenplay Beast follows a woman facing off against a bloodthirsty beast after her plane crashes in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
His original screenplay The Noble Woman tells the remarkable true story of a 16th Century French noblewoman who must fight to survive under impossible conditions when she and her lover are marooned on a remote Canadian island during an expedition to the New World.
Disney also removed Anna Kendrick’s fantasy comedy Noelle from its release calendar. It had been planned for a holiday release on Nov. 8, 2019, but it’s now expected to debut on Disney’s forthcoming streaming service.
Robert Downey Jr. may take credit for this decision on Twitter, but this is such a smart idea that it surely must’ve come from Shuri (Letitia Wright), the breakout star of Black Panther.
Written by Kenny Kyle, the script follows Daulerio’s meteoric rise from obscure sports blogger to the EIC of Gawker during the wild, heady early days of the digital journalism boom.
Reed Morano (The Handmaid’s Tale) directed the thought-provoking indie movie, which won a Special Jury Prize last month at Sundance, where it premiered in competition.
Her fantasy-romance manuscript Beautifully Damned is described as a cross between Twilight and True Blood. The YA story follows two immortal beings who are living as teenagers as they fight to find each other while struggling against the systematic persecution of humans with magical powers.
TheWrap’s ace scooper Umberto Gonzalez joins Jeff Sneider and Simon Thompson to discuss Disney’s Pinocchio, as well as Paramount’s Dungeons & Dragons movie and its impact on the DCEU.
Tunnecliffe, who hails from Australia, first made a splash stateside with her original screenplay The Grow House, which earned her a spot in the Top 75 of the 2016 Launch Pad Feature Competition.