The biopic follows John Callahan, who became paralyzed following a car accident at age 21, and turned to drawing as a form of therapy. The artist’s work raised eyebrows for its depiction of taboo topics, leading to numerous boycotts in his hometown of Portland.
Browsing: Gus Van Sant
An American man, Arthur Brennan, travels to the “Suicide Forest” (Aokigahara forest) to kill himself at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan, the site of numerous suicides. There he encounters a Japanese man, Takumi Nakamura, who wants to kill himself as well, and both men begin a journey of self-reflection and survival.
A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.
Van Sant replaces Shane Black at the helm of Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the popular manga.
We knew it would happen eventually….
A recap of the week’s TV news!
Drama spec gets an actor and a director!
Story follows a salesman who’s life is called into question when he arrives to a small town.
CBS reteams with Riggle & Smigel, GSN gives a 40-episode order to Drew Carey, NBC is ready for Several Children, and Starz brings Kelsey Grammer back as the Mayor of Chicago!
Logline: Centers on two artists who were hot in the California scene that committed suicide, one after the other, following fits of paranoia the two suffered, fearing the government and religious organizations were conspiring against them. Theresa Duncan, a video game designer for girls, killed herself in her bedroom. Jeremy Blake, a popular “digital painter,â€ found her there and ended his life by walking into the ocean a week later.
Logline: A retelling of the life of Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters as they drove across the country in a DayGlo painted school bus dubbed Furthur, reaching personal and collective revelations through the use of LSD and other psychedelic drugs in the 1960’s.