With the impending release of The Shape of Water and his announced year-long sabbatical to interview George Miller and Michael Mann, we thought it appropriate to look back at some of the most intriguing projects-that-never-were from the famed director.
Interview with Peter Chung and Drew Neuman on the history behind the 1991 MTV cult classic series "Æon Flux."
In the lead up to [Kuso's] premiere via Shudder on July 21st and screenings across select cities in America, Paste caught up with Ellison to discuss the origins behind the project, what the future holds for his career as a creator, and how a chance encounter with Shia Labeouf spurred him to finally realize his dream of becoming a filmmaker.
On April 15th, 2004, Mitsuteru Yokoyama passed away in a Tokyo hospital from severe burn wounds he had sustained in a freak house fire earlier that day. The author of what is popularly credited as the first “Giant Robot” anime of its kind, Tetsujin 28-go (known in the West as Gigantor), news of Yokoyama’s death elicited a shockwave of grief throughout the entire anime industry.
Genocidal Organ, the final installment in the “Project Itoh” trilogy, opens on the site of a real-world massacre. A tour group idles in observance of the “Sarajevo Roses,” a memorial of resin-filled mortar fire craters marked in remembrance of the thousands of civilians who lost their lives during the six-year Siege of Sarajevo—a conflict which, to this day, stands as the longest concentrated assault of its kind in modern history. In the film, this locus of past trauma and catharsis becomes t...
Warren Ellis on Castlevania, the Legacy of Hammer Horror, and the Creative Liberation of Writing for Netflix
Interview with Warren Elllis re: Netflix's Castlevania animated series.
There’s no shortage of editorials espousing the artistry of Miyazaki’s films. What’s missing is a conversation on the crucial significance of the times in which most of those films were produced, and how Miyazaki first became the adopted patriarch of modern anime through a distribution deal with one of the most powerful media conglomerates on the planet.
The Atlanta Auteur May Be the Last, Best Hope for the Beleaguered Production
Tomorrow Studios’ adaptation has a lot of weight to carry.
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