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First Look: Michael Fassbender & Kodi Smit-McPhee in Slow West

First Look: Michael Fassbender & Kodi Smit-McPhee in Slow West

Slow West follows a 17-year-old boy (Kodi Smit-McPhee) on a journey across 19th Century frontier America in search of the woman he loves, while accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas (Michael Fassbender). The film also stars Rory McCann, Ben Mendelsohn, Jeffrey Thomas, and Brooke Williams. Musician John Maclean, former member of Beta Band, wrote and...

Eli Wallach has passed away

Eli Wallach has passed away

Eli Wallach, who starred in classics such as The Magnificent Seven and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, has died aged 98. His death on Tuesday was confirmed to the New York Times by his daughter, Katherine. The character actor, whose career lasted over 60 years, was described as a “quintessential chameleon” when he received an honorary Oscar in 2011....

Cool Short: Nick Offerman is the Narrator in The Gunfighter

Cool Short: Nick Offerman is the Narrator in The Gunfighter

This excellent short film is all Stranger Than Fiction in that the cowboys can hear what Nick Offerman‘s narrator is saying. I really enjoyed it. Funny, meta and slightly NSFW due to swearing. The Gunfighter was written by Kevin Tenglin and directed by Eric Kissack. The Gunfighter from Eric Kissack on...

Quentin Tarantino is working on a Django/Zorro comic book series

Quentin Tarantino is working on a Django/Zorro comic book series

Quentin Tarantino recently said that he would love to re-cut Django Unchained and show it as a 4 hour TV mini-series (more on that here) which would be incredible. If and when that happens we will be able to see Django Freeman before that as Tarantino is going to have him team up with the classic pulp hero, Zorro. Django/Zorro will be co-plotted by...

Review: The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

Review: The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

Synopsis: After designing the world’s first perpetual motion machine T.S. Spivet is selected for the prestigious Baird award. Unbeknownst to the selectee panel, however, their chosen prize-winner is only 12. Not wanting to bother his emotionally detached family but recognizing the significance of the award T.S. embarks on a lone trip across America to meet...

Review: A Million Ways To Die In The West

Review: A Million Ways To Die In The West

Seth MacFarlane‘s work has proven incredibly popular over the years with Family Guy holding strong with a cult fan base and Ted bringing fans of his to the big screen. Now, the man of so many voices returns with his new comedy A Million Ways To Die in the West. In true MacFarlane style, he’s bringing a few friends along for the ride too. Albert...

Tarantino may begin filming The Hateful Eight in November

Tarantino may begin filming The Hateful Eight in November

To bring you up to speed, Quentin Tarantino wrote a script for a new Western, The Hateful Eight. He sent it to a select trusted few. The script leaked out onto the internet. Tarantino was not happy with that and said he would not be making it into a film. Instead he got some cool actors together to do a live stage reading of the script. During the reading...

Who is that in A Million Ways To Die In The West TV spot?

Who is that in A Million Ways To Die In The West TV spot?

I mentioned this excellent cameo a while back. For those who want to avoid spoilers I won’t give it away here. Instead, let me just say that Seth MacFarlane and his team are amazing for getting this in their comedy Western. If you want to be fresh going into the film then don’t watch the TV spot below. If spoilers don’t bother you then...

Tarantino is thinking of releasing a 4 hour cut of Django Unchained

Tarantino is thinking of releasing a 4 hour cut of Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained was a great film, but it did feel like there was so much more to see and here. Turns out Tarantino feels the same as he is thinking of putting together a 4 hour cut of the film out of what he shot, to be shown as a miniseries. I have about 90 minutes worth of material with Django. It hasn’t been...

Ti West’s In A Valley Of Violence gets Hawke, Travolta & Taissa Farmiga

Ti West’s In A Valley Of Violence gets Hawke, Travolta & Taissa Farmiga

Ti West (House of the Devil, The Innkeepers, The Sacrament) is taking a break from spooky horror films and is having a crack at a blood splattered Western called In The Valley Of Violence. The film stars Ethan Hawke, John Travolta and Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story, The Bling Ring, Anna). The film follows Paul (Hawke), a drifter with nothing to lose...