Posts Tagged ‘making of’

I don’t think anyone’s done it as well before or since. Here’s a clue, and the key to the story came from an actress.

And so [Linda Hamilton] said, “Yeah, in principle, I’m in, but I want to be crazy.” I said, “Well, what do you mean, crazy? How crazy?” She said, “Crazy, like I’ve been driven crazy.” I said, “Like you’re in an insane asylum, like you’re institutionalized?” She said, “Yeah, sure. Let me play crazy. Let me go nuts.” I said, “All right. Well, you’re going to get my version of nuts,” and she said, “All right. I’m down.”

Oral History of ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’

He becomes literally like a machine. He has a very clear vision of what he wants. He’s very demanding and he will not go for anything that is almost there. It has to be there. That’s it. Everyone is kind of scared on set. Because Jim doesn’t use much psychology. He just screams at everybody.

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Not a lot of cop movies jump out and do something different. This one did.

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Sort of must-see for filmmakers. Complements the visuals of Bladerunner post.

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After we suffered through this, my girlfriend summed it up perfectly: “The emperor has no clothes.” I do recall having an oversized drink in hand and being tempted, repeatedly, to launch it at the screen.

Making Deliverance (short)

Posted: September 27, 2016 in -
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LONG LIVE THE NEW FLESH: THE MAKING OF DAVID CRONENBERG’S ‘VIDEODROME’

Definitely influenced many works to come after… including my own novel:

 

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My David Cronenberg installment: Radically Different Films, Part 3.

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‘This is for fighting. This is for fun’: Stanley Kubrick directs ‘Full Metal Jacket’