Tag: Directors

Exclusive: TMP Interviews – Alex Ballar and Beau Nelson of Zombie...

“Nothing Kills A Buzz Like A Zombie Attack!” This is the catchy tagline for the movie Zombie Drugs, a film where comedy intersects with the horror of zombies created by recreational drugs. Vinny and Sebastian decide to set up shop in the only industry they know — the drug business. With the help of Sebastian’s jealous ex-girlfriend and her rich best friend, they set out to produce and sell a drug that gives a perfect high. The four of them take on the drug world, fighting mobsters, frat boys, and yes, even the occasional zombie.    

Just when we thought we knew everything about hanging out with the undead, Zombie Drugs gives us a bit of a new spin on zombiedom. Creator Alex Ballar and producer Beau Nelson of Manginity Films sat down with TMP to discuss their film Zombie Drugs and tell us a little bit about their thoughts on the undead.

Is Shane Black pursuing Iron Man 3?

Is this Marvel's new LETHAL WEAPON?  Or will Shane Black give the offer THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT?

Aren't puns great?

Stephen Sommers will not return for the ‘G.I Joe’ sequel

Somewhere in the farthest stretches of the galaxy, someone cares about this news.  Even farther away, someone actually likes and respects the filmography of Stephen Sommers.  Well, those people are in for a mighty big disappointment, because it seems that Sommers will not return to direct the sequel to the critically lambasted and Razzie nominated G.I Joe: The Rise of Cobra.  Alas, that Cobra will have to finish rising without him.  More on Sommers departure after the break.

Disney announces a whole slew of 3D Blu-Ray releases

Disney has really been enjoying its 3D lately.  The upconversion for Beauty and the Beast apparently hit well with people who attended this year’s Show West, and Disney has been hyping up that film for a long time.  However, delays have pushed this film out of Disney’s theatrical schedule.  Now, it seems like it will skip the theatrical route all together, and instead go straight to Blu-Ray...but still in 3D.  More after the break.

Editors and The Filmmakers Who Love Them

With the untimely death of Quentin Tarantino’s  long-time collaborating film editor Sally Menke earlier this year it raises the question; just how important is a film editor to director’s vision? Sidney Lumet says in his book, Making Movies, the two main elements of editing are, “juxtapositioning of images and creating tempo.”  So it would follow that in order for a director with a strong style (like Tarantino) to maintain that style throughout his career, finding a good film editor is essential.

Christopher Nolan’s directors shortlist for the new ‘Superman’ revealed

Godfather Nolan (as Warner Bros. should now be calling him) has a pretty good idea on who he wants to have direct the new Superman film.  But who are the lucky five chosen to be on his shortlist?

Humble Origins

Being a collective of filmmakers, we at TheMoviePool draw our own inspirations from a multitude of sources, the most notable being, those intrepid pioneers that came before us.  While their inherent genius may not have been apparent during their lives and careers, it is unquestionable now.  It is also nice to know that many of these talents came from as humble beginnings as many of us do.

Sci-Fi…It’s Dead Jim

Unlimited Human Imagining Proves Quite Limiting

Many of us contributors at THEMOVIEPOOL can be classified as die-hard fans of specific genres.  Jordan is a Monster Action movie follower.  I myself am a die-hard Horror aficionado.   And I’m pretty certain Gabriel will never quench his inhuman thirst for Children’s Animation, most notably The Care Bears Movie (1985).

The Casual Cinecast Has a Brief Encounter In This Week’s Episode

On this week's Casually Criterion episode of the Cinecast, we're diving into David Lean's Brief Encounter, discuss the Snyder Cut announcement, and more! Mike, Justin,...