Awfully Good Movies: Freejack (Video)

Freejack (1992) Director: Geoff Murphy Stars: Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Anthony Hopkins This weekend, Harrison Ford is back on the hunt for replicants alongside Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2049, ...

‘Nightcrawler’ Director Dan Gilroy Reteaming With Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo for New Film

‘Nightcrawler’ Director Dan Gilroy Reteaming With Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo for New Film Director Dan Gilroy has a new script making the rounds in Hollywood that has two of the leads of his 2014 film “Nightcrawler,” Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo, attached to star, Deadline reports. ...

‘Nightcrawler’ Team Dan Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal & Rene Russo Reunite For New Film

Though he notched his first credited screenplay back in 1992 for the forgotten sci-fi flick “Freejack,” it would take over two decades for Dan Gilroy to finally get behind the camera and make his ...

18 actors whose characters were cut out of movies in post-production

Simon Brew Apr 28, 2017 The actors whose role in a film was shot, but chopped out of the final cut... Yep, I know. I’ve read lists like this too, and I know that Eric Stoltz was cut out of Back To ...

Ghosts of Futures Predicted: How Hollywood Imagined We’d Be Living Now

Author: Cai Ross Earth’s future has always proved a playground of possibility for scriptwriters and directors. Artists are rarely content to make do within the confines of what is merely possible. ...

50 forgotten sci-fi films from the 1990s

We may remember Independence Day, The Matrix, The Phantom Menace. But what about these forgotten 90s sci-fi films? And are any worth seeing? Think back to the science fiction cinema of the 1990s, and ...

10 Directors to Watch: Dan Gilroy Dissects L.A. in ‘Nightcrawler,’ Next Project

10 Directors to Watch: Dan Gilroy Dissects L.A. in ‘Nightcrawler,’ Next Project A veteran screenwriter and native Angeleno, Gilroy may be a first-time helmer, but between movie-star wife Rene Russo, Pulitzer-winning dad Frank D. Gilroy (“The Subject Was Roses”), writer-director ...

Meet the Contenders: Rene Russo "Nightcrawler"

Each weekend a profile on a just-opened Oscar contender. Here's abstew on this weekend's new release, Nightcrawler, which is a perfectly dark treat for a Halloween opening. Rene Russo as Nina Romina ...

Weekend Preview: The Media Loves A Horror Story

Check out what’s playing this weekend and decide what you’re going to see; we also have the Fall & Holiday Movie Guide if you want to plan the rest of the year! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook ...

Interview: ‘Nightcrawler’ Director Dan Gilroy Talks Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Elswit & Sociopaths

Writer and director Dan Gilroy speaks in a manner in which ideas, facts and concepts come tumbling out, his train of thought speeding fast but never in danger of going off the track. The credited ...

'Superman Lives' Screenwriter Dan Gilroy Explains What Tim Burton Would Have Done

[Dan Gilroy directing on the set of Nightcrawler] In the late '90s, Warner Bros. was very keen to make a new Superman movie. An up-and-coming screenwriter named Dan Gilroy, whose big calling card at ...

The Postman Always Rings Twice: Letters From Cinema Retro Readers

Hi, Lee. In his DVD review in issue #30, Adrian Smith writes that The 10th Victim “prefigures Death Race 2000, Rollerball, The Running Man and even The Hunger Games in its idea of murder as mass ...

From Under the Radar to Potential Oscar Contention

By Anjelica Oswald Managing Editor The conversation surrounding potential supporting actress nominees includes some names familiar to the Oscar race, such as Meryl Streep (Into the Woods), and some ...

Review: Jake Gyllenhaal gets next-level creepy in great, disturbing 'Nightcrawler'

Review: Jake Gyllenhaal gets next-level creepy in great, disturbing 'Nightcrawler' Dan Gilroy's been at this for a while now. His first produced screenplay was the largely-forgotten "Freejack," a science-fiction action movie starring Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, and a ...

Must Watch: Teaser Trailer for 'Nightcrawler' with Jake Gyllenhaal

The City Shines Brightest At Night... Whoa, this is definitely must watch! Open Road Films has debuted the first official teaser trailer to follow-up that viral teaser for Nightcrawler, a new indie ...

Watch: First Teaser Trailer for ‘Nightcrawler’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Open Road Films, like most studios or producers, are wasting no time. After yesterday’s Toronto International Film Festival announcement, the trailers and press materials for each film have come ...

Watch: A Gaunt & Desperate Jake Gyllenhaal In A Viral Teaser For ‘Nightcrawler’

You may remember earlier this year seeing a rather rail-thin Jake Gyllenhaal at red carpets and other public appearances. You may also remember reports that the actor had gone to the hospital because ...

The Best Time Travel Movies

This weekend Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt use time to try and conquer aliens in Edge of Tomorrow. It was almost 25 years ago when Marty McFly used time to escape Libyens and in the process mess up his ...

Batman vs. Superman - An extract from Holy Franchise, Batman!

Gary Collinson presents an extract from his book Holy Franchise, Batman! Bringing the Caped Crusader to the Screen detailing director Wolfgang Petersen's aborted DC superhero cross-over movie Batman ...

B-Sides: Scorpions Hit Freejack Between the Eyes

Two things have always remained with me from Geoff Murphy's 1992 sci-fi action flick Freejack. The first is how Rene Russo’s character was supposed to age 18 years, but only her hairstyle changed. The ...

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