Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Half’ Movie Adaptation in the Works

Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Half’ Movie Adaptation in the Works Stephen King’s horror novel “The Dark Half” is getting the movie treatment at MGM with “Her Smell” director Alex Ross Perry on board to helm. King wrote the book in 1989 about a novelist whose ...

Bastard Child of Paul Verhoeven and Axl Rose: Alex Ross Perry and "Her Smell"

My first encounter with the work of Alex Ross Perry came in the fall of 2009, at a small festival of extremely low-budget and experimental movies in Chicago. Some friends, long since moved away and ...

Alex Ross Perry To Write & Direct Feature Film Adaptation Of Stephen King’s ‘Rest Stop’

Alex Ross Perry is definitely a filmmaker that doesn’t like to be put in any sort of box. His early films were these odd, but really fun, comedies like “The Color Wheel” and “Listen Up Philip.” Perry ...

Stephen King's Rest Stop Short Story Is Becoming a Movie

Stephen King's Rest Stop Short Story Is Becoming a Movie Stephen King's 2003 short story Rest Stop is being adapted for the big screen by Alex Ross Perry (Her Smell). Legendary Pictures has tapped Perry to write and direct the adaptation, which is being ...

Alex Ross Perry Will Write and Direct Stephen King Short Story Adaptation ‘Rest Stop’

Legendary Pictures has tapped Alex Ross Perry to write and direct a new film adaptation of the Stephen King short story “Rest Stop,” Variety is reporting. The short story follows an author who flees ...

Alex Ross Perry to Write and Direct Stephen King’s ‘Rest Stop’ for Legendary

Alex Ross Perry to Write and Direct Stephen King’s ‘Rest Stop’ for Legendary Alex Ross Perry will write and direct Legendary’s film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “Rest Stop.” King’s short, first published in Esquire magazine in 2003, won the national magazine award ...

‘Her Smell’ Film Review: Elisabeth Moss Puts the Rock in Rock-Bottom in Redemptive Music Tale

‘Her Smell’ Film Review: Elisabeth Moss Puts the Rock in Rock-Bottom in Redemptive Music Tale There’s a temptation to call “Her Smell” a greatest-hits compilation of the films of writer-director Alex Ross Perry. After all, it’s got the pitch-black humor of “The Color Wheel,” the narcissism of ...

Alex Ross Perry Is Pissed At the Film Industry and Not Afraid to Explain Himself

Alex Ross Perry Is Pissed At the Film Industry and Not Afraid to Explain Himself When Robert Greene first looked at the raw footage his longtime friend and collaborator Alex Ross Perry had brought him from the set of “Her Smell,” a familiar feeling began to bubble up in the ...

AFI Sidebars Spotlight New Voices, Emerging Talent

AFI Sidebars Spotlight New Voices, Emerging Talent Looking for the next Alfonso Cuarón, Dee Rees or Damien Chazelle? AFI Fest’s New Auteurs and American Independents sections are the place to discover them. Comprising 18 films, this year’s New ...

‘Her Smell’ Review: Elisabeth Moss Is One of the Most Noxious Movie Characters of All Time in Brave and Rewarding Punk Epic

‘Her Smell’ Review: Elisabeth Moss Is One of the Most Noxious Movie Characters of All Time in Brave and Rewarding Punk Epic So about that title. It stinks. It’s pungent and rancid. “Her Smell” could have a positive connotation, but you just know that it doesn’t here. There’s a hostility to it, like an odorous barrier you’d ...

Her Smell Trailer: Elizabeth Moss Is an Aging Punk Rock Diva

Her Smell Trailer: Elizabeth Moss Is an Aging Punk Rock Diva The first teaser for Her Smell is here. Elizabeth Moss has asserted herself as a truly tremendous performer on the small screen over the last decade or so. Starting with AMC's drama Mad Men and more ...

How Indie Mainstay Alex Ross Perry Came to Write 'Christopher Robin'

How Indie Mainstay Alex Ross Perry Came to Write 'Christopher Robin' Alex Ross Perry has, to put it lightly, an unorthodox résumé for a writer on an all-ages Disney movie. The indie writer-director and sometimes actor has become a film festival mainstay for penning ...

‘Christopher Robin’ and ‘Mission: Impossible’ Go Head-to-Head at Box Office This Weekend

After opening at No. 1 to $61 million, “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” will again compete for the top spot on the box office charts this weekend against Disney’s new release “Christopher Robin.” Box ...

'Golden Exits' Review: Brooklynites-Behaving-Badly Indie Boasts Stars, Chops

'Golden Exits' Review: Brooklynites-Behaving-Badly Indie Boasts Stars, Chops "People never make films about ordinary people who never do anything." "They're out there..." That first meta-statement comes from Naomi (Emily Browning), an Australian twentysomething with a work ...

New to Streaming: ‘Columbus,’ ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang,’ ‘Wind River,’ Alex Ross Perry, and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

Alex Ross Perry On Jerry Lewis: ‘He Inspired Me as a Philosopher’

Alex Ross Perry On Jerry Lewis: ‘He Inspired Me as a Philosopher’ Jerry Lewis inspired generations of comedians and comedic filmmakers, as many of immediate tributes in the wake of his death at 91 prove. One of the more recent directors to emerge in American cinema ...

‘Golden Exits’ Review: Alex Ross Perry Tries His Hand at Intimacy, With Mixed Results — Sundance 2017

‘Golden Exits’ Review: Alex Ross Perry Tries His Hand at Intimacy, With Mixed Results — Sundance 2017 Alex Ross Perry doesn’t usually go for “nice” characters — from the disaffected siblings at the heart of “The Color Wheel” to Jason Schwartzman’s gleefully abrasive title character in “Listen Up ...

Scott Reviews Alex Ross Perry’s Golden Exits [Sundace 2017]

Prolificacy can catch up to even the most dogged of artists. For writer/director Alex Ross Perry, one of the most distinct and sharp voices of his generation, Golden Exits is the moment his speed ...

Alex Ross Perry’s ‘Golden Exits’ Is A Collection Of Half-Realized Ideas And Characters [Sundance Review]

Only a filmmaker as talented as Alex Ross Perry could make a movie as misbegotten as “Golden Exits.” With his past features “Impolex,” “The Color Wheel,” “Listen Up Philip,” and “Queen of Earth,” ...

Coming Distractions: Emily Browning croons “New York Groove” in the teaser for Golden Exits

We’re always interested in indie writer-director Alex Ross Perry here at The A.V. Club. His nearly-no-budget sophomore feature, The Color Wheel, was one our favorite comedies of the current decade, ...

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