Specials: Swinton’s "State of Cinema" speech. Director dumps Pullman project.

SWINTON COMES OUT SWINGING The White Witch speaks!Wow, what a letter. Take the time to read the whole thing. It'll make your head spin.And speaking of dangerous fantasy-land personalities...PHILIP PULLMAN NEEDS DIRECTION Once again, a director has departed the film production of His Dark Materials. Shopgirl director Anand Tucker has abandoned ship, and now, round and round we go, the controls are back in the hands of Chris Weitz, who left the project once before. … [Read more...]

Deicide Dumped from Phillip Pullman adaptation

So, Chris Weitz is withdrawing all references to God and the church from his adaptation of Phillip Pullman's The Golden Compass. … [Read more...]