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I'm a big fan of Todd Field, who directed In the Bedroom and Little Children.And I can't believe what I just read: Paramount Vantage has bought its first project of the Guy Stodel era, signing on for the crime drama "Buried," with Todd Field attached to direct.Brad Ingelsby will write the screenplay, which centers on a couple who, in a bid for cash, bury a wealthy man alive only to be caught and then forced to cope with the fallout on their relationship. Alexandra Milchan is on board to … [Read more...]

Browser, 7/3: What Adamson left out; World on “Wanted”; Watch Hitchens try waterboarding (LINK REPAIRED)

What Narnia's Son of Adam (that is, Adamson) left outChristopher Howse at The Telegraph reports on the important stuff in C.S. Lewis's Prince Caspian that Andrew Adamson and his screenwriters left out: I wonder if audiences are looking out for the wrong things in the films of C.S Lewis's Narnia books. The danger is simply to think "Aslan = Jesus", and then to puzzle out how the one allegorically illuminates the other. -What men wantMegan Basham asks, "Why are films like Wanted so … [Read more...]

TIME: “Why Christopher Hitchens is Wrong About Billy Graham” (plus, a YouTube bonus)

Good for TIME Magazine.The odd thing about Hitchens' attack is not that he assaults an ailing icon — that's both his specialty and his right — but that the evidence he cites actually proves him wrong.And while we're on the subject: … [Read more...]


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