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Vulture: How did King Arthur: Legend of the Sword happen? – This is apparently a case of many visions for the IP, or intellectual property. Sadly, the vision that the final film settled on is a total mess. You’ll find my spoiler review on Letterboxd.
Dafne Keen’s Logan Audition Tape with Hugh Jackman
Real or Fake 4K – Is that disk you’re buying really UHD quality? For the time being, the answer is ‘usually not.’ Most major Hollywood films are still mastered in 2K, not 4K.
Philly.com: In playing Mantis, Pom Klementieff Keeps Laughing Through The Pain – Interesting side story for the Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 breakout actress.
Macro Room: The swirling beauty of colored ink in water (video) – Stay tuned to see the filming setup.
True West Magazine: Kurt Russell spills the beans on who really directed Tombstone – I wonder if there aren’t quite a few movies where actors, writers and producers took over directing but declined to take the credit.
The Summer Movie Season is Upon Us – It’s time for The /Filmcast Summer Movie Wager podcast
YOUR WEEKLY WISDOM:
“Most [screen]writers, when I’ve pressed the question, usually admit, finally, that they don’t want to be writers. They just want to write — and not even in a general sense of wanting to sit down somewhere and scribble for a living. They want to write because they have something to say.” — Robin Mukherjee, The Art of Screenplays