Sunday, February 20, 2011

David O. Russell on 'Uncharted'

So I was reading a few comments David O. Russell dropped about his new 'Uncharted' adaptation over at Slashfilm. If you're a friend of mine on facebook, then you've heard me get pissed about this before, but today I wrote a good long reply in their forums that I think deserves it's own blogging here.

To kick things off, here's a picture of Nathan Fillion:


As a reminder, David O. Russell has claimed since the beginning of fan protests that he's never heard of Nathan Fillion, the actor the fan community is pushing for the role, and has cast Mark Wahlberg as the lead, with Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci as his father and uncle, respectively, who, in a far departure from the game, are a family of international jewel thieves.

To get you up to speed, Here's what Russell has to say for himself today (prepare to get mad):

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Darren Aronofsky's 'The Black Swan' Review

First of all, I'm not a fan of ballet to begin with. I can see the staggering amount of effort the art form requires of it's practitioners, and I can watch about thirty seconds of actual ballet and see that it is indeed graceful and beautiful and all that. It's just not my thing and I knew that going in to the theater.