"Art does not belong to the few, but to the many."
The Cannes Film Festival held its inaugural Women In Motion Awards last week, honoring Zero Dark Thirty producer Megan Ellison, actress Jane Fonda, and screen legend, Olivia de Havilland, who could not attend. Both Ellison and Fonda gave awesome acceptance speeches that focused on giving women the opportunity to tell their own stories.
Things We Saw Today
Because pink and jewelry and heart-shaped things are for girls, and action figures, masks, and toy cars are for boys. Go FWIP! yourself, McDonalds. (Comics Alliance
The Human Machine
News on the upcoming Terminator
movie has been vague up to now. We've known that siblings David and Megan Ellison are producing
, that it has some writers
, that it may or may not be a reboot, that Fast Five
director Justin Lin
was at one point attached but might not be now, and that Arnold Schwarzenegger
would be back for it. Well, like the Terminator himself, the movie just keeps trucking along, and as such we now have some more concrete details.
Namely: A release date. It will be followed by two other Terminators
. And, yes, it is a reboot.
The movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
hasn't exactly had an easy time of it. It's lost directors
aplenty. For a while it seemed like it might just… stay dead.
But alas. 'Twas not to be.
Yesterday we found out that Warner Bros. is trying to remake Gremlins
, and now comes the news that writers have been hired for a fifth Terminator
movie. Everything's coming up '80s this week. If some chucklehead announces that Gore Verbinski's now-defunct (thank God) Clue remake
is back on, I'm going to seriously consider jumping off a building.
is one of my all-time favorite films and as much as I'd love a few storylines from the franchise to play out, I'm not so sure I want another film. But this is Hollywood and you can't stop Hollywood. The Terminator
rights have been finalized which means new blood has entered the arena and a new film (s) is on the way.