Day: May 9, 2020

Why Val Kilmer Quit Playing Batman

It’s been widely reported how much Val Kilmer disliked making Batman Forever and the miserable working relationship director Joel Schumacher had with him. The director previously called Kilmer “the most psychologically troubled human being I’ve ever worked with” while later praising him as “the best Batman.”

While there have been various reports over the years about why Kilmer didn’t reprise the role for Batman & Robin — conflicts with The Saint, Schumacher didn’t want him back — in a new interview, the actor recalled an incident on the set that crystalized for him why he needed to quit the

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Josh Trank Reveals Why Fantastic 4 Made Him (Briefly) Bitter Towards James Gunn

Ahead of next week’s release of his Tom Hardy drama Capone, director Josh Trank has opened up about the bitterness and resentment he felt towards comic book movies following the critical and commercial failure of his 2015 film Fantastic Four, but praised superhero filmmakers James Gunn and Zack Snyder.

Back when he was hired to direct Fantastic Four, Trank was hot off the success of Chronicle and wasn’t a fan of superhero films. Indeed, according to Fantastic Four screenwriter Jeremy Slater, Trank hated them, especially Marvel’s The Avengers. Slater told Polygon that the tone of their Fantastic Four movie

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Sam Barlow On Bringing Telling Lies To Switch, His Directing Style, And His Next Project – Feature

For many gamers the term ‘FMV’ may still be loaded with memories of shlocky ‘cinematic’ clips crammed into games in the early 1990s. The memory space of the CD-ROM enabled developers to ‘wow’ people who had invested in their first personal computer with compressed video clips, not to mention the poor gamers who until then had had to ‘make do’ with pixelated blips and blobs. When the clips weren’t simply serving as cutscenes, the results generally ranged from so-bad-they’re-good to just-plain-bad, and it has taken a long time for the genre to shake its reputation for low-quality video and

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