I can’t tell you how excited I am for my good friend Patrick Lussier right now!
Dave Davis (the writer of “Condition Dead” – the film I’m producing for Patrick) dropped me a line about five minutes ao to see what I thought of the trailer for “My Bloody Valentine 3D” – because Dave loved it to bits! – and much to my disgust, I hadn’t yet had the pleasure (been busy all day, and didn’t much get on the internet today) of watching it. In fact, I didn’t even realize it’d gone live!
Patrick – Sold!
It makes me want to rewind the clock, jump back into my 16 year old-self, grab a date, a bucket of carb-littered popcorn, and scare myself silly at the movies! The trailer alone has me giddy… I feel like a pre-pubescent tyke all over again!
Having worked with Patrick for the last year or so developing “Condition Dead” – and yes, we’d love to think we could use some 3D technology in that too, we shall see! – I can attest to how passionate a filmmaker he is – but more so, how wickedly talented the man is… he has one heck of an imagination. Lussier is truly the Steven Spielberg of the horror world – and I think you’ll all finally get witness the full extent of his cleverness and skill with this new film! It looks like it’s going to play as a giant horror orgasm…
…. and the 3D gimmick is undoubtely going to put lots of bums on seats!
In fact, the advertising campaign is genius – it reminds me a lot of the campaign Warner had for Wes Craven’s “Deadly Friend” in the late 80s. Commercials for that one – a rather so-so horror flick starring Kristy Swanson – targeted couples, promising blokes that their female companion would be in their lap by film’s end.. it was that scary (said the ad). It’s a terrific way to get bums on seats. At the same time, I think it’s going to deliver on its promises… from what I’ve heard, the 3D sequences are amazing! (Patrick has been working on them for a long, long, time – still probably tinkering away on them as we speak). In fact, I know it well. Patrick is a perfectionist… a man who makes films not for the paycheck, but for himself, and us…. he’ll only hand in a film he wants to see. I promise you.
Come January, we will be singing the praises of “My Bloody Valentine 3D” (and hopefully, January 2010 – “Condition Dead”).
Here’s the trailer everyone’s talking about, thanks to IGN …
Patrick Lussier has poured his blood, sweat and sickly imagination into a remake of “My Bloody Valentine” and I tell ya, it looks stupendous! I am genuinely excited.
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Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.