One of the big Oscar contenders for 2012 is undoubtedly
“Abduction” “”Hugo”, Martin Scorsese’s epic bump n’ grind with the sometimes sexy third-dimension. When 3D is done right, it can look sweeter than Mandy Moore in a corset; James Cameron knows all about doing 3D the right way, as opposed to the “Clash of the Titans”-way, so no surprise that he’s been on Scorsese’s speed-dial throughout filming of “Hugo”.
In this compelling little video, the “Goodfellas” helmer and the “Titanic” sinker talk about cinema’s latest trend, 3D, and how to use it most effectively.
Meanwhile, internet scuttlebutt (that’s not a guy on my staff, that’s just a throwaway term for ‘gossip’) has Scorsese’s next film as being “Silence”, a 17th Century Japan Set epic which may or may not star Daniel Day Lincoln-Lewis.
“I’m hoping to do Endo’s book next, Silence… Not hoping, we’re literally pulling all the elements together at this point”, the filmmaker tells Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode’s Radio Five show (via Bleeding Cool).
As for whether there’s anything to the scuttlebutt (can I get that on a T-Shirt, please!?) that Daniel Day Lewis is involved in the project, you’d have to ask Spielberg.
“I’m not sure. Daniel’s working with Steve right now, Steve Spielberg”, says Scorsese, referring to Day Lewis’s commitment to “Lincoln”.
Sounds good either way. In fact, just mentioning Scorsese’s name has me damp for a MS-see-a-thon, with “Goodfellas”, “Raging Bull”, “Taxi Driver” and “The Color of Money” (not everyone’s go-to pic when it comes to Marty magic, but it’s one of mine) due for a whirl in the BD player again soon.
No offense to my cousin scuttlebutt for using his name in the aforesaid story.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
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.