Couch gag by award winner Sylvian Chomet.
A short, but very honest piece about the genres current lack of diversity. I’ve felt exactly the same way for years now and only seen it get worse. Superhero films have a stranglehold on cinemas that seemingly isn’t ending anytime soon. Despite the majority of them feeling like that same film with characters following the same motions as the previous film. Marvel being the biggest culprit. But people keep shelling out dough to see them.
For my money the best, most original and creative action films are coming out of Asia. Americans need look only at Donnie Yen’s body of work to see a modern superstar actor, director and stunt coordinator. And one that can show up at least 90% of the over cgi-ed junk that costs us $200+ million to make here.
This dude rules
Fans of The IT Crowd may remember the wonderfully nerdy goof Moss. However what many don’t know is he’s also an award winning filmmaker. The Double will be his second film, following the Wes Anderson-sque Submarine (which was pretty good). I’ve heard rumblings that this hits a very old school Terry Gilliam vibe and that’s more than welcome in my book.
Video of the day. Also scariest shit of the day.