Are Michael Bay’s film sets really that intense?
Written by Reynolds’ “Deadpool” collaborators Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, “6 Underground” follows six people who fake their own death and team up to take down bad guys as an elite action squad. Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Adria Arjona and Corey Hawkins co-star.
“You never know when you are supposed to be shooting or what you are supposed to be doing or where you are supposed to be going or what you are supposed to be saying,” Reynolds added. “But somehow, some way he and his editors make it all kind of come together on the screen and you get this unbelievable spectacle of a movie that’s muscular and a huge event. There is a rhyme to his madness.”
When asked about Martin Scorsese’s recent comments about “The Irishman” viewers not watching the Netflix movie on their phones, Reynolds said: “You should be able to watch whatever the f–k you want to watch on whatever f–king device you want to watch it on. I don’t know. I would say that’s just the way things are.”
Bay, meanwhile, was a bit more down the middle: “I don’t want my movies to be watched on a phone either. But movies aren’t that bad on these new TVs that have HDR, high dynamic range. Listen most of the Academy votes on TVs, okay. We all love movies. I’m a big cinema guy. But, the great thing about Netflix is it’s a new voice out here and it’s a strong voice. And they do interesting content. So, that’s why I appreciate it.”
Lulu Wang, director of “The Farewell,” shared a message to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association while walking the red carpet of the 77th annual Golden Globes: “Nominate more women.” While Wang was shut out of the best directors category, “The Farewell” received a nomination for Best Motion Picture in a Foreign Language.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban gave an emotional thanks at the Golden Globes to those helping with Australian fire relief efforts. The couple donated $500,000 Saturday to aid the firefighters battling massive brushfires that have been devastating the county. “There’s enormous strength in the country right now in terms of camaraderie and helping each other,” [...]
Are Michael Bay’s film sets really that intense? Written by Reynolds’ “Deadpool” collaborators Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, “6 Underground” follows six people who fake their own death and team up to take down bad guys as an elite action squad. Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Adria Arjona and Corey Hawkins co-star. “You never know when you [...]
Kerry Washington has her seat at the table on Hulu’s “Little Fires Everywhere,” in which she’s a lead actor and executive producer with co-star Reese Witherspoon. “When I was a kid I wasn’t like, ‘I want to be a producer one day!’ But I think I have always been — my mother would vouch for […]
Every year the line-up of the Sundance Film Festival is filled with powerful stories from independent filmmakers from around the world. Because many of them brought us to tears, Variety decided to ask the actors and filmmakers behind this year’s Sundance films what was the last movie to make them cry. Plenty of classics were […]
Bong Joon Ho has a lot of reasons to celebrate tonight. The Korean filmmaker made history at the Academy Awards on Sunday night when his comedy-thriller “Parasite” became the first foreign language film to win the Oscar for best picture, beating out “1917,” “Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Joker,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story,” […]