What is Movie News After Dark? It’s the ongoing saga of one man’s quest to catalog every great movie and TV-related link the blogosphere has to offer. It happens on weeknights, just before bed time, and you should read it often. Share it with your friends, even.
We begin tonight with a first look at The Way, Way Backand its stars Steve Carell and Sam Rockwell, who will get in front of the camera for Jim Rash and Nat Faxon the Oscar winning duo behind The Descendants and two men who have acted their way into your hearts in various other properties. In the case of Rash, it was as the Dean on Community. The NYT has a great piece on the pair and their upcoming film.
2. 10 Awfully Re-Imagined Movie Characters – JoBlo explores some of cinema’s most tragic remake victims, including but not limited to the time Adam Sandler took on a role once made great(ish) by Burt Reynolds.
3. Redefining “Chick flick” – Sarah Katz over at Screen Invasion has it on her mind to change the perception around the phrase “chick flick,” a term that I’ve always found endearing, if somewhat sexist. I was raised by a woman who proudly made me watch many a “chick flick,” and it’s made me the half-man momma’s boy I am today.
4. Black Zenga – Syriana writer/director Stephen Gaghan has offered the role of “Black Zenga” in his upcoming film Candy Store, currently in production at Lionsgate, to none other than Christoph Waltz. If that isn’t the best character name of the week, I don’t know what is…
5. Is this the final series of BBC’s Sherlock? – I sure hope not, especially as Stephen Moffat begins tweeting hints about the upcoming third series. Rat, Wedding, Bow, was all the showrunner had to say. Over at Badass Digest, Devin Faraci uses his nerdness to make educated guesses as to what that all means.
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