Each week, the Filles bring you some of our favourite films finds of the week—news, reviews, features, interviews, tweets, new releases, etc.—just in case you missed them.
REEL GREAT READS
- From Sketch to Still: The Dreamy, Oscar-Nominated 1920s Sets of Midnight in Paris (Vanity Fair) – Production designer Anne Seibel talks about how she created Paris in the 20s on an indie budget for Woody Allen’s Oscar nominated Midnight in Paris set, complete with sketchbook snapshots.
- Why Men Always Tell You to See Movies (NY Times) – Why the male voice over dominates movie trailers.
- Paul Rudd, Amy Pohler and ‘Wet Hot’ friends reunite for stage show (EW) – Photos from the 10 year reunion of the Wet Hot American Summer cast. And some of their friends. (See also: CNN’s Wet Hot American Summer: Where Are They Now? gallery)
- Oscars 2012: The Artist’s dog Uggie has his day (Toronto Star) – Uggie’s story, It dog and scene-stealer from The Artist, including his connection to Robert Pattinson, playing the role of a female dog and his fave places to stay.
- 14 Most Jaw-Dropping Opening Title Sequences (Film School Rejects) – Just as the title says, including some of our personal faves: Inside Man, Halloween and more. But where is Goldfinger?!
- 25 of the Coolest Sci-Fi Movie Posters Ever (IGN) – Yes, another one of these. But you have to love them.
- Monsieur Lazhar – This French Canadian movie based on a single-character play of the same name follows an Algerian immigrant who has been hired at an elementary school after the death of a teacher. It’s also made the Oscar nom list for Best Foreign Language Film.
TRAILER OF THE WEEK
This wasn’t the best week for movie trailers. So enjoy this blooper reel from The Artist instead!