Shawn Levy is busy as hell. He’s one of the producers behind the highly-anticipated second season of Stranger Things, plus he has the Uncharted adaptation and the Starman remake on his directorial slate. But he’s also got his eye on an original movie that is, as it happens, also scifi: The Fall.
Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment is on a tear of acquiring new content. They just released The BFG, picked up the YA series The Gates and now they’ve acquired the buzzed-about spec script, The Fall, which sounds like The Road meets War of the Worlds.
The alien invasion movie is a proven subset of the scifi genre. It’s ripe for all kinds of interpretations, from pure action like Independence Day, to social fears like Invasions of the Body Snatchers. Now, there are two brand new, very different alien invasion ships are being shopped around Hollywood.
Call it the Netflix curse: An entire weekend spent with my eyes transfixed on the television, consuming episode after episode of The Fall, a show about a murderer, a detective and the crimes that draw them together. It's a bleak series—full of ugly, sad things that are only made more grim by the rainy Belfast…
What makes people become murderers? If you are watching shows like Hannibal and Dexter, you'd think it had to do with their exceptionally refined moral sensibilities and sheer genius. This trope is getting tired. Have we forgotten about the horrifyingly commonplace nature of evil?
If you're done binging on the incredible second season of Orange Is the New Black, then we've got the perfect dessert. Check out the first season of the BBC show The Fall, a spooky drama starring X-Files star Gillian Anderson and Fifty Shades of Grey frontman Jamie Dornan.
If you've watched the TV spots and trailers for the new Total Recall movie, you've probably noticed a giant metal skyscraper-like elevator, that takes citizens from one side of the planet, to the other. Yes, this movie replaces Mars with an elevator through the center of the Earth, and it's a huge part of the movie.
Guillermo Del Toro, director of Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy, has finished the second novel in the Strain Trilogy, his action-packed urban vampire series. Co-authored with Chuck Hogan, The Fall hits stores Sept. 21 - and we've got an exclusive excerpt.
It's 1915, and an injured stuntman passes time in the hospital by telling steampunky superhero stories to a little girl with a broken arm. The heroes of his stories include Charles Darwin (in search of elusive butterfly), as well as an ex-slave and an explosives expert. As Tarsem Singh's new film The Fall weaves in…
The film version of Alan Moore's graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is probably the worst movie adaptation of all time. It failed to capture the spirit of the graphic novel, didn't stay true to the characters, and devolved into just another vehicle for Sean Connery. But take heart. Check out this…