The Purge is a good example of an interesting premise being overtaken by idiotic characters. Here’s a thriller that has a killer setup: all crime is legal for 12 hours a year. Even if the film is limited in scope and budget, there are a lot of places one could take this idea and find [...]
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Every so often an idea or a treatment comes across that’s so ludicrous and insane that you just can’t help wondering if it can be properly pulled off and executed, I don’t want to say flawlessly, but let’s loosely use the word skillfully for the time being. The Purge just so happens to be one [...]
Making an underwater, 3D cave-diving thriller, with producer James Cameron in your back corner, seems like an exciting idea for a film. Using today’s technology, there are certainly a lot of ways to come up with a well made film that can pit people up against elements such as air, darkness, and tight spaces, as [...]