Tag: jonathanlevine

Review: ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE, The Very Real Horror Of Teenage Manipulation

Mandy Lane is the object of every young man's desire at her school. She's a desirable creature, made all the more desirable by her inclination to lead a pure lifestyle and abstain from common teenage vices. You want what you...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks GRAVITY, MUSCLE SHOALS and more!

Another opportunity post-TIFF to extol the virtues of CuarĂ³n's Gravity, along with Parkland, the fabulous documentary Muscle Shoals, and Jonathan Levine's long shelved All The Boys Love Mandy Lane.Video embedded below...

Now on Blu-ray: WARM BODIES Is A Clever Teenage Romance For The Horror Crowd

A teenage romance with monsters? Hasn't Twilight already done this and proven, unequivocally, that it's a terrible, terrible idea? Well, yes and no. Warm Bodies swaps the vampires and werewolves for zombies, and the ridiculous melodrama for genuine warmth and...

AnarchyVision: Talking WARM BODIES, STAND UP GUYS, BULLET TO THE HEAD & Football Fun

This week's Twitchvision chat was done from the home theatre where I've assembled a crack team of football watchers. Timed almost perfectly with a power outage at the NOLA Superdome, I was on air talking about the Walken/Pacino/Arkin buddy pic...

Review: WARM BODIES Underplays the Zombie Thing With a Charming Romance

A sweet yet innocuous romance steeped in both Shakespearean motifs and shoegazing tropes, the saving grace of Warm Bodies (AKA 'the emo zombie film') is that it's quite charming, never completely falling into a farcical take on the subject matter....

WARM BODIES: Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer Talk Zombies, Respecting Rules, and Then Breaking Them

We've seen zombies walk, run, jump, and fight sharks, but we've never seen one fall in love with a human...that is, until now! Written and directed by Jonathan Levine (50/50, The Wackness, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane), Warm Bodies...

First Four Minutes Of WARM BODIES Are Charming, Clever Stuff

I admit it. I wrote of Jonathan Levine's Warm Bodies sight unseen as a weak attempt to somehow transform the zombie craze into fodder for the Twilight set, a move I easily convinced myself I had no interest in. And,...