It’s been a little while since we’ve heard news about David Ayer‘s Suicide Squad movie. Of course, that may have something to do with the fact that Joker-mobile is no longer tearing down Yonge Street in Toronto with a Batman on the roof, but production is still going on in more indoor locations. Now Suicide Squad is a huge production, and Ayers is a director that likes to go for realism, so when you have a cast of actors playing super-villains, what does that entail? Pretending you’re nuts, of course. Now consider this, if you’re encourage your actors to find their inner-psychotic, what happens if they go a bit too deep into their character? The answer: an on-set psychologist. (more…)
As a reader of this blog I’m going to assume you’re excited for Cowboys & Aliens based on its title alone. You probably also enjoyed Alien vs. Predator for the mere fact that you got to watch Aliens fight Predators. If you want to see cowboys (and Indians) fightin’ aliens, then yes, this film delivers and you won’t be disappointed. But, the real surprise is when you sit down to watch these two heavyweights duke it out you’re also rewarded with a poignant, heartfelt drama.
Cowboys & Aliens is a western in the truest sense of the word, from it’s sweeping landscapes to it’s gruff characters trying to make a living in an unforgiving world. Then, you thrown in some good ‘ole fashioned alien abduction, and you’re in for fun ride.
Mild spoilerage below the cut.