Opening today in theaters, Steven Knight’s Locke has been winning plaudits since it premiered last year at the Venice Film Festival. Giving a bravura performance, Tom Hardy plays father of two, Ivan Locke, a project manager dealing with stress in both his personal life and at work whilst on a drive to London along the motorway. The whole film takes place during the car journey in which Locke makes and receives phone calls to his wife, a friend in London and a work colleague. The construction job, use of a mobile phone and the fact that just one actor is […]by Kaleem Aftab on Apr 25, 2014
by Roberto Quezada-Dardon on Oct 25, 2010
Roberto Quezada-Dardon learns why digital intermediate has become an essential tool for filmmakers.
[PREMIERE SCREENING: Saturday, Jan. 23, 11:30 pm — Library Center Theatre, Park City] Ninety minutes inside a coffin. Ninety minutes. Inside a coffin. Underground. In an old wooden coffin. Darkness. No room. The most difficult decision? Believe it or not there was no choice for me, I didn’t see any blue pill, I simply NEEDED to do this. The most difficult decision would have probably been saying no. And I didn’t. Maybe I should have.by Jason Guerrasio on Jan 23, 2010
This piece was originally printed in our 2010 Winter issue. Hell can be many things — being buried alive in the Iraqi desert, for example, or perhaps just watching your screenplay slowly disintegrate on the shelf during never-ending studio “development.” The opposite of most screenwriters, Chris Sparling knows the former but not the latter. He went directly from struggling indie director to successful Hollywood scribe when the screenplay for his horror thriller Buried was picked up, cast with a major up-and-coming star, and thrown before the cameras in just six months. And now it’s receiving its U.S. premiere at the […]by Jason Guerrasio on Jan 23, 2010