Max Landis shows us that Chronicle wasn’t a fluke, and gives his dad a run for his money at this directing thing
To celebrate the release of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, which continues the adventures of the escaped zoo animals as they traverse another continent on their journey home, we thought we would delve into the cinematic archives to relive the greatest movies and moments that took place in and around zoos. And it turns out, they’re as varied as they are memorable! So come on in. We won’t even charge you £300 entry (plus an obligatory £50 donation) like a real zoo!
Directed by the late David Hemmings, whose acting credits include Gladiator and Gangs Of New York, The Survivor is a tense, psychological horror, but one that raises more questions than it answers. Sometimes tense, sometimes scary, sometimes making no sense whatsoever, The Survivor is a captivating watch. Though I guarantee you’ll spend most of it baffled at how much Robert Powell and Jenny Agutter look alike.
When Jaws exploded onto our screens in 1975, the world cowered before the most realistic special effects ever created. Cinema and CGI has certainly moved on since then, but we can’t help but notice that the life span of these new, snazzy effects is getting shorter and shorter. Did film-makers have it right to begin with?
If you’re looking for Halloween film events, what better way to celebrate than with a super-select screening of An American Werewolf in London at London Zoo on Oct 31st! We have a pair of money-can’t-buy tickets to give away! Competition ends thurs 28 October 2010.