They’re really, really good at making films together.
Ah, the much whipped remake. Announcements of remakes more often than not get hackles up, heads shaking and tongues tutting. Dismissed before they’re released, judged before they’re seen, doomed forever to live in the shadow of their older sibling. But should they? With the news that Chloe Moretz is heading up the Carrie remake, we’ve decided to get all OPTIMISM on this thing.
He’s been the driving force behind some of the most elegant and successful animated films of all time, he’s won two Oscars in four years, and now he’s taking over the Mission: Impossible franchise from J.J. Abrams. Who is this miracle man (don’t be misled by his surname, sexist 1970s chaps, he is indeed a man)? Read on!
Films set in UK inner cities, addressing teenage gang violence, have grown in number over the past 5 years. The surge of these films surrounding youths involved in drugs, guns, knives and everything in between is rising. The actual purpose of films like these remains unclear, are they there to shock us? Are they made to try and deter young people from choosing certain paths in life? Or are they there to simply emulate society and highlight what’s going on?