It's not Halloween without a trip to Elm Street! In the new series "Behind the Board," Gibson takes music fans on an inside and in-depth look at the creation of the groundbreaking music behind their favorite songs, albums and films. As Halloween is here, we are reminded that no horror film would be scary without a perfectly, bone-chilling score to accompany it. In this episode, Gibson sits down with composer Charles Bernstein to discuss the writing, performing, recording and production of some of the most unforgettable and terrifying compositions in film history and his original score for Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street which is considered to be one of the greatest horror films ever made. Charles was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN and began playing music at an early age (bass, piano). His mother was a pianist for films and his father was a record producer. Charles produced Phil Spector's very first demo at the age of 15 and learned the techniques of studio recording. A fan … [Read more...] about Watch Charles Bernstein Talk About Creating the Iconic A Nightmare on Elm Street Score
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SpectreVision producers Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah want to do a A Nightmare on Elm Street reboot, and they've even got a potential director in mind for the movie. As a production company, SpectreVision has been behind many notable modern horror movies, including Mandy, The Greasy Strangler, Cooties, and Daniel Isn't Real. Speaking in a new interview, Daniel Noah and Elijah Wood reveal they're looking to next take on one of the most legendary horror franchises of them all by producing a new take on A Nightmare on Elm Street. Additionally, Noah also suggests Daniel Isn't Real helmer Adam Egypt Mortimer would be a good director for the potential reboot, citing social media support for the idea. "We have long fantasized having a crack at Nightmare on Elm Street. So has Adam Egypt Mortimer, who we just made Daniel Isn't Real with. That film and Elm Street have somewhat obscure but still tangible similarities of dream worlds. As people have been seeing Daniel Isn't Real, interestingly, … [Read more...] about Nightmare on Elm Street Reboot Is Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah’s Dream Project
FX and Lionsgate Television are teaming up for a TV series based on the hit 2000 movie American Psycho, which starred Christian Bale in a star-making performance. Stefan Jaworski (The Candidate) is writing the pilot script that will serve as a follow-up to the movie and the 1991 Bret Easton Ellis book which it was based on. The original film was set in the 1980s and followed the exploits of Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), an affluent executive by day and a vicious serial killer by night. The TV series will be set in present day, following Patrick Bateman in his mid-50s and still on his gruesome killing spree. He takes on a young serial killer protege to carry on his legacy. Allison Shearmur is executive producing alongside Stefan Jaworski and Edward R. Pressman for Lionsgate. No production schedule was given. It isn't clear if American Psycho director Mary Harron or author Bret Easton Ellis will be involved in the TV series just yet. RELATED: American Psycho Remake Moves Forward at … [Read more...] about American Psycho TV Series Moves Forward at FX
Kristen Wiig is known more so for making people laugh than she is for getting naked on screen, but that's all about to change with Welcome to Me, a new dramedy that will see the comedic actress stripping down in front of audiences for the first time. In the past few years, Kristen Wiig has been quickly transferring her talents into more dramatic roles, with lead parts in Friends with Kids, Girl Most Likely, Hateship Loveship and the upcoming The Skeleton Twins. But Welcome to Me might be her most challenging job yet. In the movie, she plays Alice Klieg, who suffers from a borderline personality disorder. After winning the lottery, she quits taking her meds and decides to launch her own talk show. It was Eliot Laurence's screenplay that drew her in, and she knew that she had to jump in with both feet. "I'd never read a character like that. I got to a scene where it read, 'She's fully naked,' and I remember thinking: If I do this movie, I have to do this scene because it's really … [Read more...] about Kristen Wiig Will Go Full Nude in Welcome to Me
After more than 20 years of gunning for young Bart Simpson, the nefarious Sideshow Bob will actually get to kill Bart Simpson this fall in the new season of The Simpsons. Don't worry, Bart won't be dead for long, since this death will happen during the show's traditional Halloween episode Treehouse of Horror 26, which often kills characters and brings them back to life the next week. Showrunner Al Jean revealed the news during the show's panel at the ATX Festival in Austin, Texas over the weekend, revealing that Bob (voiced by Kelsey Grammer), won't know what to do with himself after finally achieving his longtime goal. Here's what Al Jean had to say about Bart's demise. "He's in the Halloween show. It's a segment where, if you put two and two together, you're going to see Sideshow Bob do something he's wanted to do for a long time. I'm one of the people who always wanted the coyote to eat the Road Runner, so you can see where this is going. It's really funny. I hated frustration … [Read more...] about The Simpsons Will Finally Let Sideshow Bob Kill Bart!