In a traditional but lively style, Lynd and editor Trevor Ambrose take viewers from the halcyon days of gay liberation through the confusion, sadness, and anger of the epidemic’s early months and years, using archive and new interviews with Dugas’ friends and colleagues, epidemiological biologists, and cultural commentators to retell the story in the context of today’s media landscape.
It’s an odd film in the sense that it’s probably a bit too grisly on the warfront for the typical romance lover and a bit too sappy and romantic to satisfy connoisseurs of war cinema.
To preview the episode, ABC shared an intense promo -- plugging it it as "one hour of astounding television" -- ending with Jo (Camilla Luddington ) in tears and this on-screen warning: Due to sensitive subject matter, viewer discretion is advised.
Annapurna, Plan B to Adapt Fashion Murder Thriller ‘The Silent Patient’ Hot off their Indie Spirit Award win for best feature for “If Beale Street Could Talk,” Annapurna and Plan B have set their next film project with an adaptation of Alex Michaelides’ best-selling novel “The Silent Patient.” As part of their three-year production pact, the companies have optioned the rights to the novel published under Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan.
Like the book, the film follows Alicia Berenson, a famous painter married to a popular fashion photographer who seemingly leads a picturesque life in London. Together, Annapurna and Plan B have produced the Oscar-winners like Vice and If Beale Street Could Talk.
Brain Academy’s Helena Danielsson Talks ‘The Perfect Patient,’ ‘The Girlfriend’ Swedish production company Brain Academy has brought two upcoming features to this year’s Goteborg Film Festival: “The Perfect Patient,” a work in progress currently in post-production, and “The Girlfriend,” which pitched Friday in the projects section.
Jeremy Kramer will stand in for Fox, while Natalie Lehmann will oversee for New Regency; George Dewey and Patrick Gooing supervising for Maximum Effort; and Liya Gao managing for Vertigo Entertainment.Reynolds’ hot streak continued this year with the hit Deadpool 2, which is getting a watered down PG-13 re-release this Christmas, titled Once Upon a Deadpool.
Ryan Reynolds to produce supernatural horror The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine Ryan Reynolds will be producing supernatural horror film The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine, reports Variety.
Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with New Regency to buy supernatural horror project “The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine” and set it up with Ryan Reynolds and Vertigo Entertainment.
We also get some solid gore and a decent performance from lead actor John Sean, but the characters are all incredibly boring, we have to spend more time with Deputy Winston Olsen (Giuseppe Andrews), the worst character in the series, and there are a lot of weird moments surrounding the prom sequence that make me think the editor put some scenes in the wrong places.